CAFCASS - Children & Family Court Advisory & Support Service
Cafcass stands for Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service.
Cafcass looks after the interests of children involved in family proceedings. We work with children and their families, and then advise the courts on what we consider to be in the best interests of individual children.
We operate within the law set by Parliament and under the rules and directions of the family courts. Our role is to:
safeguard and promote the welfare of children
give advice to the family courts
make provision for children to be represented
provide information, advice and support to children and their families.
Who to contact
- 0300 456 4000
Where to go
- SG1 3SS
Last updated 01/02/2018