Parents Beyond Breakup is a charity that supports parents experiencing trauma related to family breakdown and separation. Separation from their former partner and from their children; a factor closely linked to suicide in Australia.
Every child deserves the best start in life and that is why we work so hard to keep separated parents alive and in their children’s lives. 


Parental alienation

Family separation

Custody battle

parent-child contact

dads in distress

Parents Beyond Breakup not only supports parents experiencing trauma through family breakdown and separation but also acknowledges the specific issue of parent-child contact and custody battles commonly termed ‘parental alienation’, a factor closely linked to stress, anxiety, depression, isolation and suicide in Australia.

Every child deserves to have a relationship with both of their parents ….

2020 Mens Health Awards National Winner

Best support response to COVID19. Win based on fast shift to a safe online support model when in-person groups were suspended due to pandemic restrictions. Two services launched were online support meetings (details at MIDs and DIDs) and the Virtual Veranda online forum.

Parents Beyond Breakup pays its respects to the traditional custodians across the lands in which we work, and acknowledge their elders past, present, and future.