Community might not be the answer to poverty but it is the answer to isolation, and for people who don’t want to be reached, who might be living in the throes of shame, depression or frustration, we have to make sure that they don’t fall through the gap—that we rally alongside one another to encourage and nurture community-spirited relationships. We have seen the difference this can make...
Drawing families out of seclusion and into community is of one of the ways that children who are struggling with ACEs can be noticed and prescribed some of the support they so desperately need in order to flourish in life.
This week is #ChallengePovertyWeek in England & Wales. We see, first hand, the effects of poverty on families, and recognise that confident parenting plays an important part in reducing its impact on children.
This month, we acknowledge Rachel Bird for her dedication to building partnerships and strengthening relationships, not only between parents and children but between families and the community at large.
The impact of nature in children’s well-being is increasingly understood and valued by experts and health professionals, and is supported by many recent studies...
The recently published Pillars of Community report by the Centre for Social Justice is a response to a perceived disintegration of community in our country as well as an investigation into how to enable communities to thrive, something that is important to the success of our Kids Matter parenting programme.
As Mental Health Awareness Week draws to a close, we take the chance to celebrate conversation and acknowledge that parenting is hard and support is essential.
With the past year having brought such pain and created such need, stepping over the threshold (literal or psychological) and showing support, encouragement and grace to those around us is more important than ever.
This month, we acknowledge Sharon Blyth for her perseverance, enthusiasm and unwavering dedication to the parents and families in her community.
Research suggests that children’s anxiety about their imprisoned parent has increased as a result of lack of contact during the Covid-19 pandemic, making support for these families all the more critical.