Lewisham Children & Family Centre

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FOCUS: Our work with refugees

Its Refugee Week. Here is a summary of our work supporting refugees in Lewisham and other areas in London. In Croydon, we deliver the Asylum Childcare Project Creche, which is a bespoke crèche facility for the UK Visa and Immigration Service, from the Early Years Alliance, providing excellent care for children under 5, while their…

Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 – Loneliness

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week and this years theme is loneliness. The Campaign to End Loneliness says “In total , 45% of adults feel occasionally, sometimes or often lonely in England. This equates to twenty five million people.” Action for Children have also reported 24% of parents surveyed said they were always or…

Making a referral to our services

Information for Professionals working with families in Lewisham. The Early Years Alliance Children and Family Centres provide 1:1 Family Support, Parenting Courses and Domestic Abuse Recovery Programmes to families facing difficult periods and challenges in their lives. All referrals for the following services can be completed online via our professionals referral form or sent to…

Domestic abuse isn’t always physical. Coercive control is an act or a pattern of acts of assault, threats, humiliation and intimidation or other abuse that is used to harm, punish, or frighten their victim. This controlling behaviour is designed to make a person dependent by isolating them from support, exploiting them, depriving them of independence…

Safer Internet Tips

Even very young children spend lots of time online. These top tips have been written for you (parents and carers) by  the UK Safer Internet Centre to share, and talk about, with your children. It’s never too early to talk about life online! Parental Controls Making sure your child can’t access things that are not…

Support for male victims domestic abuse

If you are (or suspect you are) a male victim of domestic abuse – you are not alone. There are many organisations that can help you and most offer an anonymous service and have quick to escape webpages so your partner cannot see that you’ve accessed their website. Many of these services are for those…

It’s World Autism Awareness Week

It’s 60 years since a group of parents of autistic children founded the National Autistic Society to fight for autistic people’s rights. What is Autism? Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects how people communicate and interact with the world. One in 100 people are on the autism spectrum and there are around 700,000…

It’s Single Parents Day!

Single Parents Day is a day for single parents to reflect on and celebrate their achievements, for the world to show single parents how much they’re valued and for organisations like to join in – and push for a more equal society, in which all families are on a level playing field, however many parents…

Help with the cost of living crisis

Millions of people across the UK have have noticed our food, energy and petrol costs rising and talk of further rises can be really worrying.  Step Change have some great advice on how to help you now and how to be prepared for any further changes.   How can I reduce the impact of this…

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