Useful Links

Charities

Family

ASP

Association for Shared Parenting

Family Action

Provides services for disadvantaged and socially isolated families

Family and Parenting Institute

Family Lives

Provides help and support in all aspects of family life

Gingerbread

Provides advice and support for single parents

Grandparents Plus

Champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives

ManKind Initiative

Support service for male victims of domestic violence

MATCH

Mothers Apart from Their Children

NACCC

National Association of Child Contact Centres

NCB

National Children’s Bureau

National Family Mediation

National mediation services and support

Only Dads

Small charity offering support and chat (mainly online) for single fathers

Only Mums

Small charity offering support and chat (mainly online) for single mothers

Relate

Charity providing relationship support

Salisbury Child Contact Centre

Charity based in Salisbury providing a safe, friendly and neutral place where children of separated families can spend time with their non-resident parent.

SSAFA

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association

Storybook Dads

Enables dads and mums in prison to record bedtime stories for their children

Women's Aid

National organisation running refuges for female victims of domestic violence

Children

Barnardos

Once a provider of orphanages, now funds research and projects for disadvantaged children

Childline

A free helpline for children + young people in the UK

Children's Society

Supports children across the country

Coram Children's Legal Centre

Children's legal charity

CRAE

Children’s Rights Alliance for England

NSPCC

National Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children

NYAS

National Youth Advocacy Service

Young Minds

National charity around Mental Health Issues for Young People

Emotional Guidance

BAAM

British Association of Anger Management – UK centre of expertise for all aspects of anger and conflict management

Counselling Directory

Information about counselling services, including a directory of qualified counsellors and psychotherapists across the country

HelpGuide

Comprehensive range of self-help tools and guidance

Reference

SPIG

Shared Parenting Information Group

The Custody Minefield

Provides Family Law Information for parents

Wright Hassall Divorce Guide

A free guide to the divorce process for mums and dads

Services

CEDR

Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution

GTL

Paternity testing company. With their Helping Hand fund, clients referred from FNF can receive up to a 75% discount. Email admin@fnf.org.uk for more details

Kids Come First

Workshops for separated parents in the London area

NACSA

National Association for Child Support Action

Resolution

The trade body of family solicitors

Government

CAFCASS

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

CM Options

Child Maintenance Options

HMCTS

Her Majesty’s Courts & Tribunals service

RCJ

Royal Courts of Justice

National Institutions

ONS

Office of National Statistics

Fatherhood Institute

A Fatherhood Think Tank

EHRC

Equality and Human Rights Commission

Lobbying Groups

JUMP

Jewish Unity for Multiple Parenting

HOPE EDUCATION [BULLYING RESOURCES FOR CLASSROOMS?]

Leading teaching resources supplier in UK with a vast range of anti-bullying and PSHE/citizenship learning aids.

The Centre for Separated Families [CHARITY IS CLOSED]

Working to bring better outcomes for children

GAG BROKEN
Grandparents Action Group

SHARP [SEEMS TO HAVE GONE UNDER]
Support, Help and Advice for Relatives and friends of Prisoners