The Purple Elephant Project


The Purple Elephant Project offers a range of services from both our hub space based in Twickenham and through subsidised, outreach work in schools and the local community

The Hub

Designed with our clients in mind, the Hub is a safe and nurturing environment for children and families to engage with our professional staff and volunteers. Parents and carers are welcome to drop in for a cup of something warm and comforting, a listening ear or just a place to be. Whether accessing support, attending training or curling up in our cosy corner waiting for children in sessions, we are here to welcome and support you. 


In addition to the services we offer in the hub, our herd head out into the community providing subsidised outreach services in schools and other venues. Offering a professional standard of expertise, we deliver a range of therapeutic services such as; Play Therapy, Theraplay, Filial Therapy, Life Story work and VIG (Video Interaction Guidance). We offer a range of packages and work with you to find the most suitable one to meet your requirements as a family, organisation or school. 


We are in the process of creating our training programme providing expert training for parents, carers and teachers on therapeutic parenting, attachment and developmental trauma as outreach services or at our Twickenham Hub.For more information about our training programme or to discuss any other training needs you may have, please contact us.

Covid update

Changes to our services can be found on the about page/grown-up section of our website.

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