Mosaic Matters for March 2021

​Please click below and scroll for our March Mosaic Matters Newsletter.    Download PDF File Here
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Mosaic Matters - Our First Newsletter for 2021

Welcome to our first newsletter for 2021. Read on for news on how we are fundraising in a pandemic, how you can help and good news of grants and great donations.  Wishing everyone a hopeful new year from the Mosaic team.    Download PDF File Here
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Mosaic Matters - Christmas 2020

We're in the last month of 2020 and Christmas is speeding towards us - grab a mince pie and read what we've been up to at Mosaic, how you can support us this festive season, and also a few ideas to help grieving families this Christmas x    Download PDF File Here
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Mosaic Festive Raffle Prizes

Hello everyone - thank you for getting involved and helping us make our Festive Raffle a success this year! Please have a look below for a little sneaky peak at some of the prizes we have on offer. If you're considering swapping your Christmas cards for a charity contribution this year - this could be a good idea - and you'd also be in wi...
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Mosaic On-line Craft Shop - fantastic stocking fillers!

​If you're missing going to nice local craft fairs this festive season for handmade stocking fillers, please pop along to our Mosaic Craft Shop - hand-made items from our lovely volunteers. As we couldn't run summer fairs this year, we have some lovely crafts for you to gift this Christmas while supporting Mosaic. 
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Starting to Feel Festive at Mosaic

We're starting to think about the Festive Season at Mosaic. Our big fundraiser this year is our Mosaic Charity Raffle with lots of great prizes from vouchers and hampers to jams and jewellery. Please do click here or the poster below to buy some tickets and be in with a chance of winning while supporting a great cause.  We ...
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Mosaic Matters Autumn 2020

Our Mosaic Matters Autumn Newsletter is here - grab a cup of tea - snuggle up on the settee, and read how Mosaic has managed to adapt our services and staff during a global pandemic.    Download PDF File Here
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Summer 2020 Mosaic News

Please have a read through our Summer 2020 Mosaic News to see how we're adapting to the new normal and how you might be able to help support Dorset families who have suffered a bereavement.     Download PDF File Here
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The Importance of Endings

​ Life is full of both beginnings and endings; be that moving house, changing school or job, relationships or indeed when someone we know dies. They serve a huge purpose in the human mind; they can be a goal to work towards; exams being a perfect example. Or they may provide the necessary closure on a chapter of life to enable us to process our emo...
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Teenagers in Lockdown

I'm not coming out……… As I sit contemplating the last 3 weeks our teenagers are overwhelmingly in my thoughts. We have all been trying to come to terms with "The Lockdown" and adjusting to a new way of living.Whether that be adjusting to new ways of working, loss of finances, experiencing increasing anxiety or trying to spread our time across famil...
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Helping Young Children to Cope with Change

As parents and carers we want to protect, yet it is easy to think our youngest children are unaware or unaffected by events such as the Coronavirus outbreak. However, with mass news coverage, adults' conversations and anxieties, and changes to every-day routines it is impossible to shield young children completely despite our best efforts. These si...
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Urgent Appeal

With all events being closed down and people gathering restricted, Mosaic is currently unable to move forward with any of the fundraising events which were planned for the next few months, by themselves and others. This naturally means there will be a significant drop in income. At a time when we are most likely to be needed as a service, this is o...
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How to support children and young people through Coronavirus and lockdown

We all know that change and panic can make children more anxious than they would normally be and at this uniquely difficult time for the whole country it can be easy to forget the impact that this maybe having on our children and young people. Add to this the decision to close schools, nurseries and childminders, the cancellation of exams and the u...
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Coronavirus Update - 18/03/2020

Coronavirus Update - 18/03/2020 In light of the recent announcements from the government concerning the coronavirus we would like to make everyone aware of how we are planning to continue offering our service through this difficult and uncertain time. • The office will remain open and manned Monday – Friday 9-4pm so please continue to contact us vi...
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Mother's Day Advice and Support

With Mother's Day fast approaching, this can a challenging and difficult time for many bereaved children, particularly if it is their first one without Mum. Some children find it too painful to acknowledge, whilst others want to mark the importance of their Mum on this day but may be reluctant to discuss openly for fear of upsetting other members o...
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Mosaic Matters Printed Newsletter - Issue 39

Our latest Mosaic Newsletter is here and winging its way around Dorset, look out for all our latest news!  Click the below icon on the right to open in a new tab   Download PDF File Here
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Give it up and Give

Lent is nearly upon us once again this year, and many people will feel the need to challenge themselves over this period, for various reasons. The idea of giving up our favourite treats for a whole 40 days can seem quite daunting, so how about looking at it a different way and giving instead, or as well as, giving up? £1 a day seems not a lot doesn...
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Children's Mental Health Week 2020 - #FindYourBrave

'Courage is found in unlikely places' – J.R.R Tolkien This week is Children's Mental Health Week, with the theme for this year being 'Find Your Brave'. When was the last time you felt brave? Where were you and what did you do? You may have tried a new hobby or made a speech in front of a group of people. Bravery comes in many shapes and forms and c...
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Mosaic Residential Weekends!

If you've followed us for a while you have probably seen the photos of our residential weekends and have likely seen what a great time the children and young people have! If you want to know more about what goes on at one of these weekends, then read on to find out! The weekends offer the children and young people the chance to meet others who have...
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'It's Complicated' - Mosaic Conference 2020

With 7 weeks to go until our conference, the countdown is now well and truly on! The theme for this year is 'It's Complicated' taking a focus on traumatic and complex grief and the impact this can have on children and young people. As we have seen an increase in the number of referrals received for causes of death such as suicide, road traffic coll...
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