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Service in the spotlight: Norwich Connect – an holistic approach to addressing domestic abuse

1 in 7 children and young people have experienced domestic abuse (DA)*. It can leave psychological scars that last a lifetime – but most DA support is too little, and comes too late.  Survivors say they want earlier intervention, more…

Supporting Girls and Young Women at risk of harm – Reflections from Cape Town

This year the Spurgeons’ BeLeave project was shortlisted for the 2020 Children and Young People Now Awards in the Early Intervention category for its work supporting girls and young women across Birmingham who are at risk of harm from gangs…

Seeking to ”love our neighbour” through Coronavirus pandemic- Spurgeons CEO update

As further national restrictions have now come into force across England, I have been holding onto a well-known verse in the bible, where Jesus tells his followers to “love your neighbour as you love yourself.” (Mark 12:31) Lockdown is difficult.…