Shoreditch Trust works with socially isolated women during pregnancy and early parenthood who may be coping with a range of issues, such as poverty, homelessness, domestic violence, insecure immigration status, trauma, poor mental and/or physical health and FGM.
Working closely with women around their priorities, we support engagement with local services, and development of new knowledge and skills to improve their and their children’s lives.
Bump Buddies Mentors offers support from trained peer mentors who can give you reassurance, time to ask questions, and chance to meet women who understand how you are feeling. Our Mentors are all Hackney mums who know the local area. They can meet up with you in the local community or over the phone.
Baby Buddies is an ongoing weekly drop-in group, providing a relaxed and supportive space for clients to consider how they can support their mental health, using the framework of 5 Ways to Wellbeing. This friendly supportive group allows members to support themselves and each other by listening to each other, sharing experiences and joining in relaxation techniques.
Each week we talk about areas, such as:
Become a Mentor - https://www.shoreditchtrust.org.uk/jobs-and-volunteering/
Women and Children Bump Buddies holds the NCVO Mentoring and Befriending’s Approved Provider Standard (we are listed under 'Shoreditch Trust').