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Separation

What is the government family mediation voucher scheme?

NFM is participating in the government’s voucher scheme for family mediation. It means £500 is being made available for separating families with children, to go towards the cost of using accredited family mediation services.  

Family separation always brings a number of expenses, and this contribution towards making vital parenting arrangements through mediation will help reduce these costs – whilst helping families ensure the settlements that are made are in everyone’s interests. 

The voucher scheme is open to mediation participants who attended a Mediation Information and Assessment Meeting (MIAM) on or after 26 March 2021. The £500 voucher is not useable to pay for the MIAM itself, but for the mediation that follows.

Call us on 0300 4000 636 to find out if you are eligible for a voucher.

 More information about the scheme is available here and on the Family Mediation Council website here.