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Modern slavery awareness raising event

Did you know every 15 seconds another person becomes a victim of human trafficking?

The Lichfield Community Safety Partnership would like to invite you to attend an awareness raising session about modern slavery.  The event will be led by Voice of Hope, a Staffordshire based charity, and will provide information about what modern slavery is, how to spot the signs and how to report it.

You can find out more about Voice of Hope on their website.

Safe & Sound event for Over 60's in Tamworth

Places are now available to book for the Safe and Sound Event at Sacred Heart Church in Tamworth. Early booking is advised as the places are limited. Please see the poster for details. This event is aimed at the over 60's and provides advice and training on wellbring, scam awareness, technology, using a defibrillator, fire safety and the opportunity to be trained to become a Dementia Friend.

Organised by Staffordshire Fire & Rescue and supported by Tamworth Borough Council.

Hate Crime Awareness

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire or Staffordshire Council of Voluntary Youth Services. Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

**Members failure to attend a FREE course without prior cancellation will result in your organisation being charged for your place at the standard short session member rate of £30**

Nativity On The Move - a community festive celebration in Chadsmoor

See the attached poster for details of a community festive celebration event in Chadsmoor - Nativity On The Move - a joint celebration hosted by Bethany Church, Chadsmoor Methodist Church and St Chad's Church and supported by local community groups and individuals. It takes place on Friday 21st December between 6pm and 7:30pm.

It would be great to see as many people as possible along to the event, there will be refreshments at the end and spectacle along the way including fantastic oratory and a donkey on wheels!

THE RIGHT START: Adult Safeguarding Awareness

Who should attend:

This session is aimed at individuals who work or volunteer with adults who may be vulnerable to abuse.


This introductory session will provide participants with an understanding of what to look for to safeguard adults from harm, how to recognise abuse, respond effectively and refer appropriately.

Topics covered:

• An overview of the legislation relevant to adult safeguarding

• The risks associated with vulnerable adults and how to help lower these risks

Voice of Hope - Modern Slavery Conference 2018

Be informed about the latest developments in Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking from experts in their field

Phil Brewer - Detective Chief Inspector at Metropolitan Police - Modern Slavery & Kidnap Unit

Helen Gordos - National Crime Agency

Paul Elms - Gangmasters Labour and Abuse Authority

Sue Arnold - Deputy Police and Crime Commissioner 

Lindon Evans - Detective Inspector of Staffordshire Police

Let’s Work Together – Re-launch of FREE E-Learning Tool

The award nominated e-learning portal for Let’s Work Together is now accessible on the Working Together section of Support Staffordshire’s website.  Please have a look at this valuable free e-learning tool for frontline staff and volunteers in Staffordshire.

Let’s Work Together is a multi-agency initiative to support people to live independently in their own homes.  The organisation working with a client acts as the eyes and ears of multiple organisations and is able to signpost or refer to the services required to help people stay healthy, safe and live independent lives.