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60% of children denied mental health treatment, new figures show

By admin | November 27, 2017
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 downFOI requests made to NHS Trusts cover 2010-2016New charity project will seek to save lives and NHS money…
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Ministry of Defence tackles domestic violence with funding boost

By admin | November 17, 2017
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. The MOD has awarded Spurgeons £268,000 to establish and run the first…
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Christian charity up for three national awards

By admin | November 16, 2017
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. The national Christian charity, which was founded by Baptist preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon in…
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‘A Christmas Carol’ goes solo for charity

By admin | November 16, 2017
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 Friday 8 December at 7.30pm and will raise money…
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Birmingham project will stop girls getting into gangs

By admin | October 11, 2017
A major new initiative to reduce the numbers of girls getting into gangs in Birmingham will be piloted by Spurgeons Children’s Charity. The family support service, called BeLeave, will be run in partnership with the Birmingham Police and Schools Panels…
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Join the big tea party and help change children’s lives

By admin | September 1, 2017
Spurgeons Children’s Charity is hosting its first ever afternoon tea party to celebrate 150 years of helping disadvantaged children. The event will take place on Sunday, 24 September at The Sharnbrook Mill Hotel from 2.30pm – 4.30pm and tickets are…
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Christian charity hails new report on strengthening family ties for prisoners

By admin | August 11, 2017
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 intergenerational crime. The review, released today, draws on a number of experts from…
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The Spurgeons’ Parent Report 2017

By admin | July 4, 2017
OP PARENTAL WORRIES: LOW SELF-ESTEEM, UNHAPPINESS AND BULLYING Families not getting the support they need. Spurgeons urges government, charities, schools and GPs to respond Almost half of the parents worry their children have low self-esteem/ are unhappy (46%) or are…
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New partnership to deliver Birmingham early years health and wellbeing service

By admin | June 19, 2017
Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust (BCHC) has been successful in its bid to deliver the new Birmingham early years health and wellbeing service in partnership with Barnardo’s, Spurgeons Children’s Charity (Spurgeons), St Paul’s Community Development Trust and the Springfield…