A message from Spurgeons CEO Ian Soars to parents on supporting your child’s return to school

By Spurgeons | August 30, 2022
As children prepare to return to school next week, Spurgeons CEO Ian Soars shares how you can support your child with any concerns they have about walking through those school gates after their long summer break. Watch the short video…

Karaoke, rides and silent discos: How one festival provides life-changing freedom for Young Carers

By Spurgeons | August 23, 2022
In July, Spurgeons took 37 of our Young Carers to the Young Carers Festival at Fairthorne Manor. The annual festival is a huge event, with over 850 young carers from around the country coming together for a weekend of activities…

A message from Spurgeons CEO Ian Soars to parents on the eve of results day 2022

By Spurgeons | August 17, 2022
As children up and down the country prepare for A-Level and GCSE results day tomorrow and next week, Spurgeons CEO Ian Soars shares how he is preparing as a parent of a child due to receive their results and offers…

Over 70 organisations call for urgent need to safeguard unaccompanied children

By Spurgeons | August 15, 2022
1,606 children who arrived alone in England between July 2021 and June 2022 were placed in hotel accommodation directly by the Home Office, instead of in the care of local authorities where they could receive the support and protection that,…

Spurgeons colleague recognised for partnership working at national Youth Custody Service Awards

By Spurgeons | August 2, 2022
We are proud to share that Nii Anum of Spurgeons Prisoner and Significant Others Service at HMP/YOI Feltham has been recognised for his positive partnership working at the Youth Custody Service Staff Awards.  The staff awards, held at HMPS Newbold…

Want to make a difference? We are currently seeking new Trustees, including a new Chair to join our Board

By Spurgeons | June 14, 2022
Do you have a passion to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged children and families? Spurgeons Children’s Charity is seeking three or four new Trustees, including a new Chair, to join our current Board in bringing prayerful wisdom…

Online Safety Bill 2022

By Spurgeons | March 23, 2022
The Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport has announced that the Online Safety Bill has been introduced in Parliament, the first step in its passage to become law in the UK. The Bill will include the new offence of…

Young Carers Action Day

By Spurgeons | March 16, 2022
COLLABORATION IS KEY TO EFFECTIVE SUPPORT FOR YOUNG CARERS, SAYS NATIONAL CHILDREN’S CHARITY Ahead of Young Carers Action Day on the 16th March, Spurgeons Children’s Charity called for greater collaboration across support services, schools and communities across the UK to…

New CEO For Spurgeons Children’s Charity

By Spurgeons | January 20, 2022
SPURGEONS CHILDREN’S CHARITY APPOINTS NEW CHIEF EXECUTIVE TO LEAD STRATEGY FOR DEEPER COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS TO REACH MORE VULNERABLE CHILDREN Spurgeons Children’s Charity has appointed Ian Soars as the new chief executive with immediate effect. His primary objective will be to…

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