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Children’s guide to coronavirus

31 Mar 2020 - 12:40 by michelle.foster

Children's Guide to CoronavirusThe Children’s Commissioner for England has created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation.

The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.

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Night Support Worker (Morning Star and Emergency Accommodation) at Caritas Diocese of Salford

Caritas Diocese of Salford is an established leading provider of high quality social care for children, families and adults who are vulnerable. The charity encompasses the work of Catholic Children’s Rescue Society and Catholic Welfare Societies.

Morning Star Hostel is for single homeless men aged over 35, particularly those sleeping rough, and/or those with alcohol issues, who have a connection to the Manchester area.

The Night Support Worker will work waking nights, 11.5 hour shifts usually 9:00pm until 8:30am 7 days a week.

33.25 hours per week
Fixed Point SCP1 £17,893 per annum (pro rata for part time £16,080) from 1/4/20
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Sorted Drop-In

6 Mar 2020 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

Every Wednesday 2pm-4pm
Manchester Mind, Children and Young People’s Services, 709 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3AG

The weekly Sorted advice drop-in is for young people age 15-25. The drop-in provides advice on benefits, work, housing, studies, and money worries.

The drop-ins can give advice on all of the above plus appealing benefit decisions and maximising income.

Young people are invited to come and talk things through with an advisers who can try and help get things sorted.

No appointment necessary.

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Children and Young People’s (CYP) Wellbeing Cafe

6 Mar 2020 - 11:20 by michelle.foster

Every Wednesday and Friday 1pm-3pm
Manchester Mind, Children and Young People’s Services, 709 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3AG

This an opportunity for young people age 15-25 to come along and find out more about Manchester Mind’s services in their relaxed and welcoming wellbeing cafe.

Find out about Manchester Mind’s offer including their mentoring service, volunteer opportunities, and advice services.

Young people can take part in wellbeing activities and meet new people.

No referral necessary.

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Caribbean and African Health Network Greater Manchester – Black Single Mothers Project

25 Oct 2019 - 14:08 by michelle.foster

Exploring the mental health support needs of single black women living in Manchester.

  • Are you a black single mother with experience of mental health or as a carer?
  • Are you interested in 2 hour peer support group
  • Do you live in Manchester

Weekly session (during school time) for 3 months starting November 2019.

Refreshments and reasonable travel and childcare expenses provided.

For further information and to express an interested contact 0785 355 6591, or email: info@cahn.org.uk

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Young Manchester Youth and Play Fund 2020

24 Oct 2019 - 11:05 by michelle.foster

Young ManchesterYoung Manchester have launched the new Youth and Play Fund for Manchester, in partnership with Manchester City Council, the #iwill Fund and Curious Minds.

The fund seeks to build on work to date to build a strong, vibrant sustainable Youth and Play sector, which enables every child and young person in Manchester to thrive and to realise their full potential through outstanding opportunities.

This funding will:

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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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