COVID-19 National Lockdown Regulations: Child Access
The National Lockdown COVID-19 restrictions are known as the 'stay at home' restrictions, however, they include specific information about child access for separated families:
People can continue existing arrangements for contact between parents and children where they live apart. This includes childcare bubbles.
What to do if contact has been stopped?
If your ex-partner has stopped your child or children from having contact with you then there are a few options, but all of them can take time. The first question is whether you believe that the children are currently safe. If not then you will need ...
Child Contact Centres: Kent and Sussex
There are a number of Child and Family Contact Centres in Kent and Sussex. Some offer supported contact only and some offer supervised contact. Make sure you check which level of supervision is required by your court order before you apply/book a ...
Child Maintenance: Information
Overview Child maintenance is an arrangement between you and the other parent of your child. It covers how your child’s living costs will be paid for when one of the parents no longer lives with them. It’s made when you’ve separated from the other ...
Facilitating Child Contact in a Contact Centre or alternative
If you need to find a contact centre you can use the following website to search: http://www.naccc.org.uk/find-a-centre There are also independent social workers who offer services to facilitate contact outside of contact centres and in the ...
Child Maintenance: Calculations
If you need to calculate how much your child maintenance should be then you can use the child maintenance calculator on the Government website. The calculator: gives you an amount to discuss with the other parent if you’re arranging child maintenance ...
About Dads Unlimited
Dads Unlimited is a charity that supports mental health for men. We work with Dads to create positive co-parenting environments to improve the lives of the children of separated families and we work with male-victims of domestic abuse. You can find out more on our website www.dadsunltd.org.uk