Sova offer intensive support to Walsall families alongside existing professionals within integrated childcare, family and health services.

This project:-

  • Befriending and mentoring for children, young people and families;
  • Meet with a child, young person and/or family once a week (variable) within the centre and/or in the community to support with increasing family engagement in activities eg, Stay and Play Sessions
  • Identify the needs of and progress new and existing Walsall families to increase access to centre based activities and relevant opportunities though on-going intensive support

The passionate Cgl staff team in Walsall deliver a range of services including:

  • 0-19 Early help/Family Support Provision
  • Parenting Programmes
  • PEEPS / Targeted Stay and Play Sessions
  • Oral / Dental Hygiene
  • Employment and Training Advice
  • Antenatal Parent Education Classes
  • Health Interventions(e.g. smoking cessation, healthy eating, breastfeeding support, toilet training, Healthy Start Vitamins)
  • Speech and Language Support
  • Baby Clinic
  • Weekend and School Holiday Activities
  • Trips and Outings

without the support of a mentor I would never of gone back to the session with my child


This project is funded by: