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Coronavirus FAQs: Separated Families and Contact with Children in Care

The House of Commons Library has published a new document, which provides information in response to some frequently asked questions surrounding the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on separated families. It addresses:

  • Can children move between the homes of separated parents
  • Rules regarding children required to self-isolate
  • How should parents comply with a court-orders for contact?
  • How are child maintenance payments impacted?
  • Can I visit my child in care/residential home?
  • My child contact centre is closed: What alternatives are being made?
  • Where can I go for help and advice?

You can read the paper in full using this link.