Helpline: 0845 4349585
Welfare Benefit: 0844 3571033 Mon 10-3 - Wed 10-3
Support Groups: 0844 3572907
Our mission is to improve the lives of children by working with and for all grandparents especially those who have lost or are losing contact with their grandchildren because of divorce, family feud or other problems, are caring for their grandchildren on a full time basis or have childcare responsibilities for their grandchildren.
Helpline: 0300 123 7015
Grandparents Plus is the national charity which champions the vital role of grandparents and the wider family in children’s lives - especially when they take on the caring role in difficult family circumstances. They Campaign for change so that their contribution to children’s wellbeing and care is valued and understood. Providing evidence, policy solutions and training so that they get the services and support they need to help children thrive as well as offering advice and support.
Grandparents Apart UK
Helpline: 0141 882 5658
Campaigning group who offer comfort and lend a friendly ear, helping them to build bridges, hoping to bring the family back together again, prevent further alienation and will act as go-between (mediation) with anyone who is willing to repair family relationships.
National Family Mediators Association
Helpline: 0808 2000 033
www.nfm.org.uk/support-me-im/a-grandparent - Link to Grandparent’s page
Family mediation is a voluntary process by which couples in dispute, particularly those going through separation or divorce, are helped to deal with arrangements for their future. NFMA has a network of over 60 not-for-profit Family Mediation Services in England and Wales offering help to couples, married or unmarried, who are in the process of separation and divorce.
Families Need Fathers
Helpline: 0300 0300 363
If you are separating or divorced and are worried about not seeing your children - or worried about the effect the breakdown of your relationship might have on them, Families Need Fathers can provide you with the support and information you need. Our services are open to mothers, fathers, grandparents, new partners and extended families. We are an organisation dedicated to helping parents and their families continue to provide the love, care and support that their children need after separation - and are there to support parents and families in doing this - especially if you are having problems in coming to an agreement on your own.
Helpline: 0800 169 6565
The new Age UK website is for you. It’s been designed with you in mind to provide you with the information you want‚ to allow you to express your opinions‚ and to give you a simple way to get involved with everything we do. The Age UK Group works to improve later life for everyone by providing life-enhancing services and vital support. Age UK has a vision of a world in which older people flourish. We aim to improve later life for everyone through our information and advice, campaigns, products, training and research.
Helpline: 0808 800 5678
It is not unusual to feel you need help with a problem. Even with support from family or friends, you may feel they are just too close to help or understand you.
Maybe you just don’t ever really feel heard. We provide help and emotional support by listening to all your family problems.