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First 1,000 Days – Supporting families and children to start well Fund 2020–2022

21 Oct 2019 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

Funding is available for projects that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children in their first 1,000 days of life (from conception to the age of two), as it is crucial to their long-term health and wellbeing.

To support women, fathers and families:

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Manchester FGM & Breast Flattening or Ironing CPD Training - Half Day

Join us for this interactive half day training focusing on FGM & breast flattening sometimes know as breast ironing. Delegates will gain an understanding of the practices and its impact on women and girls.

Workshop aim: to equip professionals with the basic knowledge and confidence to recognise and respond to cases of FGM breast flattening.

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24 October, 2019 - 09:00 to 13:00
Gregory's Place, 69 Ardwick Green,Manchester, M12 6ES

Sunday Spooktacular

27 October, 2019 - 16:00 to 20:00

As part of Manchester’s Halloween in the City weekend, Manchester Central Library, are celebrating with a totally Spooky Sunday at Manchester Central Library.

There are many tricks and treats planned for those children brave enough to enter the haunted library.

Marvel at the magical drag queen storytellers
Discover the demonic disco
Create some creepy crafts
Watch a fearsome film
Take the trick or treat trail

Suitable for (very brave) children aged 7-12.

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Pretty Tough Things – Wellness Day for busy Mums and Children

27 October, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00

Pretty Tough Things presents their first wellness event based at Federation House near The Printworks in Manchester.

Find out how to be the best version of yourself and make time for you, get to know other like minded women, relax and learn new ways to take care of you as well as everyone else.

Take part in a family yoga session.

Halloween craft activities for the children with games and toys to keep them entertained while you focus on yourself. We have Nursery staff on hand on the day to look after the children so you can rest assured they will be in safe hands.

Sharing Place and Space – A Neighbourhood Approach

30 October, 2019 - 14:00 to 15:30

Promoting health and well-being in childhood and old age.

Speaker: Norma V Raynes PhD, Generation to Generation

This seminar will consider how the use of shared spaces and places can address issues faced by children and older people, by looking at the Intergen model which has been tried and tested over twenty years. The seminar will cover the model, how it works and outcomes so far.

Area Manager – North West of England at XenZone

XenZone are pioneers of digital mental health and well being and their vision is to lead the way in using technology to remove barriers to access for effective prevention, therapies and treatment for all.

XenZone are working with over 100 Local Authorities, CCGs, mental health trusts, businesses and charities to ensure it’s easy and safe for all generations to access the best emotional and mental health services as and when they need.

35 hours per week
£34,000 per annum, depending on experience

Children and Young People’s Enablement Officer at Henshaws

Henshaws Community Services enable people of all ages living with sight loss and a range of other disabilities to make informed choices about their future. Independence and friendship are at the heart of what we do to help people find the confidence to go beyond their expectations.

21 hours per week
£11,509.68 per year/£10.54 per hour

Macc wins Manchester Voluntary Sector Infrastructure Contract

4 Oct 2019 - 14:09 by michelle.foster

MaccAs you may be aware, earlier this year Manchester City Council and Manchester Health and Care Commissioning launched a competitive tendering process for the contract to provide support to the city's voluntary and community sector for the next three years. We are delighted to announce that Macc has been awarded this contract.

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Family Support Co-ordinator – 1001 Days at Thrive Manchester

Job overview: To support parents in Wythenshawe during this critical 1001 days of their child’s life by working with them one on one and in small groups to help them understand how interaction with their child will have an effect on their child’s development.

40 hours per week
£20,000 per annum
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First 1000 Days – Consultation report and updated FAQs

19 Sep 2019 - 12:41 by michelle.foster

Manchester City CouncilThe Our Manchester Funds Programme Management Team would like to thank everyone who provided comments as part of the consultation on the First 1000 Days of a Child's Life Fund - either through the on-line survey, public events or through other channels.

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