Big Lottery Fund Publish Updated Guidance for Awards for All (Wales)

28th July 2017 Callum Jones 0

The Big Lottery Fund has published updated guidance information for applicants to their Awards for All programme in Wales. The Big Lottery Fund is now offering grants of between £300 and £10,000 to voluntary and community organisations, schools and statutory bodies in order to help improve local communities and the lives of people most in need. To be eligible for funding projects must meet at least one of the following priorities: Bring people together and build strong relationships in and across communities. Improve the places and spaces that matter to communities. Enable more people to fulfil their potential by working to address issues at the earliest possible stage. Communities should be involved in the design, development and delivery of projects. Examples of eligible costs include: […]

Drugaid – N-GAGE

22nd June 2017 Callum Jones 0

Gwent N-gage is the new Young Persons Drug and Alcohol Service for Gwent, an innovative new service from Drugaid. As part of this exciting new service we are offering free training to all professionals that work with young people and concerned others to help them identify substance use and misuse, to refer into other services and to provide basic support and information to people around their substance use. We offer sessions solely looking at young persons issues. The entry level (Talking To) training is compulsory for all subsequent sessions for N-gage. Please see the leaflet attached, we can also offer bespoke training sessions. For more Information and too book your FREE training sessions please give us a call on 03333 202751. Or alternatively you an […]

Information Request

14th June 2017 Callum Jones 0

There is currently a Local Authority review being undertaken around advocacy; how the service is provided and by who. TVA would like to identify organisations who provide advocacy, and it may be that you are unaware that you are providing this service, therefore do you, or your organisation; Help people to say what they want? Take action to help people obtain the services they need? If you can answer yes to the above questions we would like to hear from you. Please respond to

Carer’s Week 2017 – 12th-18th June

9th June 2017 Callum Jones 0

A series of activities and events will be held in Torfaen during Carer’s Week 2017. Monday 12th June Cwmbran Carers Support group, 2-4pm at Ty George Lansbury, Croescyceiliog, NP44 2PG Join us for a celebration of the work that unpaid carers do including: therapies blood pressures checks  lots of relevant information mental health social worker and Julie from Carers Wales. an afternoon tea will be served plus a raffle Reserve your place on 01633 868078 or Wednesday 14th June, Torfaen Carers Centre, Pontypool – 11am – 3pm Open Day come and join us for a “Fun Day” full of activities and information memory box and bingo tea, coffee & cake all welcome  Thursday 15th June  Carers Event 10.30am -12pm at Talygarn tea and cake in the […]

Volunteer’s Week Celebration

31st May 2017 Callum Jones 0

Torfaen Voluntary Alliance is holding a coffee and cake afternoon on Wednesday 7th June at 1:30pm to celebrate volunteers and the amazing work they do. If you would like to nominate a group, that you feel has made an outstanding contribution to their community, please let know of your nomination or contact us on 01495 742420. Please join us for cake and coffee on the 7th and come and find out more about volunteering and how you can get involved. We look forward to seeing you.

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