Type of service provided:
Advice and support (advocacy and parenting support)
Under 21s primarily but some capacity to support parents over 21.
- Advocacy support for parents living in Southwark to help with issues such as benefits, housing, NRPF, education, health, employment – anything affecting their lives. We also help with complaint writing and accessing other services. We run parenting workshops such as paediatric first aid courses. We run a parenting community hub which brings parents from across the borough together.
Who is the service for?
Parents requiring support who are living in Southwark.
Criteria for access to service
Open access to any parent who would like our support. No professional referral required but welcome.
Accessibility of this service
Fully accessible. The Parenting worker works part time so it is a good idea to call Inspire on 020 7740 6868 to check the next available appointment.
How this is provided:
Initial meeting over the phone or at Inspire:
The Crypt below St Peters Church
How can I access this service?
As detailed above.
How is this service funded?
Inspire’s Parenting Programme is funded by non-statutory money and is independent from the Council.
Do you need to pay for this service?
The service is free for Southwark parents to access.
Confidentiality and Impartiality
Inspire is a secular independent community based charity