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Useful Sites

As numerous organisations are committed to similar aims to ours - over the primary rights of children to decent upbringing by their own parents within their own family - we do not regard ourselves as having a monopoly in this field nor are we in competition with anybody. In fact, Parents First  freely acknowledges the generous encouragement of key individuals associated with many such sites and aims to develop more cooperation in this field, in the belief that a common platform of debate, scrutiny and constructive engagement over the relevant issues will help drive through the key changes and reforms that our children – and those of future generations – so badly need to yield a family-friendly system looking to the future.

Please note though, that we have no formal connection with any of these sites and that Parents First is not responsible for the content of any external sites. That said, we do hope you find the links below useful as they do contain vital information

Ian Josephs - Veteran Campaigner against Forced Adoptions and for Family Law Reform 

www.forced-adoption.com/introduction.asp

John Hemming, MP, Chair; Justice For Families  Active MP Campaigning against Forced Adoptions and for nationwide Family Law Reform 

Ian & Sarah Walton - parents of Crystal -  veteran Family Justice Campaigners helping parents fight injustice - see Stop Injustice Now site below,

Family Justice Groups United : www.familyjusticegroupsunited.webs.com

A Group for mums, dads, families and other groups to unite in a campaign against social services forced adoption and wrongful removal of children from families who love them.  

EPA Family Law Survey -  survey (being conducted in collaboration with Families Need Fathers) into private family law contact cases and outcomes.

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

www.familylawsurvey.co.uk

Scottish Equal Parenting Site -  Scottish group 

www.equalparentingscotland.com

Families Need Fathers - a useful site with plenty of information, mostly for estranged fathers. 

www.fnf.org.uk

Family Law Society - The Family Law Society seeks to promote good practice in Family Law cases and for a number of years has been conducting detailed research in the Family Courts. 

www.familylawsociety.org

Mens Aid - a registered charity which has been set up in Milton Keynes to provide free practical advice and support to men who have been abused. The Government define abuse as “The violation of an individual’s human and civil rights by any other person or persons”. 

www.mensaid.com

Find your MP - House of Commons web page to determine your MP from your constituency or your post code. 

www.locata.co.uk/commons/

A Fairer CSA For All - The Child Support Agency has to be the most incompetent Government Agency in history and has successfully destroyed lives for over a decade. Their aim is to bring an end to this totally unjust and unfair organisation. 

www.afairercsaforall.co.uk

HM Court Service Forms and GuidanceMany of the forms you need to apply for family law matters can be downloaded from this site. 

http://www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk/HMCSCourtFinder/FormFinder.do

Grandparents Apart - a self help group dedicated to ease the suffering of grandparents and grandchildren and extended families torn apart. 

www.grandparentsapart.co.uk/

Grandparents Action Group UK- fighting to continue contact for children with their grandparents and wider extended family after separation. 

http://way.to/gaguk

Equal Parenting Alliance - an excellent resource              www.equalparentingalliance.org/links  

wheresmydad

Parents 4 Protest - Campaigning for Parents Rights, protesting against the Wales and UK Family Court’s for Justice and Equality. A good source of archive material. 

 

 http://wheresmydadorguk.giving.officelive.com/nrpsites.aspx

 

 www.parents4protest.co.uk/

Fathers 4 Justice - the original group that brought the issues to the attention of the public and press. Recently F4J has pledged to restart it’s campaign. 

www.fathers-4-justice.org

Real Fathers For Justice - A development from the original Fathers 4 Justice, with very similar aims and objectives: to focus attention and push for change in family law through direct action. 

www.realfathersforjustice.org/

Single Parents Alliance - working within the equal parenting movement, promoting equal treatment and rights for all single parents.                                                

Fassit UK

FASSIT is a support and information organisation that has grown out of an increasing number of parents (carers, guardians etc) frustrated at attempting to work with Social Services in the best interests of their child/children. Initially a campaign organisation looking to change views over the legitimacy and ethics of ‘forced adoption’ the organisation has grown to encompass support for individuals at any point in the investigative processes operated by Social Services.

http://www.fassit.co.uk 
 

Unity-Injustice

A voluntary organisation set up by parents to help and support families with children

who are experiencing problems with UK Social Services.

http://www.unity-injustice.co.uk/

 

 

NSCFC - National Society for Children and Family Contact

Keeping the child in everyone’s life - When a relationship breaks down it isn’t just the partners who suffer. It’s the children who have most to lose; and not just because of the stress of seeing their parents at odds. 
e-mail: 
contact@nscfc.com 

Helpline Telephone No: 0870 766 8596
Registered Charity No.1105230

Web-site Address: http://www.nscfc.com/index.htm

 

'SAFARI' (Supporting All Falsely Accused with Reference Information)

SAFARI provides powerful and positive information for those those who have been affected by false accusations and those who have suffered from being pressurised into making false accusations.

http://home.vicnet.net.au/~safari/

 

F.A.C.T. (Falsely Accused Carers and Teachers)

Provides support to falsely accused and wrongly convicted carers and teachers throughout the UK.

http://www.factuk.org/

 

FASO

FASO is a voluntary organisation dedicated to supporting anyone affected by a false allegation of abuse
http://www.false-allegations.org.uk/

 

False Allegations Action Scotland

To increase awareness that false allegations do happen and to make known just how devastating this is for the victim.

http://www.faascotland.co.uk/


Men's Aid

The truth about the family courts and their associated services
contact: Men's Aid, Head Office, 57 Cornwall Grove, Bletchley, Milton
Keynes, MK3 7HX.
Call our Helpline Telephone No: 0871 223 9986
or e-mail: 
help@mensaid.com 
Web-site Address: 
www.mensaid.com 
Registered Charity No. 1116309

London Mothers Custody Network. Aimed at specifically arranging face to face supprt, networking and socialisation for mothers in London. http://www.facebook.com/groups.php?id=1404881151&gv=12#/group.php?gid=98963384663

 

 Been stitched up by family lawyers?

Instead of being 'in it to win it - who've been in it to bin it?'

Complaints closed/blocked by the Legal Services Ombudsman?
WELL ... here's HOW TO TAKE IT FURTHER, THEN ... SUPERB!

Source: www.echr-action.co.uk

From August, people who need help but can't afford it will be able to call the new LSC helpline:

 0845 3454345 

... to get free help for family related legal problems.

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A FANTASTIC RESOURCE FOR LIP'S:
http://www.elc.org.uk/pages/lawlips.htm
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Defence for Children International [DCI]
http://www.dci-pal.org/english/home.cfm
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Free Online Service for 1st-time Parents; 10th Aug 09
 http://ow.ly/15KsTl 
 
www.singleparentsalliance.co.uk