Welcome to the Growing Together Project

Growing Together was the successful Big Lottery-funded project for young single parents aged 25 or under. It was available to social housing tenants in Newport, Monmouthshire, Torfaen and Caerphilly.

Charter Housing and single parent charity Gingerbread worked in partnership to provide young single parents with information, advice and guidance, supporting them to make informed choices about their futures. We offered free workshops and fun activities that increased confidence, self esteem and employment skills. We also provided a range of practical courses including DIY skills, First Aid, Money Saving, Digital Safety and more. Please take a look around, check out our free resources and see what impact was made to the lives of the young single parents that we had the pleasure of working with. Thanks for the support!


Meet the Organisations

charter housing

We manage nearly 5,000 homes across Newport, Caerphilly, Torfaen and Monmouthshire.

We are committed to providing great service to our tenants, so they can enjoy and benefit from living in our homes. As well as helping to maintain your home, our experienced teams offer a wide range of services including money advice, IT training and parenting support.

We are part of the Pobl Group of companies.

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At Gingerbread, we think single parents do a brilliant job. We provide advice and practical support for single parents.

Expert advisers answer our helpline, our website is packed full of useful information and we offer training too.

We also campaign to improve the lives of all single parent families. And because we’re a national charity, it’s all free.

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Big Lottery Fund

The Big Lottery Fund is responsible for distributing 40 per cent of all funds raised for good causes (about 11 pence of every pound spent on a Lottery ticket) by the National Lottery – around £670 million last year.

Since June 2004 we have awarded over £6 billion to projects supporting health, education, environment and charitable purposes, from early years intervention to commemorative travel funding for World War Two veterans.

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