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Providing greater help for more children

By Spurgeons | August 2, 2021
Ross Hendry, Spurgeons CEO writes: As I write, many of the pandemic restrictions that have shaped our way of life since March 2020 have lifted. For most of us, life has returned to some semblance of normality. But that is…

Introducing Fegans

By Spurgeons | July 15, 2021
Ian Soars, former CEO of Fegans and now on the senior executive team of Spurgeons, gives a brief overview of the charity and the skills it brings to Spurgeons. Fegans’ beginnings were strikingly similar to those of Spurgeons. James Fegans…

Spurgeons acquires school counselling and parental support charity Fegans

By Spurgeons | July 1, 2021
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…
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.

Remembering Old Scholar Martin Lambie-Nairn

By Spurgeons | April 8, 2021
We were sad to learn of the passing of Martin Lambie-Nairn, a former Old Scholar, in December 2020, at the age of 75. Martin became a talented brand and graphic designer and was responsible, among other things, for designing the…

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…

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