Pause Newham

Newham is the 3rd most deprived Local Authority in the country.

  • 3313 Children in Need
  • 405 Looked After Children
  • 224 Children subject to a child protection plan


“The experience and knowledge of key professionals in our authority tells us that this continues to be a live issue for the borough, and we feel the innovative approach of Pause can deliver a step change in outcomes”  – Dianne Smith, Interim Director of Children’s Services


Newham Pause is headed by Claire Simmons the Practice Lead for the service. The team has a range of experience from different backgrounds including rehabilitation services, youth leadership and community development.


Contact Pause Newham
020 3373 3044