Links

Legal Aid
Legal Aid Agency – https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/legal-aid-agency

Legal aid eligibility calculator – https://www.gov.uk/check-legal-aid

Mediation Organisations (national)
The Family Mediation Council – www.familymediationcouncil.org.uk
Resolution – lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes – www.resolution.org.uk
Family Mediators Association – www.thefma.co.uk
National Family Mediation – www.nfm.org.uk

Legal Advice
Resolution – lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Site helps you to find a local solicitor with expertise in family law – www.resolution.org.uk
The Law Society – www.lawsociety.org.uk

Counsellors and family therapists (Sheffield area)
Cornerstone – www.cornerstone-sheffield.co.uk/counsellors
Syntra relationships – www.syntrarelationships.co.uk
Solution Focus – www.solutionfocussheffield.co.uk
Relate – www.relate.org.uk/home/index

Government information
General information – www.gov.uk
Tax credit calculator – www.direct.gov.uk/en/MoneyTaxAndBenefits/TaxCredits/Gettingstarted/whoqualifies/DG_181268

Debt guidance
www.direct.gov.uk/en/MoneyTaxAndBenefits/ManagingDebt/PlanYourWayOutOfDebt/DG_10013291
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Independent financial advice (Sheffield area)
www.theburleygroup.com

The Courts and CAFCASS
Ministry of Justice – www.justice.gov.uk
Children and Family Courts Advisory and Support Service provides information for parents and children – www.cafcass.gov.uk

Child Maintenance
Child Maintenance Options – an information source run by the Department for Work and Pensions – www.cmoptions.org
The CSA – www.csa.gov.uk

Citizens Advice Bureau
www.citizensadvice.org.uk

Support Groups

Families Need Fathers – www.fnf.org.uk
Gingerbread (support for single parents) – www.gingerbread.org.uk
Shelter (housing advice) – www.shelter.org.uk
Mumsnet (discussion and resource website) – www.mumsnet.com
Fatherhood Institute – www.fatherhoodinstitute.org

Children Contact Centres

St Andrew’s Contact Centre Sheffield – www.saccc.co.uk
Yorkshire Children’s Centre – www.yorkshirechildrenscentre.org.uk

Action for Children
www.actionforchildren.org.uk
www.actionforchildren.org.uk/our-services/family-support

Just Mediation – www.justmediationsheffield.co.uk/child_contact_centre