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Hate Crime and Signal Crime Advocacy Services

Currently Policing with the Community Branch, of the Police Service of Northern Ireland are working with five advocates to improve services for victims of hate crime and to tackle the under reporting of such crimes/ incidents. The advocates have been tasked with the role of contacting (where consent has been given) the victims of hate crime. This function is being …

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Regional Group Looking at BME Carer Issues

A regional group has been working to identify and support carers from ethnic minority backgrounds.  Its membership includes the Public Health Agency, the five Health & Social Care Trusts, Barnardos and the Carers Trust.  The key aims of the group have been: To promote a co-ordinated approach, to address BME carer health and social wellbeing issues; To raise the profile …

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Public Consultation – Inpatient based addiction treatment services

A consultation process on the proposed reconfiguration of inpatient services for adults requiring addiction treatment was launched last week by the Health and Social Care Board. The purpose of the consultation is to consider how specialist in-patient beds, used for the treatment of those with alcohol and substance misuse, could be better organised to improve the services provided throughout Northern …

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Parents Information Sessions on the Education System

Need advice on supporting your child’s education? Want to know more about the education system in Northern Ireland? BELONG is organising free information sessions on the Education System in Northern Ireland in partnership with Transforming Learning Communities and the Southern Education and Library Board (SELB). TO FIND OUT MORE OR REGISTER: Ring or email Roisin Clements on 028 87741960 or …

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‘Mind the Gap’ Programme Launches in Northern Ireland

Carers Trust, in partnership with 13 other like organisations, are excited to announce the launch of the ‘Mind the Gap’ Project. Mind the Gap is a three year programme which aims to assist 1500 carers (aged 65+) in Northern Ireland (through existing service provision channels, and by identifying gaps in services) to have improved quality of life through better access …

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Employment Training

Improving your work skills: getting started There are plenty of options if you want to improve your work skills. If you are looking for a job, there are several schemes to help you. Most give you the opportunity to learn while you are doing so. If you are working, you may be able to get training through your employer. Search …

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