Both Parents Matter
NEW Helpline number - 0333 050 6815
Monday - Friday 10am to 7pm excl Bank Holidays


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Overview Links


Click on underlined links below for more detailed information.

Here is a video that sadly shows the experience of far too many parents who are excluded from the life of their children. Please help us to help them


Support Meetings across Wales



Splitting up?- Put kids first

Provided by OnePlusOne - this parenting plan will help you make child focussed arrangements

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Cynllun Magu Plant

The Helpline

08456 00 44 46

Mon-Fri 10am to 7pm


0300 0300 110

outside these times.

Dads' Survey


We run an annual survey of fathers, father figures and grandfathers in Wales asking them about their exeriences. The results of the 2015 and 2016 surveys can be found by clicking the link above.

We plan to launch the 2017 survey in September 2016.


Choices range from thinking of separating to needing to go to court and to checking using DNA if you are the parent.


Also Changes in Family Courts happening in April 2014

Details here

Going to Court

Link to C100 form, how to file your paperwork and lots of information about Courts and being a Litigant in Person.



The changes in Family Law that came into force in April 2014 mean that although there are exemptions, most of you have to have attempted mediation. This section will help you find mediators and show you where the C100 asks for information about mediation.



Parental Alienation
 What help the Police may give you  Contact Centres Education
Volunteers section Domestic Violence

Charter for Action 2014


Parental Responsibility
 McKenzieFriends Child's section Links

Reports and Responses

includes our findings on Male participation in Family Support and Parenting Programmes in Wales 2014







We believe that Court should be the last option to resolve contact difficulties. If this is unavoidable, we recommend that you look at resources produced by HMCTS to help you understand the process. These can be found by clicking on Going to Court in the box above for more information.

Any queries? Click here to contact us


Help and support for separated families
Branch website system developed for Families Need Fathers Both Parents Matter Cymru by Ideas Into Reality