We are here to support and raise awareness about adults that are estranged from their family or children.

Stand Alone offers support services to prevent estranged adults becoming vulnerable. We talk openly about the experience of family estrangement to help others lead lives that are less isolated.

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How can we help?

Meeting People

I’m looking for support or I'd like to meet someone else in my position

Stand Alone runs support groups and therapeutic workshops for people who are estranged from their family, as well as online support forums. Please click below to find out more…


Find out more about the impact of family estrangement

Our latest research focusses on the challenges of studying at University without the support of a family network. Our report will be published on 3rd September 2015.


I'm having problems with my student support application

Many students have contacted Stand Alone to tell us about issues with providing evidence for Student Finance, as well as funding and accessing accommodation over the summer period. Please click here to find out more about how we are able to help you…

Adult Foster Families

I’m aged between 18-30 and want to know more about meeting a foster family

If meeting a foster family is something that interests you then please e-mail us: contact@standalone.org.uk for more details. We will keep you up to date as this service develops in 2015.