Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Support for parents who are worried about conflict:

The Family Support Teams in Rotherham provide a range of support services that may be useful to you.  Please click here to find out more about the support for families offered in Rotherham:


Early Help

The Early Help teams in Rotherham recognise the crucial role that all family members and professionals can play when families face difficulties. Our teams provide intense, focused support when problems first emerge. This includes when parental conflict is affecting families and impacting on family life to an extent that a co-ordinated action plan and whole family approach is needed. The right Early Help service at the right time can reduce or prevent specific problems from getting worse or becoming deep seated or entrenched.

To find out more, please click on the following link:


Safeguarding/Child Protection

If you are worried about a child or a young person, or you think they might be at risk of harm, abuse or neglect, you can contact the Rotherham Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub (MASH).

For details on how to do this, please click on the following link:


Domestic Abuse

Parental conflict is not the same as domestic abuse. If you are afraid of your partner, or you’re feeling that they control your life, then this is more likely to be domestic abuse and it is vital that you seek help.

In Rotherham, support is provided by Rotherham Rise:



Tel: 0330 2020571


Additional information about services in Rotherham for Domestic Abuse can be found here:


Advice for people who are worried about hurting someone else:

Inspire to Change – is a programme for people who want to address their abusive behaviour.