Separation, divorce & lone parents | Family relationships

Separation, divorce & lone parents

Association for Shared Parenting
The Association for Shared Parenting (ASP) promotes the rights of children after separation or divorce and encourages and support parents.

Centre for Separated Families
Works with everyone affected by family separation in order to bring about better outcomes for children.

Families Need Fathers
Supports and provides information to parents about maintaining relationships with their children after a family breakdown.

The national organisation for lone parents and their children. Over 500 support groups in the UK.

Only Dads
An organisation for single fathers offering advice, a forum for making contact, a number of benefits like discounted holidays and clothes purchases, and free legal and financial advice

Family relationships

Marriage Care
Offers relationship counselling through local teams of qualified practitioners who volunteer their time. There is no fixed fee but contributions are requested towards their services.

Provides counselling, sex therapy, relationship education and training to support couple and family relationships throughout life.

The Spark
A Scottish family support charity with 40 years experience in the specialist field of relationships

Offers advice and practical help to those who are hostage to the violence of a partner.

Women's Aid
A national domestic violence charity dedicated to helping vulnerable women and children.

There is also the National Domestic Violence freephone helpline on 0808 2000 247.