Crucial info to help you get through your divorce

I’ve collated a list of wonderful organisations that can assist women in many ways if they are suffering.

The list is by no means exclusive or exhaustive and if you know of an organisation that should be listed, please click here and drop me a line and I’ll add it, thank you.

RSCPP – Refer self-counselling psychotherapy practice can connect you to qualified counsellers in your area that specialise in various areas of mental health.

Women’s Aid – The key national charity working to end domestic violence against women and children. They support a network of over 500 domestic and sexual violence services across the UK.

Gingerbread – Provide expert advice, practical support and campaign for single parents.

NACOA – The National Association for Children of Alcoholics provide a free helpline and a resourceful website. If this situation is bearing down on you during your divorce, they will listen and can help.

Maypole Women –   This dedicated charity supports women and their children through separation and divorce.

Divorce Aid – An independent organisation of professionals online and available to help you.

Broken Rainbow – Is the only National LGBT Domestic Violence Helpline providing confidential support to all members of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans (LGBT) communities, their family and friends, and agencies supporting them.

CAFCASS – The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service is independent of the courts, social services, education and health authorities and all similar agencies and looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings.

Samaritans – You can telephone, email, write to, or call into a local branch to have a face to face meeting about anything that’s worrying you.

Relate – Their services include relationship counselling for individuals and couples, family counselling, counselling for children and young people and sex therapy. They also provide friendly and informal workshops for people at important relationship life stages.

Resolution – Their 6,500 members are family lawyers committed to the constructive resolution of family disputes. Their members follow a Code of Practice that promotes a non-confrontational approach to family problems.

Childline – A confidential service for children and young people and they exist to offer information and support whenever you need it.

Mind – There to make sure anyone with a mental health problem has somewhere to turn for advice and support.

Alcoholics Anonymous – A fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Eating Disorders Support – Has a confidential helpline available at any time staffed by volunteers who are trained in telephone counseling skills and some have personal experience of eating disorders.