Welcome to Tackling Loneliness in Young People

Led by the High Sheriff of West Sussex Dr Tim Fooks FRCGP, Adam Muirhead from the Trust for Developing Communities and our CEO Chris Cook we want to build on our understanding of how combating loneliness in young people can bring about change and be the best form of early intervention.

If you haven’t yet registered for this conference or would like to understand more about the context for this event then please read  our original post here.

For everyone who has registered you will be able to join us on the day by clicking on the Zoom links below.
NOTE: These links will not be active until 12noon on the Thursday 25th March.

A link to the book by Janet Batsleer and James Duggan is here.

If you would like to contribute to the conference poem click here.


1:00PM Welcome

1:05PM Research Input

1:35PM Plenary

1:50PM Break

Join Main Room

Main Jamboard

This afternoon we will be joined by representatives from the following organisations:

2-3 Degrees

39 Club

Act On It

Arun Youth Project

Arundel Castle Cricket Foundation

Ashington Community Centre

Ashington Parish Council

Ashington Youth Club

Associated Country Women of the World


Autism Support Service

Beacon Academy

Bentswood Community Partnership

Brighton & Hove City Council

Brighton and Hove City Council Independent Visiting Service – IV Coordinator

Care for the Carers

Change, Grow, Live (CGL)

Crawley Community Youth Service


CYP Service- West Sussex Mind

Early Help Midsussex Hub, West Sussex County Council

East Sussex Community Voice

Electric Storm Youth


Happy Accidents

Hastings Borough Council

Healthwatch West Sussex

High Sheriff in nomination

High Sheriff of West Sussex

Horsham Central PCN

Horsham District Council

Jenni Osborn Training Services

Kidz Klub Brighton & Hove

Lord Lieutenant’s Voluntary Sector Forum

Lorica Trust

Mid Sussex District Council

Midhurst Parish Church

New charity


Park Surgery

Pick Your Own

Priority 1-54


Spear Brighton

St Paul’s Catholic College

Sussex Clubs for Young People

Sussex Clubs for Young PoepleLTD

Sussex Community Development Association

Sussex Oakleaf-BHT Sussex

Sussex Partnership nhs foundation trust

Sussex Police (Christian Police and Fire Network)

Sussex Prisoners Families

Sylvia Beaufoy Centre

Tarner Community Project

The Hangleton and Knoll Project

The Rita Project CIC

The Trust for Developing Communities

TouchBase CIC

Town of Morinville

West Sussex County Council

West Sussex Early Help

West Sussex Mind

West Tarring Young People’s Hub


Youth Employability Service East Sussex