Charities associated with wellbeing and engagement which we love to support.

Charities who support the Positive HR Forum

Please note:  All businesses are listed in alphabetical order only.

Alice Charity

Alice Charity support vulnerable and disadvantaged families in Stoke and Newcastle with practical and emotional support.

The charity supports families to develop their resilience, to thrive not just survive.

The charity has a food bank, 9 parent and toddler groups, family support, Bump and Beyond providing baby equipment and emotional support as well as projects to support with Home Essentials and Little Kindnesses which includes thigs like school uniforms, bus fares and other necessities.

Name of Attendee: Steph Bradbury

Email address:

Contact Number: 01782 614838


A Child of Mine

A Child of Mine provides emotional support to bereaved parents and families who have lost a child of any age and under any circumstance helping them to find hope for the future. Through our work we reduce isolation and improve emotional wellbeing.

Our work includes, 121 emotional support, family bereavement helpline, 7 support groups, 2 support groups for bereaved siblings, annual memorial services, national awareness day and education for healthcare professionals improving future care.

Name of Attendee: Holly Docherty

Email address:

Contact Number: 01785 283434


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North Staffs Mind

North Staffs Mind has over 40 years’ experience of supporting mental health in the local community.

Our services include supporting children and young people, adults and offering supported housing.

We have an experienced training team who deliver training packages to statutory and private companies.

North Staffs Mind works collaboratively with other organisations and the local community to provide a client led service which is truly inclusive.

Name of Attendee: Deb Smith


Contact Number: 01782 262100


Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank

Stoke-on-Trent Foodbank

We believe that no one should face going hungry, and provide 3-day emergency food parcels to people in crisis.

Our 16 volunteer church centres, open rotating across 5 days a week, in Stoke-on-Trent and outlying areas.

We signpost our guests to Money Matters and other local charities and organisations for advice.

Nearly 40% of those we help feed are children and over a third of those we help are working.

Name of Attendee: Caroline Wolfe

Email address:

Contact Number: 01782 317942


The Dove Service

The Dove Service provide confidential specialist counselling and support to those affected by bereavement, significant loss and/ or life-changing illness.

Alongside our counselling provision we offer the following professional services:

  • EAP Contracts.
  • Workplace Debriefings.
  • Awareness Raising and Education Sessions in topics related to Workplace Wellbeing and Grief, including writing affective Bereavement Policies.
  • Professional talk time sessions, including how Line Managers can best provide support when someone in the workplace is impacted by bereavement.

Name of Attendee: Sarah Mockridge

Email address:

Contact Number: 01782 683155


The Hubb Foundation

The Hubb Foundation is a charity based in Stoke-on-Trent that works with numerous partners and organisations to support the most disadvantaged children and families. The area is one of the most deprived in the country with over 35% of children living in poverty.

Since inception in 2018, we have provided over 950,000 meals to children and families. As a core, we provide holiday provision enabling children and families to access food, a safe environment and experience new and engaging activities all free of charge. We also have several other projects aimed at supporting our families including slow cooker and air fryer projects as well as a social isolation support project.

We are the national lead for the Holiday activities and food program funded by the Department for Education and are present on both the national steering group and award panel. Our reach city wide is one of the many reasons we can support so many individuals, as well as being the first port of call for school and community groups who identify those that need support.

Name of Attendee: Adam Yates

Email address:

Contact Number: 01782 228801


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