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Time to Celebrate!

Fri 15 Feb 2019

We are due to celebrate our 5th Birthday in March and we want to share this celebration with you all.  We are holding our celebration at:

1pm on Tuesday 26 March 2019 at The Gatehouse Theatre, Eastgate Street, Stafford

If you are one of our members organisations, a key partner or supporter you will have received a personal invitation to this event so if you haven’t already accepted the invitation please do so without delay.  You should book online using the booking link provided.

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Garry Jones's blog

Fri 15 Feb 2019

Birthday Celebrations

Later next month, it will be Support Staffordshire’s fifth birthday!

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Lichfield Emergency Night Shelter

Thu 14 Feb 2019

The Lichfield Emergency Night Shelter went 'live' on Saturday 2nd February and is running every day until the end of March 2019, and is for people who are sleeping rough in Lichfield.

The first meeting to discuss the Night Shelter was held in mid-December. Since then, 5 church venues were secured enabling them to operate 7 nights per week, 4 staff have been employed in various roles,  and over 110 people have signed up as volunteers. During the training week in January, 150 potential volunteers attended.

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Let's Stay Connected - We're on Facebook

Thu 14 Feb 2019

You can find links to all of our locality Facebook pages here:

  Countywide

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Funding source: The Woodroffe Benton Foundation

Wed 13 Feb 2019

Grants of up to £2500 are available to smaller UK registered charities for relief of hardship; care for the elderly; environment and conservation.

To be eligible, projects must address at least one of the following:

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Survey of the Sector

Mon 11 Feb 2019

We're excited to share with you Support Staffordshire’s first Survey of the Sector!

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COMING SOON! CARERS CAFE

Fri 8 Feb 2019

Family members or friends who support someone with a disability or long term health condition will soon be able to benefit from a new Carers Café in Wombourne facilitated by CASS The Carers Association. The Carers Café will launch on Wednesday 13th of March 2019 at the Civic Centre in Wombourne, Gravel Hill, Wolverhampton, Wombourne, West Midlands WV5 9HA from 10:30am until 12:30pm.

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Macmillan Information Bus in Staffordshire

Thu 7 Feb 2019

The Macmillan Information Bus is in Staffordshire during February.

Full details on attached poster which you may like to display if the bus is coming near you.

 

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Success of first village hall network meeting

Thu 7 Feb 2019

The first Support Staffordshire Village Hall Network meeting was recently held at Stowe-by-Chartley Village Hall and attracted almost 50 people from 33 different village halls around Staffordshire to take part.

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New work club in Stafford

Thu 7 Feb 2019

The Stafford and South Staffs Building Better Opportunities partnership is pleased to announce that there is an extra work club in Stafford to offer an even wide range of opportunities for local people to access advice and help that can literally change their lives. 

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