The Big Ask

Spurgeons supports #TheBigAsk, the largest ever consultation with children undertaken in England.

By Spurgeons | April 22, 2021
Spurgeons Children’s Charity is delighted to support #TheBigAsk with Dame Rachel De Souza, Children’s Commissioner for England.

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

By Spurgeons | March 31, 2021
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

By Spurgeons | March 24, 2021
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

By Spurgeons | March 15, 2021
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

By Spurgeons | February 18, 2021
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…

New funding secured to extend domestic abuse support in Norwich

By Spurgeons | January 21, 2021
A grant has been awarded by the Norfolk Community Foundation, Recovery Fund to the Spurgeons Norwich Connect Project to assist with the rise in demand for domestic abuse support across Norwich. Spurgeons’ Norwich Connect Project supports individuals who have experienced…
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£5k grant awarded to support vital language development project in Birmingham

By Spurgeons | January 20, 2021
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

By Spurgeons | January 15, 2021
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

By Spurgeons | January 15, 2021
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…

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