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Useful Contacts for Separation

Association for Shared Parenting
Support and advice for parents after separation or divorce.
Tel: 0116 254 8453
Email: via online enquiry form

Broken Rainbow
Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people experiencing domestic abuse
Helpline: 0300 999 5428
Mon and Thurs 2pm-8pm, Wed 10am-1pm

Children & Family Court Advisory Support Service (CAFCASS)
Tel: 0844 353 3350

Child Maintenance Options Services
Helpline: 0800 988 0988
Email: via online enquiry form

Child Support Agency
Tel: 0845 7 133 133
Email: via online enquiry form

Citizens Advice Bureau
Advice Guide:

Community Legal Advice
Tel: 0845 345 4345

Families Need Fathers
Helpline: 0300 0300 363
(Open Mon-Fri 6pm-10pm)

Family Mediators' Association
Helpline: 0808 200 0033
Email: via online enquiry form or

Helpline: 0808 802 0925
Email: via online enquiry form

Grandparents' Association
Helpline: 0845 434 9585

Jewish Marriage Council
Tel: 020 8203 6311
Email: or via online enquiry form

The Law Society
Online database search to find a solicitor (There is no published phone number for members of the public to contact the Society)
Email: via online enquiry form

Marriage Care
(Christian charity offering advice/counselling on marriage and on relationship breakdown)
Tel: 020 7371 1341
Email: via online enquiry form

Men's Advice Line
A helpline for men experiencing domestic violence
Helpline: 0808 801 0327
(Mon-Wed 10am-1pm and 2pm-5pm)

National Association of Child Contact Centres
Provides safe, neutral centres for children of separated families to spend time with one or both parents, or other family members
Tel: 0845 4500 280

National Domestic Violence Helpline
0808 2000 247 (24 hours)

National Family Mediation
Network of family mediation services
Tel: 0300 4000 636

Parentline Plus
Advice and information on parenting issues
Helpline: 0808 800 2222
Email: via online enquiry form or

Relate counselling service
Tel: 0300 100 1234 (find the nearest Relate and talk through options with a trained consultant)
You can do a postcode search for a local Relate centre for face to face counselling.

Resolution (Solicitors Family Law Association)
Tel: 01689 820 272

Reunite International
Advice, information and support about child abduction
Advice line: 01162 556 234

Advice and information about housing options and rights after a relationship breakdown
Tel: 0808 800 4444

UK College of Family Mediators
Tel: 0845 65 85 258

Women's Aid
Tel: 0808 2000 247 - Freephone - 24-hour
National Domestic Violence Helpline (run in partnership between Women’s Aid and Refuge)

The Counselling Directory

Useful web addresses (for information about benefits and tax credit entitlements) (Ministry of Justice website)

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