Stakeholders

Our project stakeholders group plays an active part in managing, steering and guiding our Community Parents project. 

Parents1st

Parents1st provide professional consultancy support and C&G accreditation for our Community Parents project.

Based in Basildon, Essex, they have been delivering early intervention through volunteer peer supporters for pregnant mums for many years and have developed a wide range of well researched resources.

 

Barkantine Health Centre

 

The GP practices of the Isle of Dogs, Poplar and Limehouse refer parents to us not only for one to one support but for our group support sessions (Pilates and Community Parents Drop-in). They are part of the Barts & the London NHS Trust.

 

 

Riverside and Gateway Midwifery Teams

 

The Riverside Midwifery Team are based at the Barkantine Health Centre and provide midwifery services for the Isle of Dogs area.

 

The Gateway midwifery team provides specialised midwifery services for mothers with extra needs.

Local Health Visitor Team

 

The local Health Visitor team are part of the Barts & London NHS Trust.

 

 

Barkantine Birth Centre

The Barkantine Birth Centre is a state of the art birthing centre located at the Barkantine Health Centre, originally designed by our Health Manager, Rachel Redfearn.

 

We are continually looking for ways of intergrating our work with the birth centre through, for example, mutual referrals.

Childrens Centres

 

The Isle of Dogs, Chrisp Street and Around Poplar Children's Centres (formely known as SureStart).

Family Nurse Partnership

The Family Nurse Partnership in Tower Hamlets is an early intervention p programme for young, first-time parents under the age of 20, and provides support during pregnancy and the first two years of the child's life. 

First Love Foundation

 

 

The First Love Foundation's Tower Hamlets Foodbank is an invaluable resource in one of the country's poorest boroughs.

Island House
Roserton Street
Isle of Dogs

London E14 3PG
 
T: 020 7531 0310
E: admin@island-house.org

 

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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 

WHAT'S ON IN THIS COMMUNITY?

Click here for Tower Hamlets idea Store Online Directory -

http://www.ideastoreonlinedirectory.org/kb5/towerhamlets/cd/home.page

 

OR go to our Tower Hamlets Local Links Mapping page for more personalised information on local facilities and resources:

 

http://www.towerhamletslocallinks.org.uk/

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