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Published on 15th May 2020

Mental Health Awareness Week – Kindness Rocks

Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place 18th-24th May 2020. This week is a reminder to us all to check in on our friends, family and neighbours to ask how they are or how you can support them. It is also a reminder to us all that mental health is just as important as physical…
Mental Health Awareness Week is taking place 18th-24th May 2020. This week is a reminder to us all to check in on our friends, family and neighbours to ask how they are or how you …
Published on 29th April 2020

#ResilienceMeans

Resilience is a word that has been used a lot since we have been on lockdown. It’s a word which we at Ormiston Families use often and forms part of our vision for families across the East of England. We strive to help families, young people and children build resilience in order to feel strong…
Resilience is a word that has been used a lot since we have been on lockdown. It’s a word which we at Ormiston Families use often and forms part of our vision for families ac…
Published on 24th April 2020

‘I had a bad dream mummy’

Thank you to Toni Bentley, Operations Manager at our Point 1 service, for sending in a blog about resilience and how this global situation is affecting children throughout the country. Point 1 is a mental health support service we provide for children and young people up to the age of 17.   ‘I had a…
Thank you to Toni Bentley, Operations Manager at our Point 1 service, for sending in a blog about resilience and how this global situation is affecting children throughout the coun…
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…