Relationships 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 FamiliesWorks 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. Gingerbread The national organisation for lone parents and their children. Over 500 support groups in the UK. Only DadsAn 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 CareOffers relationship counselling through local teams of qualified practitioners who volunteer their time. There is no fixed fee but contributions are requested towards their services. Relate Provides counselling, sex therapy, relationship education and training to support couple and family relationships throughout life. The SparkA Scottish family support charity with 40 years experience in the specialist field of relationships RefugeOffers advice and practical help to those who are hostage to the violence of a partner. Women's AidA national domestic violence charity dedicated to helping vulnerable women and children. There is also the National Domestic Violence freephone helpline on 0808 2000 247.