Community Parents Project:

Information for parents and families


  • Are you or a family member expecting a first baby?
  • Are you a second or third time mum who experienced difficulties or challenges first time around? 
  • Could you do with a listening ear?
  • Someone to be there for you through the changes to you and your new family?
  • A Community Parent is a trained volunteer who offers support to mums and dads-to-be during pregnancy and the first 8-12 months of family life.
  • We aim to help you feel confident and prepared for being a parent.


Contact the Community Parents team for more information - we would love to hear from you.

020 7531 0314 / 07708 585876



Or download and complete the Initial Contact Form below.


You can:

Email it to

Post it to Community Parents Project, Island House, Roserton Street, London E14 3PG


Or drop it in if you're passing the Centre - we'd love to meet you.


Initial contact Form.doc
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"My Community Parent, Bronwen, is wonderful.

I have never been so grateful.

She helped me to take away the fear and gave me such confidence..."

Island House
Roserton Street
Isle of Dogs

London E14 3PG
T: 020 7531 0310


Reg. charity # 1110519

Island House News:

CanDo 2017 is now CLOSED for new applications


WELCOME to Isabel White, a new Peer-Support Coordinator for our Community Parents project, who started work in January 2017.


MOVING ON:  Best wishes to Samuel Olusile and Zena Hewlett who are leaving our team and moving to new pastures. We thank them for all their dedication and hard work and wish them all the very best for the future. 


CONGRATULATIONS to our Centre Director, Steve Hill, on receiving a 2016 Community Champions Award  from Canary Wharf Group in November 2016


IH Announcement

We are pleased to announce that the new Chairm of Island House Trustees is Mr Tony Alderman. Tony has worked with Island House's Management Committee and staff for many years and is a great asset to the centre.


Belly Dancing

Beginners are very Welcome! New sessions are 6-7pm on Tuesdays at The Cabin, St Leonards Rd in Poplar. Contact Jayne on 020 3069 7401 or Dee on 020 517 2600 for more info


Volunteering Opportunities

Our Peer-Support project are recruiting new Community Parents Click here for more information or call 020 7531 0314 


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