Signpost AGM reports surprise surplus

Signpost's Trustees announced a surprise surplus at the charity's AGM today.  It is the third year of surplus on the trot and puts Signpost's finances on a very sound footing.  The surprise surplus is in part because of lower than expected costs, but is principally because of an unexpected windfall of over £12,000 from local

Forget me not …

Last Thursday, Signpost's Hemel Social Group cleared leaves at the 'Forget-me-not Garden' in Gadebridge Park. The Garden, opened in 2004 and run by Stillbirth and Ante-Natal Death Society (SANDS), is getting ready for the annual 'Wave of Light' event when parents across the world who have lost babies light a candle to remember their lost

Amazon recognise the support Signpost offer to young people

Signpost has received a welcome donation of £1000 from Amazon through their funding trust.  The company, who are a major employer in Hemel Hempstead, made the donation in recognition of the work Signpost does supporting young people in the area. Thank you Amazon on behalf of the organisation and the young people who will benefit.

Monthly charity pub quiz raises £8000 … and it’s still going up but bring your own chair!

Proof that big things come from small beginnings, the total raised by the regulars of the Post Office Arms in Boxmoor, through their monthly charity quiz has now topped £8,000.  With sponsorship from AIC insurance in the Old Town and prizes provided by the local shops and businesses in Boxmoor, the quiz is a true

We’re there for LGBT

Suicide is worryingly prevalent among young people who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender.  Yet, we see very few young people from that community at Signpost.  With support from the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service's Innovation Fund and in partnership with Hertfordshire County Council's Youth Connexions team, an LGBT-specialist counsellor from Signpost is running