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Ormiston Families invites local families to its Santa day at Boston Lodge  Image
Ormiston Families’ Boston Lodge is hosting a Santa day on Saturday 1 December to raise funds to run projects and support groups for local children and young people.
Ormiston Families Breaking Barriers service secures £105,000 from BBC Children in Need Image
Our Breaking Barriers project has been awarded £105,000 by Children in Need over the next three years to help support children and young people across Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, Bedfordshire and Essex.
Ormiston Families launches Christmas campaign to support local families facing a difficult time Image
Our new Christmas campaign has launched, featuring mascot Penelope Penguin. The campaign offers the community a festive fundraising resources pack including 12 fundraising ideas, a festive greetings sign-up sheet, a poster and how to guide. There is also a sweepstake that allows people to guess the colour of Penelope’s hat, scarf and mitts.
East of England Co-op have become our headline sponsor for A Christmas Carol by John Bromley-Davenport  Image
Ran in association with the East of England Co-op and taking place on Sunday 9 December at Seckford Theatre in Woodbridge, John Bromley-Davenport will use the power of language, humour, joy and pathos to delight the audience to great effect. The acclaimed production has enraptured spectators for over 30 years on both sides of the Atlantic.
A Christmas Carol by John Bromley-Davenport Image
The East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, is inviting theatre enthusiasts the chance to watch an adapted version of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol in a solo performance by world renowned actor and public speaker, John Bromley-Davenport.
Ormiston Families hosts prison system lecture at Cambridge University’s Fitzwilliam College Image
The East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, is holding its annual lecture at Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge on Tuesday 23 October at 6pm. The lecture will be delivered by Professor Nicola Padfield on ‘what’s going on in the parole (and prison) system?’
Ormiston Families host teenage mental health talk with counsellor and author, Janey Downshire. Image
The East of England’s leading family charity is holding a special evening event on teenage mental health and what parents can do to help their children.
Walk with a Fork reaches £50,000 milestone for local children and young people  Image
East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, held their sixth annual Walk with a Fork event over the weekend, raising more than £6,000 to support local children and young people facing complex life challenges.
Boston Lodge secures Big Lottery Funding for the local community  Image
Ormiston Families’ Boston Lodge has been awarded £10,000 from the Big Lottery Fund to help with the running costs of the building and remain the heart of the community.
Join our team! Image
Come to our recruitment event on Wednesday 12th September from 5pm-7pm to learn more about the roles available in our children’s centre working with 0-5 year olds and our preschool working with children aged 2 to 4 years.
Local companies sought to tee off for charity Image
Ormiston Families and the Jude Brady Foundation have joined together to host a Charity Golf Day at Woodbridge Golf Club on Monday 22 October, with all profits donated to the two charities.
A Spotlight On Your Business Image
Ormiston Families, the East of England’s leading family charity, supporting children, young people and families to manage the challenges they face and improve their life chances, is looking for a number of corporate partners to sponsor its forthcoming events
Walk With A Fork for Suffolk’s leading family charity  Image
Ormiston Families are holding their sixth annual Walk With A Fork event this September, with all proceeds going to support children and young people in the East of England facing complex life challenges.
Volunteers Week! Image
Volunteers week 2018 has been a chance for us to say thank you to our wide range of volunteers for all of the hard work and dedication they put into their work with Ormiston Families! Take a look at some of our wonderful volunteers...
Ex-offender volunteers to help others on probation in the community  Image
The East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, is celebrating Volunteers’ Week with ex-offender Liz Ellis due to finish volunteering for their five-week Transforming Rehabilitation programme at Centenary House in Norwich.
Ormiston Families appoints a new Chief Executive Image
The East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, is pleased to announce Allan Myatt as the new Chief Executive.
Mother of five defies medics to take part in the London Marathon Image
A 49-year-old mother of five is defying medics and taking part in this year’s London Marathon in aid of Ormiston Families Mpower project,
How our Mpower project is changing lives in East Anglia Image
It would be easy to judge Danielle, Stacy and other women whose children have been removed from their care.
When daddy can’t say goodnight Image
Ormiston Families works with fathers who are in prison to help them maintain family life. It isn’t always easy but it can be rewarding.
Celebrate Success! Image
The East of England’s leading family charity, Ormiston Families, brought together over 80 employees, volunteers, fundraisers and trustees to recognise and celebrate its successes.
Families with children in care to be given more help after funding boost Image
Our Mpower project has received more funding from a public health grant.
Small Steps Together Image
We are delighted to announce a Perinatal support service.
Volunteer readers wanted for new Story Starters project Image
Ormiston Families and national charity Beanstalk have partnered up to host Story Starters in all of Ormiston Families’ nurseries.
Ormiston Families celebrates its move into new headquarters Image
Ormiston Families have now moved into new headquarters.
Ormiston Families partnership with Lincolnshire Action Trust  Image
Ormiston Families, the East of England’s leading family charity, has partnered with the Lincolnshire Action Trust to deliver vital services in three Lincolnshire prisons.