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This is the homepage for Engage. Engage is a service provided by Early Help. This page will show the latest blogs, news, events, training and partnerships. Within Engage we have four teams








Meriden Adventure Playground Update

8th August 2018  Engage news   News  

To all who attend Meriden Adventure Playground on a Thursday evening Engage, the Early Help team from Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council, have successfully managed the Thursday Youth Night for two …

Anne, Mini Makers & Shakers Volunteer

28th June 2018

What do you do within your volunteer role? I support the Mini Makers & Shakers Stay & Play at Castle Bromwich Youth Centre. I play with the children and chat …

Preparing for Adulthood – Information Event – 4th July 2018

28th June 2018

Young people, age 14-25 years, with special educational needs Preparing for Adulthood Information Event – 4th July 2018 This event aims to share information with young people in education, or …

John Volunteer of the Week

12th June 2018

JOHN, VOLUNTEER MENTOR. What do you do within your volunteer role? I mentor 2 young people who require support to develop personal skills.  What’s the best thing about volunteering? Working …

UK Youth Parliament members start their campaign work!

11th June 2018

Solihull’s 2 UK Youth Parliament members, Mason Rogers (Smiths Wood School) and Kawoon Bik (Yew Tree Primary) have attended their Youth Leadership training and started their new roles. They are …

Becky Volunteer of the Week

5th June 2018

Becky , Volunteer Mentor and APG worker. What do you do within your volunteer role? I mentor a young lady who suffers with anxiety. I’ve been working with her for …

carerstrust Solihull

22nd May 2018

carerstrust Solihull Recognising family carers in Solihull Carers Week 11th – 17th June 2018 Carers Week aims to reach more carers, raise awareness of support available to them and to …

Martyn – Volunteer Mentor

22nd May 2018

Martyn – Volunteer and Mentor What do you do within your volunteer role? I mentor two young people on an individual basis, doing regular activities with them in the community …

Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC)

21st May 2018

Empowering Parents, Empowering Communities (EPEC) is an evidence-based, low-cost parenting programme. It combines peer-led parenting groups with training, supervision and support provided by parenting specialists based in local services. In …

Mental Health Ambassador Programme

21st May 2018

Currently 10% of children and young people (aged 5-16 years) have a clinically diagnosable mental problem. One of the key messages from young people who have experienced poor mental health …

Family Plus

Sun 1st January 2017 1:00 am

Family Plus Family Plus are run in your local Stay & Play or Library offering support to all parents/carers with their child’s developmental milestones, including Boundaries & Managing Behaviour, Speech …

Engage – Fiveway Cafe’s

Mon 1st January 2018 1:00 am St Andrews Church 2 Craig Croft Chelmunds Cross Chelmsley Wood , Birmingham B37 7TR / Hatchford Brook Youth Centre Old Lode Lane Solihull B92 8JE

  Engage are facilitating 4 Five Way Cafés for anyone aged between 11-16.  Where they can meet new people, learn new skills, get active and have fun. All sessions and …


BSMHFT Community Fun Days

28th June 2018  Toni Kavanagh

Hosted at five different locations around Birmingham and Solihull, you can expect a fun afternoon of: Live Music- NEW Local Artists Arts & Crafts Fun games for all ages Great …

School Nursing team from Solihull Healthy Child Programme Service

28th June 2018  Toni Kavanagh

The School Nursing team from Solihull Healthy Child Programme Service (in South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust) have launched two exciting websites for children and young people in the borough to …

You+Baby – Solihull Infant Feeding Service

25th May 2018  Toni Kavanagh

You’ll need all the help and support you can get when looking after a new baby – it’s a big job! The company of friends or a support group can …

St Basils Parenting Young People

22nd May 2018  Toni Kavanagh

Do you lack confidence as a parent? Would you like better relationships in your family?  Feel like you’ve tried everything to make things better? YOU ARE NOT ALONE GET INVOLVED …

Start for Life – Breastfeeding

21st May 2018  bradevans

Breastfeeding Breastfeeding is a skill that takes time to get the hang of. Lots of mums wonder if their baby’s feeding well and getting enough – especially in the first …

WizzleWorld – Just What We Need Group

23rd February 2018  Toni Kavanagh

As parents we have needs too, however, getting them met can feel like an impossible task amongst the chaos of school runs, laundry, cooking, feeding the cat etc… These unmet …

Child Sexual Exploitation – See Me Hear Me

12th February 2018  Toni Kavanagh

  If you work or come into contact with young people, whether in an employed or voluntary capacity, then you have a duty of care towards them. You could work …

Umbrella – Sexual Health Services for Birmingham and Solihull

12th February 2018  Toni Kavanagh

Umbrella delivers sexual health services for Birmingham and Solihull and is part of University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Umbrella aims to better meet the needs of a young, diverse …

Solihull Family Information Service

9th May 2017  Toni Kavanagh

They provide information on a range of other topics including choosing childcare, help with childcare costs, free early education places for 2, 3 and 4 year olds, free school meals, …

2 Year Old Funding

9th May 2017  Toni Kavanagh

Some families in Solihull are entitled to up to 15 hours per week free childcare the term after their child turns 2. Parents/Carers can apply to the Family Information Service …

Birmingham and Solihull Youth Promise Plus

9th June 2017  Toni Kavanagh

Can you imagine growing up in a household where no-one goes out to work, everyone relies on benefits as the only source of income and no-one really cares what you …

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10th May 2017  Ben Gittins

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