Welcome to Impact Family Services website.
Set up as a charity, the organisation is the only one of its type in the North and potentially the UK catering to every member of the family in times of separation and divorce; domestic violence and abuse; and for young people affected by relationship breakdown.
Services are aimed at men, women and children as individuals or as a family to support and guide through difficult times. With offices in Sunderland, South Shields and Scarborough, services can be accessed by those living in Tyne and wear, Northumberland, Newcastle, Durham, Cumbria, Middlesbrough, Redcar & Cleveland, Scarborough, York and Harrogate.
Impact Family Services operates in partnership with many other organisations including Barnardo’s, Northumbria Police, CAFCASS, local family courts, National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC), National Family Mediation (NFM), Legal Aid Agency, local authorities and Gentoo to provide a range of services designed to make family separation a less painful experience for all concerned, particularly the children.
The charity employ a range of professional and qualified staff, including social workers, teachers, family mediators, youth workers, Independent Domestic Violence Advisors (IDVA) and Counsellors alongside well trained and experienced support staff and a growing number of volunteers.