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Carers Federation New – Online Adult Safeguarding Competency Training

22 Feb 2019 - 10:23 by michelle.foster

Carers Federation are a registered charity, established in 1992 and are a City and Guilds approved training centre delivering accredited training. Carers Federation

The new Online Adult Safeguarding Competency Training Module is based upon the National Competency Framework for front line staff and volunteers working with vulnerable adults.

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Sunday Funday - Water Adventure Centre

24 February, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
3 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
10 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
17 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
24 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
31 March, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
7 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
14 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
21 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00
28 April, 2019 - 11:00 to 14:00

Water play club for 8 to 13 year olds.

Every Sunday 11am - 2pm 

Only 30p per session

Canoeing and kayaking on the Ashton Canal, water play, games and lots of fun.

Children must be able to swim a length (25 metres) parents must sign children in on the first visit. 

Please bring

  • a change of clothes and shoes
  • a towel
  • a packed lunch

New members welcome - call in or speak to Youth / Play worker Mike
Email: mike@wateradventurecentre.org.uk 

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards e-Bulletin 1 February 2019

8 Feb 2019 - 10:20 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Boards bulletin shares news, events, learning and development opportunities and links to information and resources which is of use to the multi-agency safeguarding workforce and the wider community across Manchester. Manchester Safeguarding Boards

Click here to read the bulletin

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The Leader of the House of Commons, Andrea Leadsom MP visits Manchester to discover more about the exemplary Early Years services the city offers to young parents and families

1 Feb 2019 - 10:54 by michelle.foster

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. Andrea Leadsom at Home-Start Manchester

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Children’s and young people’s experiences of loneliness: 2018

11 Jan 2019 - 09:43 by michelle.foster

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) has released new research on loneliness in children and young people. Office for National Statistics

Analysis of children's and young people’s views, experiences and suggestions to overcome loneliness, using in-depth interviews, the Community Life Survey 2016 to 2017 and Good Childhood Index Survey, 2018.

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VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund 2019-20: Children and Young People's Mental Health – apply by 15 February 2019

7 Dec 2018 - 11:46 by michelle.foster

A new fund has been announced by the government to support VCSE organisations that help children and young people with their mental health. Applications are invited from existing schemes to trial a new approach to helping children and young people with their mental health. Gov.uk

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Manchester Safeguarding Boards priorities survey

7 Dec 2018 - 11:23 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Board (MSCB) are statutory bodies made up of organisations that work together to safeguard and promote the welfare of adults, children, young people and their families. Together they make up the Manchester Safeguarding Boards and their role is to coordinate and ensure effective safeguarding across the city of Manchester.

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Early Help Assessment - e-learning course (online)

13 Nov 2018 - 10:01 by cheryl.mcalister

The Early Help Assessment e-learnng course

Manchester City Council, Children and Families Division are committed to the development of a range of support for partner agencies, who undertake the Early Help Assessment.

Now available as part of our shared training and information resources, is the Early Help Assessment e-learning course.

Currently free of charge this training opportunity;

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Youth Music – apply by 7 December 2018

9 Nov 2018 - 10:01 by michelle.foster

Youth Music is a national charity investing in music-making projects for children and young people (aged 0-25) experiencing challenging circumstances. Youth Music Network

Funding is focused on supporting projects for children and young people who face barriers to music-making as a result of who they are, where they live, or the circumstances they’re facing.

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