Welcome to Lifespace - Supporting young people's wellbeing

Schools

We share your belief that every young person in your school is amazing. We know that when life gets tough, whatever the reason, the time and space to talk about what's going on can help them to feel more positive about themselves and their lives.

With more than 18 years experience working in partnership with schools, we know what works well. Our programmes can support young people in primary schools (from 7 to 11), secondary schools, special schools and alternative provision settings.

We offer mentoring programmes, workshops (new programme for 2022/23) and leadership opportunities.

Mentoring Programmes: Young people tell us that when someone gives them protected time and a confidential space to actively listen to them, without judgement, it really helps. Our youth work approach, side-by-side with the young person where our agenda is their agenda and we meet them "where they're at" builds a strong connection that means we can work together on what they need.

Mentoring can support various areas of a young person's life including 
friendship and social challenges; school anxiety or exam stress; social media and bullying; family relations; being a young carer; exploring gender or sexuality; and having care-experience.

Mentoring sessions are usually delivered on the same day/s each week so that your staff can plan ahead. Regular updates and/or meetings make sure that every student we see is getting what they need to make the difference they want.

Our team of mentors are typically supporting 220 young people in schools across South/Mid Warwickshire each week. Want to know more? Get in touch by calling 01789 297400 or emailing admin@lifespace.org.uk.

Keeping young people safe and free from harm is the most important thing we do. Go to Safeguarding to find out more.

Primary Schools
We run one-to-one mentoring programmes in primary schools across South/Mid Warwickshire. Our mentors can support children from 7 upwards with situations linked to their families and friendships, unexpected life events as well as big feelings like sadness, anxiety and anger.



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01 Jun 2022
Secondary Schools
We can work with secondary schools in one of two ways. Partner schools "contract us" to deliver an agreed number of mentoring hours each week. Depending on the number of hours they have chosen, we select mentors with the skills and experience to support their students and they visit for 36 weeks of ...

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01 Jun 2022
Special Schools
We do some of our best work in special schools where we offer students another trusted adult with whom they can share their specific challenges at a pace and in a way that's right for them.

We have a small team of staff with the skills and experience to support students with a wide variety of additio ...

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Other agencies
We have an Early Help contract so can support young people through that scheme at no cost to your school or organisation.
Find out more by calling 01789 297400 or emailing admin@lifespace.org.uk

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Safeguarding
Lifespace believes that it is unacceptable for a child or young person to experience abuse of any kind and recognises our wider responsibility to safeguard the welfare of all children and young people, not just the ones that use our services. Safeguarding young people is our first priority and shape ...

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