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New Funding Scheme posted on NICHI Health Alliance

There has been a new funding scheme posted on the NICHI Health Alliance website, healthallianceni.com. Please click on the link below to view it: http://healthallianceni.com/funding_schemes/mama-cash-fund-women/

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Training for Informal Caregivers

Please see below information about training for Informal Caregivers being held locally across the Northern Trust area. We wanted to make sure you knew we are starting courses again after Easter. Ballymoney Town Hall, High St, Ballymoney Starting on Monday 24th April 2017 10am-12noon And again on Monday 8th, 15th, 22nd, 5th June, 12th June (due to bank holidays) Bushmills …

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A Draft Welcome Pack from NIHE under consulation

NIHE has released a draft Welcome Pack document for Asylum Seekers, which is now subject to consultation. The new Welcome Pack will contain photographs and clear guidelines regarding NASS accommodation in Belfast/Northern Ireland.  The document will be translated into key languages once finalised. Following this consultation, it should be a more comprehensive and robust product for the placement and induction …

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Independent Advice, Support and Mediation Service (Community Care)

The Law Centre’s Independent Advice, Support and Mediation Service (Community Care) runs a specialist advice line and representation service. How we can help you: We provide advice and assistance to: adults who have needs due to physical or mental disability, ill health or age, adults with sensory disabilities, and adults whose needs arise because of their role as carer. We can help in …

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First Steps Women’s Centre Courses

Wellbeing Courses:   Leader Of Your Own Life  2hrs X 6 weeks Mondays 9.45 am -11.45 am.  Starts Monday 16th Jan Arts Project 2.5hrs X 6 weeks Tuesdays 9.45 am -12.15 pm.  Starts Tuesday 17th Jan Yoga 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 9.45 am -11.45 am. Starts Wednesday 18th January Creative Writing 2hrs X 6 weeks Wednesdays 12.30 pm – 2.30 pm.  Starts Wednesday …

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Local Businesses help to promote the Importance of Emotional Health

This summer East Belfast Community Development Agency (EBCDA) is working together with local businesses, churches and community service providers to promote emotional health and suicide prevention. Over the past three years, several similar campaigns have been done across East Belfast including partnerships with local bars, bookmakers, shops and sports clubs. This project is different in that it will target people …

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GUM Service in Northern Ireland – Translated Leaflets

Two leaflets, one for GUM service and the other for Contraceptive services in the Northern Trust have been translated into 6 languages.  Please see below the hyperlink to the page on Northern Trust website which has these. http://www.northerntrust.hscni.net/livewell/2458.htm

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Suicide Prevention Courses

  Promoting Mental Health & Suicide Prevention   Autumn Training 2014   Month/Year Annual Marker Date Time Training Session Training provider Target Group Venue October World Mental Health Day Wednesday 8th October 2014 10.00 a.m -2.00 p.m SafeTALK (Level 2) Dare to Stretch (Aine Wallace) Practitioners/ Community Development Workers/ Carers/ Clergy/ Youth Workers Cookstown library November Survivors of Suicide Week Thursday …

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BME Carers – Are You a BME Carer?

Do You Look After Someone? Are you from a Black or Minority Ethnic background? If you are we want to hear from you… Please follow the link to fill in a form (many languages provided), we may be able to link you to useful support and information. 76095 BHSCT English Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Cantonese Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Bulgaria Leaflet 76095 BHSCT Luthuanian …

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Northern Health and Social Care Trust Family Carer Support Events 2014

Event Date & Time Venue Details Carers Information and Activity Day 24th September, 10am – 2pm (lunch provided) Cookstown Leisure Centre ‘Taking Control’, Chest Heart and Stroke 30th September – for 6 weeks Antrim Refresh & Relax at Drumalis(Only people who have not attended a Drumalis carer support day before are eligible to register for this) 3rd October 10am – …

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