Mediation Services Throughout the South West

Useful Mediation Links


CAFCASS looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings.

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) – Cornwall
CAB Cornwall, like the Citizens Advice service, provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities. It also values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination.

Cornwall Women’s Refuge Trust
Provides a safe, supportive environment for women and children who have escaped domestic violence.

Direct Gov
The place to find government services and information – Simpler, clearer, faster.

Family Lives (formerly Parentline Plus)

Parenting and family support from Family Lives (formerly Parentline Plus) through our website, online chat, helpline 0808 800 2222 and parenting classes.

Family Mediation Council

The FMC operates a framework for professional standards and regulation for family mediators. In 2014 the Family Mediation Council (FMC) approved a new framework for professional standards and regulation, and set up a register of family mediators that can be searched by the public.

Provide advice and practical support for single parents

Legal Aid Agency (LAA)
The Legal Aid Agency (LAA) works in partnership with solicitors and not-for-profit organisations to help over 2 million people each year access legal advice, information and help.

Men’s Advice Line
The Men’s Advice Line is a confidential helpline for all men experiencing domestic violence by a current or ex-partner. This includes all men – in heterosexual or same-sex relationships.

National Debt Line
Free debt advice and support for people with money worries and debt difficulties.

A national organisation of family lawyers committed to non-confrontational divorce, separation and other family problems.

Samaritans provides confidential emotional support 24/7 to those experiencing despair, distress or suicidal feelings.*