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A list of useful websites can be found below.
Information and support for the families of drug and alcohol users.
Plain English information on a website run by a group of organisations including the Citizens Advice Bureau.
For the UK.
Asian Single Parents Network
A network for Asian single parents that offers support, friendship, activities and information.
Charity supporting vulnerable children and young people in the UK.
Black Mums Upfront
Black Mums Upfront is a London based collective. They like to share, support and empower. Lots of useful resources and ways to connect with other mums.
British Association for Counseling and Psychotherapy
Professional association for members of the counseling profession.
Child Maintenance Calculator
Free child maintenance calculator is for use in the UK.
Child Maintenance Service
The Child Maintenance Service is for parents who have not been able to make a private arrangement about how their child’s living costs will be paid.
Service providing separated parents with suggestions about the most successful way to communicate, negotiate and solve problems after family breakdown.
Charity offering unbiased and independent advice.
A national family support charity providing help and support in all aspects of family life.
Fegans (part of Spurgeons Children’s Charity)
Fegan cares holistically for children and families through counselling and parenting support.
For the UK.
National charity supporting single parent families to live secure, happy and fulfilling lives.
National charity working for grandparents and kinship carers.
Kids Come First
Kids Come First offers specialist support for parents seeing to help their children through the separation process.
For better mental health.
Money Advice Service
Information about financial issues, including sections on divorce and separation.
For the UK.
A national debt advice charity.
Advice to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing.
Supports parents through separation and co-parenting difficulties. It can also be used by parents who are just worried about their relationship.
OnlyMums & Dads
Provides a range of resources and services for parents looking for support during their separation.
Our Family Wizard
The Our Family Wizard website and mobile apps offer divorced or separated parents an array of tools to easily track child arrangements, share important family information, manage expenses, and create an accurate, clear log of co-parenting communication.
Parenting Smart (place2be)
Parenting Smart offers a range of advice for parents and carers of children ages 5-11. All of their content is created by Place2Be’s parenting experts.
Parenting Through Separation
An excellent guide for separating parents produced by Resolution.
Download the guide or visit:
Counselling services and relationship advice.
Advice and helplines for people with issues relating to mental illness.
Confidential non-judgmental emotional support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.
Connecting, supporting and empowering single parents across the UK.
Campaigns for the equality of lesbian, gay, bi and trans people across the UK.
The Positive Parent Alliance
A group of organisations, and individuals, who believe that all children deserve the most positive experience possible during parental divorce or separation.
The Transparency Project
Explains and discusses family law and family courts in England & Wales, and signposts to useful resources to help people understand the system and the law better.
Voices in the Middle
A dedicated place for young people to find help and support.