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Homelessness Thematic Review – survey for practitioners and staff working in Manchester agencies

6 Sep 2019 - 11:37 by michelle.foster

Manchester Safeguarding BoardsThe Manchester Safeguarding Partnership (formerly Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board and Manchester Safeguarding Children Board) needs your help. If you work in an agency in Manchester delivering services, especially to vulnerable adults, please complete the Homelessness Thematic Review survey.

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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 – Climate Emergency

6 Aug 2019 - 13:46 by michelle.foster

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation? Would you like to share a story of your activity to tackle the climate emergency, as part of the 2019 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2019 - Climate emergency

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 23-27 September.

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Volunteer with The Booth Centre team

2 Aug 2019 - 10:42 by michelle.foster

Booth CentreThe Booth Centre are looking for enthusiastic volunteers willing to support their services and activities. The Booth Centre is open Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm and welcome people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Can you help out in any of these areas?
Admin support, preparing and serving breakfast and lunch, cleaning, decorating, gardening, arts, skills, sports

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The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service: 2019 Awardees

25 Jul 2019 - 11:41 by michelle.foster

The Queen's Award for Voluntary Service is the highest award given to local volunteer groups across the UK to recognise outstanding work done in their own communities. It was created in 2002 to celebrate the anniversary of The Queen's coronation. It is the MBE for volunteer groups. Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

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Celebrating 100 years of Social Action

22 Jul 2019 - 13:48 by michelle.foster

A tale of two cities

Monday 22 July 2019 marks 100 years (to the day) of the formation of Manchester and Salford Council of Social Service. Macc, Salford CVS and Gaddum have worked together to mark the occasion with a celebratory event at the People’s History Museum. We felt it is important to mark 100 years of social action across the twin cities of Salford and Manchester.

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GM Homelessness Prevention Strategy – Your ideas needed

12 Jul 2019 - 11:07 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network (GMHAN) have been tasked by Mayor Andy Burnham with developing a ten year GM Homelessness Prevention Strategy, with the Accountability Board (chaired by GM Housing and Homelessness Portfolio Lead City Mayor Paul Dennett) taking responsibility for starting and guiding this process. Greater Manchester Homelessness Action Network

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The DWF Foundation – apply by 31 July 2019

5 Jul 2019 - 11:09 by michelle.foster

The DWF Foundation has one purpose: providing funds, resources and support to help local communities achieve their full potential. The DWF Foundation supports registered charities with an impact in one or more of the following areas: Homelessness; Health and Wellbeing; Employability; and Education. DWF Foundation

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Inspiring Change Manchester Briefings Evaluating the Fulfilling Lives programme

26 Jun 2019 - 15:41 by michelle.foster

Why we need to invest in multiple needs is the first in a series of briefings on multiple needs, drawing on data and insight from the National Lottery Community Fund’s Fulfilling Lives: Supporting people with multiple needs programme. The statistics are based on data from over 600 people who have received help from the Fulfilling Lives programme for roughly a year or more. Inspiring Change Manchester

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New funding for rough sleepers living with mental illness and substance misuse

30 May 2019 - 11:32 by michelle.foster

The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced that £1.9 million will be given to councils by Public Health England to help improve the health of rough sleepers. The funding will be awarded to projects that improve access to health services and continuity of care for people with mental ill-health and substance misuse problems who are sleeping rough or at risk of returning to rough sleeping. Gov.uk

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Manchester City Council – City Centre Public Space Protection Order Consultation

15 Feb 2019 - 10:04 by michelle.foster

Manchester City Council are consulting with the public on a city centre Public Space Protection Order (PSPO) to address a number of issues that are being reported to the Council and the Police. Proposals have been drawn up following evidence-gathering and listening to the concerns of people and businesses about their experiences in the city centre. Manchester City Council

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