Not all relationships make it.

Sometimes, when there’s nothing else for it, marriages and partnerships end in divorce or separation and couples have to go their separate ways. If you have children, it’s important that your break-up goes as smoothly as possible to have as little impact on them as you can manage. Even if you don’t have kids, any relationship break down can affect all other areas of your life.

We have a range of services to help you if you're going through separation or divorce.

Family Counselling for separation

When your family goes through change, it can be difficult to adjust. Family Counselling allows everyone to talk about what they're going through.

Family Counselling for separation
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Mediation

If you're separating or divorcing there are lots of decisions to make and it can be hard to agree a way forward. Mediation can help couples make agreements and move on.

Mediation
Man and woman arguing

Separation and divorce common problems

Help and advice from our counsellors to help you cope with separation and divorce issues.

Separation and divorce common problems
The sorting out separation application

Sorting out Separation app

The Sorting Out Separation app from Help and Support for Separated Families offers personalised content to help you manage your separation.

Sorting out Separation app
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Peter and Nicky's story

Peter and Nicky came to see us when they hit problems in their marriage and Peter was considering leaving.

Peter and Nicky's story
Middle-aged woman standing in a street

Rachel's story

When Rachel's relationship ended had been with here husband for ten years and married for five when their relationship broke down. The breakup was very painful and difficult wiht her husband turning violent.

Rachel's story