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Launch of the Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester

18 Jan 2019 - 10:42 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester Food Poverty Alliance have been producing the Food Poverty Action Plan for Greater Manchester and they would like to invite you to the launch event, to celebrate how far they've come in co-producing this plan, and to start working together to make it a reality.

The plan will contain many actions about the role the VCSE sector can play in tackling food poverty, and the need for a joined-up response between different sectors.

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The Big Pancake Party 2019

18 Jan 2019 - 10:38 by michelle.foster

Did you know that approximately 1 in 8 British adults worry about not being able to afford enough food? The Big Pancake Party

Research through Church Urban Fund’s Together Network shows that food poverty is an increasing issue in this country with more and more families using food banks and children going hungry during summer holidays without their free school meals.

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Get Life-Savvy!-Sessions – Disability and work – know your rights! – How to get support, and find work that is accessible and inclusive for you

19 February, 2019 (All day)

The workshops are offered at two different times - Thursday evening and Tuesday afternoon (starting on Tuesday 19 February, 1pm-3pm and Thursday 21 February, 6pm-8pm) but it will be the same workshop both times. You can attend either one, depending on your schedule.

A new network for deputy and assistant managers in Greater Manchester

11 Jan 2019 - 09:56 by michelle.foster

Skills for Care are establishing a network for deputy and assistant managers, which will include development sessions tailored to their roles. The next meeting will be held on Thursday 31 January, 10am-1pm at the McDonald Hotel in Manchester. Skills for Care

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The Rough Guide to Being Well

11 Jan 2019 - 09:46 by michelle.foster

Over a 10 week course the Self Help Peer to Peer team will give you a complete overview of the steps needed to gain and maintain better wellbeing. Delivered by people who have direct experience of how to stay well, this course is for anyone with problems such as anxiety, depression who wants to discover and develop ideas around greater wellness as part of a supportive peer group. Self Help

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Health and Social Care Policy & Strategy in Manchester and Greater Manchester

If you are representing your organisation in health and social care forums or need a broader perspective on what’s happening in health and social care policy & strategy, or starting a new job with more policy and strategic responsibilities, then this is the course for you.

27 February, 2019 - 10:00 to 15:00
Macc, 3rd Floor Swan Buildings, 20 Swan Street, Manchester, M4 5JW

Christmas and New Year 2018 – services and support

20 Dec 2018 - 14:15 by michelle.foster

Macc Christmas and New Year closure information

Our offices will be closed from 4pm on Friday 21 December and will open in the New Year on Wednesday 2 January. The Macc team sends best wishes to all during this festive period and looks forward to working with you again next year.

Here you will find details of local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) services operating over the Christmas and New Year period, as well as details of Manchester City Councils services and local NHS services.

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