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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

Solihull Council’s specialist Sexual Exploitation Team (CSE).

14th February 2018  Toni Kavanagh

Solihull foster Carer Emma Linton is the new lead of the Council’s specialist Sexual Exploitation Team (CSE). You will know that many children and young people are vulnerable to sexual …

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 …

Watch: Intergenerational Work in Solihull

17th April 2018  Engage news   News  

  We are very proud to share our video of intergenerational work in Solihull. Thank you to everyone involved who has contributed to the programme’s success. St Bernard’s Care Home & Tender …

Enterprise for Success

12th July 2017

Enterprise for Success is a programme run by Greater Birmingham and Solihull LEP which offers help and advice to you if you are thinking of starting a new business. Register …

K2 Pre-Apprenticeship Course

12th July 2017

      Are you presently supporting young people aged 16-18 years who are either looking to start a vocational course in September 2017 and/or are aiming to secure an …

Solihull Youth Hub

6th July 2017

The Solihull Youth Hub provides support for young people aged 16-25 who are homeless, at risk of homelessness or in housing need. The Solihull Youth Hub work in partnership with …

What is Child Sexual Exploitation?

25th May 2017

WHAT IS CHILD SEXUAL EXPLOITATION? CSE can affect any child or young person, male or female under the age of 18 years old. It is a form of child sexual …

Money Lending Project at John Henry Newman

13th April 2017

Over the past 13 weeks Engage have been working with John Henry Newman Catholic College on a Money Lending Project. The aim of this project was to teach the pupils …


10th March 2017

KickStart aims to engage young people aged 16 – 21 support them to take a step towards starting, or returning to, employment, training and education. The activities focus on: team …

Community Champions Award Presentation with the Mayor

20th December 2016

The Community Champions Award was designed to raise safety standards, encourage organisations to engage and support their community and share good practice and mentor others. It was developed in partnership …

Community Champions Award

14th September 2016

  ‘Everyone who works with children has a responsibility for keeping them safe’ Working Together to Safeguard Children (March 2015) The Community Champions award is a quality improvement scheme allowing your …

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 …

3 and 4 year old funding (including 30 hours)

9th May 2017  Toni Kavanagh

All children are entitled to up to 15 hours early education funding the term after their third birthday. The Family Information Service can help parents looking for childcare to find …

Family Information Service Directory

9th May 2017  Toni Kavanagh

The Family Information Service have an online directory of information on childcare, activities and support services. This information is maintained by the service and regularly updated. Parents and practitioners can …

Family Information Service Brokerage Service

9th May 2017  Toni Kavanagh

The Family Information Service offer a brokerage support to families and practitioners in order to help them access services or find childcare.  Brokerage is offered where there is a barrier …

Free School Meals

9th May 2017  Toni Kavanagh

The Free School Meals team are now part of the Family Information Service and they provide information to Schools and parents on eligibility for Free School Meals and process applications …

Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid

27th April 2017  Toni Kavanagh

Birmingham and Solihull Women’s Aid supports women and children affected by domestic abuse, rape and sexual assault. We believe that women and children have the right to live free from …

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