Family and relationships
Information and self-help resources
Organisations that can help
Free mediation services for Wandsworth residents:
- inter-generational mediation (communication with teenagers, issues with siblings)
- family mediation (communication with ex-partners, resolving childcare issues)
- community mediation (neighbour disputes).
Free legal advice for women about a range of issues, including family law, domestic violence and related criminal law matters. Evening helpline sessions offer access to pro bono advice from volunteer solicitors and barristers.
Phone (London Family Law Line): 0207 608 1137 (read about call charges)
Phone (National Family Law Line): 0207 251 6577 (read about call charges)
See website for opening hours
Clothes, toys, books and equipment for low-income families with children under 5. For a referral talk to your support worker, midwife, health visitor, food bank, social worker, or Children’s Centre.
Wandsworth Domestic Violence One Stop Shop
Drop-in sessions for people experiencing domestic violence and abuse. Offers access to a range of support services, including advice about injunctions and other legal options.
Phone: 0207 801 1777 (read about call charges)
Open Mondays, 10am to 12.30pm
St. Marks Church
London SW11 1EJ
National service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf. Open 24 hours a day with translation facilities for callers whose first language is not English and a service for callers who are deaf or hard of hearing.
Phone: 0808 200 0247 (freephone)
Open 24 hours a day
A council scheme for people at risk of homelessness because of domestic violence. Provides measures to secure your home and improve your personal safety.
Phone: 0208 871 7333 (read about call charges)
Still need help?
Find out how to contact us if you haven’t been able to resolve your problem using the information above.
Please bear in mind that we are a local charity and demand for our services is high. You may have to wait to speak to one of our team and we can’t offer everyone an appointment with an adviser.