The Single Parent Association
Our Mission is to provide supports for single parent families in Newfoundland & Labrador to enable them to regain control over their lives for the empowerment of themselves & their children.

Core Strengths: 

Peer Counseling
Crisis Counseling
Information & Referral Services
Employment Services for Single Parents

Back to School Project
Christmas Supports
Prom Dreams (New or gently used Formal Gowns & Suits)

Food Bank for Single Parents
Outlet - Clothing & household items for All


Services include: information and referral, crisis intervention, peer support, employment support, Christmas supports, prom dreams project,  and the back to school project whereby children are provided with basic school supplies and bookbags. 

The Food and Clothing Outlet
472 Logy Bay Road, St. John's

Open on Wednesday and Friday weekly
Food Bank for Single Parents
     -- 10:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. , and 2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Thrifty Outlet - $3 per large garbage bag
     -- 10:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m. , and 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Call 709-739-0709

Contact Information
Street Address: 

SPAN - Head Office (St. John's)
472 Logy Bay Road
St. John's, NL

Mailing address:
P.O. Box 21421
St. John's, NL A1A 5G6


SESP - Carbonear Office
Monday - Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
27 Goff Avenue, Room 201
Carbonear, NL  A1Y 1A6

St. John's: 709-738-3401
St. John's Fax: 709-738-3406
Outlet: 709-739-0709
Carbonear: 709-596-0783
Carbonear Fax: 709-596-0784
E-mail Address:
Additional Information: 

Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. & 2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Summer (closed 4 pm on Monday to Friday)


A program to assist single parents in receipt of social assistance to reenter the workforce. Participants take part in 5-6 weeks of half day classes which cover job readiness and life skills. The program runs 5 groups per year in St....