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DEAFVibe UK - Open Day Event

"DEAFvibe welcomes you to an Open Day Event:

Please come and join us to find out all the latest information about DEAFvibe and have a chat with our Trustee who will be available throughout the day.

Marks and Spencer has asked us to inform you that because of Health and Safety Regulations the door to the room will be closed but please give it a knock and you will receive a warm welcome. We have also been told that because of fire regulations, visitors will have to sign an attendance book when in the Community Room.

Lichfield VCSE Locality Forum

The workshop will include:-

  • An Introduction to DBS Workshop  By popular demand we are pleased to offer an Introduction to DBS Workshop. The workshop will focus on the implications for people working in the VCSE sector. Conducted by Esther Bromley of Support Staffordshire.
  • Plans for 2016!! An interactive session for attendees to share their plans for 2016 and discuss how the sector can support these plans.
  • State of the Sector—Update

Staffordshire Mental Health & Criminal Justice Project Survey

Announcement from the South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health about the Staffordshire Mental Health and Criminal Justice Project:-

The South Staffordshire Network for Mental Health (SSNMH) are a charitable organisation providing, on behalf of Staffordshire County Council, a service to support people with experience of mental illness to influence how mental health services are commissioned and provided. We call this service Your Voice.

Chief Executive's Comment on Health - February 2016

As regular readers will be aware, I have been pressing for some time now for greater engagement and representation for the VCSE sector at some of the countywide health structures, especially the Health and Wellbeing Board. Although we have made little progress I wanted to update you that I have pushed for a letter from the Staffordshire Voice Chief Officers Group. Again proposing representation and a mechanism for achieving it. The Voice Group is coordinated by VAST and Chaired by Nick Maslen of Age UK South Staffordshire. I will keep you posted on the outcome.