National Energy Action, the National Fuel Poverty Charity, has some funding to deliver free awareness raising sessions for residents across the north west, to spread the message of the importance of staying warm over winter, with practical ideas of what to do and where to go to get help.
Volunteer at the GM Law Centre
Volunteers are the backbone of the law centre. Whether you just want to help out with maintaining the law centre building, community outreach or you are qualified to give advice and provide representation, the GM Law Centre want to hear from you.
Independent Choices is a Manchester based charity that has been working for almost forty years with women and their dependents who have been effected by domestic abuse. Independent Choices offer two helplines that serve Greater Manchester: a Women’s Domestic Abuse Helpline and a Community Helpline Language Service which is sensitive to the needs of South Asian Women. Independent Choices take around 5,000 calls per year on their helplines that offer advice, signposting, emotional support and referrals to a network of refuges across the UK.
Fathers Against Violence are looking for positive male mentors that can offer guidance and support to young males in need of vital help. You will be trained and equipped with the skills needed to help these young men succeed and go on to achieve a positive destination in life.
Fathers Against Violence CIC are relaunching their Fathers support service. The new program is called Fathers are Vital and is aimed at addressing the issues men face as fathers.
Refugee Action is pleased to announce the launch of its new Frontline Immigration Advice Project. This project aims to support organisations providing frontline services to migrants to cope with a beneficiary demand for immigration advice where legal aid is not available or accessible.
The Manchester Sports Awards recognise the hard work and achievements of local volunteers, coaches, and athletes who have made an impact in their particular field. Have you been inspired by an athlete’s achievements? Has your club had an amazing year? Has your coach or teacher gone the extra mile? Has a volunteer made a difference?
Do you live in the South Manchester areas of Burnage, Chorlton, Didsbury, Fallowfield, Northenden or Withington? Do you know of individuals or families that are experiencing financial hardship, isolation, sickness or disability and could benefit from a food parcel? If yes, Reach Out to the Community can help you.
Europia would like your help in choosing their new logo.
Do you realise that the result of the EU Referendum will be announced in Manchester? Must admit, that one had passed me by in the midst of a lot of noise which is supposedly the national debate. Campaigning has only just officially started but of course it’s been going on for months if not years already. There’s a lot of media coverage about the political positioning and opinions being hurled back and forth in speeches. There are fairly regular “sector” positions reported in the media too on both sides – particularly the voice of business leaders.