Dr Anne Smith PhD

Champions Support Network for parents and carers

During Lockdown 1.0, we developed our support to parents, with new initiatives like our remote one-to-one support sessions for parents and an online parent support group to help and encourage parents as they faced the challenges of parenting through lockdown

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Anthony Stewart

Supporting mental wellbeing in the workplace

Why should employers care about mental health? The World Health Organisation defines mental health as “A state of wellbeing in which every individual realises their potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and make a 

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LifeLine Comms Team

Welcoming back our Little Learners to nursery

We proud to say that our two Little Learners nurseries re-opened at the start of July following the easing of lockdown. And our outstanding teams have been working hard to ensure that measures are in place to keep your little

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Eugene Amoako

On parenting and the Ghanian diaspora

On the evening of Sunday, 21st June, LifeLine Projects held an online gathering for parents from the Ghanaian diaspora. We had around 35 parents on the Zoom call, mainly from communities across London, but also a few from further abroad,

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LifeLine Comms Team

How we’re looking after ourselves in lockdown

We’re still potentially a long way from returning to our previous way of life, and it’s crucial that we stay healthly – both physically and mentally – during this trying time. We’ve asked our teams to let us know what

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Nathan Singleton

What we’ve learnt from lockdown

Lifeline’s youth work team—collectively known as SW!TCH—works with young people who are at risk of being excluded from mainstream schooling, of having poor mental health, or of being involved in Serious Youth Violence. Traditionally, this takes place both in schools

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LifeLine Comms Team

Our tips for outreach and detached work

Daniel Chery, one of the managers of our SW!TCH team, has pulled together his top tips for outreach and detached working. Always work in pairs Ensure you have a current and updated risk assessment Dynamically assess a situation before approaching

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Nathan Singleton

Youth work: averting an oncoming crisis

As we pass our 90th day in lockdown and the government has started to ease restrictions, our youth team – still out and about supporting young people – have started to observe a growing number of young people back out

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