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Let’s demonstrate the importance of our work to our communities

Results and hitting your targets are the bedrock of success–especially in something like sports. The more goals a football player scores, the more valuable they become and the higher the salary they get paid. It makes perfect sense. It's the same in the business world–the more successful a CEO is, the more they are respected and valued. But results and...

1 year ago

 by Nathan Singleton

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LifeLine to double mentoring provision in East London schools

We are extremely pleased to have been recognised once again by the Mayor of London for our work with young people, having been awarded further funding worth £438,000 from the New Deal for Young People programme. We've seen up-close how adversely young people have been affected by the pandemic–at risk of poor mental health, isolation, exploitation, or serious youth violence–which...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Team Spotlights

Introducing Anne Smith, Author of Creative English

This month, we'd like to introduce Dr Anne Smith, Author and Lead Trainer of the Creative English programme and part of our FaithAction team. Anne has worked with LifeLine on various community projects since 2006, including developing the Young Stars and Creative English programme, which use drama to create a sense of belonging and to create further opportunities. Anne was...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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A lifetime commitment to our communities

Like any parent, when I became a father, I wanted my children to get the best start in life. An important part of this was making sure we could be the best parents possible and provide opportunities for our children that would help them develop new life skills. This required sacrifices but we wanted them to have a solid foundation...

1 year ago

 by Nathan Singleton

Team Spotlights

Introducing John Singleton MBE, LifeLine Founder and Chair

This month, we're extremely proud to profile John Singleton, Founder and Chair of LifeLine. John has just been awarded an MBE for his Charitable Services in the King's New Year Honours list. We hope you enjoy this chance to get to know more about the formation of LifeLine and the inspiration for the work we do. John Singleton grew up...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Parents in Elm Park now benefiting from new Little Learners nursery

We are extremely excited to announce the opening of our second Little Learners nursery in Elm Park, expanding on our current offering in response to growing demands for childcare in the area. Located in a renovated residential property on Ambleside Avenue, this new nursery offers a further 37 places for local children to join the Little Learners family and learn...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Mentoring: the key to releasing agents for change

Nobody cares how much you know, until they know how much you care. Theodore Roosevelt When I was growing up, I was lucky enough to have a stable family and caring extended family that provided me the guidance and support that I needed. Like most children, I learnt by observing adults and then imitating them, particularly the ones They should...

1 year ago

 by Nathan Singleton

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LifeLine partners with London Youth on London-wide mentoring development

We are very pleased to announce that We'll be working in partnership with London Youth to deliver a London-wide training and development programme aimed at community groups and providers who are engaging with Supporting and challenging young people to become the best they can be London Youth work with thousands of young people across London, supported by a large network...

1 year ago

 by Ruth Lowe

Team Spotlights

Introducing Jayden, young person and SW!TCH Ambassador

This month we chat with Jayden, a young person involved with I wouldn't know how to react. I guess negative? I get nervous that they might be stopping me for no reason. If they listened to more young people, it would help.The LifeLine stop and search workshops I attended taught me about knife crime situations and about what was happening...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Volunteers wanted: mentoring for young people in gangs in Havering

Our SW!TCH Lives team are currently looking for volunteers to work with our mentoring programme for youth people in Havering.We're working with young people who are engaged with Probation and Youth Justice Services in Havering to provide in-depth mentoring services and help them make the choices that will lead them out of gang and violent lifestyles. Download application form

1 year ago

 by Ian Kane

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Referrals wanted: Serious Group Violence mentoring in Havering

Our SW!TCH Lives are currently seeking referrals to our mentoring programme in relation to Serious Group Violence in the London Borough of Havering.Our team are working with young people who are engaged with Probation and Youth Justice Services in Havering to provide in-depth mentoring services and help them make the choices that will lead them out of gang and violent...

1 year ago

 by Ian Kane

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Offering support for every kind of family

We need diversity of thought in the world to face the new challenges. Tim Berners-Lee Over the many years that I've worked in the charity sector, I've seen countless new initiatives and programmes launched with the aim of supporting and helping families.I once took part in a team-building exercise that involved everyone being given six Lego bricks. You were given...

1 year ago

 by Nathan Singleton

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