LifeLine Projects

Early Help Collective

Support and guidance for new families in Barking and Dagenham.

Sometimes families need support. And that's okay.

Life with a new-born can bring many changes and challenges.

It’s normal to find it hard to deal with them, on top of the normal issues of daily life.

That's why we're proud to be a part of the Early Help Collective.

We're working alongside other organisations in Barking and Dagenham to help new families with those challenging times and unplanned situations.

Support for new parents

Our team are on-hand to answers your questions and provide guidance

Someone to talk to

Share your experiences with other parents and help to support each other

Help with parental and family issues

Get in-depth support and guidance based on tried-and-true practice

Self-care and mental health

Learn simple ways to help control stress and improve your mental health

The Early Help Collective is made up of seven organisations working in Barking and Dagenham. Apart from LifeLine Projects, these are:

Looking for support?

Want to get guidance from the Early Help Collective?

Leave us your details below and a member of our team will be in touch shortly with more information about how to join in!

Want to support others?

Interested in sharing your knowledge and expertise?

If you’re looking to give something back to your community, this is your chance to become one of our family peer supporters.

Full training is provided and expenses are covered.

It’s great to see all these organisations coming together to help support local people. Starting a new family isn’t easy—it’s important for parents to know that everyone struggles at first.

And it’s equally important that they know that they’re never alone.

Tilishia Green
Head of Family Services, LifeLine Projects

Recent updates about the Early Help Collective

Case Study: Early Help Collective

The Early Help Collective is an initiative funded by the London Borough of Barking and Dagenham to provide guidance and support to parents. LifeLine Projects is working alongside six other organisations in the Collective to answer parents’ questions, signpost them to helpful services, bring them together to support each other, and support their mental health.

2 months ago

 by LifeLine Comms Team

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 by Nathan Singleton

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