Mentoring is a one-to-one support service where a trained member of our Mentoring team will work with a Dad to listen to them, understand their current situation, help them to co-create an achievable goal, and then to support them with understanding their options of how to achieve that goal.
The Mentor’s role is to help the Dad to navigate family separation and understand a child-centric approach to communications and child arrangements following a family relationship breakdown. The Mentor helps the Dad to understand what positive co-parenting can look like when applied to their specific circumstances.
Once you open a mentoring ‘case’ with us, you are then able to contact your Mentor via email and telephone to ask questions and to seek support. They will then support you with a future-focused approach that is working towards that future goal with you and your child’s welfare in mind.
We currently have a large volume of people registering for mentoring and as such our waiting list is around 1 week but it is taking around 2 weeks for some clients to have completed registration. (Updated 1 March 2021).
Dads Unlimited’s mentoring service is available to separated parents and guardians who need advice and support with regards to separation, child arrangements, and co-parenting.
All of our mentors abide by our mentoring standards.
Our helpline operates Monday to Friday from 9.00 am to 4.30 pm and takes you through to one of our Mentors who can register you, give you some initial advice, and then work with you on an ongoing basis for as long as it takes to support you to reach a resolution.