Child Contact Centres
National Association of Child Contact Centres
The association promotes safe child contact within a national network of child contact centres.
Tel.: 0115 948 4557
Child Maintenance Service
Child Maintenance Service (CMS)
Tel.: 0345 266 8792
The Court Service website
(information, forms and leaflets relating to divorce)
(Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service)
Tel.: 0300 456 4000
National Debt Advice
Tel.: 0808 223 4188
The Money Advice Service
offers free and impartial money advice.
Divorce aid/Emotional support
Advice for children and families going through divorce
offers relationship counselling and emotional support to separating and divorcing couples.
Tel.: 0300 0030396
provide confidential emotional support to anyone in need.
Tel.: 116 123
Domestic violence support
National Domestic Violence Helpline
is run in partnership between Women's Aid and Refuge. Provides a free 24 hr telephone helpline for women experiencing physical, emotional or sexual violence in the home.
Tel.: 0808 2000 247
for women and children. Domestic abuse and suicide support.
offers information and advice for people who are homeless or have a housing problem.
Emergency helpline: 0808 1644 660
Helpline: 0808 800 4444
Stockport Without Abuse
is a local charity who offer a range of services to help and support women, men and children who are affected by domestic abuse.
Tel.: 0161 477 4271
Wales Domestic Abuse Helpline
Tel.: 0808 80 10 800
Mediation referral form for solicitors (under review)
Helpline: 0300 200 2020
Citizens Advice Bureau
offers free, confidential and impartial advice on all matters.
Family Rights Group
provides a specialist advice for families, who are in contact with social services about the care of their children.
Tel.: 0808 801 0366
Search for a legal adviser with a legal aid contract in England and Wales.
Policies & other documents
Support for Children
Action for children
Charity that works with children and offers support with various issues.
Tel.: 01923 361 500
Free confidential helpline for children, open 24 hrs.
Tel.: 0800 1111
offers advice, information and counselling services for young people.
Tel.: 020 8772 9900
Support for Parents
Families Need Fathers
Information and support for divorced and separated parents on shared parenting issues arising from family breakdown.
Tel.: 0300 0300 363
Professional freephone advice for lone parent families.
Tel.: 0808 802 0925