As Safe Families for Children expands, please visit this webpage regularly for training dates, press coverage, reports, news and updates.

The End of the Journey

A lot of mothers, and fathers as well, struggle with mental health. Sometimes that’s all they want, just a shoulder to lean on.

Volunteers Feed Homeless Family of 5

A single dad with 4 young daughters (all under the age of 6) was suddenly forced out of his accommodation. While waiting for the council to provide a flat, the family were staying in a local B&B. For two weeks the family wouldn’t have a kitchen where they could prepare affordable meals or even a place… Read more »

My Second Birthday Card

We have been working with Julie* and her 4-year-old son Billy since last year.  When we first met Julie, she was isolated and unhappy in her flat. Her son who has special needs was only in nursery a few hours per week, and Julie desperately needed a break. Julie had been through the care system… Read more »

An Angel from Heaven

Helen is mum to two little girls, Jessica and Isabella. She first heard about Safe Families when she was separating from her partner and trying to move house. Without any wider family in the area it was a difficult time for Helen and the children. Isabella has additional needs and needed a lot of attention… Read more »