Welcome to the
Chiltern Child Contact Centre Website

The Chiltern Child Contact Centre, which is located in central Amersham, is a place for children to meet with parents with whom they no longer live after relationship breakdown. 

 

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A relationship breakdown between you and your partner need not affect your bond with your child. You still have an important part to play in the child’s life.

Children who do not have access to both parents are prone to behavioural and emotional problems. In many cases they have low self-esteem and their performance at schools can suffer as well. When divorced or separated, parents have difficulty in communicating well.

Child Contact Centres provide a safe neutral place for children to meet the mother or father who no longer lives at home with them. We won’t take sides. We simply operate in the best interests of your child.

The Centres are equipped with your child in mind, providing toys, games and facilities that reflect the diverse needs of children affected by family breakdown.

Over four thousand volunteers and staff work in these Centres throughout the UK, and over twenty thousand children use them each year.

The Centres are overseen by the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC).

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Feedback from some of our families

‘Thank you all for your genuine care and time. It means a lot in so many ways.’

‘Many, many thanks for all the time and effort you volunteers put into keeping the Contact Centre going. Your efforts are appreciated.’

‘We wanted to thank all the volunteers who make it possible for the Contact Centre to exist in Chiltern. For my son, it was a lifeline to his own son – both of whom love each other very much.’


Navigating this site

About our service

The Chiltern Child Contact Centre offers supported contact – that means it is suitable for families where no significant risk to the child or those around the child have been identified.

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Referrals

We welcome referrals made through a solicitor, CAFCASS officer, family mediator or social worker. And we also accept self-referrals using the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) online Self-Referral System.

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Centre opening hours & location

We are open 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month: 9:30am – 2:30pm. We are located at Amersham Free Church, Woodside Rd,  Amersham, Bucks. HP6 6AJ.

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Volunteering

The Chiltern Child Contact Centre is always interested in hearing from people who feel they can spare the time to volunteer and help us and the children and parents that we support.

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Contact Us

If you wish to contact us by phone, please leave your name, number and a clear, detailed message on our answer phone and one of our volunteers will get back to you. You can also send us an email.

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News

From time to time, we publish news relating to our service in Chiltern or the services generally available through Child Contact Centres.

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