The Handover Book
A unique and simple communication book for separated families.
Call 07795 950009 or 07769 261452 for details
This website covers a range of topics to help children, including divorce and separation, self harm and bullying.
Free helpline for children 0800 1111
Voices in the middle
A voice for children when their families split up
Action for Children
Supporting vulnerable and neglected children and young people throughout the UK and have been doing so for 145 years.
Child and Adolescent Counsellor. Working with children aged 4 upward and young people
07922 876 633
Domestic Violence helplines and web sites. For women:
National 24 hour helpline which provides advice and support for women experiencing domestic abuse.
Tel: 0808 2000 247
Domestic Violence helplines and web sites. For men:
National helpline and website for men experiencing domestic violence from women.
Tel: 0808 801 0327
Deals with all parenting issues; helpline; some local groups and extensive website.
Tel: 0808 800 2222
The support organisation for over 2.5 million lone parents and their children throughput England and Wales.
Tel: 0808 802 0925
Offers support and advice to grandparents particularly those who are having problems seeing their grandchildren
Only Dads – Only Mums sites
Resources for lone parents with expert advice, blogs etc.
Child Contact Centres
The National Association of Child Contact Centres provides details of Contact centres throughout the UK. These are places where children of separated families can spend time with one or both parents and sometimes other family members.
Tel: 0845 4500 280
Child Maintenance Options
National agency which provides a lot of useful information on child maintenance, including an on-line calculation, and about divorce and separation more generally.
Tel: 0800 988 0988
An organisation that provides clear, step-by-step, user-friendly practical guides to help you manage life’s legal problems.
A leading UK charity committed to improving the wellbeing and mental health of children and young people.
Tel: 0800 802 5544
MATCH – mothers apart from their children
A much needed organisation dedicated to offering non-judgmental emotional support to mothers who are apart from their child for one or many complex reasons.
Advice guide CAB
Online help from the Citizens Advice Bureau on welfare benefits, debt and housing rights.
For lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic abuse.
0300 999 5428
Cafcass represents children in family court caes and makes sure that the decisions made about them are in their best interests.
0300 456 4000
Family Mediation Council
Find your local mediator
National Child Protection Helpline (NSPCC)
Free confidential service for anyone concerned about children at risk.
0808 800 5000
For housing problems. Free 24-hour housing helpline.
0808 800 4444
UK Addiction Treatment Centres
Helping families and individuals suffering with addictive disorders to achieve a goal of life-long recovery.
0808 278 8910 / 0203 553 1709