Useful contacts

Last updated: 05/04/2022

Relationships Scotland


Parentline Scotland

0800 028 2233 Mon – Fri, 9am -9pm and Sat – Sun, 9am – noon


Scottish Child Law Centre

0131 667 6333 Mon – Fri, 9.30am – 4pm


Scottish Women’s Aid

Scottish Women’s Aid: links to local Women’s Aid groups for advice and support for women and children experiencing domestic abuse. Local Women’s Aid groups have specialist children’s workers.


Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline

Scotland’s Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline: for anyone affected by domestic abuse. Phone: 0800 027 1234. Email Webchat.  Open 24 hours with translation service to speak to you in your preferred language.


Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre

Amina Muslim Women’s Resource Centre: Helpline for Muslim women across Scotland.

0808 801 0301 Mon – Fri, 10am – 4pm


Child Benefit Helpline

0300 200 3100 Mon – Fri, 8am – 6pm


Child Maintenance Service

Parenting Plan

This is a Scottish Government tool to help separated parents discuss and plan practical arrangements for their children.