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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International Volunteers Day - Learn More About Getting Involved!

Today is International Volunteers Day, offering a chance to celebrate every individual who gives their time to help Mosaic to continue offering support to bereaved children and young people across Dorset. Our work would simply not be possible without the help of all our incredible volunteers! As awareness of Mosaic grows across Dorset, so too does ...
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