Helping Hands and Families Together
Family Action supports families across the Sandwell area in lots of different ways. Find out more about our latest projects below.
Helping Hands in Sandwell is a social prescribing project which trains volunteers as Health Champions to support families going through diagnosis of ADHD or ASD with their children.
As well as providing one-to-one support with a Health Champion, families can access group sessions and activities at a number of venues across Sandwell, for instance:
The programme aims to prevent Domestic Abuse and is designed to support those families where low level Domestic Abuse or coercive behaviour may be occurring in the home. It is also aimed at parents who want a better relationship with each other and their children, and families where there may have been a first incident of Domestic Abuse and want support.
The Families Together programme recognises that there are many difficulties families will experience which could lead to family conflict and develop into more severe problems if left unresolved. Families Together is a unique programme designed to support men, women and children to recognise and overcome Domestic Abuse, enabling families to develop their awareness, confidence and self-esteem and ultimately supporting families to feel safer and have the tools to improve their family relationship. The programme is delivered in three elements:
‘Any Man Can’ is a 12-week programme; each session is approximately 2 hours per week. The programme explores:
‘The Women’s Toolkit’ is a 10-week programme; each session is approximately 2 hours per week. The programme explores:
There will be a number of family-centred support sessions, tailored around the needs of each family and designed to bring the family together to experience fun and enjoyable activities and to develop lasting memories. Criteria include the following:
To make a refferal, please complete our referral form and email back to us using the below contact details.
Sonia Randhawa, Project Coordinator – Domestic Abuse
Tel: 07967316802; Email: [email protected]