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Links & Resources

You may find the following resources, which have been produced by organisations other than the Family Mediation Council, useful following separation or when making arrangements for children or finances. 

An Introduction to Child Inclusive Mediation Video From The Family Mediators’ Association
Tom’s Story An introduction to Child Inclusive Mediation from the University of Exeter
Top Tips for Separated Parents Top Tips from the Family Justice Young People’s Board
Parenting Programme (CAFCASS) Information about the CAFCASS Parenting Programme
A survival guide to sorting out your finances when you get divorced From Advicenow
Survival Guide to Pensions on Divorce From Advicenow
Pensions on Divorce – what should you do? (short film) From Advicenow
How to fill in your financial statement (Form E) (film) From Advicenow
A survival guide to sorting out child arrangements From Advicenow
Getting affordable advice from a family solicitor via Advicenow From Advicenow
101 Questions Answered about Separating with Children A book put together by Only Dads and Only Mums with various professional contributors
Parenting Apart: How divorced and separated parents can raise happy and secure kids By Christina McGhee



These organisations may offer further helpful resources.

The Co-Parent Hub – provides information and advice for separated parents

The Family Justice Young People’s Board, a group of young people who have experience of family separation, has published Top Tips for Separated Parents

Affordable Advice – offering affordable legal advice to separating couples by blending online step-by-step guidance from Law for Life’s Advicenow website and offline legal advice from a panel of Resolution family lawyers at crucial points in the process

RCJ Advice Family Service – providing legal advice to people who are affected by domestic abuse or need family law help

Citizens Advice – for a wide range of information including about family law, benefits, debt and housing

Women’s Aid – information and support for women and children about domestic abuse

Men’s Advice Line – information and support men about domestic abuse

Galop – support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans + people who have experienced domestic abuse