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Burton on Trent Child Contact Centre

Burton Child Contact Centre is please to report that its re accreditation with NACCC (National Association of Child Contact Centres) has now been confirmed following a visit by an Assessor  sent by NACCC earlier in the year.  The Contact Centre, which has been running for more  than 20 years,  provides facilities where a parent who,  for some reason or other,  has been unable to maintain contact with their child, can meet with them in a warm  friendly and neutral environment, and the parent with whom the children usually live can be sure that they are safe and secure.   From the child's poi

Let's Work Together - Falls, Smoking, Weight Management, Dementia Friends and Carers

Everyone Health will be enabling people to spot the signs of people at risk of falling, obesity, smoking, loneliness and how to access a service that can help people live healthy, safe and independent lives.

The session will also include a Dementia Friends session where you can learn more about dementia and how you can help to create dementia friendly communities.

Finally, Andy will be giving a presentation on the services the Carers Hub offers and how to access

Join the Conversation - Childrens Mental Health Matters

This exciting programme will help to support the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people across South Staffordshire and will act as a starting point to facilitate closer collaboration between schools/colleges and ALL services providing mental health support. Voluntary sector organisations providing services supporting the mental health and wellbeing of children and young people are being asked to attend these events to take part in these conversations.

Community Buddies - Castle Ward, Tamworth

NEW 12 month pilot  - Community Buddy scheme to support local residents that live in the Castle Ward in Tamworth. 

Support Staffordshire will be recruiting and training a team of volunteers to become community buddies to offer a friendly ear to local residents, signposting and supporting accessibility to voluntary, community and health services.

The purpose is to connect community members with community buddies to enable them to attend local groups and to encourage and assist people facing barriers to access support within their local community.

Blue Spark Foundation

Community groups can apply for grants to Blue Spark Foundation for a wide range of projects. The Foundation values academic, vocational, artistic and sporting endeavour in equal measure but are particularly keen to support projects which will help enhance the self-confidence, team working skills and future employability of children and young people.

Funding Opportunity Open 29 March till 16 April 2018

Let's come together to celebrate our communities.  The Mayor's Community Weekend is 30 June - 1 July 2018

To find out more and to apply for funding please click on the link below but be quick as funding window is 29 March until 16 April 2018

https://www.wmca.org.uk/who-we-are/meet-the-mayor/mayors-community-weekend/

https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/about-big/mayors-community-weekend

Good Grub Club

Good Grub Club is a FREE community cooking course run by the Community Council of Staffordshire and funded by Sodexo. 

The course is aimed at vulnerable and socially isolated members of our communities who wish to learn or would benefit from learning how to cook healthy and affordable meals.