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Published on 30th March 2020

Something to brighten your day!

Charities like ours are needed more than ever right now. Despite these very difficult circumstances, we are continuing to support our service users in the best way we can, thanks to our dedicated practitioners. Throughout this challenging time, we find ourselves looking for positivity, distraction and fun – and so we are running an online…
Charities like ours are needed more than ever right now. Despite these very difficult circumstances, we are continuing to support our service users in the best way we can, thanks t…
Published on 19th March 2020

Fun indoors with the kids!

The fantastic team who run Play Out Childcare have come up with some great activities to keep you and the kids entertained, learning and having fun together while self-isolating. Take a look! We really appreciate all the families who are self-isolating with their child at the moment, and we understand that your child probably doesn’t…
The fantastic team who run Play Out Childcare have come up with some great activities to keep you and the kids entertained, learning and having fun together while self-isolating. T…
Published on 17th March 2020

Covid-19 Walk With a Fork update

Important Announcement Walk with a Fork Norfolk Postponement In line with government advice,  we have made the difficult decision to postpone our Norfolk Walk With A Fork event due to take place on 29 March 2020.  We are working closely with Raynham Hall  to secure a new date in the autumn and a further update…
Important Announcement Walk with a Fork Norfolk Postponement In line with government advice,  we have made the difficult decision to postpone our Norfolk Walk With A Fork event du…
Published on 14th February 2020

Quiz and Mezze Night is a roaring success!

Our recent Quiz and Mezze Night held at Fynn Valley Golf Club on 4th February was a roaring success, and we’d like to thank all our supporters who came and made the night so special. Through ticket sales, a raffle and auction we raised just under £1800 – an incredible amount which will help us…
Our recent Quiz and Mezze Night held at Fynn Valley Golf Club on 4th February was a roaring success, and we’d like to thank all our supporters who came and made the night so spec…
Published on 31st January 2020

Ormiston Families announces new goal to mark Children’s Mental Health Week

Encouraged by Children’s Mental Health Week call to ‘find your brave’, we are announcing our plans to extend  services to reach 2,000 more young people who need support across the region … Around three children in every primary school class has a mental health problem, and many more struggle with challenges from bullying to bereavement. …
Encouraged by Children’s Mental Health Week call to ‘find your brave’, we are announcing our plans to extend  services to reach 2,000 more young people who need support acro…
Published on 16th January 2020

Fay Reid – Transforming Rehabilitation

Ormiston Families supports young people and their families across the East of England to feel safe, healthy and resilient and provide them with the tools their need to look after their wellbeing and build a brighter future. Our aim is to help people make choices to improve the life chances of their children. Fay Reid…
Ormiston Families supports young people and their families across the East of England to feel safe, healthy and resilient and provide them with the tools their need to look after t…
Published on 20th December 2019

The trickiest time of the year

For some families, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. For far too many though, it is the trickiest time. Ormiston Families aims to make a positive difference to families across the east of England who are struggling and have nowhere else to turn to for support. Here’s a round-up of some of…
For some families, Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year. For far too many though, it is the trickiest time. Ormiston Families aims to make a positive difference to fami…
Published on 7th November 2019

Lecture with London Metropolitan Police Commissioner helps raise awareness in Cambridgeshire

On the evening of Wednesday 30th October Ormiston Families held our 5th annual lecture at Trinity College Cambridge. Guests, including local residents, supporters and friends of Ormiston Families, enjoyed a fascinating lecture by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Dame Cressida Dick CBE QPM and an informative speech from The Lord-Lieutenant of Cambridgeshire and trustee of Ormiston Families,…
On the evening of Wednesday 30th October Ormiston Families held our 5th annual lecture at Trinity College Cambridge. Guests, including local residents, supporters and friends of Or…
Published on 11th October 2019

Welcome to our new website

Welcome to our new website, designed to make accessing information about us and support from us easier and quicker. Whether you’re a child, young person or parent seeking our support, a practitioner looking to refer someone you are working with, a donor, volunteer, potential colleague or just a curious visitor – welcome! We hope that…
Welcome to our new website, designed to make accessing information about us and support from us easier and quicker. Whether you’re a child, young person or parent seeking our sup…
Published on 25th October 2019

Golfers raise thousands for Ormiston Families!

Our fifth annual Golf Day took place at Colchester Golf Club on 23rd October, with nine teams from across the region taking part to raise money for our services supporting families who need us the most. In total the day raised £5500 from team entries, raffle and sponsorship combined – a fantastic amount which will…
Our fifth annual Golf Day took place at Colchester Golf Club on 23rd October, with nine teams from across the region taking part to raise money for our services supporting families…