Families Need Fathers

Description of service

Provides support to parents and families following separation. Service open to mothers, fathers, grandparents, new partners and extended families. The helpline team can provide information, advice and support services to help parents achieve a positive outcome. Informative website, online forum (with free online Solicitor) plus a network of over 50 branches throughout the UK. Many branches offer free Solicitor clinics and also the opportunity to speak to someone face-to-face with wide ranging help from members familiar with the family courts. Further support includes various resources, factsheets and guides for members.

Key Focus

Support to parents and families following separation

Age Range

All ages

Opening Times

Office: Monday to Friday, 9.30am-4.30pm
Helpline: 7am-midnight 7 days a week

Area Of Operation

Whole of UK


No charge for helpline; small membership fee for ongoing help and support

Referral Method

Self referral

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