Pause Southwark

Southwark have identified 251 women in the borough who between them have had a total of 599 children taken into care.

Southwark is the 41st most deprived Local Authority in the country. In 2015 Southwark had around:

  • 3300 Children in Need
  • 500 Looked After Children
  • 275 Children subject to a child protection plan


“The appeal of Pause is the clarity in its approach, the integrity of the methodology and the focus on supporting these women to gain control of their lives. The model originated in Hackney and the fit with Southwark is very good”  – Eleanor Kelly, Chief Executive, Southwark Council


Southwark Pause is made up of 6 team members including Practice Lead, Felicity Reed, three Practitioners and a Coordinator. The team has a range of professional skills and qualifications in psychology, psychotherapy, social work , systemic family therapy, substance misuse and drama therapy.


Contact Pause Southwark
020 7525 5489