Useful Links

Please see below a list of useful links


Direct Gov – information for single parents including child support.

Department for works and pensions - information about benefits including tax credits for parents and state pensions, including how to obtain a state and additional state pension forecast.

H M Revenue and Customs - information about tax and also tax credits

Child Support Agency - information about child maintenance and how this is calculated


Relate - offers counselling for couples and also young people

UK Council for Psychotherapy – contains listings of psychotherapists and pshychotherapeutic counsellors


Resolution – has a very useful advice section for parents going through separation and divorce

Gingerbread – information for single parents

Only Mums – support and advice for single mums

Only Dads - support and advice for single dads


Resolution Рa national body of family lawyers committed to a constructive resolution of family disputes. Their website has useful fact sheets and information about divorce, finances and child matters for couples who are separating or divorcing

The Court Service – has details of court forms, fees and court addresses

Ministry of Justice - the government department responsible for courts and legal services

National Centre for Domestic Violence – provides emergency services for those experiencing domestic violence