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Freedom Acts Website

Craigavon Intercultural Programme is excited to let everyone know that they have launched a new website for their Freedom Acts Programme. Freedom Acts is a project of Craigavon Intercultural Programme and is a dynamic resource educating young people and the wider community about human trafficking and exploitation. Please take a moment to go and visit www.freedomacts.co.uk and explore and share …

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Championing Health: Where am I?

Do you know where your work sits in relation to the wide range of current health and well-being strategies, policies and initiatives?   Do you know who does what in the health services and what each of the main organisations is responsible for?  How can we start to think about what this means for the sustainability of our local work? The …

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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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Is your childcare up to standard?

Is your childcare up to standard? The Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety has Minimum Standards for Childminding and Day Care for children under age 12. The Southern Trust’s Early Years Service registers and inspects childminders, playgroups day nurseries, crèches, out-of-school clubs, summer schemes and SureStart Programme For Two Year Olds to these Standards. For more information visit: …

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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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