As part of National Trustees' Week, Voscur is holding this free conference for Trustees to engage with the challenges and opportunities of the present landscape and to network with others.

What is this event about?

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 5 November, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

We are pleased to announce bookings are open for this year’s Youth Sector Support Fund Conference which we've reshaped to meet the new circumstances and new needs of the sector in light of COVID-19.

Date/Time: 
Thursday, 22 October, 2020 - 14:00 to Thursday, 17 December, 2020 - 16:00
Mother and baby health and wellbeing funding
2 September, 2020

 

The government has launched a Health and Wellbeing Fund to support VCSE organisations working with mothers and babies from Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities or deprived neighbourhoods. 

Money will go towards community projects that improve perinatal mental health, learning and speech and language development or immunisation rates, or projects that prevent low birth weight, obesity and/or smoking. The aim of the funding is to improve health outcomes and reduce health inequalities. 

Virtual meeting collaboration
23 July, 2020

 

More than 550 Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations and academics have signed an open letter to Research England and to UK national newspapers, calling for a review into VCSE sector engagement with universities in the emerging UK Research & Development (R&D) Roadmap

Feeding Bristol Healthy Holidays campaign
16 July, 2020

 

Feeding Bristol has launched its Healthy Holidays fundraising appeal to help more than 14,250 disadvantaged children over the school holidays.

Money raised will go towards providing food and activities in areas of high deprivation. The programme includes a range of activity packs, cooking classes, and cookery films to guide families in making nutritious recipes.

 

This forum, streamed live by Westminster Insight, focuses on tackling domestic abuse, from identifying victims early on, to protecting victims during COVID-19, and understanding perpetrators. 

The Domestic Abuse Bill will also be reviewed at the event. 

A wide range of expert speakers will appear at the forum, including:

Date/Time: 
Tuesday, 3 November, 2020 - 09:00 to 13:45

Supportive Parents have created a virtual hub of local resources and services for young people with additional needs.

In addition to their own SENDIAS service, there's an introduction to a wide range of others providing sport, creative activities, skills, training and mental health support.

The hub is online now.

 

5 June, 2020

 

Barnardos is to launch a new charity partnership to support vulnerable children and young people who are at risk due to COVID-19.

The partnership will be funded using £7 million of the emergency charity sector money allocated to the Department of Education.

See, Hear, Respond will launch on the 15 June and will offer tailored support to children and families to help reduce levels of harm.

 

BAND Ltd is running an online course for staff and managers in childcare and play settings, looking at resilience and mental health in the workplace. 

It will explore what stress is, how to increase resilience, look at what rights and responsibilities you have as an employer and employee, and show how to create a workplace wellbeing plan.

The course is linked to a range of Bristol Standard Dimensions, including relationships and interactions, and staffing, leadership and management. 

This training course will take place via Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Monday, 8 June, 2020 - 10:00 to 13:00

 

Learn how to identify and deal with domestic abuse, and support the parents and children affected by it. We will cover legislation, statistics, children's wellbeing and development, and much more.

We will be using the Bristol Standard Dimensions on topics such as interactions and relationships, play and development, and equality, diversity and inclusion. 

Training will be delivered on Zoom.

Date/Time: 
Friday, 5 June, 2020 - 09:30 to 12:30

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