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HMP Winchester Celebrates 10-Years Of The Invisible Walls Programme

HMP WINCHESTER CELEBRATES 10-YEARS OF THE INVISIBLE WALLS PROGRAMME – KEEPING FAMILIES TOGETHER AND REDUCING REOFFENDING   ‘Invisible Walls’, a prison-based family support service run out of HMP Winchester by Spurgeons Children’s Charity, has just celebrated its 10-year anniversary in…

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…