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How the coronarivus pandemic has created a ‘perfect storm’ for domestic abuse

The coronavirus pandemic has created a ‘perfect storm’ for domestic abuse, with the escalation of incidents at a time when services became less accessible. Norwich Connect’s Service Manager, John Lee, gives us an insight into how the Spurgeons team have…

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…

Service in the spotlight: Norwich Connect – an holistic approach to addressing domestic abuse

1 in 7 children and young people have experienced domestic abuse (DA)*. It can leave psychological scars that last a lifetime – but most DA support is too little, and comes too late.  Survivors say they want earlier intervention, more…

Spurgeons’ Lead for Children and Young People recognised for support given to families affected by Domestic Abuse and Violence

Spurgeons’ Children and Young Persons Lead, Kelly from the Norwich Connect project has been named as the Safelives Star of the Month for providing support to families affected by Domestic Abuse and Violence. A great achievement of national recognition for…

Spurgeons services recognised for positive difference they make to children, young people and families

We are proud to share that two Spurgeons services have been shortlisted in this year’s Children & Young People Now Awards. BeLeave, a service in Birmingham working with girls, young women and their families responding to gang-related risk, and Norwich…

Bringing ‘hampers of happiness and joy’ to families affected by domestic abuse

The Spurgeons Norwich Connect service, which provides support to families affected by domestic abuse, has been chosen as a charity partner for the third year running in the Love Norwich Christmas Hamper Appeal to provide hampers of ‘happiness and joy’…