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Bump & Beyond Chosen Charity 2020

The Norfolk Bump & Beyond Baby and Toddler Fair are pleased to announce that our Bump & Beyond chosen charity 2020 is Break. Our next guest blog is kindly written by Break. They are a local children’s charity based in Norfolk. Find out about who they are and what they offer! Please help us to raise awareness and money for them at The Norfolk Bump & Beyond Baby and Toddler Fair on Sunday 29th March 2020 at The Norfolk Showground.

Meet Break the charity supporting families across East Anglia

When families face difficult times, it is the children who suffer most. At Break’s Family Centre, the highly skilled team of professionals offer all kinds of therapeutic and practical support for families. Therefore, helping them through these difficult times.

Hazeldene Family Assessment CentrePoster about the charity Break detailing key statistics on the Hazeldene Family Assessment Centre and services they offer

Hazeldene provides a safe space for families to undergo parenting assessment with a placement lasting up to 12 weeks. Each family is offered a bespoke package of support and direct work that aims to meet individual family’s needs. Over the last year, we have been able to incorporate even more sessions for families, including:

  1. Baby Massage – promoting attachment between child and parent through touch.
  2. Gro Brain – interactive and visual learning about child brain development.
  3. Freedom Programme – providing knowledge of signs and tactics of abusers as well as the impact domestic abuse has on children.
  4. Lego Therapy Sessions – aid in better communication between families
  5. Rolling weekly group sessions – covering a range of topics including childhood health, personal hygiene, and safer sleeping.

The charity have also been able to make some great links with the local community. Thus providing even more for the families we work with. This includes a local church that provides weekly baby groups. Fortunately, we also donate welcome packs with food samples, toiletries and some baby essentials for new arrivals.

Fareshare is another charity that we have links with. They provide surplus food goods from local supermarkets to charitable causes.Father reading a book to a baby on his lap

Break Family Centre

Break Family Centre provides a range of services for children, families and the professionals that support them. These services include providing assessments, working with schools, offering therapeutic work, family support, contact services, training and development, and parenting support.

If you would like to know more about Break, please click here to visit their website. Come along and chat with the team and support them as the Bump & Beyond chosen charity 2020.