News and Events

19th June 2024

Respond trauma informed charity to join the Bild Group in 2024

We are delighted to announce plans for Respond to join the Bild Group this year continuing our vital work providing specialist psychotherapy, advocacy and trauma-informed training […]
8th January 2024

Respond January 2024 Organisational Update

For many, the new year can be the start of exciting new beginnings, following a break and returning to work with energy for the new year […]
19th October 2023

Celebrating our Impact

A year into our ambitious new three-year strategy we would like to celebrate our impact with you.  In 2022 the need for our services increased by […]
15th August 2023

Art Therapy & Advocacy Group

Respond’s friendly and creative Art Therapy and Advocacy support group meets every Tuesday for 12 weeks.  If you or someone you know is an autistic person […]
1st August 2023

Georgina Hoare takes up the role of Acting CEO 1st August 2023

Georgina Hoare takes up the role of Acting CEO today.    Georgina has fifteen years senior leadership experience in the voluntary sector and is a music therapist […]
21st July 2023

CEO Dr Noelle Blackman, to leave Respond

CEO, Dr Noelle Blackman to leave Respond after nearly twenty years service, including over a decade as CEO.   Our CEO Noelle Blackman is stepping down […]
24th November 2021

Judgement handed down in Supreme Court case regarding test for capacity to consent to sex

Judgement handed down in Supreme Court case regarding test for capacity to consent to sex Judgment has been handed down in the Supreme Court on the […]
18th November 2020

The Journey to The Lighthouse

We are pleased to share the news about the publication of a new book about an innovative service for children and young people that experience sexual […]
29th October 2020

Three New Videos

We are pleased to present another three videos with the theme of ‘Coping with COVID’, thanks to the Government’s extra £750 million coronavirus funding for frontline […]
20th October 2020

‘You’ve Got This’ – a new animation about coping with Covid.

This is one of four videos created by Respond with the theme of ‘Coping with Covid’. Covid-19 has brought change and uncertainty for everyone. But families […]
27th May 2020

Respond Receives Funding Boost

Respond is delighted to have learned that we have been awarded funding as part of the package of support for the voluntary sector announced by the […]
6th May 2020

Challenge to the Care Quality Commission’s Decision to Suspend Inspections of Services

Since the outbreak of Coronavirus the Care Quality Commission (CQC) have suspended their usual in person inspections of hospitals and care homes. Respond has joined together […]