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Manchester: 'Coping with Family Estrangement at Christmas' therapeutic work...

The festive season and its build up can be very isolating, upsetting and frustrating for those who are estranged from their family or a key family member.

This workshop is designed to help you to cope with the festive season and meet others who are in a similar situation - sharing thoughts and feelings about what family estrangement means for you at this time of the year. It will also help you to form mechanisms for supporting yourself, and to generate potential connections with others in your locality.

15 December, 2018 - 13:00 to 15:00
TBC - Manchester

Help Others to Learn

This half day workshop is perfect for anyone with an interest in helping others broaden their skills, knowledge and behaviour. We'll equip you with the essential skills, knowledge and understanding of a trainer's role when delivering to learners: from planning to preparation, to getting feedback an evaluation.

Who is it for?
This workshop is for anyone who trains other people to help them broaden their skills, knowledge and behaviour. You don’t have to be a ‘trainer’ or ‘teacher’ to attend, just someone interested in helping others to develop themselves.

17 October, 2018 - 13:30 to 16:30
Holyoake House, Hanover Street, Manchester, M60 0AS

The Triangle Trust – Rehabilitation of offenders and ex-offenders

18 Sep 2018 - 16:33 by michelle.foster

Across the prison population including men, women and youth at least 1 in 2 prisoners released will re-offend within a year. Offenders need information to make the right decisions about their lives in the community: where they will live; how they will gain a legitimate income; how they will rebuild their family ties, or form new ones. They should also be helped to find support for mental health needs and substance misuse. 

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Digital Inclusion Fund

18 Sep 2018 - 16:30 by michelle.foster

The Digital Inclusion Fund aims to support initiatives designing, researching or delivering digital inclusion programmes with a focus on older and/or disabled people, in a new, creative and innovative way. It aims to improve essential digital skills and demonstrate how digital inclusion can improve the lives and well being, of older and/or disabled people. The initiatives supported may also have scope to scale up and deliver a wider impact. Funding could be used to test and learn from the new approaches to tackling digital exclusion.

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The FSI small charity training 4 October 2018

18 Sep 2018 - 16:24 by michelle.foster

The FSI are running training for small charities on 4 October with courses from £7.50, at Methodist Central Buildings. Training sessions cover a wide range of fundraising techniques and back office skills delivered by experienced and knowledgeable trainers and include Developing Your Fundraising Strategy; Legacy Fundraising; Budgets, Management Accounts, and Cash Flow Forecasting; and Trustee Role in Risk Management. The FSI

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Furniture and pallets available for donation to community groups

18 Sep 2018 - 16:19 by michelle.foster

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust currently have an array of furniture and pallets at their Prestwich site that are available for donation to local community offices, projects or workshops.

Available are wave office desks, pedestals, meeting chairs and pallets for any community upcycling projects. There are also broken furniture that parts could be extracted off to make something new with.

Interest community groups should arrange to view the items at the site in Prestwich, unfortunately items aren’t able to be delivered.

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Charity Roundtable Discussion

4 October, 2018 - 12:00 to 14:30

Quilter Cheviot is delighted to invite you to attend a charity roundtable discussion on: Statement of Investment Policy.

The Charity Commission strongly recommends that charity trustees decide on an investment policy for their charity, record it in writing and keep it under regular review.
Without an investment policy, trustees are likely to find it difficult to demonstrate that they are making good use of the charity’s funds.

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Charity Seminar

15 November, 2018 - 09:30 to 12:30

The times they are a changin’ - This year’s series of seminars focuses on the ever changing environment for charities, particularly around the topics of governance, the third sector, investment and technology.

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