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Free school meals during October half term funded by Manchester City Council

27 Oct 2020 - 15:56 by michelle.foster

manchester city councilFrom Monday 26 October to Friday 13 November families eligible for income-related free school meals will be able to claim a welfare support grant to help with food costs over the half term break from 26 to 30 October 2020.

You can apply for a cash grant of between £30 and £60 if you are in crisis or have an emergency that's out of your control.

To apply you must:

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First 1,000 Days of a Child's Life in North Manchester

19 Oct 2020 - 09:33 by michelle.foster

The Our Manchester Programme Management Team are pleased to announce that the First 1000 Days Fund with grant allocations specifically for North Manchester is now open for applications. 

Funding is available for projects that aim to improve the health and wellbeing of children in North Manchester in their first 1,000 days of life (from conception to the age of two), as it is crucial to their long-term health and wellbeing.

To support women, fathers and families:

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North Manchester First 1000 Days of a Child's Life Fund

8 Oct 2020 - 08:59 by michelle.foster

Our ManchesterThe Our Manchester Programme Management Team are pleased to announce that First 1000 Days of a Child's Life Fund specifically for North Manchester will be opening for applications on Monday 19 October 2020 for a 4 week period with a closing date of 10am on Monday 16 November.

The grants available to apply for are as follows:

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Start Well Strategy for Manchester – Staff and Volunteer survey

24 Sep 2020 - 15:27 by michelle.foster

manchester city councilThe Start Well Develop Well team at buzz are involved, alongside a number of other partner organisations, in helping to develop a Start Well Strategy for Manchester. This will shape how families experience the first 1000 days of their child’s life which is fundamental to establishing good patterns and practices that form how that child grows up and the life that they will live.

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New resources to help reassure students across GM about their return to the classroom

10 Sep 2020 - 14:52 by michelle.foster

gmhscpTo help support children and young people back to school the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (GMHSC Partnership) has worked with educational and clinical colleagues to create a series of resource packs to assist teachers to support students who may be understandably anxious.

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VRU Vulnerable Children's Charities Funding for Greater Manchester

25 Aug 2020 - 09:47 by michelle.foster

home officeOn 22 June 2020, the Government announced that the Home Office had secured additional, one-off emergency support funding for small/micro charities that are working in marginalised communities with vulnerable young people at risk of being involved in serious violence.  The Greater Manchester Violence Reduction Unit had been provided funding to allocate grants to Greater Manchester’s small and micro charities (defined as those having an income le

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