News

Read on for the latest news from our centres and services, fundraising achievements and stories from the people we’ve helped. Our news shows how we are helping vulnerable and disadvantaged young people across the country.

Free family fun for children and grown-ups in East Northants
15 Aug 2018, 15:08
Local families in East Northants can take part in a number of free stay and play activity sessions this summer thanks to Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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Splash and Dash challenge to raise funds for local Children’s Charity
23 Jul 2018, 12:56
Over 300 adventurous people will be taking part in a fundraising challenge at Rushden Lakes, to raise vital funds for the local based Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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Spurgeons Children’s Charity – statement regarding Amesbury nerve agent exposure
5 Jul 2018, 09:26
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Tackling domestic violence
28 Jun 2018, 08:07
Spurgeon’s Children’s Charity outlines a whole family approach at NCCTC event
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New partnership to support families living with domestic abuse in Norwich
11 Jun 2018, 12:43
National domestic abuse charity SafeLives and partners from the Norfolk County Community Safety Partnership* are pleased to be working with Spurgeons Children’s Charity to pilot new approaches in…
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Site closures due to extreme weather
2 Mar 2018, 09:15
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Birmingham Forward Steps
5 Jan 2018, 10:13
The new health and wellbeing service for all pre-school children throughout Birmingham named Birmingham Forward Steps will be delivered collaboratively by BCHC working alongside Barnardo’s, Spurgeons…
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60% of children denied mental health treatment, new figures show
27 Nov 2017, 08:15
The number of under-18s admitted to A&E for self-harm has increased by 50% in five years but outpatient treatment rates are going down
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Ministry of Defence tackles domestic violence with funding boost
17 Nov 2017, 08:34
Spurgeons Children’s Charity and the Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced a partnership to tackle domestic violence and abuse (DVA) in the armed forces for the first time.
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Christian charity up for three national awards
16 Nov 2017, 15:14
Spurgeons Children’s Charity has been shortlisted for three prestigious Children and Young People Now awards in recognition of its work with vulnerable children and young people.
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Case Studies

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Coping with Dad in prison
14-year-old Jade was struggling to cope with the fact her father was in prison and it was badly affecting her school work. Spurgeons’ staff noticed her distress during a Family Day visit at HMP Wandsworth and spoke to her mum Carol. Jade was put in touch with a link support worker through her school and was given a support plan and one-to-one sessions to help her understand and develop coping strategies.
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Learning how to become better parents
Ellie was a teenager when she had Maya. Now in a relationship with Dean, they also have a baby Harry. Because of Harry’s ill health, Ellie was exhausted and depressed, so she approached Spurgeons for help. As well as receiving support for her depression, Ellie and Dean went on a parenting course, improving their relationship and helping Ellie to become a more confident and happy mum.
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