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Family Mediation Week

The Family Mediators’ Association (FMA) organise an annual ‘Family Mediation Week’ in which all Mediators are invited to raise awareness of the valuable work that they do. Mediators believe that they are not an alternative dispute resolution, but that they are

Green Tokens

We are currently one of the three featured charities in the Waitrose Community Matters scheme, in their Chichester Branch this month (January). If you happen to shop in this store we would love you to place your green disc in our

January Newsletter

Our first newsletter of 2018 is now published. This edition features some diary dates for the start of the year, a review of 2017, plus various news snippets. Click here or on the image below to view.


Our longest serving member of paid staff, Pam Chatterton (Caseworker) is hanging up her Mediation boots and retiring after 12 years of service with WSMS. To mark this, we are holding an informal ‘Do’ at the White Horse Smokehouse and Grill, High Street,

Cost of Litigation

A news article in The Sun (online) reveals the true costs of forsaking Mediation and risking Court Action to settle a dispute. There is no guarantee of winning when taking Legal Action and a judge may not agree with your submissions, even if you