CHEXS Autumn Newsletter 2020

CHEXS Autumn Newsletter 2020
October 2020
CHEXS are #hereforyou
We’re looking forward to another school year of working with children, young people, parents and carers.
Some things may have changed due to COVID but CHEXS are still doing all we can to support families and the local Community.  

CHEXS Self Esteem Project begins in our schools

At the beginning of September our Self Esteem team began a series of 14 Aspirational Talks at our schools.

It was lovely to see so many welcoming staff and pupils again all smiling in their school community.
When speaking to pupils about comfort zones and how they felt CHEXS could help them, a reply was
“I’m so excited that I will be with CHEXS this year. They will be able to help me with my anxiety by taking me out of my comfort zone”.

We are now working with many children and young people delivering our first Enrichment projects of the school yeart with pupils in schools.

The pupils have been fantastic and really listened well to the instructions given and have been able to work alongside each other in their bubbles to create amazing willow butterflies for their schools community to enjoy
We have been discussing some goals they would like to achieve this year and how they were going to achieve them.

CHEXS Afterschool Leadership Project

CHEXS is now running an Afterschool Leadership Programme that uses experiential learning techniques to help children build skills and resilience, and empower their decision making. 
Their whole family will be invited to take part in craft sessions and community days so they can spend fun times together making memories.

CHEXS School Holiday Activities
CHEXS  has secured funding from Children in Need for a new project to provide holiday support to the children we are currently supporting through the school term on the CHEXS Self Esteem Project. We will be providing additional support during the school holidays for the mentored children to give them the opportunity to continue their CHEXS journey so that they have fun whilst reinforcing their learning and confidence to step outside of their comfort zone

CHEXS Family Support Team

Our Family Support team are #hereforyou and available for parenting support, advice and much more.
Due to the current Covid situation appointments must be made via phone with Kim, Lee or Andrea on the below attached numbers.
#parenting#familysupport#TNLCommunityfund

Each week Andrea, Kim and Lee will be offering their ‘Tips of the week’ to families to help, support and advice with common parenting struggles.Please stay tuned to our Facebookpage and other social media channels.

New CHEXS Team members
CHEXS is delighted to announce that we have 3 new team members at CHEXS
that started in September.
1 Family support Worker (Specialism Parenting)
and 2 Family Support worker (Specialism Children & Young People)

Please head to our website or keep an eye on our social media pages for further info about our new team members.
Something New is coming….
Due to the current crisis, CHEXS is unable to deliver our usual
Winter Crafts sessions
in schools.
Therefore, please watch our social media channels for further information on our NEW digital fun crafts sessions created by our mentored children and young people coming very soon.
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Annual General Meeting - 6th March 2020 & 11th March 2020 - UNISON  Blackburn with Darwen Branch
Thursday 26th November 2020
6.30pm Start
   Please contact the office at admin@chexs.co.uk if you would like to attend our digital AGM.

If you would like to donate to CHEXS, no matter how large or small it would be very much appreciated. It can be done through our Facebook page or by clicking the link on our website.
This is an incredibly tough time for all charities and your donations can make a real difference.

Copyright © 2019  CHEXS Registered Charity 1153769
All rights reserved.


Our mailing address is:
CVSBEH Community Skills Hub 59 Pavilion High Road, Waltham Cross EN8 7JU

Contact us at admin@chexs.co.uk  Telephone: 07970498966
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