1.Text a Nurse Service
Text-A-Nurse is now available for parents, carers and school staff.
Links to resources below
Text A Nurse 11-19 year olds
2. Autumn events Mid Ulster
Please see the MUDC Events Flyer:
3. Tackling Textile Grant just launched
NEW FUNDING OPPORTUNITY
Grant Programme just open for applications – Tackling Textiles – Skills and Innovation Fund. Following a successful pilot last year where we supported five different projects, we are delighted to be launching the second year of this fund.
We are looking for your ideas that support tackling textile waste through waste prevention, reuse, repair and reimagine.
Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful is administering the fund provided by the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (DAERA) to explore ways to reduce the environmental impacts of textiles.
Funding of between £500 and £2,500 is available to support small and medium sized enterprise, social enterprises, charities, not for profit groups and community and voluntary groups to develop your ideas.
For more information and to apply visit:
Closing date is Thursday 9th November 2023
4. FRMH – First Response in Mental Health
5. Northern Trust Recovery College November & December timetable
Further information and a prospectus can be found at: Recovery College | Northern Health & Social Care Trust – Mental Health Recovery (hscni.net)
If you would like to register for any of these courses you can do so in the following ways:
- Complete the attached registration form and return to firstname.lastname@example.org
- Post the registration form to – Recovery College, Carrick 3, Holywell Hospital, 60 Steeple Road, Antrim, BT41 2RJ
- Complete the registration form online via https://mentalhealthrecoverystories.hscni.net/recovery-college-registration-form/
- Contact the office on 028 9441 3449 to register over the phone
6. NEW PRINCES TRUST PROGRAMME **Explore Plus**
Are you working with young women 16-30 years old who are not sure about their next step?
Explore+ is a new programme which is directed by each young person’s individual goals. They will progress into employment, training, education or volunteering by:
- Completing progression-related qualification units
- Building a CV
- Fine-tuning their interview skills
- Exploring sector-specific skills
- Receiving tailored 1-2-1 progression support up until they take their next step!
Our Induction session will be held in centre on Wednesday 25th October from 10am – 1pm.
Next programme starts on Monday 30th October 10am.
This will be a female only programme.
If you have any young men interested in participating please still get in touch, there will be another programme coming soon 😊
Our Explore+ programme will be based in our Belfast Centre (Unit 8a Weavers Court, Linfield Rd, BT12 5GH) Mon, Tues, Thurs, 10am – 3pm.
As long as the young person holds on to their bus/train ticket we will reimburse them each day. Our centre is less than a 5min walk from Great Victoria Street bus/train station.
For information and a referral form contact: email@example.com
7. EHWB Framework engagement events and workshops
Registration is now open for all events – booking via eventbrite
As part of the preparations for publishing and implementing the Children’s EHWB Framework SPPG have enlisted the support of the National iThrive Centre to facilitate a number of information and engagement events this autumn.
The EHWB Framework aims to provide a consistent systems wide approach to children’s mental and emotional health and wellbeing provision.
8. Chest, Heart and Stroke – “Vaping’s not that bad for you…” Or is it? 💨
This week we have launched our new vaping awareness campaign.
Find out more by Clicking here.
9.Children’s Law Centre – Training courses