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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

Articles

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

Team Spotlights

Introducing Serea Reid, Youth Development Worker and Outreach Coordinator

This month, we'd like to introduce you to Serea, an outstanding youth worker who joined our SW!TCH team earlier this year and has been coordinated the delivery of our positive activities and other outreach activities across local boroughs. Have you always worked in the charity sector? Mental health doesn't get a lot of prominence, particularly in the black community. From...

1 year ago

 by Serea Reid

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LifeLine and StreetGames grow mentoring across London

StreetGames' expertise is in using the power of sport to transform young lives and bring communities together, and we're proud to be able to use that expertise to support LifeLine in their work providing much needed support to young people who might otherwise find themselves heading down the wrong path. James Gregory, Area Director, StreetGames The core aims of the...

1 year ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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Commitment enhances our bonds with the community

In Danny Wallace's memoir, 'Yes Man', he recounts how he chose to say 'yes' to just about anything that was offered to him for an entire year. The idea was that, if you take that leap of faith and make a commitment to something you'd normally reject, you just might end up happier for it.There's someone I know, an old...

2 years ago

 by Nathan Singleton

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Capacity building programme SW!TCH Communities receives extra funding

LifeLine is pleased to announce that our capacity building programme, SW!TCH Communities, has received extra funding from London's

2 years ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

Team Spotlights

Introducing Agne Pilkauskiene, Healthwatch Engagement and Project Officer

This month, we'd like to introduce Agne, who joined our Healthwatch Barking and Dagenham team in July as an Engagement and Project Officer. If you live in the borough, you might have met her already when she's been out and about running pop-up stands and carrying out surveys to gather feedback from the public on local health and care services....

2 years ago

 by Agne Pilkauskiene

Articles

Queen Elizabeth II: She made us see change as unavoidable

As I watched the TV with my family, witnessing the final chapter in the laying to rest of Queen Elizabeth II, I couldn't help but think back to the photo of her sitting alone in St. George's Chapel during Prince Philip's funeral in 2021. She, like the rest of us during the lockdown, made some very personal sacrifices for the...

2 years ago

 by Nathan Singleton

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The Champions Support Network returns

We're pleased to announce that we have secured a financial boost from The Mayor of London Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), which will allow us to help to support proactive parents across three London boroughs, who themselves have conquered all the odds, to become Parent Champions for parents and carers in need of support, direction, and solutions for their...

2 years ago

 by Ian Kane

Team Spotlights

Introducing Sunita Bhakar, Champions Support Worker

This month, we'd like to introduce Sunita, who first came to us two years ago as a Parent Champion with our Champions Support Network, providing guidance to parents and carers. She's now a Support Worker, assisting and encouraging other Parent Champions with their mentoring. Where did you grow up? After living in Newham for just over a year, I had...

2 years ago

 by Sunita Bhakar

Team Spotlights

Tips and wisdom from Royston Dawswell, Youth Development Worker and Parent Champion Co-ordinator

This month, we'd like to introduce Royston, an incredibly dedicated Youth Development Worker within our SW!TCH team and one of I was born in Stratford and raised in Manor Park. For me, Manor Park was very normal, well-located, just a useful place to grow up. It was me and my five siblings living in a single parent household.My mother is...

2 years ago

 by Royston Dawswell

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