MEETING BEING HELD – Thursday 15th October 2015, 6:15PM, at the Millwood Community Centre, Nelson Row, Kingswood Street, Brighton, BN2 9QG
Newsletter below for more information!
Small Groups Network
Safeguarding considerations for Small Groups
including what to do about the results of DBS checks
Tuesday 9th June, 2015, 13.15 – 15.45 (arrivals from 13.00)
The Brighthelm Centre, Stanmer Room (1st Floor)
Mel Parr from Care Co-ops, Jo Wren from Grow and Joanna Rowland Stuart from the LGBT Small Groups Network / Community Safety Forum
will be there to share their knowledge and experiences and we hope you will come to share yours…
Let’s make our communities places everyone can participate safely. To book on use link below:
Or call 01273 234023 if you want assistance to register.
Funding is available for community groups who have an impact on health and well-being.
Grants of up to £1,500 are available to community groups (who have an annual income up to £35,000) working on health improvement projects. A few examples of things funded in the past include:
-Community festivals with a health and wellbeing focus
-Serving healthy food in a group
-Weekly drop in group for transgender/gender questioning people to meet and subsidies for monthly meet and eat socials
-Exercise classes for women from BME communities
-Weekly meet ups and social events for specific communities
And lots more.
As well as the usual criteria, this round there is a particular emphasis on supporting older people’s projects to promote health and well-being – such as physical activities, intergenerational work and projects around food and healthy eating.
There is help available to make your application – please get in touch on the details below if you would like to chat through what is available or come along to our Information Session on the 2nd June, 6-8pm.
For more information contact Lisa Mytton:
Tel: 01273 234031
Information Session: Tuesday 2nd June 6pm to 8pm at BMECP, 10a Fleet Street Brighton (please let Lisa know you are coming)
Website: http://bhcommunityworks.org.uk/…/adv…/community-health-fund/ (the application form and guidance notes are available to download from this page)
The next deadline for applications is 5pm Friday 17th July 2015 – this is through Sussex Community Foundation who are managing the grant giving process.