Help & Advice: Separated Parenting

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Relate, offers relationship support and counselling

Brighton & Hove council’s advice for separated or separating parents who want to find ways to improve their relationship and get on better

The Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service

NSPCC, advice and information on separation and divorce, including your rights around child contact

Young Minds, advice on supporting a child during separation and divorce

🔊 Listen to Raising Teens: Separated Parenting in Lockdown on BBC Sounds

The government guidance is clear on travelling between homes, but families are complex.  How can separated parents best cope with logistics and contact?  How can separated families avoid conflict and ensure contact is safe, particularly if one parent has health issues and vulnerable to Covid-19?  The charity Gingerbread has reported a rise of 130% in call from single parents struggling since lockdown started.  We hear from teens from separated parents and ask the experts to give advice on how to keep relationships on an even keel, as well as a round up of the best tech out there to stay in touch.