Frequently asked questions for fathers

Where can I get further help and support?

Family Mediation

Family Mediation Helpline 0845 6026 627

Family Mediation Helpline website.

Families Need Fathers

Families Need Fathers Helpline: 0300 0300 363 (weekdays 6pm - 10pm)

Families Need Fathers website.

The Fatherhood Institute

You can contact the Fatherhood Institute at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0845 634 1328,
or by post at 9 Nevill Street, Abergavenny NP7 5AA

The Fatherhood Institute website.


Gingerbread Single Parent Helpline: 0800 018 5026 (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm, Wednesdays 9am to 8pm)

Gingerbread website.


Respect Phoneline: 0845 122 8609 (Monday - Friday 10am-1pm and 2pm -5pm)

Respect website.

Solicitor specialising in child care law

To find a solicitor specialising in child care law contact:

Solicitors Regulation Authority

Ipsley Court


Worcestershire B98 0TD

Phone: 0870 606 2555

You may be eligible for public funding to help with the costs of this depending on the circumstances and how much money you have.
The solicitor will advise you about this.

The Law Society website.

Dad Talk

DadTalk website.

Advice Sheets