The mission is to prevent family breakdown, but where family breakdown does occur, to minimise the impact of family breakdown by: Providing non-sectarian support to parents, children and other extended family members. Easing the transition of family members from an intact to separated family. Ensuring that Government legislation relating to family breakdown is fair, just and realistic. Promoting outcomes from separation that are fair, just and realistic.
The LFAA is non-sexist, non-sectarian, non-profit and a self-help group. There is no gender bias. It provides special guest speaker meetings, regular newsletters, information on legal processes, legislative changes and crisis assistance and referral.