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Wiltshire Children’s Centres wishlist appeal provides toys to local children in need over Christmas

By Spurgeons | January 4, 2021
Over the Christmas period, Children’s Centres in Wiltshire worked quickly to look for new ways to ensure that local families were supported throughout the festive period. Throughout the year many local families had lost employment and were struggling financially due…

Elmbridge Family Centres provide vital support to families when they need it most

By Spurgeons | January 4, 2021
In November 2019, when the Spurgeons team began its contract in Elmbridge, Surrey to deliver a brand-new Family Centre service to families with children aged 0-11, they, like all of us, had not expected the uncertainty that 2020 would bring.…

Series of support provided for fathers in prison and families over Christmas

By Spurgeons | December 30, 2020
This Christmas, Spurgeons Prison-based family support services at HMP Standford Hill, HMP Swaleside and HMP Elmley on the Isle of Sheppey in Kent have been providing vital support to fathers and their families who are unable to see one another…

Christmas giving campaign brings festive cheer to children and vulnerable adults across the Isle of Sheppey

By Spurgeons | December 30, 2020
This Christmas, Family Support Worker Lauren for Spurgeons Prison-based family support services at HMP Swaleside and Elmley on the Isle of Sheppey organised a community Christmas giving campaign to enable gifts to be provided to children and families as well…

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

By Spurgeons | December 29, 2020
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

By Spurgeons | December 29, 2020
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’…
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Back to School: Elmbridge Family Centres provide uniform support to families

By Spurgeons | September 16, 2020
With the ongoing pandemic leading to an increase in the number of families financially struggling, many of our services have seen an increase in requests for school uniform support ahead of the return to school. Katie is the Community Development…

Providing essential hygiene packs to families in Birmingham

By Spurgeons | August 17, 2020
As the lockdown continues to ease we have been able to reflect on ways that our services have continued to support families throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. In many cases, the support we have been able to provide has been made…

Covid-19 – update from Spurgeons

By Spurgeons | July 23, 2020
Four months since the UK entered the Coronavirus lockdown much has changed in our country. Terms such as ‘unprecedented’ and the ‘new normal’ are frequently used to describe the momentous changes we are living through, and we have had to…

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