Posts Categorized: Children and Young People

Managing exam results – tips for young people and parents

Now A-Level and GCSE results are out, you may be wondering how best to support your teenager facing up to their disappointment. Not everyone got the grades they dreamt of and, although outwardly younger people may not appear so upset, deep down they may well be feeling the stress of despair, guilt maybe, and anger that… Read more »

Students give top marks to in-school counselling

Ninety-eight per cent of students at middle and upper schools across Bedfordshire have rated in-school counselling by the local Relate team as ‘very good’ or ‘excellent’. Students who received ‘in-school counselling’ by Relate Bedfordshire and Luton were asked to say on a scale of one to five how they felt about: Relationships at home Relationships… Read more »

Funds run dry for free play therapy and young people’s counselling

Increased demand for our play therapy and young people counselling has exhausted funds for our free services. All funding for the Centre’s Talktime and Play Therapy services – including £112,000 awarded by Children In Need earlier this year – has been fully committed. “We will continue to offer these services but reluctantly, we must now… Read more »

Funding Secured for Couple Counselling in Luton – Local Family Offer Pilot Project

Flying Start is Luton’s pregnancy to five strategy which focuses on improving outcomes for babies and children. Flying Start has secured grant funding for one year (until 31st March 2017) from the Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) for a pilot programme known as the Local Family Offer. This work is part of the governments… Read more »