+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 4 of 4
  1. #1
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Posts
    13
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    2
    Reviews
    0

    Default Parenting payment single?

    Hi guys,

    Not sure if this is the right place to put this but my DP have recently decided to call it quits. So my situation currently stands at single mum to DS, student, living with relatives and no income/money cause he was the money maker. I'm now down to my last $100 and I don't have a clue what to do

    I'm just after some advice about claiming centrelink, I've never been eligible for anything besides FTB which is only like $200 a fortnight. How would I claim it? How long does it take? What would I need to do? How does child support work etc

    Thanking you in advance.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Posts
    805
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    121
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by HanaMae View Post
    Hi guys,

    Not sure if this is the right place to put this but my DP have recently decided to call it quits. So my situation currently stands at single mum to DS, student, living with relatives and no income/money cause he was the money maker. I'm now down to my last $100 and I don't have a clue what to do

    I'm just after some advice about claiming centrelink, I've never been eligible for anything besides FTB which is only like $200 a fortnight. How would I claim it? How long does it take? What would I need to do? How does child support work etc

    Thanking you in advance.
    Get straight onto centrelink , give them a ring and get an appointment and they will be able to help with all the info and tell what you are eligable for and start the claim process.

    With child support that is through csa , give them a ring and they can start that process.

    Sorry you have to go through this tough time! Hugs

  3. #3
    HugsBunny's Avatar
    HugsBunny is offline Once upon a time there was a bunny.........
    Join Date
    Oct 2008
    Posts
    6,603
    Thanks
    4,531
    Thanked
    1,966
    Reviews
    0
    Achievements:Topaz Star - 500 postsAmber Star - 2,000 postsAmethyst Star - 5,000 posts
    Quote Originally Posted by Bubbygirl View Post
    Get straight onto centrelink , give them a ring and get an appointment and they will be able to help with all the info and tell what you are eligable for and start the claim process.

    With child support that is through csa , give them a ring and they can start that process.

    Sorry you have to go through this tough time! Hugs

    What she said ^^^^

    to you and DS.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    186
    Thanks
    34
    Thanked
    24
    Reviews
    0
    If you walk into centrelink and tell them you are in dire need of financial support they should have you paid within a few days, ask to also see a social worker. If you can provide bank statements stating that you have basically no money and no financial support they are very quick to help. Im sorry for your break up


 

Similar Threads

  1. Single parenting payment..
    By MummaG23 in forum Single Parents
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 01-11-2012, 15:33
  2. Parenting Payment Single & Working
    By lucymoo in forum General Parenting Tips, Advice & Chat
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 03-08-2012, 19:19
  3. Replies: 13
    Last Post: 29-12-2011, 20:51

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
free weekly newsletters | sign up now!
who are these people who write great posts? meet our hubbub authors!
Learn how you can contribute to the hubbub!

reviews
learn how you can become a reviewer!

competitions

forum - chatting now
sales & new stuffsee all
Carmel's Beauty Secrets
7 Day Nail Growth Boosting Method Carmel's Beauty Secrets
The Nail Growth Boosting Method, will help transform your nails in just 7 days. You will also notice a big difference in their strength. It's so easy and only needs to be performed once a month.
Get your Nail Growth Boosting Method at the link below.
featured supporter
Carmels Beauty Secrets
An online beauty and wellness site which offers simple and effective time saving methods and tips which help you look younger for longer.
gotcha
X

Pregnant for the first-time?

Not sure where to start? We can help!

Our Insider Programs for pregnancy first-timers will lead you step-by-step through the 14 Pregnancy Must Dos!