Projects

Dragonflies Bereavement Project

A peer support service for children and young people aged 5-18 years offering pre-bereavement and bereavement support

Health and Wellbeing Community Hubs

Promoting five ways to wellbeing

My Time

Peer support services to help children aged 5-15 cope with emotional wellbeing,loss or separation

Time To Be

A FREE therapeutic service for young people 15-19 years.

Adult Learning

Find out more about the Adult Learning project, including how to get involved with courses and workshops

SuccessES


"Everyone was kind and never judged everyone"
"Sometimes I find it hard to control my feelings, actions, but I understand this now"
"It was fun and creative"
"I have got more friends now since starting the group"
"I learned that you should share your feelings"

- My Time Too children's comments

2,575 children and young people aged 15-18 have been supported:
569 bereaved of a father
279 bereaved of a mother
227 bereaved of a sibling
774 bereaved of a grandparent
398 bereaved of a relative or friend
424 bereaved through multiple deaths
169 bereaved by suicide
36 pre-bereaved

- Dragonflies Bereavement Project

It was really nice to meet other families In our group, in the same situation as us, "I was terrified to start with but it was an extremely fun day"
"My little girl has really benefitted from being with other young people in similar situations. She knows she is not alone and it's ok to be sad and angry. She talks about Nanna now a lot more"
"Dragonflies has made an invaluable difference to my son, I think he was in a dark place and Dragonflies has let the light shine for him again

- Dragonflies parent/carer comments

"I feel more open in front of other people now"
"I'm less stressed, more confident"
"I feel good about myself - I am amazing"
"I found people that have experienced the same, it's good to talk to them"
"I've learnt little things that I can do"
"It's helped me talk to people and to make friends"

- My Time Now young people's comments

"I started to volunteer with FSN in the Health and Wellbeing Hub in July 2018. In September I started a Level 3 course at FSN through another of their projects and I am also looking into doing a degree in psychology next year. Once I complete the degree I hope to start a new career path and help others and work towards removing the barriers to mental health. The course started me on this new path and changed my life!"

- Wellbeing Hubs volunteer