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Dealing with Divorce


Useful Contact Information



The following organisations may be able to offer practical advice and support:

Divorce Aid - A voluntary organisation of family solicitors and therapists aiming to advise, support and inform any person worried about any issue in separation or divorce. Link to External Website

Divorce Bureau - Put divorcing couples in touch with a solicitor suited to their circumstances, and one that is near by to them. This service is free of charge.

Telephone Number 0800 731 9831 (Freephone HelpLine)

Department for Work and Pensions - For information about which benefits to claim, when to claim them and to find your local office.

Postal Address Correspondence Unit, Room 540, The Adelphi, 1-11 John Adam Street, London. WC2N 6HT
Telephone Number 020 7712 2171 Fax Number 020 7712 2386
Department for Work and Pensions website Link to External Website

Gingerbread - A support organisation for lone parent families. There are local groups in this area where you can meet other lone parent families.

Telephone Number 0800 818 4318 Link to External Website

National Family Mediation - The National Family Mediation Service is a network of family mediation services.

Telephone Number 020 7383 5993

Tameside Community Legal Service

Postal Address C LS Co-ordinator, Tameside MBC, Council Offices, Clarence Arcade; Stamford Street; Ashton-under-Lyne; Tameside; OL6 7PTSend Electronic Message Send a Message to Tameside Community Legal Service

The Citizen's Advice Bureau - The Citizen's Advice Bureau is an organisation that can give you free impartial advice regarding benefits and legal matters.

Postal Address George Street, Ashton-under-Lyne. OL6 6AQ
Telephone Number 0161 344 2171 Link to External Website