Family helpers win award for their efforts

Award-winning Link Family Services at Hobletts Manor JuniorSchool, Hemel Hempstead. From left in first pic, Grace King, Lisa Britton, Nicola Fisher and Tracey Gill.
Award-winning Link Family Services at Hobletts Manor JuniorSchool, Hemel Hempstead. From left in first pic, Grace King, Lisa Britton, Nicola Fisher and Tracey Gill.

The group of women behind a family centre that offers support to parents has bagged a top award.

Link Family Services, based within the ground of Adeyfield’s Hobletts Manor School, was recognised at the ChildrenFirst Awards.

The group were nominated for two accolades under the Herts County Council-run awards – Services to Young People Team of the Year and Early Intervention Team of the Year. It was announced that they had won the latter title during an recent awards ceremony. Manager Lisa Britton said: “We are delighted.”

The group runs drop in services, courses, family fun events and helps with family problems from bullying to bereavement.