When relationships break down it’s essential to find the best way forward for everyone. The people who are separating but also family members, particularly children.
Good advice and support makes all the difference.
That’s where Family Mediation comes in. It’s a service that helps people sort out the big issues and it can be free to people on low incomes:
At CARBS we see many clients facing relationship problems or breakdown. With our help, they often decide that family mediation could work for them.
Citizens Advice has helpful advice online: Using mediation to help you separate (July 2019). A government and Family Mediation Council leaflet explains how it works: Family Mediation: Sorting out family disputes without going to court.
We're grateful to local services for their help in training our advisers. Last year we had great support from local mediation services in training our advisers. Read more on community mediation (June 2018) and divorce and separation (May 2018)