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70th Bright Space Opens!

July 22, 2019

    We were delighted to open our 70th Bright Space on 16th July! The Bright Space is for women and children who are victims of domestic violence, living in a Solace Women’s Aid refuge in London. This is our third Bright Space to open for Solace Women’s Aid in the city. The Bright Space …Read More

New Bright Space Opens at HMP YOI Isis

April 2, 2019

We opened a new Bright Space at HMP/YOI Isis in London on April 1st. This is our sixth prison Bright Space of the 67 Bright Spaces we now have throughout the UK. The new Bright Space has transformed an area of the prison Visits Hall into a welcoming, fun and engaging play space for children, …Read More

Two Bright Spaces Opened for Care Afloat in Lancashire

December 6, 2018

On 4th December, we officially opened two Bright Spaces for Care Afloat children’s homes in Skelmersdale, Lancashire. The Bright Spaces are in a therapy room, and garden sanctuary, and will be used by the residents to receive therapy, relax, play and have time with family. These Bright Spaces are the first of their kind for us, …Read More

The Lighthouse Opened by Mayor of London

On 5th December, the UK’s first Child House, the Lighthouse, was officially opened by Sadiq Khan, the Mayor of London. We are delighted to be part of this pioneering project, which brings together services to support children who are victims of sexual abuse and exploitation. We have provided all of the toys, games, books and …Read More

Keeping Children Safe at Home

May 21, 2018

Safety_at_Home_MAY2018 Check out these helpful tips for keeping children safe at home, compiled by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Eve’s Bright Space

January 18, 2018

Hear the story of how our Bright Space was created for Eve, at their domestic violence refuge.

Christmas Gift Appeal 2017

Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, we were able to provide hundreds of women and children with gifts at Christmas!

Christmas Gift Appeal 2017

November 7, 2017

Every year we support our local Bright Spaces and communities by collecting and distributing gifts for vulnerable children and families at Christmas. Here are our tips: Identify your local partner, for example a local Bright Space, domestic violence refuge or homeless shelter Find out the numbers and ages of people they are supporting Ask for …Read More

Talking with Children about Bright Spaces

October 5, 2017

In  Emily’s blog, Emily Harris writes about how we can talk with children about the work of the Foundation and our Bright Spaces. Emily is the Foundation’s Development Manager, and mother of two children aged 6 and 4.

Bright Space at HMP Brixton Opens!

October 2, 2017

  The Bright Horizons Foundation for Children officially opened a new Bright Space at Brixton Prison on September 22nd. The Bright Space is located in the children’s area of the family room at the prison, and provides a welcoming and child-friendly environment in which children can relax, play and build relationships with their families. Abby Sloan, …Read More

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