Useful websites

Child Maintenance Options: Online calculator and information about child maintenance payments

Collaborative Family Law Group: The website of the collaborative Family Law Group, a part of Resolution.

Community Legal Service:Website provides a wide range of legal information from a variety of sources

Step Change Debt Charity: SCDCis a charity dedicated to providing confidential, free counselling and money management.

Court Service: This website includes information and leaflets about court procedures on-line.

Separated dads: This website is for single fathers.

Expert witnesses: A directory of expert witnesses.

Families Need Fathers: A registered UK charity which provides information and support to parents, including unmarried parents, of either sex.

Forced Marriage:Information and advice for professionals on forced marriage.

Getting Your Get:Information for Jewish men and women in England, Wales and Scotland about divorce according to Jewish Law

Gingerbread: TheNational Organisation for Single Parents featuring a directory of local groups and meetings.

Inland Revenue

LegalAid: This website gives information about eligibility for publicly-funded legal services.

Courts: TheGovernment Department responsible for the courts and legal services.

National Association of Child Contact Centre’s: ChildContact Centre’s provide a neutral venue for establishing contact between parents and children.

National Association ofCitizens Advice Bureau: Free initial advice available.

National Family and ParentingInstitute: A national charity providing support on parenting matters.

FamilyLives: Offers help and information to over 85,000 parents and families each year.

Relate: Relate provides marriage counselling services at centres around the UK.

Relationships: TheBBC site dedicated to helping children and parents through divorce.

Resolution: Formerly known as the Solicitors Family Law Association. Website with useful resources for separated families and help in finding professionals.

Advice Now:Independent, not-for-profit website providing accurate, up-to-date information on rights and legal issues

FMC: Information about family mediation

FMA: Information about mediation

Find My Parent – Safely locate and reunite back with your lost family member: Website offering tools to find and reconnect with lost family members.

Money Advice Service Government funded site with information to assist with legal rights and issues

 Relate Counselling services for couples

 Gingerbread Charity providing support and information to single parent families

 Only Dads and Only Mums  Not-for-profit social enterprise supporting families through separation

 The Parent PracticeParenting tips and guidance


Advice Information on legal rights

Women’s Aid 08082000 247  National DomesticViolence Helpline and an online guide for adults and children

Refuge 08082000 247 Works in partnership with Women’s Aid

Women’s Domestic Violence Helpline 0161 636 7525 Manchester-based organisation offering national advice, information and telephone counselling.

MALE Men’s advice line and enquiries 0808 801 0327

Everyman Project  0207263 8884 Offers counselling and support to men who want to change their violent or abusive behaviour.

Men’s advice line 0808801 0327 A confidential helpline for any man experiencing domestic abuse from a partner or ex-partner.

Respect phone line 0808 8024040 Helpline for anyone concerned about their violence or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner.

Reunite:Charity concerned with child abduction and international child disputes

Association of Lawyers forChildren: The ALC is an organisation which promotes justice for children and young people within the legal system inEngland and Wales.

CAFCASS  Children and FamilyCourt Advisory and Support Service

Websites for Children and Young People

Voices In the Middle A collaboration between young people, the family law & mediation sector and The FamilyInitiative charity to provide a dedicated place for young people to find help and support when in the middle of divorce and separation

Teenage Health Freak Health information and advice for teenagers, includes a page on divorce

Family Justice Young People’s Board Promote the voice of children and young people that experience family breakdown including those children and young people who are involved in family court proceedings

NSPCC 0808800 500 Free access to current information on issues facing children with support and guidance.

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