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Spirit of Manchester Story Week 2020 – No Going Back

12 Aug 2020 - 11:56 by michelle.foster

spirit story 2020

Are you a Manchester voluntary, community and social enterprise sector organisation?

Would you like to share a story of your new everyday activity, as part of the 2020 Spirit of Manchester Story Week in September?

We are looking for 20 VCSE organisations to share their stories during the week of 21-25 September.

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Advice Services from Manchester Mind

6 Aug 2020 - 12:16 by michelle.foster

manchester mindManchester Mind is still here to help during this difficult time. While their face to face advice services are not currently available Manchester Mind are continuing to offer support via telephone and email.

Adult Advice Services
Manchester Mind provide free and impartial advice on welfare benefits, debt and housing to people with mental health needs living in Manchester.

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Advice Supervisor (Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership) at Manchester Mind

The Manchester Volunteer Advice Partnership (MVAP) recruits and trains advice volunteers centrally and then supports them in ways that enable them to develop. This has been a collaboration of Manchester Mind, Cheetham Hill Advice Centre, Greater Manchester Immigration Aid Unit, Manchester Refugee Support Network, Centrepoint, and, since December 2017, Manchester City Council. The project increases our respective capacities to meet the advice needs of our communities.

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21 hours per week
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£28,785 pro rata (£17,271 actual)
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Manchester
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Children and young people resource packs: starting or returning to school and college

30 Jul 2020 - 15:02 by michelle.foster

mental health supportIssues and concerns about returning to school or college have been turned into resource packs of teaching materials, resources for young people and parents. They are a mixture of information leaflets, short films, advice and guidance, signposting to social prescribing activities etc. There are three packs: primary, secondary and further education – all packs include SEND specific materials where available.

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Baring Foundation launches first funding round to support arts and mental health organisations

22 Jul 2020 - 15:57 by michelle.foster

baring foundationThe Baring Foundation have announced the first call for applications in their new Arts programme supporting Arts and Mental Health.

With this funding, Baring Foundation are offering modest, unrestricted grants to established organisations in the UK that focus solely on offering creative opportunities to people of any age living with mental health problems using the skills of professionally trained artists.

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Manchester Mind need your help: young people’s focus group invitation

25 Jun 2020 - 11:54 by michelle.foster

manchester mindNow, more than ever, we know that young people are struggling with their mental health.

Manchester Mind are still here to help during this difficult time and are keen to spread awareness of the services they have available, and want to ensure that their services are the right ones.

Manchester Mind need some help to enable them to do this and they would like to speak to young people (age 15-25) to find out:

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Manchester Mind: Mindfulness – 8 week course

25 Jun 2020 - 11:50 by michelle.foster

manchester mindDates: to be confirmed, contact Manchester Mind for details, Online via Zoom

Stressful events happen and we often cannot do much to change them. Mindfulness allows us to be able to better live with the unhelpful thoughts and feelings that our minds throw up as a result of these stressful experiences.

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