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2nd Annual TWB Suicide Prevention Conference 2019

This is the 2nd annual Together We’re Better Suicide Prevention Conference, hosted by North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust.

The day offers a unique opportunity to hear from a number of experts on topics such as Care of the Bereaved by Suicide, Young Peoples Mental Health and exciting updates about funding for Suicide Prevention across Stoke On Trent and Staffordshire.

The challenge for everyone working in public facing organisations will continue to be how do we work better together to prevent suicide?

Community Wellbeing Fund - Deadline 30th September 2019

Safer Communities CIC recognise that like many issues and challenges faced by local people the answers and solutions can often be found there too. More often than not it is local people who have the answers - the challenges of crime, anti-social behaviour, health and wellbeing and social isolation have all benefited from the innovation and dedication of local communities which is why…

Waste Reduction Fund - Deadline 30th September 2019

Do you have a Staffordshire based project that inspires people to do the right thing with their waste?

Do you have an idea on how to help your community recycle, reuse or reclaim materials?

Does your community group or organisation encourage the reduction of single use plastics?

Safer Communities CIC are working in partnership with Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service to help reduce waste and single use plastic within the county with the aim to help to reduce the ever growing waste fires problem.

Victims Champion recognised with Lifetime Achievement Award

This week we were able to catch up with Sonia Evans from Victim Support who won the Lifetime Achievement Award at the recent Stafford and District Volunteer Star Awards organised by Support Staffordshire.  Sonia wasn’t able to receive her award on the night so we arranged for Lin Carter, Director of LSC Nursing and Care Services the main event sponsor and award sponsor, to present the award to Sonia at the LSC offices in Marston Road, Stafford.

Volunteer Management

Who should attend:

This course is aimed at volunteer managers and co-ordinators or anyone with responsibility for managing volunteers.

Overview:

This is an ideal course for busy volunteer co-ordinators who wish to gain knowledge of best practice and how to apply it. The day will also provide opportunities to network and share information. The course will cover: