Contacts and Family Mediation

At Donnington Doorstep we can act as a location for contacts between separated carers and children. Our staff work carefully and sensitively to support each contact ensuring that the child’s experience is always prioritised and kept as the focus of the event. We facilitate handovers, an experience that can be awkward or uncomfortable for the parties involved.

Families who use this service also benefit from the range of other services provided at our family drop-in and we work hard to encourage positive outcomes for children in these difficult situations.


"All of the [staff] were very helpful and I am really grateful to all of you for the advice and support that helped me re-establish my relation with [my son]."
Feedback from a parent

There is always laughter, happiness and mischief, there are things you would not expect, there are opportunities, there is grown up conversation, there are people to hold your little ones whilst you play with your older ones, there is mess and buttering, learning and exploring, riding and reading.

A parent

What's on this week - 18th Jun 2018

  • Drop in and play

    Mon@ 10am //info

  • Drop in and play

    Wed @10am //info

  • Lunch at Doorstep

    Wed @12pm //info

  • Neonatal Support

    Mon @10.30am //info

  • Youth Drop-In

    Tues, Weds, Thurs @5.30pm //info

  • Pre-School

    Mon - Fri @9-3pm //info

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