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70% Surge In Calls To One Family Helpline In 2020.

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The number of people contacting a lone parent helpline increased by almost 70 percent last year.

In its annual report, One Family says there was a 20 percent rise in demand for its support services and 17 percent rise in demand for parenting courses in 2020.

CEO Karen Kiernan says a rise in separations is likely due to the huge impact of Covid-19:

There was a 17 percent hike in demand for its parenting courses.

Karen Kiernan says not enough is being done for families who're dealing with separation

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