• Our Mission

    Our mission is to build strong relationships, communication and trust within the family. Through teamwork, skills-building and problem solving we work with children and young people to give them self-esteem, meaning and purpose for the future.

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  • Mission Statement

    Supporting the whole family and the local community to reach their goals

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  • Our Vision

    Our vision is to build a community of strong families working together to reach their goals. Our whole-family approach builds trust, resilience, supporting children and young people to realise their aspirations.

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CHEXS are a family support charity based in Waltham Cross, in the Borough of Broxbourne.

Our Family Support charity employs a highly trained team to support both young people, parents & carers as well as the local community.

We offer a series of family projects from coaching, to outdoor projects in the community to help improve the lives of families living within Broxbourne, Cheshunt and Waltham Cross in Hertfordshire and the surrounding areas.

Our support is open to all families whose children attend our 13 local partnership schools, and range from 1 to 1 parenting sessions, workshops, holiday activities. Our award winning GROWTH programme tackles mental health, self esteem and confidence issues & so much more.

Winner CYP Now 2021

“Children and Young People’s charity of the year”

This brilliant award shows the incredible dedication and commitment of our charity’s team to support local families and young people during an incredibly difficult time with COVID.

Deliveries of food, laptops, school work and so much more were delivered to support families within our community.

It was great to watch these awards in the lead up to our Annual General Meeting which was scheduled for the same day.

We are all incredibly proud to have won this award.

To hear more about our charity award,  please watch the video clip adjacent.

Family Support Hertfordshire 10 year charity support

The development of CHEXS’ Family Support Charity over the last 11 years means that we have gained a clear understanding of the current challenges facing families, young people and the local community.

We constantly look at new collaborations across the public, voluntary and private sectors to offer families any further support that they may need.

If you’d like to read more about how CHEXS began, head to our History of CHEXS page.

If you would be interested in sponsoring or raising money for CHEXS, we’d love to hear from you.

A member of the office team is just a click away. email Alison at: admin@chexs.co.uk

How we can help

The GROWTH programme for children and young people provides 10 projects over the course of a year.


Make a charity donation

All donations received to our family support charity are greatly appreciated. These donations help towards us being able to provide even more support for children and parents locally.

CHEXS latest news…

Family Support Blog #12

This month's Family Support Blog is all about helping your child to deal with their emotions. Click to read more...

Would you like to join CHEXS Team?

We are looking for a Family Support Worker to support and work closely specifically with children and young people on various projects.

Family Support Blog #11

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Role model project - Primary and Secondary

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Biz4Biz awards Finalist

CHEXS have been shortlisted as a finalist in the Biz4Biz awards.

CHEXS Newsletter - May 2022

Our newsletter is now LIVE and ready to read... https://…

Parent Network Forum

CHEXS Parent Network Forum sessions run every 2 weeks, come along and help steer the charity's support.

Growth Project - May 2022

The sun is starting to shine down on us out on our GROWTH projects.…

Wow, Easter Hunt fundraising....

Thank you for helping us raise these fantastic funds. They go straight back into CHEXS to support even more families with workshops, projects, coaching and so much more.

CHEXS Coffee Sessions

The CHEXS coffee sessions at Beaumont Centre in…

Family Support Blog #10

  Feeling happier in one’s self This month our family…

Family Support Blog #9

  Bullying No parent likes to think about their child…

Would you like to join CHEXS Team?

We are looking for a Family Support Worker to support and work closely specifically with children and young people on various projects.

Support for your child on traumatic media coverage

TV, Radio and the internet can be a great thing and inform and educate us and our children. Unfortunately, the media coverage of a traumatic events also has the potential to upset and confuse us and our children.

CHEXS February 2022 Newsletter

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Parenting workshops

After the success of the parenting workshops for Anxiety &…

Proud to be working with…

There are many people, partners and organisations that support CHEXS with their time and expertise. We are continually grateful for their dedication.

Without this support and guidance we would not have been able to provide the GROWTH project and the family support services we offer.

Schools we are currently partners with…

CHEXS helps to consolidate the work of other organisations into a single vision. Our main aim is to partner with all parts of our society and work together to help families and children and to bring our community in Hertfordshire together.