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?

Support Groups & Training

I'd like to meet someone else in my position or learn more about family estrangement

We run support groups and therapeutic workshops for people who are estranged from their family. We also run specialist CPD training for people working in the caring professions.  Please click below to find out more…


Find out more about the impact of family estrangement

‘Hidden Voices: Family Estrangement in Adulthood’ is a collaboration with University of Cambridge, Centre for Family Research. It draws on the the experiences of 807 people who are estranged from their family or a key family member.



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…

Festive Guide

I'm struggling with the festive season and I need advice

Many people who are estranged from their family or a key family member struggle over the festive period. Read our guide to surviving this family focussed period