Pause Greenwich

A quarter of all care proceedings in Greenwich involve the removal of children from mothers who have already had at least one child removed from their care.

Greenwich is the 28th most deprived Local Authority in the country

  • 3457 Children in Need
  • 540 Looked After Children
  • 279 Children subject to a child protection plan


“Our involvement in the Pause project provides an opportunity for shared learning and a step change in how we address this long standing ‘breaking the cycle challenge’.”  – Gillian Palmer, Director Children’s Services


Greenwich Pause is made up of a diverse and multi-disciplinary team. It will be comprised of a Practice Lead, 3 Practitioners and a Coordinator. The experience brought to Greenwich Pause includes working with domestic violence, mental health, drug and alcohol misuse, child protection, early help, court work, family and homelessness support.


Contact Pause Greenwich
020 8921 2948