Useful Contacts

  • Advice Now – Guidance on divorce and separation, and on your rights, benefit entitlements: www.advicenow.org.uk
  • Broken Rainbow – For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic abuse: www.brokenrainbow.org.uk / 0300 999 5428
  • Child Support Agency Helpline – For information about child support: 0345 713 3133
  • Family Lives – For parents and the whole family: www.familylives.org.uk / 0808 800 2222
  • Family Mediators Association – Provide mediation for couples going through divorce or separation: www.thefma.co.uk / 01355 244 594
  • Family Mediation Council – Find your local mediator: www.familymediationcouncil.org.uk
  • Families Need Fathers – FNF believe that children have a right to a continuing loving relationship with both parents: www.fnf-bpm.org.uk / 0300 0300 363
  • Gingerbread – For single parents: www.gingerbread.org.uk / 0808 802 0925
  • Grandparents’ Plus – For all grandparents, especially those who have lost or are losing contact with their grandchildren due to divorce or other problems: www.grandparentsplus.org.uk / 0845 4349 585
  • National Association of Child Contact Centres – For those who need to find a contact centre: www.naccc.org.uk / 0845 4500 280
  • National Child Protection Helpline (NSPCC) – Free confidential service for anyone concerned about children at risk: www.nspcc.org.uk / 0808 800 5000
  • National Family Mediation – Family Mediation Service which offers help to couples, who are in the process of separation or divorce: www.nfm.org.uk / 0300 4000 636
  • Relate – For counselling and other services across the UK: www.relate.org.uk / 0300 100 1234
  • Resolution – Family Lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes: www.resolution.org.uk / 01689 820 272
  • Respect – Information for men who are abusive to their partners, and also those who are victims of domestic abuse: www.respect.uk.net / Advice line for perpetrators: 0808 802 4040, Advice line for victims: 0808 801 03278
  • Rights of Women – Informs, educates and empowers women about their legal rights: www.rightsofwomen.org.uk / Family law helpline: 020 7251 6577, Criminal law (sexual violence) helpline: 020 7251 8887
  • Samaritans – 24-hour confidential emotional support for anyone in a crisis: www.samaritans.org / 08457 909 090
  • Shelter – For housing problems: www.shelter.org.uk / Free 24-hour housing helpline: 0808 800 4444
  • Sorting Out Separation – Helping you to make the right decisions after a break-up: www.sortingoutseparation.org.uk
  • The Parent Connection – Hosts programmes regarding separation: www.theparentconnection.org.uk
  • Victim Support – For support and information: www.victimsupport.org.uk / 0808 168 9111