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Published on 23rd November 2021

#AllDoorsOpen This Christmas

Donate to our #AllDoorsOpen This Christmas Campaign below: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/alldoorsopenthisxmas Throughout 2021, we’ve been celebrating our 40th anniversary with our #AllDoorsOpen campaign, highlighting how our work helps children, young people and families in the East of England to open the doorways to hope and opportunity. And as we head towards a festive season that we hope…
Donate to our #AllDoorsOpen This Christmas Campaign below: https://www.justgiving.com/campaign/alldoorsopenthisxmas Throughout 2021, we’ve been celebrating our 40th anniversary w…
Published on 8th October 2021

#TeamOrmistonFamilies completes the 2021 London Marathon!

A huge congratulations to our 8 amazing runners who completed the London Marathon in aid of Ormiston Families on 3rd October! Jo, Naomi, Michelle, Holly, Liam, Donna, Tim and Vicky all completed the 26.2 mile run on a relatively bright and dry day in London last Sunday, raising over £7,600 (as of 7th October, excluding…
A huge congratulations to our 8 amazing runners who completed the London Marathon in aid of Ormiston Families on 3rd October! Jo, Naomi, Michelle, Holly, Liam, Donna, Tim and Vicky…
Published on 16th September 2021

Ormiston Families shortlisted for Investors In People Awards 2021

Ormiston Families is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for The Third Sector Award at the Investors In People Awards 2021. In a record-breaking year for entries, with nearly three hundred organisations involved, this is an outstanding achievement and one that everyone at Ormiston Families is proud of. The Investors in People Awards…
Ormiston Families is delighted to announce that we have been shortlisted for The Third Sector Award at the Investors In People Awards 2021. In a record-breaking year for entries, w…
Published on 7th September 2021

Ormiston Families delivers mental health training at North Walsham Town FC

7th September 2021 is Youth Mental Health Day in the UK, a day that encourages understanding and awareness of mental health in young people. The Link, Ormiston Families’ project which provides advice, support and training to adults who work with children and young people aged 0-18 across Norfolk and Waveney, recently visited North Walsham Town…
7th September 2021 is Youth Mental Health Day in the UK, a day that encourages understanding and awareness of mental health in young people. The Link, Ormiston Families’ project …
Published on 20th July 2021

A chat with Anna Palmer, Senior Practitioner at our Sensory Toy Library

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we’ve been speaking to some of our wonderful staff about their achievements and experiences with us. This time, we spoke with Anna Palmer, Volunteer Co-ordinator and Senior Practitioner at our Sensory Toy Library, who has provided children, young people and families with invaluable support during her 22 year…
As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we’ve been speaking to some of our wonderful staff about their achievements and experiences with us. This time, we spoke with Anna P…
Published on 25th June 2021

David Breakspear’s inspirational journey

Our latest anniversary campaign story sees us catching up with David Breakspear, a criminal justice champion, and reformed prisoner. He opens up about the role Ormiston Families played in supporting him and his family through the difficult periods of his imprisonment. As turnaround stories go, David Breakspear’s is surely up there with the most inspirational.…
Our latest anniversary campaign story sees us catching up with David Breakspear, a criminal justice champion, and reformed prisoner. He opens up about the role Ormiston Families pl…
Published on 25th June 2021

A chat with Lucy Adams, an Ormiston Families Cluster Manager

As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we’ve been speaking to some of our wonderful staff about their achievements and experiences with us. First up, we had a chat with Lucy Adams, one of our longest-serving service Cluster Managers whose career has spanned many prisons and helped countless prisoners and their families. Ormiston Families celebrates…
As part of our 40th anniversary celebrations, we’ve been speaking to some of our wonderful staff about their achievements and experiences with us. First up, we had a chat with Lu…
Published on 7th May 2021

A loving legacy

Since its inception, Ormiston Families has been responsible for bringing hope, opportunity, support and compassion to so many. None of that would have been possible, were it not for one man, whose idea it was to create the charity, in memory of his late sister. To launch our anniversary campaign year, we talk to our…
Since its inception, Ormiston Families has been responsible for bringing hope, opportunity, support and compassion to so many. None of that would have been possible, were it not fo…
Published on 30th March 2021

New partnership for delivering children and young people’s mental health services

A new Partnership has been set up to bring together mental and emotional health services for children and young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The Partnership is made up of Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust, Centre 33 and Ormiston Families. Together we will bring our expertise to help build…
A new Partnership has been set up to bring together mental and emotional health services for children and young people in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough. The Partnership is made u…
Published on 9th March 2021

Breaking Barriers Essex wins High Sheriff’s Shield Award

We are delighted to announce that Ormiston Families has won the High Sheriff’s Shield Award at the prestigious High Sheriff’s Awards! Our Breaking Barriers Essex team was awarded the Shield in recognition of ‘their work helping children across Essex to deal with having a parent or carer in prison.’ In total 23 charities tackling crime,…
We are delighted to announce that Ormiston Families has won the High Sheriff’s Shield Award at the prestigious High Sheriff’s Awards! Our Breaking Barriers Essex team was award…