First 5 Lambeth is a new consortium of 11 community organisations.
Our aim is to give every baby, young child, and their families in Lambeth a better start by bringing together our expertise and diversity.
You'll find more information below about who we are.
We’d like to hear your ideas and views about what local families need. Please take just a few minutes to complete our survey:
At Art4Space we encourage children, young people, and adults to appreciate art and creativity, through activities like drawing, crafts, and open discussion. Our programmes foster safe spaces to address mental health concerns and the impacts of social isolation
BiG supports children & young people to enhance self-esteem, build resilience and acquire skills to achieve positive outcomes.. Our Dream BiG Young Parents’ Hub is a place where young parents can enjoy self-care and self-development activities.
Brixton Wings is a volunteer-led parent organisation which provides early intervention programmes for children and young people. We run term time programmes including group classes, music, drama, rowing and a whole range of other activities.
Healthy Living Platform is a charity. We offer activities which benefit the health and wellbeing of the whole community. We encourage healthy and sustainable lifestyles by giving practical training, education, information, and support.
Loughborough Junction Action Group (LJAG) is a group of volunteers who live or work in Loughborough Junction. At our community growing space Loughborough Farm, we produce food for volunteers, residents, and our community café and shop – The Platform Café.
The Eritrean Saho Cultural Association (ESCA) is a community centre hub for local events and activities. ESCA provides a safe and familiar environment for Eritrean people in Lambeth.
The East African Association (EAA) supports Somali families - particularly lone parents and those from disadvantaged backgrounds experiencing economic poverty, isolation, and mental health issues - to connect to wider services and to reach their full potential.
Sunshine International Arts (S.i.A) is an artistic, educational and carnival production company. We are committed to inspiring the next generation through the art of carnival and traditional folklore.
Stockwell Partnership is a charity run by local people for local people. Free bilingual support if offered for Portugese, Spanish and Italian speakers making benefit claims or needing help with finances
Unity Matters is a small community-led organisation. We support parents and bring families together. We work with families from conception through to children starting school.
Whippersnappers provide workshops and performances in music, dance, art, and theatre to schools, nurseries, one o’clock clubs and community organisations.
Overview of the CoCreate fund, last year’s recipients as well as the brand new early-years focused consortium, First 5 Lambeth.
We have spoken to parents consortium members and wider community partners about the opportunities and benefits of launching this consortium.