Further extension to Mediation Voucher Scheme

Relate Mediation London North East & Essex is happy to announce the extension of the mediation voucher scheme!

The Ministry of Justice has agreed additional funding for the Mediation Voucher Scheme which means we can continue to offer our clients vouchers, Dominic Raab, The secretary of state for justice said “Half the cases in the family courts shouldn’t really go to court, It should not be so easy just to say we will go to court.  Family break-up matters often involve children but we want to make better use of mediation”

This extension allows  us to to provide a £500 voucher to support the cost of mediation when parents need to agree arrangements for their children

This extension allows us to offer this voucher until April.

Key Information for parents:


  • The vouchers are for mediating child arrangements only
  • The voucher can be used alongside legal aid
  • There is no application form to be completed – we do all the paperwork for you
  • The Mediator will talk to you about the scheme when you attend your MIAM (Mediation Information Assessment Meeting)
  • The voucher does not cover your Mediation Information meeting

To get in touch please call  020 8514 7880

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Coronavirus (Covid 19)

Relate Mediation London North East & Essex are still open

Telephone us between 10am – 3pm but you can leave us a message outside of those hours and we will call you as soon as we can

We understand the difficulties some people are experiencing during this challenging time – please talk to us in confidentially if paying for services would be difficult. We can offer legal aid or may be able to reduce your fee.

We can also support you if you are struggling at this time with a breakdown in your relationship or contact arrangements for your children are not working – we may be able to offer some useful, supportive information – You are under no obligation if you call us.