Resources

Child Maintenance

Child Arrangements

For Parents

Book: ‘Parenting Apart’ by Christina McGhee, Vermilion London 2011

Book: ‘How to talk so kids will listen & listen so ids will talk’ by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish, Piccadilly Press 2013

Getting it right for children –

https://click.clickrelationships.org/content/all-issues/course-getting-it-right-for-children/in/girfc-stop-part-one/

Resolution: Putting your children first –

https://devexmediation.co.uk/budcms/includes/kcfinder/upload/files/CAFCASS-Putting-your-children-first-A-guide-for-separating-parents.pdf

Separated Parents Information Programme. CAFCAS link to finding an SPIP in your area –

https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/grown-ups/parents-and-carers/divorce-and-separation/separated-parents-information-programme/

Resolution: helping parents to help children –

https://devexmediation.co.uk/budcms/includes/kcfinder/upload/files/Because-its-for-the-kids-Building-a-Secure-Parenting-Base-after-Separation.pdf

The Centre for Separated Families – https://www.separatedfamilies.info

Kids Come First: Separated Parent Support and Training Workshops –  email kidscomefirstuk@mail.com

The Parent Connection – Parenting After Parting –

http://theparentconnection.org.uk/categories/separating/content_types/tips-and-advice

The Parent Connection – Children and Separation: a Guide for Parents

https://theparentconnection.org.uk/articles/children-and-separation-a-guide-for-parents-parent-connection

For Dads – www.onlydads.org  https://www.thedadsnet.com/

For Mums – www.onlymums.org  https://www.mumsnet.com/

Gingerbread: Support for single parent families –

www.gingerbread.org.uk or call 0808 802 0925

For Children

How to manage your parents’ separation –

https://www.sortingoutseparation.org.uk/children-parenting/child-looking-help/

Voices in the Middle; for young people  –

http://www.voicesinthemiddle.org.uk

Families Change; for teens –

https://on.familieschange.ca/en/teens

Families Change; for 6 to 12 years –

https://on.familieschange.ca/en/kids

Domestic Abuse Victims - Women

Women’s Aid: female victims –

https://www.womensaid.org.uk or call 0808 2000 24724

Respect – https://www.respect.uk.net/

Domestic Abuse Victims - Men

Mankind Initiative; male victims –

https://www.mankind.org.uk 

Respect; work with male victims and perpetrators –

https://www.respect.uk.net or call 0203 5596650

Domestic Abuse Perpetrators

Ahimsa[1]

https://www.ahimsa.org.uk/ or call 01752 213535

Respect: work with male perpetrators and victims to prevent abuse –

 https://www.respect.uk.net or https://respectphoneline.org.uk/

[1]  According to Google the term Ahimsa is an important spiritual doctrine shared by Hinduism, Buddhism and Jainism. It literally means ‘non-injury’ and ‘non-killing’. It implies the total avoidance of harming of any kind of living creatures not only by deeds, but also by words and in thoughts.

Other Useful Information

Form e: how to fill it out –
https://www.advicenow.org.uk/guides/how-fill-your-financial-statement-form-e-film


Divorce without a lawyer –
https://www.advicenow.org.uk/guides/how-get-divorce-or-end-civil-partnership-without-help-lawyer

See it Differently: videos of 4 families learning to see it differently –

http://www.seeitdifferently.org/