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Spurgeons acquires school counselling and parental support charity Fegans

Fegans, a school counselling and parenting support charity based in the South East of England, will transfer into Spurgeons Children’s Charity (Spurgeons) on 1 July 2021. Inspired by the Christian faith, Spurgeons, like Fegans, has built a reputation of excellence…

Spurgeons team at HMP Swaleside bring some seasonal joy to children and families affected by imprisonment

Spurgeons Prison-based family support services at HMP Swaleside have been providing families with the chance to experience some normality over the Easter period thanks to the generous donations of ‘good eggs’ amongst the community.  Over the spring and Easter period,…

New funding secured to support improved perinatal health services to Pakistani mothers in Birmingham

Spurgeons Birmingham Forward Steps service secures share of £7.6 million new Health and Wellbeing fund to give babies the best start in life.  Spurgeons Children’s Centre Services in Birmingham have secured a share in a new Health and Wellbeing Fund…

High Sheriff visit shines a spotlight on prisoner and families support services at HMP Ford and Lewes

The High Sheriff of West Sussex has met with the Spurgeons team at HMP Ford and HMP Lewes over Zoom to hear how residents are supported to maintain contact with their families whilst in custody and how a self-study parenting…

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…
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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…

Birmingham Children’s Centres spread happiness to families in need over Christmas

This Christmas Birmingham Children’s Centre services, delivered by Spurgeons under the Birmingham Forward Steps partnership were on a mission to ensure that no child went without, appealing for donations of toys and gifts to distribute to families in need across…