Malachi Specialist Family Support Services CIC
2nd March 2015
Malachi is an early intervention & prevention agency supporting children & young people affected by complex & adverse family circumstances. 20 years of experience delivering provision in Birmingham with its intricate mix of social, ethnic & economic diversity has enabled us to hone, test & develop our methodology to provide effective targeted family support outside the mainstream services.
Using a sound psychological base & a range of proven therapeutic interventions, staff have been able to help turn round many deep and intractable personal & family situations including relationship breakdown, drug/ alcohol misuse & domestic abuse among many others.
Services delivered by Malachi include:
Family Support Services
Parenting Group Programs
Issue based drama interventions
We currently employ 28 FTE direct delivery staff, working in 130 schools and children’s centers in Birmingham area, working with over 600 families per annum, experiencing emotional trauma. During 2012, under the lottery funded “Realising Ambitions Program”, we expanded our operations to include families of children who attend schools in the Sedgemoor area of Somerset.
We deliver a Separated Families intervention in Birmingham commissioned by the DWP that has been successful in resolving contact and maintenance disputes without the need for court involvement.
We provide an intensive family intervention service to troubled families in Birmingham funded by BCC under its Think Family Program.
Malachi was founded to support and provide advocacy to children affected by family breakdown. Over the years, the organisations beneficiary base has widened to include all children suffering negative life experiences due to disrupted family dynamics, our focus remains on improving our beneficiary’s wellbeing, health and life chances.