Ethnic Health Forum (EHF) established in 2002 as a small community group at Woodville Resource Centre, Cheetham Hill, and Manchester. The primary focus remains to work for BME communities in improving their health and social care needs.
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Stockport Without Abuse is a highly regarded, specialist charity educating, supporting and empowering individuals and families affected by domestic abuse.
Stockport Without Abuse are seeking an experienced, committed and creative Positive Relationships Key Worker to join their amazing team.
If you believe that you have the qualities and skills to meet this challenging and exciting opportunity, they would like to hear from you.
The Greater Manchester (GM) Moving walking programme is working on some branding for the work that supports the notion that anyone can walk anytime, anywhere and ‘their way’. The aim is to help people recognise that they can and do walk, and that it is possible to do more as part of their everyday life. Along with a range of images, part of this is developing some alternative terms for walking that a range of people can relate to.
The Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards 2019 are now open. Entering their second year, the awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise members of paid and unpaid health and care workforce who regularly go above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester.
This is a new and exciting role, supporting the project alongside The Tutor Trust, which combines academic tuition with therapeutic interventions.
This is an exciting position at Macc to work in partnership voluntary organisations, charities community groups and social enterprise to build effective relationships with each other and with local authority and health partners in Manchester. This role is about encouraging better collaboration and new ways of working across sectors to aid the integration of health and social care, with a real focus on the contribution of community organisations.
The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) is a women-led organisation whose vision is to ensure that people, suffering, or at risk of domestic abuse receive appropriate support. PTMWA offer support by providing safe accommodation, specialist support services and by working in partnership with other agencies. In addition to domestic abuse services, PTMWA deliver a range of services from their base at the Pankhurst Centre including a women’s drop-in, and heritage centre in recognition of the achievements of Emmeline Pankhurst and her daughters.
As part of the visit, the MP, (who is leading a ministerial working group which will seek to identify gaps in available provision and make recommendations on how coordination across departments can be improved), met with Shelley Roberts, CEO of Home-Start Manchester, along with Rebecca, a young mum who has been receiving Home-Start support, and her volunteer Barbara. Rebecca shared her story as how as an asylum- seeker fleeing domestic abuse, she had been receiving Home-Start support, and the difference it made to her life.
A new project will use cutting-edge ‘emotion-sensing’ technology to explore feelings of loneliness and social isolation experienced by young carers – and help them create music to give voice to their feelings.
Launching on Young Carers Awareness Day (31 January), Greater Manchester-based charity gaddum, and Manchester Metropolitan University, will develop and trial the new technology.
The technology is based around the connection between mood and music, aimed at tackling youth loneliness and isolation among young carers.
Independent Choices are pleased to invite you to their Annual Quiz and Fundraiser event.
There will be a hot and cold buffet (vegan and Vegetarian options available). There will also be a raffle with a wide range of exciting prizes and Henna tattooing.
Come along and support Independent Choices’ vital services and join in having fun on the night.
Tickets cost £15
To book tickets, visit: https://bit.ly/2vSFDLk