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Children Affected by Domestic Abuse Fund: Deadline 10 September

A minimum amount of £500,000 funding is available for projects with the aim to provide support to children in England and Wales who are exposed to domestic abuse. Applications should:

  • demonstrate suitable evidence to endorse the interventions they are proposing
  • explain arrangements for safeguarding vulnerable children and young people
  • demonstrate how their support will link into wider support for victims of domestic abuse at a local level

Deadline: 10 September 2018

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Free course for women effected by domestic abuse

Staying Afloat Together is a programme delivered by Barnardo’s which aims to help women find a way back from domestic abuse, feel better about themselves and get more out of life.

Taking place at the Linskill Centre, the programme consists of seven group sessions for women exploring themes such as resilience, inner strength, self-belief, self-care and managing feelings. There are also three one-to-one coaching sessions and an away day at the end of the course for women and their children. The sessions run on consecutive Friday mornings from 21 September – see the poster for dates and full details.

Booking is essential and a free creche is available.

For more information or to book your place contact Jill Marriott at Barnardo’s on 0191 212 0237.

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Safeguarding training from North Tyneside Council

 

 

 

 

 

North Tyneside Council are holding two free ‘Safeguarding children and adults at risk in North Tyneside’ courses at the Langdale Centre in Wallsend on the following dates:

  • 19 September: 6pm to 8.30pm
  • 19 October, 9.30am to 12 noon
  • 25 February 2019, 2pm to 4.30pm

Anyone who would like to attend should book via the Council’s Learning Pool – read more and book here

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The Catherine Cookson Trust

 

 

 

 

 

The Catherine Cookson Trust supports a wide range of activities including education and training, environment and conservation, arts and culture as well as general charitable purposes. The Trust’s principal aim is to identify and meet the local needs of the area in which Dame Catherine was brought up and resided. In particular the Trust supports work with young or disadvantaged people.

The Trustees funds registered charities and prefer projects and schemes which involve or are directed towards capital expenditure.

They do not generally consider applications for core funding or on-going financing, applications with a foreign element, individuals or applications for Sports Clubs/Associations.

There are no deadlines for applications.

Grant size: Although grants awarded range from between £250 and £10,000, the majority of grants are not above £1,000.

Application process: Catherine Cookson Trust website

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