75th Birthday Champion – Volunteer Discription As part of our 75th Birthday we’re really excited to be launching our car raffle this April. We’re looking for people to promote the campaign and sell raffle tickets at events and in our communities to help us raise as much money as possible. For further opportunities and information please click here.
This is a 2 day Big Lottery funded course. Places are offered free of charge. This training has been developed to enable people who do not have access to Mental Health training, due to monetary restrictions, to get Mental Awareness training that we believe everyone should have. The course has been developed by New Pathways, and ratified by Mental Health professionals. Eligibility: Open to, and suitable for, anyone, from front line service staff, to people who want to help their family and friends; and is particularly useful for those with no previous Mental Health training By the end of the training the learner will be able to: Describe good Mental Health Recognise common Mental Health issues (such as Depression, Anxiety, Bipolar Disorder and Schizophrenia) Use […]
Cleaner wanted at The Threepenny Bit, 5 hours a week, £8.45 an hour Duties include general cleaning at the centre Job Description For more details or to request an application pack please ring 01633 869227
Direct Payments: Policy, Practice and Innovation National Conference Friday 20th July 2018, Media Resource Centre, Llandrindod Wells 10:30 – 16:00 This a FREE one-day conference, organised by Disability Wales: How direct payments can be used to support independent living for all ages Direct payments and the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act Support available to those receiving a direct payment Different ways of using direct payments Development of direct payment cooperatives Workshops Performances by UCAN, a creative arts cooperative and more! Speakers include: Luke Clements the Cerebra Professor of Law and Social Justice at Leeds University. Look out for further details of speakers and the full programme to be confirmed The conference is aimed at: Local authority staff working in social care and direct payments and commissioning; […]
This month Mental Health Awareness Week (14 to 20 May) is focussing on stress as an underlying cause of problems with mental health. Many of the community projects which successfully seek Big Lottery Fund grants offer opportunities to address stress directly and indirectly. The Mental Health Foundation emphasises the importance of talking to others, gaining a sense of control over our lives and being active all promote positive mental health. This month 39 communities across Wales received grants totalling £305,206. The grants are made possible by people playing the National Lottery the full list is available here. Here are a few of the projects which are using grants to help their communities manage stress: Bridgend Carers Centre will use £5,000 to offer young carers the […]
The Romani Cultural & Arts Company are pleased to invite participants 21st May 2018, to a training day at the Chapter Arts Centre, Cardiff offering ‘an insider’s guide to a deeper understanding of the Romani and Traveller communities in Wales’ and to building stronger relationships with the Gypsy, Roma, Traveller communities on the basis of that deeper understanding, for educationalists, policy and strategy-makers, local authority service providers, non-governmental organisations and the Third Sector. The Romani Cultural & Arts Company is uniquely positioned to deliver such understanding and experience, from a Romani and Traveller perspective, as RCAC is a Gypsy, Roma and Traveller led organisation that promotes development within the community it serves, addressing social justice and improving social cohesion between communities. We provide a deeper insight into […]