ST VINCENT'S FAMILY PROJECT

ST VINCENT'S FAMILY PROJECT

Charity information

ST VINCENT'S FAMILY PROJECT

SVFP works to enhance the quality of family life in the difficult setting of inner city Westminster, London. IT addresses issues of parenting and social inclusion by providing services for families, parents / carers and children. It strives to champion the cause of families particularly where they are threatened by the pressure of disadvantage or poverty.

SVFP provides a range of services including Family Space - a service to support parents of preschool children - Drop in Centre, creches, courses in parenting and healthy living, family learning workshops, outreach work, 1 to 1 support, programme of trips / visits to places of interest. A Therapy service (Art and Drama therapy) helps children aged 6 to 13 years work through emotional difficulties and avoid failing at school or even dropping out of the system. A child contact service enables children to maintain contact with both resident and non resident parent helping stability and emotional well being through a stressful phase of life.