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The Big Life Group Manchester Social Prescribing Development Fund

11 Feb 2021 - 15:52 by michelle.foster

big life groupThe Big Life Group are excited to announce the launch of the Manchester Social Prescribing Development Fund.

The aim of the fund is to support new and established groups and organisations to build capacity and deliver projects to support social prescribing to Be Well clients The fund will support Be Well clients in improving or help with managing their health and wellbeing.

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Making a difference

11 Feb 2021 - 15:26 by michelle.foster

make a differenceBBC Local Radio is running a campaign called Make A Difference. Make A Difference is all about supporting and reflecting the amazing community work that goes on every day.

Get involved
If you are involved in your community / not-for-profit work BBC Local Radio would love to tell your story and let over 2 million people across Greater Manchester know how they can help you out.

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Ethnic inequalities in Covid-19 mortality

11 Feb 2021 - 15:21 by michelle.foster

reportThe Runnymede Trust in collaboration with the University of Manchester have just released a new report addressing the possible causes of Covid-19 ethnic disparity. The report finds that the greater risks facing racially diverse groups are not genetic, but instead are likely the result of pre-existing social and economic inequalities.

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Greater Manchester Perinatal and PIMH Peer Support Grants

4 Feb 2021 - 14:35 by michelle.foster

fundingAction Together is working on behalf of The Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership (H&SCP) to offer small microgrants across Greater Manchester (GM) for groups offering (or wanting to offer) peer support to new and expectant parents. The development of Perinatal and Parent Infant Mental Health (PIMH) Peer Support is part of GM’s ‘Whole System’ approach to supporting families in the 0-2 period. 

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CAHN Counselling Service

4 Feb 2021 - 14:16 by michelle.foster

cahnDespite being back in lockdown, you can still receive support from CAHN through their free and confidential, culturally and religiously appropriate counselling sessions with qualified professionals from the Caribbean and African community.

The counselling service and helpline are open to provide the community the support they need during these unprecedented times.

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The Widows Empowerment Trust update of services

4 Feb 2021 - 14:12 by michelle.foster

widows empowerment trustThe Widows Empowerment Trust provides support to widow/ers who are at the risk of suffering from loneliness and social isolation. The Widows Empowerment Trust hold Arts and Craft classes for those who have lost a life partner, or suffered from grief and bereavement on Wednesdays at 4.30pm.  This is to ensure that people participating become a support group as they understand grief.

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The Black Girl Fest Creative Fund

28 Jan 2021 - 09:11 by michelle.foster

black girl festBlack Girl Fest is pleased to offer four grants to support Black women and non-binary UK-based creatives affected by Covid-19.

Each selected creative will be awarded £250 as a one-time contribution of financial support with no-strings-attached. This grant is aimed at supporting creatives whose work has been affected by the current economic situation.

Criteria to apply:

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