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Published on 10th June 2022

Ormiston Families sets up parent support group ‘Stronger Together’

Parents and carers of children with additional needs or disabilities can face a lonely struggle to find these children the support they need. Thriving in school, connecting with peers and developing mentally and emotionally are milestones made possible for these children by a limited number of extracurricular resources. Recognition for the parents and carers of…
Parents and carers of children with additional needs or disabilities can face a lonely struggle to find these children the support they need. Thriving in school, connecting with pe…
Published on 3rd March 2022

Roger Graef OBE

It’s with great sadness, and a debt of gratitude, that we acknowledge the passing of our patron, Roger Graef OBE. Born in the USA, Roger became famous the world over for his incredible contribution to film and television. He was responsible for producing and writing numerous documentaries, and in so doing bringing so many significant…
It’s with great sadness, and a debt of gratitude, that we acknowledge the passing of our patron, Roger Graef OBE. Born in the USA, Roger became famous the world over for his incr…
Published on 21st December 2021

Ormiston Families’ 2021 Fundraising Events Summary

Fundraising has been a difficult task over the last couple of years, with our Philanthropy Team in particular having to get creative in order to raise vital funds for our services around lockdowns, social distancing and other all-new obstacles. And in spite of these challenges, our team worked tirelessly to rally community support and donations…
Fundraising has been a difficult task over the last couple of years, with our Philanthropy Team in particular having to get creative in order to raise vital funds for our services …
Published on 15th December 2021

Ormiston Families to deliver child bereavement service

Ormiston Families is delighted to announce that Cambridgeshire-based Stars Children’s Bereavement Support Service is to become part of the organisation. Stars has been providing support to bereaved children and young people since 2006, having originally been set up by a group of counsellors who were concerned about the lack of support available to children whose…
Ormiston Families is delighted to announce that Cambridgeshire-based Stars Children’s Bereavement Support Service is to become part of the organisation. Stars has been providing …
Published on 14th December 2021

Youth in Mind – Newsletter Issue 3

Since Spring, Ormiston Families’ Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service has been actively involved in the Youth in Mind project, helping to shape mental health service in Norfolk and Waveney. The latest issue of the Youth in Mind newsletter can be downloaded here or below – this issue introduces the Youth in Mind team…
Since Spring, Ormiston Families’ Children and Young People’s Mental Health Service has been actively involved in the Youth in Mind project, helping to shape mental heal…
Published on 9th December 2021

An enormous congratulations to the Small Steps Together team for their success at the 2021 Children & Young People Now Awards, scooping The Early Years Award! The award results were announced at a virtual ceremony on 25th November, watched live by many at Ormiston Families. The service was commended for its vital work in helping…
An enormous congratulations to the Small Steps Together team for their success at the 2021 Children & Young People Now Awards, scooping The Early Years Award! The award results…
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 …