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Spurgeons services prepare for prestigious Children and Young People Now Awards ceremony

Children and Young People Now magazine is dedicated to professionals working with children, young people and families. It’s annual CYP Now Awards recognise the very best practice amongst those professionals – and we’re delighted that two of our project have…

Service in the spotlight: Invisible Walls – helping fathers and children separated by imprisonment

Losel et al found that ”positive family relationships and frequent contact during a prison sentence leads to positive resettlement outcomes.”* Spurgeons’ pioneering project Invisible Walls, launched in 2011 with funding from the National Lottery, aims to support this journey. By…
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£5k grant awarded to support vital language development project in Birmingham

A grant of £5,000 from the Sutton Coldfield Charitable Trust has been awarded to our ‘Language Through Play’ project at Holland House Children’s Centre which is part of the Birmingham Forward Steps Children’s Centre’s service.  The Language through Play project…

Challenging year prompts an inspirational act of kindness for young carer, Chloe

The past year has been very challenging for so many, especially the young people who access Spurgeons Young Carers services across Birmingham and Wolverhampton. For these young people, attending Spurgeons’ young carers groups provides respite from the adult responsibilities of…