All Children and Families
AFRUCA is a national charity promoting the well-being and protection of children and families in Black and ethnic communities in the UK. The County Lines Child Trafficking Family Support service has been established in response to the growing problem of child criminal exploitation across Manchester.
Warburtons has announced the next set of deadlines for its Community Grants programme. The scheme offers small grants of up to £400 to not-for-profit organisations with charitable purposes that are operating in England, Scotland and Wales.
Employees of Warburtons are also able to apply on behalf of organisations if they are actively involved with them (e.g., they are a volunteer, trustee or active supporter).
The major funder has made significant changes to how it will deliver funding schemes in the coming years.
In response to the events of the past years, BBC Children in Need has developed a new charitable ambition based on the principles of:
The Greater Manchester Combined Authority has launched a new online resource to help guide residents to support available in their area, covering a variety of topics including help with food bills, energy, childcare costs, pension credit top-up, help with transport costs, mental health and well-being (including gambling harm) and digital inclusion.
The Department for Work and Pensions has put together a Cost of Living Toolkit for stakeholders and employers. It includes information on how to talk about help for households and the cost of living payments and FAQs.
For more information visit: https://costoflivingsupport.campaign.gov.uk/
There are a number of catch-up clinics being run over the summer holidays. These are at a variety of venues, see the information below. The clinics are for any children who attend a Manchester High School and who have missed out on their core immunisations.
The vaccines that will be offered over the summer are:
Northmoor Community Association have partnered with Manchester children's charity Wood Street Mission to provide brand new children's book for free. Every week children aged 0-16 can get a new book to keep. Pick up your free book from Northmoor Hub, 103 Northmoor Road, Longsight M12 5RT, 10am-1pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and 3pm-6pm on Wednesdays.
Wood Street Mission
Levenshulme Inspire are holding a pizza making workshop on 10 August, 11am-1pm. Learn to make your own delicious pizza from scratch. All ingredients and equipment provided. Everyone welcome. £2 per family or person. Vegetarian, vegan or Halal options available.
To book call 0161 850 5717 or email: [email protected]
Supermarket cafes, chain restaurants and food venues all around the UK are offering the 'Kids Eat Free' deal during school holidays. Money Saving Central has produced a list of places where kids can eat for free or for less during the summer holidays. More places are being added and the information will be updated on the Money Saving Central website