SPIN (Single Parent Information Network)
improves the quality of life of single parents with sole or shared care of their children
who live in Brighton and Hove and surrounding areas in East and West Sussex.  
SPIN coordinates an information network via a Facebook group,   Information about local and national organisations increases access to advice, opportunities, events, grants, training, jobs, free items

  • SPIN supports its members in joining the national campaigning organisation Gingerbread 
  • SPIN runs projects and events to reduce isolation and bring members together to form friendships, partnerships
  • SPIN members organise social meetups such as picnics, Mothers’ Day lunch, camping, playdates, help with members who are ill, practical assistance
  • SPIN increases members’ skills and confidence through volunteer opportunities and provides references for job applications

SPIN MEMBERSHIP OF LOCAL ORGANISATIONS

  1. www.bhcommunityworks.org.uk  COMMUNITY WORKS


SPIN MEMBERSHIP OF NATIONAL ORGANISATIONS

  1. GINGERBREAD (national single parent organisation)

  2. NCVO (National Council for Voluntary Organisations) (VC/6088)

 Previous projects

  • European Social Fund project - information course for SPIN members
  • Massage Project 
  • Sussex Wildlife Trust activities 
  • Camping at Herstmonceux castle and WoWo
  • Kite Festival picnics
  • Sport Relief Project 
  • Valentines Day party

 SPIN FUNDERS AND SUPPORTERS

  • ABBEY CHARITABLE TRUST
  • ACTIVE LIGHTWORKS LTD
  • BHT BRIGHTON
  • BRIGHTON & HOVE ALBION FOOTBALL CLUB (Football in the community)
  • BRIGHTON & HOVE CITY COUNCIL
  • BRIGHTON & HOVE UNEMPLOYED WORKERS CENTRE
  • BRIGHTON DOME
  • BRITISH TELECOM
  • CADBURY
  • CAROLINE LUCAS MP
  • CIRCLE OF LIFE REDISCOVERY
  • COMMUNITYWORKS (formerly COMMUNITY AND VOLUNTARY SECTOR FORUM, BRIGHTON)
  • EDF ENERGY TRUST
  • EUROPEAN SOCIAL FUND
  • KOMEDIA
  • LEARNING AND SKILLS COUNCIL
  • LEGAL365.COM
  • LUSH
  • MERMET
  • MORRISONS, Lewes Road Brighton
  • NEC COMPUTERS LTD
  • NOVAS SCARMAN
  • PAT HAMILTON (private)
  • SALTDEAN LIDO
  • SALVATION ARMY
  • SCIP (formerly Sussex Community Internet Project)
  • SPORT RELIEF/COMIC RELIEF
  • SURREY COMMUNITY ACTION
  • SUSSEX WILDLIFE TRUST
  • SUSSEX COMMUNITY FOUNDATION
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIGHTON
  • VALLANCE COMMUNITY CENTRE, HOVE
  • WHITEHAWK INN BRIGHTON
  • WORKING TOGETHER PROJECT