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SW!TCH Minds supports mental health of young people in Havering

We’re proud to announce that, thanks to funding from the Havering Clinical Commissioning Group, our SW!TCH Minds programme is currently supporting the mental health and wellbeing of young people in Havering. With demand for mental health services for young people increasing dramatically in the wake of the pandemic, our team are working in partnership with three other organisations—HBBS Counselling, Relate,...

4 weeks ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Creative English supports local health literacy

Thanks to funding from the borough’s Health Inequalities Fund, FaithAction will be delivering Creative English for Health sessions in Barking and Dagenham through a partnership with three local community hubs. Over the year, the programme aims to reach 225 local residents, who do not speak English as their first language, and help improve their general health literacy, English language skills,...

2 months ago

 by Andrew Welsby

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Local Faith Leaders Network enters next phase

This month, a diverse group of faith leaders in Barking and Dagenham gathered together to hear about an exciting new programme that will see faith groups getting involved in running vital health-focused projects for their communities. The Faith Leaders Network is a network of leaders from different faith groups united by a desire to meet local needs through practical acts...

2 months ago

 by Andrew Welsby

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SW!TCH Futures to support 400 more young people in London

We’re delighted to announce that our SW!TCH Futures programme for young people on the edge of poor mental health, criminal exploitation, and education exclusion will be expanding even further. Thanks to funding from the new Propel initiative, we’ll be expanding our team of Youth Development Workers to support an additional 400 young people across East London over the next two...

3 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Using self-reporting to help demonstrate impact

Stakeholders, trustees, management teams, funders, and commissioners no longer just want to know just what we do---our outputs---they want to know the full impact that our work is having. LifeLine Projects is well-known for its award-winning VIP Mentoring approach. We're currently supporting over 600 at-risk young people. And, since 2000, we've helped over 300,000 people across our various programmes using...

5 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Art with BootzMama Black History Art Exhibition

Join us on a journey of discovery and appreciation for the art of our young people at LifeLine Projects. The Art with BootzMama Black History Art Exhibition is a celebration of culture, unity and creativity. Our exhibit is a testament to the resilience and brilliance of Black people, Black Artists and Black Art.

6 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Healthwatch, SW!TCH, and LifeLine Church join forces for charity car wash

On the afternoon of Friday 8th September 2023, Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, SW!TCH, and Fusion joined forces to host a charity car wash for the local community. The majority of the team working the car wash was made up of local young people volunteering their time in order to support a charitable cause. This included a number of SW!TCH Ambassadors---young...

6 months ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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Wellbeing, integration, and partnership: updates from the FaithAction team

The FaithAction team have been very busy recently, with Faith in Partnership Week just gone and numerous projects launching. The team have provided us with an update on what they've been getting up to.

7 months ago

 by FaithAction

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Celebrating SW!TCH on TikTok and in the sunday papers

Bursting onto TikTok Our SW!TCH team have recently started posting on TikTok, rapidly growing their following of young people to over 300 in a few months. As well as promoting upcoming activities, the team are able to provide a wider range of content for young people than in their face-to-face mentoring sessions–for example, key youth workers introduce themselves and share...

8 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Creative English focuses on cardiovascular health in Birmingham

Following the successful pilot of Creative English: Caring for my Family last year, Birmingham City Council have given FaithAction a further opportunity to run Creative English for Health with places of worship, faith-based and community organisations within Birmingham, this time with a focus on cardiovascular health.

9 months ago

 by FaithAction

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Supporting adults, families, and communities

Our new Family Services team have been hard at work this year, delivering a range of programmes to adults, families, and communities across East London.The Champions Support Network, which brings parents and carers together to form community support networks, particularly dealing with youth violence, exclusion and mental health. We run coffee mornings to forge connections plus workshops and training to...

10 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Improving support for young people with SEND in Barking and Dagenham

Here at Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham, we have recently launched a new project regarding the Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) process and we're keen to hear from parents and carers of children and young people with special needs or disability. An EHCP is a legal document that helps children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND)...

11 months ago

 by Manisha Modhvadia

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