Project information

Counselling Service

EPC have consistently worked with and provided support for children and their parents since 1995. A Counselling Service is an integral part of EPC and provides us with the opportunity to help parents and children view their difficulties differently.

Ongoing

Charity information: Enfield Parents & Children

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  • Need

    Need

    We held a focus group with parents and found that they have a strong desire to make a better future for themselves and their children but are often overwhelmed and at a loss to know how to proceed. They said that a programme of: a) parenting support to help their children; b) self development for themselves; and c) counselling to work at a deeper level, would be extremely helpful.

    Solution


    General research shows that one in four parents experience a mental health illness and there are proven links betw

  • Aims

    Aim 1

    To provide a counselling service to the community.

    Activities

    » Counselling sessions as needed

    Success will be demonstrated in the mental well being of our service users.


  • Impact

    Impact

    Life skills to enable service users to cope with the stresses of daily life. To be able to build confidence and raise aspirations.

    Risk

    non-attendance to counselling sessions

    Reporting

    Quarterly attendance log

  • Budget

    Budget - Project Cost: £50,000

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      Amount Heading Description
      £45,000 Salary Costs To provide 2 full time counsellors
      £5,000 Volunteer Support To provide supervision and support for volunteer counsellors
  • Background

    Location

    Edmonton, London

    Beneficiaries

    Local community. Edmonton has one of the highest incidences of poverty in the country. By providing counselling, EPC strives to enhance the mental health and well-being of members of the community who are living and working in challenging circumstances

  • Why Us?

    Why Us?

    EPC works with the local community and fulfils a need in the area.

    Read more about the Charity running this project.

    People

    Dee Eimer

    Chief Executive - leads the organisation and provides support for the staff.

    Terry Debney

    Counsellor - to deliver the programme

    Stefka Stefanova

    Counsellor - to deliver the programme