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Spurgeons Children’s Charity – statement regarding Amesbury nerve agent exposure

By Spurgeons | July 5, 2018
Statement 5 July 2018 Following the recent Novichok nerve agent exposure near Amesbury, Public Health England has issued a statement to say that they do not believe there is any significant health risk to the wider public. They have published…
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Tackling domestic violence

By Spurgeons | June 28, 2018
Spurgeons Children’s Charity will be tackling the issue of a whole family approach to domestic violence and abuse as they host a work shop at this year’s National Children’s Commissioning and Contracting Training Conference (NCCTC) event in Derbyshire. As a…
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New partnership to support families living with domestic abuse in Norwich

By Spurgeons | June 11, 2018
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 Norwich to improve outcomes for individuals and whole families experiencing domestic abuse.…
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Birmingham Forward Steps

By Spurgeons | January 5, 2018
The new health and wellbeing service for all pre-school children throughout Birmingham is to begin operating on 8 January. Led by BCHC, the new service sees the integration of health visiting and children’s centre teams as part of a drive to give every child…
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60% of children denied mental health treatment, new figures show

By Spurgeons | 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 down FOI requests made to NHS Trusts cover 2010-2016 New charity project will seek to save lives and…
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Ministry of Defence tackles domestic violence with funding boost

By Spurgeons | 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 Spurgeons | 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 Spurgeons | 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 Spurgeons | 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…