One-Parent Family Payment (OPFP) is a payment for men and women who are bringing up a child without the support of a partner.
You may apply for this payment if:
you are unmarried, widowed or a surviving civil partner, a prisoner’s spouse or civil partner, separated or divorced, or
your marriage has been annulled or your civil partnership or civil union has been dissolved or you are no longer living with your spouse or civil partner, or
- you are no longer living with your cohabiting partner.