Most NACCC accredited child contact centres accept self-referrals without the need of court involvement, however for a self-referral to be successful both parties should be in agreement. Usually, a contact centre or other services like mediation will be more effective ways of resolving disagreements. This will save you time and money, as well as laying the basis of a good working relationship for you and the children’s other parent moving forward, successful co-parenting will rely heavily on this working relationship.

If there is a need for court involvement and you can’t afford legal representation you can access information on applying for a court order about the arrangements of your children without the help of a lawyer on a website called Advice Now

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