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Resources for adults

Here are some useful resources for you to help you with any more specialised information you may need.

Advicenow provides good quality information on the law and your rights plus educational resources for teachers and legal advisors.Visit 


Children and Family Court Advisory and Support service CAFCASS, provides information for children and parents involved in family disputes within the court setting. Visit https://www.cafcass.gov.uk/

The Citizens Advice service (CAB) helps & guides people with a wide range of issues including law and rights, housing, debt & money and relationships. Visit https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

This site explains your options with regard to child maintenance and the difference between the CSA and CM Options. There’s an excellent range of tools and calculators to help you work out budgets, a maintenance calculator and a downloadable private agreement form; in addition to various leaflets and articles. Visit https://www.cmoptions.org/

Developed by One Plus One. Your personal tool to find relationship advice & support. Includes 'check it out' section - Start by finding out about relationships - to help you explore and understand your own relationship; the 'talk it out section' - Understand and share with people in similar circumstances, participate, make plans and the 'work it out' section - Start making changes and build your personal space, keep a diary, review exercises and share a couple space with your partner. Visit https://thecoupleconnection.net/

Counselling Directory provides a huge support network of counsellors, enabling visitors to find a counsellor close to them and appropriate for their needs. Visit http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/

CYPNow has a body of case law on children and families. These reports are written by experts at the Children's Legal Centre, each providing a clear summary of the case with links to further reading. Visit https://www.cypnow.co.uk/

Provides in-depth legal, financial, practical and emotional information. Visit http://www.divorceaid.co.uk/

Provides in-depth legal, financial, practical and emotional information. 

Visit  http://www.divorceresource.co.uk/

DNA Worldwide provide DNA, Drug and Alcohol Testing to UK clients with clarity and integrity. Each DNA test is fast, 100% accurate, confidential and includes full support. Visit https://www.dna-worldwide.com/

Families need Fathers is a support and information organisation for fathers. Visit https://fnf.org.uk/ 

Current awareness service from the publishers of Family Law - the title of reference and record in the field of family law since 1970 - ensuring you are up to date with the latest developments and their impact on practice, including judgements, news, articles and guidances. Visit https://www.familylaw.co.uk/

Family Lives for help and info on all aspects of parenting, including handling divorce and separation. Visit https://www.familylives.org.uk/

Gingerbread is the support organisation for over 2.5 million lone parents and their children throughout England and Wales. Visit https://www.gingerbread.org.uk/

Grandparents' Plus was launched in 1987 by a group of grandparents whose grandchildren had been put into care, adopted from care or were not allowed any contact with them. Visit https://www.grandparentsplus.org.uk/

Check if you can get legal aid. Visit https://www.gov.uk/check-legal-aid

General advice on separation and divorce. Visit https://www.gov.uk/separation-divorce

Rehab 4 Addiction offers a free helpline dedicated to assisting people suffering from drug, alcohol and mental health issues. Rehab 4 Addiction was founded in 2011 by people who overcame addiction themselves. You can contact Rehab 4 Addiction free on 0800 140 4690. Visit  https://www.rehab4addiction.co.uk/

Free debt advice. Visit https://www.stepchange.org/

YoungMinds is the UK’s leading charity committed to improving the emotional wellbeing and mental health of children and young people. Visit https://youngminds.org.uk