Family Support

Parent Support

Being a parent is one of the most important jobs in the world, but it can also be one of the toughest as family life can often be challenging and demanding. Sometimes you may feel like you want some extra help, support or advice but you don’t know which way to turn, our family support team run a variety or workshops to help you feel more confident in your role as a parent or career.

Drop-in and Appointments

We offer a number of  family support sessions a week, where parents can gain support or advice with issues including benefits, transport and housing concerns. There are family support workers who can speak the following languages, Somali, Bengali and Congolese.

Type Day Time Host

Drop in





From 14:30

Robert Colledge

Drop in



Israth Begum

 Drop in



Monday & Wednesday



Hamdi Rage


Monday & Thursday


Nsimire Bisimwa




Israth Begum





Extended school service

Our extended school service provides a wide range of play activities for referred children outside school hours.

Play Zone

Tuesday 15:30–17:30
Wednesday 15:30–17:30
Thursday 15:30–17:30
Saturdays 11:00–15:30
Half terms 10:00–15:00


  • Arts and crafts  
  • Drama
  • Ouside play
  • Dance
  • Swimming in the hydro-pool
  • Sport
  • Music
  • Trips and visits
  • Trampolining

For more information on our extended school service please contact Jake Binns, Play Coordinator at


Contact the team

Robert Colledge can be contacted Monday-Friday, other members of the team can be contacted during their appointment/drop in days.

All members of the Family Support team can be contacted on: 0207 681 8080 Ext.203

Name Language Email
Robert Colledge English
Israth Begum Sylheti
Hamdi Ragee Somali
Nsimire Bisimwa Lingala & French


If you would like updates on special drop-in events or would like to receive our newsletter then please register your details here.

Useful Links

Norwood Information Sessions for Parents and Carers 2016/ 17


February 2016

Playzone Newsletter

November 2015

Parent information letter

January 2016

Preparing for Adulthood (Camden Special Parents Forum)


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