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Winstanley Mediation welcomes the further £5.4million investment the Government is making into the Family Mediation Voucher Scheme, to provide a brighter future for thousands of families.

The funds will allow more separated parents to benefit from up to £500 of family mediation services provided by Family Mediation Council accredited mediators. Here at Winstanley Mediation, our mediators are accredited and have vast experience dealing with child relate matters.

It is far better for children and parents to work together, to try to agree the way forward following separation, rather than go to Court. This, however, can be difficult for parents to do without help. Family mediation provides parents a safe and supportive structure to sort out the best arrangements for their children, taking into account what is going to be important for them as they grow up. It also provides parents with the space and time that they need to think about what is most important for their children and for the whole family. Each separating family can get up to £500 inclusive of VAT of funding of family mediation where there are issues relating to children that need to be discussed. 

Since April 2021, the Vouchers have supported over 8,400 families. This has had a dramatic impact upon the lives of these families and the vast majority reaching whole or partial agreement and avoiding any contested Family Court proceedings. The increased investment in the Scheme announced by the Ministry of Justice for 2022/2023 will allow around 10,200 more families to be helped to access regulated family mediation and make arrangements that work best for them. 

Family Mediation Council accredited mediator Tracy Winstanley of Winstanley Mediation, “We welcome this fantastic news and can confirm our continued support of and involvement in the Voucher Scheme”. For any further information, please do not hesitate to contact us on 07949 568 101 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

More information about the Voucher Scheme can be available here.

Area's We Cover

Liverpool / Wirral / Merseyside / Chester / Northwest