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Help and support for separated families innovation fund evaluation

This report evaluates a series of projects that aim to help separating parents collaborate in the best interests of their children.

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Help and support for separated families innovation fund evaluation

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Summary: Help and support for separated families innovation fund evaluation

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The Help and Support for Separated Families programme aims to help parents avoid conflict when separating and collaborate in the best interests of their children. This report presents the findings from a quantitative and qualitative evaluation of the programme which funded 17 projects providing at least one of the following:

  • talk-based services involving mediation or a therapeutic intervention
  • information-based services providing legal advice, information and signposting
  • help with contact arrangements for non-resident parents

Authors: Andrew Thomas, Carrie Harding, Anna Cordes, Richard Brind and Sarah Cheesbrough (TNS BMRB); Caroline Bryson and Susan Purdon (BPSR) and Gavan Conlon (London Economics).

Published 26 September 2016