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A Parent's Guide to Black Lives Matter

9 Jul 2020 - 13:34 by michelle.foster

parents guide to black lives matterThis guide aims to provide resources, advice, and tips to ensure that children are aware of racial inequality, racial hierarchies, and white privilege present in modern-day society, as well as share tools and knowledge in which to combat racism today.

Click here to read the guide

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Funding for micro/small charities working with vulnerable young people at risk of being involved in serious violence

29 Jun 2020 - 09:17 by michelle.foster

gmcaThe Government has announced that the Home Office has 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.

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BBC Children in Need COVID-19 Next Steps Grant

10 Jun 2020 - 15:53 by michelle.foster

The Next Steps programme is BBC Children in Need’s response programme designed to deliver support for children and young people affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible organisations will be able to apply for up to £80,000 for projects commencing in September 2020. These grants can last up to 18 months. It is designed for established organisations who are already delivering work in their communities and further afield.

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Can’t Talk, Write: helping young people to express how they feel

29 Apr 2020 - 15:41 by michelle.foster

Can't talk writeAction for Children have teamed up with Royal Mail and The Prince’s Trust to launch their Can’t Talk, Write toolkits. These downloadable work books are full of activities to get young people writing.

There are two toolkits: one for young people aged 11-18 years old and one for adults working with young people. Each toolkit includes printable activities and ideas to get young people writing.

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Educational Psychology Helpline Manchester

23 Apr 2020 - 14:47 by michelle.foster

One EducationOneEducation’s have launched a new helpline for any parent/carer of children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) in Manchester schools and early years settings. You can have a problem-solving conversation relating to educating your child/young person at home. This might be issues around learning, behaviour, anxiety and mental health needs.

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Children’s guide to coronavirus

31 Mar 2020 - 12:40 by michelle.foster

Children's Guide to CoronavirusThe Children’s Commissioner for England has created a children’s guide to coronavirus to help explain the situation.

The guide aims to answer children’s questions about coronavirus, tell children how to stay safe and protect other people and how to help them make the best of their time at home.

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Sorted Drop-In

6 Mar 2020 - 11:22 by michelle.foster

Every Wednesday 2pm-4pm
Manchester Mind, Children and Young People’s Services, 709 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3AG

The weekly Sorted advice drop-in is for young people age 15-25. The drop-in provides advice on benefits, work, housing, studies, and money worries.

The drop-ins can give advice on all of the above plus appealing benefit decisions and maximising income.

Young people are invited to come and talk things through with an advisers who can try and help get things sorted.

No appointment necessary.

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Children and Young People’s (CYP) Wellbeing Cafe

6 Mar 2020 - 11:20 by michelle.foster

Every Wednesday and Friday 1pm-3pm
Manchester Mind, Children and Young People’s Services, 709 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, M19 3AG

This an opportunity for young people age 15-25 to come along and find out more about Manchester Mind’s services in their relaxed and welcoming wellbeing cafe.

Find out about Manchester Mind’s offer including their mentoring service, volunteer opportunities, and advice services.

Young people can take part in wellbeing activities and meet new people.

No referral necessary.

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