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Parenting Apart information sessions have been offered across Scotland, from 11 Member Services, since funding was awarded by the Scottish Government in April 2015.  In that time over 300 parents have participated in group or individual sessions and found out how to make splitting up less stressful for children.  The feedback from parents has been…

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Relationships Scotland have become the first national counselling and mediation organisation to receive the prestigious Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transexual Charter Mark Award this week.   Stuart Valentine, Chief Executive of Relationships Scotland, and Heather Lickley, Head of Network Services, received the award from Brandi Lee Lough Dennell, Assistant Policy Director of LGBT Youth Scotland.…

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Rosanne Cubitt, Mediator and Head of Professional Practice (Mediation) Relationships Scotland is calling for more families to be made aware of mediation as an alternate route to court action and, off the back of our manifesto, we are asking for a change to the current law to make this happen We are encouraged by the…

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Relationships Scotland, the biggest provider of family and relationship support in the country, is asking the Scottish Government, charities and family law experts to back their calls to make mediation the first choice for divorcing parents to prevent thousands of kids being stuck in the middle of court action.   Research shows that parental conflict…

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Priorities for Action People across Scotland need to be supported to cope better with key life transitions such as relationship breakdown. The Scottish Government to lead an urgent debate on how to ensure there is far greater uptake of mediation and other forms of dispute resolution as an alternative to court action in family cases.…

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With the images we currently see every day on our TV screens, of refugees desperately struggling across oceans and fields to escape the horrors of war, it may be slightly more difficult this year than most for people to find further compassion for those who are homeless this winter. Around 25,000 people are officially classified…

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As the seasons change and winter arrives in the Highlands, the mountains turn white, the gritters are out and the Christmas lights are switched on we know that Christmas is fast approaching. This is a time of high expectation, anticipation and excitement but Christmas often does not match up to our hopes. This is a…

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Zodiak Media

As a charity we are interested in dispelling myths about relationship counselling and, where appropriate and with permission, telling the real life stories of the couples we support. We are working with Zodiak Media on a new 6 part series following couples going through the process of relationship counselling by filming a course of counselling sessions over…

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In the past year, the Relationships Scotland Network provided face-to-face support for over 15,000 people across the country The Relationships Scotland Network offers a unique Scotland-wide family and relationship support service. Our Network of 22 Member Services helps people cope with relationship problems, separation and divorce. We work with individuals, couples, families and children to…

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