LifeLine Projects


Meet parents and carers just like you

Nathan Singleton

Chief Executive Officer

The Champions Support Network will provide a valuable helping hand for parents and carers out there, especially if you sometimes find that raising and caring for a young person is really challenging. This programme will provide a support structure that you can rely on and it will be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have.

Meet parents and carers just like you

We know that raising and caring for a young person can be really challenging.

And that, if a young person is at risk of issues such as serious youth violence, it can be hard to identify and access the appropriate support.

But we also know that you’re not alone.

Our Champion Peer Mentors are local parents and carers, just like you, who have experience and knowledge and can guide you in navigating the various support systems you require.

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The Champions Support Network is available to parents and carers who live in:

With children who are:

Online Workshops

Getting ready for secondary school

18th January, 1:00pm – 2:30pm, on Zoom

An online workshop to equip parents and carers as they support their child in the transition from Year 6 to Year 7.

How to be a VIP parent

25th January, 7:30pm – 9:00pm on Zoom

VIP parenting is how we communicate a VISION for our child, build the foundations of IDENTITY and help them towards finding their PURPOSE.

Further Parenting Workshops

2nd February, 7:30pm, on Zoom
Journey out of conflict

16th February, 7:30pm, on Zoom
Improving communication

23rd February, 7:30pm, on Zoom
Building resilience

Stop and Search

2nd March, 7:30pm, on Zoom

Face-to-face Workshops

The Hope Café, Romford

25th January, 10:30am – 12:00pm
How to be a VIP parent • BOOK NOW!

1st February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Improving communication

8th February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Building resilience

Barking and Dagenham (Venue TBC)

7th February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
How to be a VIP parent

14th February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Improving communication

21th February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Building resilience

Ilford (Venue TBC)

17th February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
How to be a VIP parent

24th February, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Improving communication

3rd March, 10:30am – 12:00pm
Building resilience

Difficult Conversations

Not sure what to say? Join us on Zoom to get together and thrash out topics that can be hard to talk about so we can all be more confident next time they come up.

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