Families & Young People

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The (31:10) Project

The 31:10 project seeks to motivate and inspire 16 – 24 year old women in Bromley and surrounding boroughs to reach their career goals and realise their dreams.

Twitter – @the3110project

Both Parents Forever (incorporating M.I.S.T.E.R.X)
39 Cloonmore Avenue, Orpington BR6 9LE

Help and advice to anyone regardless of age or sex on any issues such as divorce/separation, court proceedings, child abduction and domestic violence.

Telephone – 01689 854 343 (John Bell – Director)

Bromley BFW

Making it easier for women to breast feed their babies when out & about in Bromley. Bromley BFW is run by local volunteers (initially funded by Bromley PCT).

Facebook – Breast Feeding Welcome Bromley

Bromley Y
17 Ethelbert Road, Bromley BR1 1JA

A long established local charity offering free, confidential counselling to young people and their families.

Website – Bromley Y
Telephone – 020 3770 8848
Twitter – @BromleyY_

Bromley Young Persons Alcohol & Substance Service (BYPASS)
19 Widmore Road, Bromley BR1 1RL
Website – KCA
Telephone –  020 8460 9952

Dyslexia Association of Bexley, Bromley, Greenwich & Lewisham
Community House, South Street, Bromley BR1 1RH

The local dyslexia association for the whole family and all professionals. We hold friendly open meetings, run adult groups and offer a helpline service (07000 505055)

Website – Dsylexia Wise
Telephone – 020 8315 2526
Twitter – @dyslexiawise

Grandparents Association
Bromley United Service Club, 33 London Road, Bromley BR1 1DG
Website – Grandparents Association
Telephone – 020 7845 2901 (Liz)
Twitter – @GrandparentAssn

Hope UK
Bromley Baptist Church, Park Road, Bromley BR1 3HJ

Alcohol and drug awareness presentations for parents, children and young people. Training for youth workers, children’s workers and church workers.

Website – Hope UK
Telephone – 020 8466 7144

Maypole Project
51 High Street, Green Street Green, Orpington BR6 6BQ

The Maypole Project offers emotional support to children with complex medical needs and their families throughout South East London. Family support provided in place and way best suited to family for as long as it is needed.

Website – Maypole Project
Telephone – 01689 851596
Twitter – @MaypoleProject

The Maypole Project have been featured as our charity of the week on Twitter and our article about them can be found here.

National Childbirth Trust – Beckenham & Borders

Offers information and support in pregnancy, childbirth and early parenthood and aims to enable every parent to make informed choices. Members meet regularly at local houses. A diary is sent to members quarterly with details. Also run ante natal classes and hold nearly new clothes and toy sales.

Website – National Childbirth Trust
Telephone – 0844 243 6046

National Childminding Association (NCMA)
Royal Court, 81 Tweedy Road, Bromley BR1 1TG

Membership and non-profit organisations for registered childminders, nannies and home based child carers in England and Wales. Also has free online film for parents looking for childminders.

Website – National Childminding Association
Telephone – 0845 880 0044

Parents Are Special Too

Support groups run by and for parents. Check out the website for more information.

Website – BPV
Telephone – 020 8464 0276
Twitter – @BPVForum

South East London Family Mediation Bureau
The Stables, 1 North Street, Bromley BR1 1SD
Website – SELFB
Telephone – 020 8315 7460

Street League

A national organisation that provides a structured football and education Academy programme designed to help unemployed young people to get into work and further training.

Goals Beckenham
Elmers End Road, Beckenham BR3 4EJ
Website – Street League
Telephone – 07814 626009 (Don Cheshire, Youth & Community Coach)

Welcare in Bromley
St Barnabas Church, Rushet Road, Orpington BR5 2PU

Welcare is a Christian charity which works with children and families in need irrespective of faith, culture, abilities or life choices. It seeks to provide services in response to local needs which encourage self-help and build communities.

Website – Welcare
Telephone – 020 8466 0399