Council of Single Mothers and their Children
For over 50 years, CSMC has supported Victorian single mother families and advocated for change. CSMC provides specialist support services to single mothers in need, and provides referrals that enable them to plan for the longer term and build a happy and secure home.
Your tax deductable donation will support single mother families.
Become a member
Join us – membership is FREE for single mothers.
Keep up to date with all the latest single mother news and information.
Contact us for support, referrals and to request emergency relief.
Contact our Support Line
03 9654 0622
1300 552 511
CSMC's survey of single mothers is the largest of its kind in Australia and has revealed information that politicians, policy makers, and the community need to pay attention to now.
It has taken significant resources of all kinds to undertake, analysis and launch this national survey of single mothers - the second we have delivered and the largest in Australia. 1168 single mothers invested their time to complete the survey, share their stories...
A shocking new report has revealed that single mother families are being slugged with higher premiums than those of partnered mother families. It comes at a time when single mothers are already struggling with rising costs of living. The study, conducted by Choice,...
In the 54 years since CSMC was founded, much has changed. Single mothers are now entitled to social security regardless of how they became single mothers; fewer single mothers are forced to relinquish their babies; and laws exist to prevent employment opportunities...