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.

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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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Birmingham project will stop girls getting into gangs
16 Nov 2017, 14:55
A major new initiative to reduce the numbers of girls getting into gangs in Birmingham will be piloted by Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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‘A Christmas Carol’ goes solo for charity
16 Nov 2017, 14:48
A one-man performance of Charles Dicken’s classic A Christmas Carol will raise money for Spurgeons Children’s Charity. The Higham Ferrers event will take place at beautiful medieval The Bede House on…
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Birmingham project will stop girls getting into gangs
11 Oct 2017, 10:34
A major new initiative to reduce the numbers of girls getting into gangs in Birmingham will be piloted by Spurgeons Children’s Charity.
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Join the big tea party and help change children’s lives
1 Sep 2017, 09:15
We're hosting our first ever afternoon tea party to celebrate 150 years of helping disadvantaged children!
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Birmingham early years public information sessions
1 Sep 2017, 08:34
A series of events is to be held in communities throughout Birmingham to provide information about the new citywide early years health and wellbeing service.
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Christian charity hails new report on strengthening family ties for prisoners
11 Aug 2017, 08:45
Spurgeons Children’s Charity has today welcomed the publication of the Lord Farmer Review, which outlines recommendations on strengthening family ties for prisoners to prevent reoffending and reduce…
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The Spurgeons’ Parent Report 2017
4 Jul 2017, 08:16
The hopes and fears for our children today, Spurgeons urges government, charities, schools and GPs to respond.
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New partnership to deliver Birmingham early years health and wellbeing service
19 Jun 2017, 08:04
Parents, carers and families urged to help shape new model of community-based support.
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Case Studies

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Protecting an internet whizz
When Sarah realised that her son Jake was an internet whizz, she decided it was time to step up her skills. Jake, who is on the autistic spectrum, has a passion for spending large amounts of time online. Sarah was aware that there were dangers online and that she didn’t have the knowledge to protect her son. She and Jake met with the team at Phoenix and we worked with them both to create an action plan.
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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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