We believe all children have the right to a secure, safe place to play, healthy food, engaged, informed parents, and access to support, no matter what their family circumstances
Can you offer your time or expertise to feather our new nest?
We may be moving to a new building soon. It depends on our lease negotiations.
If we do move then we will need lots of help to make our new home beautiful, exciting, safe and wonderful for our families.
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“Before the Magpie Project I was confused and helpless. I did not have anyone to speak to or to go to for advice”
Want to get involved with the Magpie Project and help us help our mums and minis?
WHY IS PLAY SO IMPORTANT FOR OUR MINIS?
Even before lockdown we were fast outgrowing Forest Lane Lodge. We do not have sole use of the building, which means that we were setting up and breaking down the equivalent of a full nursery provision each time we opened. That, alongside not having enough storage for our donations or a private area for our…
Our beloved social work student closed the doors on her placement today. She came to us in the middle of the Covid chaos – but despite this, she has approached every person, every task, every opportunity with love, curiosity and a wonderful instinct for how to keep people safe, how to make sure people feel…
We are excited to be working alongside a committee of Newham, BME, Migrant or marginalised mums, Alternatives and the NCT to co-create a suite of support services around childbirth and parenthood. In our initial workshops, our mums told us they felt let-down by a lack of early, as-and-when needed help. It meant they were not…
We were absolutely over the moon when the incredible artist Matt Moser-Clark contacted us asking if we would like to be the beneficiary of his latest design: the HOME stool.
A new community partnership will expand the support available for pregnant women and new mums experiencing financial hardship and disadvantage in Newham
The Magpie Project has today accredited as a Living Wage Employer. Our Living Wage commitment will see everyone working at the Magpie Project receive a minimum hourly wage of £9.30 in the UK or £10.75 in London
We are avoiding face-to-face sessions and casework is remote or by appointment. We are distributing essentials, food, equipment, nappies, craft items etc at the door. Workshops, crafts, stories and peer support are happening online
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