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Ormiston Families

#AllDoorsOpen 40th Anniversary Campaign

Ormiston Families marks its 40th anniversary this year with an impactful campaign under the banner #All Doors Open. We help families and individuals to recognise the opportunity for a brighter future by building confidence, trust and self-resilence.
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Ormiston Families provides the tools, the empathy, and the connections which enable individuals to grow in confidence, to choose their own door, and to walk through it with hope for a brighter future.

Serving families across the East of England since its first families centre launched in Ipswich in 1981, Ormiston Families delivers a powerful and diverse range of services which include:

- Supporting children who have parents in prison.

- Improving the self-esteem and relationship experiences of women.

- Assisting mums and mums-to-be with mental health and wellbeing needs.

I cannot tell you how incredibly important the work of Ormiston Families is in facilitating proper family visits... When you're inside, those visits become the thing you think about and prepare for for days. They're also the thing which gives you a sense of hope that the glue between you and your family is still there and that you're still a part of them, as they are of you. What Ormiston Families does so incredibly well is that they make it possible for you to be down on the floor of a room of toys, playing with your children and grandchildren. You're treated like a person of worth in that family life. You're not just looking at someone across a table in a visiting hall which is an awful experience for anyone." - David, ex service user

We would welcome your donations and support as we bid to help yet more families in the years ahead, following the challenging period created by the pandemic since March 2020.

Your donations could help in the following ways:

- £10 could fund a support phone call to an isolated parent.

- £40 could fund a face-to-face support session.

- £100 could fund a practitioner for a day.

For more information, we encourage you to please contact our team at incomegeneraton@ormistonfamilies.org.uk or see stories about our work by visiting our website at https://www.ormiston.org/

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Ormiston Families

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Ormiston Families works across the East of England, taking early and preventative action to create safe, healthy and resilient families. Our services help people to build stronger networks, learn from experience and feel in control of their own wellbeing.

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