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Davis Blank Furniss sponsors launch of TLC Talk, Listen, Change

Davis Blank Furniss sponsors launch of TLC Talk, Listen, Change


Tuesday 11th April saw the official launch event of the new charity TLC: Talk, Listen, Change.

TLC: Talk, Listen, Change, which was part of the Relate Federation before becoming an independent charity, will offer a variety of services such as parenting programmes, domestic abuse services, family mediation and counselling for adults, couples and children.

Over 200 of the North West’s leading business people and public figures attended the reception which took place at The Place Aparthotel and was sponsored by law firm Davis Blank Furniss. Guests included the Vice Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester, Edith Conn, and The Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of Trafford, Judith Lloyd.

The charity’s mission is to enable people of all ages to benefit from healthy and happy relationships, and to create a society where people enjoy good emotional wellbeing and personal resilience; supported by positive relationships in all areas of their life. 

TLC: Talk, Listen, Change deliver a range of integrated support, therapies and programmes of work which help improve emotional wellbeing and ensure healthy and happy relationships. People will be able to choose to access its services in a way which works for them. The staff are extremely dedicated to their mission, which is to support all forms of relationships, be that the relationship with yourself, with your partner or previous partner, family or friends, school or employer or with your community.

Caroline Bilous – senior solicitor in the Family team at Davis Blank Furniss – commented: “We were proud to sponsor the launch of TLC: Talk, Listen, Change as it will help countless people across Greater Manchester. We wish them all the luck as the team starts its hugely important work.”

Michelle Hill – CEO of TLC: Talk, Listen, Change – said: “We are delighted to be launching Greater Manchester’s own relationship charity, TLC: Talk, Listen, Change. Davis Blank Furniss has been a fantastic partner and we are very grateful for their sponsorship. We believe that everyone needs a bit of TLC sometimes and are pleased to be able to offer this to the people of Greater Manchester.”

Photo L-R:

Keith Marsland, Chair of the Board of Trustees at TLC: Talk, Listen, Change;
Michelle Hill, CEO of TLC: Talk, Listen, Change;
Deputy Lord Lieutenant, Edith Conn OBE DL JP;
Victoria Hill, Head of the Family Mediation department at TLC: Talk, Listen, Change;
The Worshipful the Mayor of the Borough of Trafford, Judith Lloyd;
Caroline Bilous, Senior Solicitor at Davis Blank Furniss Solicitors;