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GSK Community Health programme: supporting small charities tackling health inequalities

18 Jul 2024 - 11:43 by michelle.foster

The programme is open to registered charities that are at least a year old, located and working in the UK with a total annual income between £20,000 and £150,000. Up to 15 charities will receive up to £10,000, plus access to training and development valued at £3,500.

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VCFSE representative opportunities NHS Greater Manchester

18 Jul 2024 - 11:39 by michelle.foster

The Greater Manchester VCFSE Leadership Group currently has three VCFSE representative recruitment processes open.

These are voluntary positions that ensure the sector's voice is represented. The type of board, membership and frequency of meetings is outlined in each of the expressions of interest (EOI) that can be found via the links below.

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Manchester Measuring Inequalities Toolkit

18 Jul 2024 - 11:37 by michelle.foster

The Manchester Measuring Inequalities Toolkit was produced as part of the Making Manchester Fairer Programme by the University of Manchester in partnership with the Manchester City Council Department of Public Health.

This online course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of inequality measurements. Throughout the seven-section programme, participants can explore various topics related to inequality measures, ranging from fundamental concepts to advanced measurements.

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Dark, Beautiful and Chaste

25 September, 2024 - 00:00 to 28 September, 2024 - 00:00

The Captain’s Leg Theatre Company is proud to present a new play with an all female cast. The play is based upon women’s real life stories of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and how this has impacted their mental health. The stories are presented in the form of a patient / therapist discourse interwoven with specially composed music by local artists.
With 47% of the population having experienced at least one ACE (Bellis et Al, 2004) it is hoped that the paly could be the catalyst to encourage those affected to seek help and support.

Trauma-Informed: Community Practioner

This follow-up course, "Trauma-Informed Community Practitioner," is designed for those who completed the initial training. It explores trauma-informed approaches extensively, applying six core principles in community settings. Participants learn to assess organisations, create actionable plans, and manage secondary traumatic stress. This course enhances understanding of trauma-informed practices and emphasises self-care. Prerequisite: Trauma Awareness Level 1.

19 November, 2024 - 10:00 to 15:00
St John's House, 155-163 The Rock, Bury, BL9 0NE

First Aid for Mental Health

Boost your mental health support skills with Greater Together Manchester’s First Aid: For Mental Health Training Course accredited by training providers NUCO. Gain a deeper understanding of mental health conditions, learn how to initiate conversations, and how to guide the individuals you work with toward professional help.

Elevate Your Mental Health Awareness
Join this intensive 1-day course, designed to enhance your skills around First Aid for mental Health as this course delves deeper into critical aspects of mental health support.

5 November, 2024 - 09:30 to 17:30
St John's House, 155-163 The Rock, Bury, BL9 0NE

Trauma Awareness: Places and spaces

Discover the path to building stronger, more resilient communities with Greater Together Manchester’s Trauma Awareness: Places and Spaces Level One training. This program is tailored for voluntary and faith sector groups committed to making a positive impact through understanding the impact of trauma of those we work with and wish to support.

Level 1 Trauma Awareness: Places and Spaces Learning Aims:

22 October, 2024 - 10:00 to 15:00
St John's House, 155-163 The Rock, Bury, BL9 0NE

The Umeed Project: Emotional or practical support for local pregnant mums

11 Jul 2024 - 11:37 by michelle.foster

Are you struggling with your pregnancy?

Do you feel isolated?

Would you like extra support?

Volunteer Apis are fully trained to support you throughout your pregnancy and up to 28 days after birth. They can also:

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Announcement: Macc has successfully secured Manchester City Council’s contract to provide infrastructure support to the city's voluntary, community, and social enterprise sector

1 Jul 2024 - 15:32 by michelle.foster

Macc is delighted to announce that, following an open tender process, we have once again been successful in securing the contract with Manchester City Council to deliver infrastructure support to the city's voluntary, community, and social enterprise (VCSE) sector. This work enables us to support charities, community groups (including the community work done by faith organisations), voluntary groups, and social enterprises to be healthy, sustainable, well-run and above all, impactful for our communities.

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