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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

Case Studies

Case Study: Serious Group Violence mentoring

LifeLine's SW!TCH Lives programme is funded through the Community Safety Team of the London Borough of Havering. The SW!TCH Lives team provides support to vulnerable young people in Havering, who are at risk of or who are currently known to the Criminal Justice System, to prevent their situation from worsening. The service works closely with the Council's Youth Offending Service and Probation...

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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Returning, reflecting

Having worked at LifeLine for 19 years now---with 15 years as part of the Senior Management Team and 5 years as CEO---the trustees suggested that I take a sabbatical. When it was first suggested to me, I thought the idea was outrageous. How would the organisation cope? How would I cope? What would I do? Would there be an organisation...

6 months ago

 by Nathan Singleton

Team Spotlights

Introducing Niall, Little Learners Nursery Chef

This month, we're talking with Niall, who joined our Little Learners Nursery team earlier this year. As a chef for one of our nursery settings, Niall provided our Little Learners with home-cooked and nutritious meals to give them the energy they need for a day of learning through play. How would you describe your family? They taught me to always...

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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Why does a boomerang come back?

This is my first month back at work after taking a sabbatical. Luckily for me, as I step back into the role, not much has changed. Same desk, same office space. The one thing that has changed is me–but that's a story for another time. It did get me thinking, however, about other members of our team who moved on...

7 months ago

 by Nathan Singleton

Team Spotlights

Introducing Jeremy Simmons, Policy and Programme Officer at FaithAction

This month, we're talking with Jeremy, who has been a member of our FaithAction team as Policy and Programme Officer since 2019. Jeremy has been leading on the team's engagement with government policy, including feeding back to Westminster on the effects of policy changes, and has been responsible for much of the recent research FaithAction has published into the contributions...

7 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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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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A righteous cause

My team at FaithAction have developed a great way of working together. They're able to able to focus on working hard, support one another, and enjoy each other's company. Some of us may take a job because we're impassioned to make a difference, because we enjoy the community feeling of the workplace or, quite frankly, because we need the money....

8 months ago

 by Daniel Singleton

Team Spotlights

Introducing Farhatnaz, HR Officer

This month, we're talking with Farhatnaz, who joined LifeLine last year. Naz is the HR Officer within our Support Services team, working behind the scenes to ensure our staff are able to deliver the best possible services. Where did you grow up? What was your family like? As an HR officer, my responsibilities include recruitment–handling job applications, working with job...

8 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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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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