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Parenting Apart Workshops

Relationships Scotland and Family Mediation Central Scotland are hosting Parenting Apart Workshops in Stirling. The next workshop will be held on Monday 18th June, 6pm - 9pm at 12 Melville Terrace, Stirling FK8 2NE.

The workshops are based on the experience of participants but topics likely to be included are:


  • Talking to your children about separation
  • The effects of this life changing event
  • Information and practical ideas for building a positive future for you and your children
  • Strategies for dealing with difficult situations

Spaces must be booked in advance. You can contact Family Mediation Central Scotland on 01786 472984 or fm.central@btconnect.com

There are also Parenting Apart Groups hosted in Hamilton and Glasgow.

The Hamilton group is run by Relationships Scotland Family Mediation South Lanarkshire. They can be contacted on  01698 421 333 or parentingapart@familysupport.org.uk

The Glasgow groups are run by Relationships Scotland Family Mediation West. They can be contacted on 0141 332 2731.


Parenting Apart

Families Need Fathers Scotland is working with Relationships Scotland and local family mediation services in Glasgow and Hamilton to encourage more fathers to attend Parenting Apart sessions. 

These are 3-hour information sessions held in morning or evening for groups of mothers and fathers, with lots of useful information about how to cope with separation and build a positive future for your children. 

Each session includes information on how to talk to your children about separation, the effects on children at various ages and stages and how to deal with less than ideal situations.  A charge is made for some sessions, but subsidised places are available.

Forthcoming dates are as follows:

Hamilton groups hosted by Family Mediation South Lanarkshire - call 01698 421 333 or email parentingapart@familysupport.org.uk to book a space:

Monday, 11 July at 18:00
Friday, 15 July at 10:00
Monday, 12 September at 18:00
Friday, 16 September at 10:00
Monday, 21 November at 18:00
Friday, 25 November at 10:00

Glasgow groups hosted by Family Mediation West - call 0141 332 2731 to book a space:

Monday, 13 June at 18:00
Tuesday, 14 June at 11:00
Tuesday, 23 August at 18:00
Wednesday, 24 August at 11:00
Tuesday, 25 October at 11:00
Thursday, 27 October at 18:00