Entries by Kelly

Supporting Childrens Mental Health

To mark Childrens Mental Health week which is taking place between 1st – 7th Febuary our Mentoring Scheme Coordinator; Beth Thomas writes about childrens mental health, the covid-19 pandemic and offers some free resources for families to use to help children express themselves and encourage families to talk about mental health. Beth Thomas has a […]

Managing change through the Covid-19 pandemic

By Kelly Round (Our Place Support CEO)   Our Place Support have been delivering established face-to-face support services for 9 years including a Mentoring Scheme, Advice Service and Training Scheme, most of which are delivered from our Community Hub facility. Naturally, the 23rd March significantly changed how our services could be delivered and we had […]

My Journey as a Mentor with Our Place Support – Claire Pankhurst

In 2018; after working in offices most of my working life, I decided I wanted a change in career to something more rewarding.  I did some research and discovered Our Place Support and their role in providing mentors in schools – for children who needed additional help with their emotions or circumstances, and this sounded […]

Group Mentoring with Our Place Support – It’s A Heart Thing

Group Mentoring with Our Place Support – It’s A Heart Thing Here at Our Place Support our mission statement is to ‘Help People Make Positive Changes in their Lives’. There are very many ways in which we do this, one being the delivery of mentoring sessions to small groups of children and young people; to […]

Our Place Support Launch New 2 Year Business Strategy

September 2020 – Launch of our new Strategy Our Place Support has seen a lot of changes over the summer of 2020, just as almost everyone in the country has but also the world.  Like most businesses we need to adapt to a new way of working and our team have been busy making changes to the […]

Danielle Williams Celebrates 1 Year at Our Place Support

Today our Admin Coordinator Danielle celebrates a year at Our Place Support. In this blog Danielle shares how the term ‘Variety is the Spice of Life’ really does reflect her role and provides many wonderful opportunities for her to engage with the local community as well as coordinate the administration of our community focused work. […]

Join Our Team

Mentor (One to One Mentoring) 16 hours per week, for 12 weeks at £11.50 per hour. Fixed contract until October 2020. Immediate Start Our Place Support are looking to recruit an enthusiastic individual with the skills and passion to hit the ground running as a Child Mentor, working with children across North Birmingham on a […]