The Adult and Community Services Learning Unit are holding Carer's Awareness Training which is open to staff or volunteers from voluntary or community organisations, and is free of charge. The aim of the training is to raise awareness of carers' issues ensuring that professionals and organisations understand the issues that impact on carers and what support they can offer to help carers in the community. For further information about the training dates please click here. For a booking form please click here.
On the 23rd November 2009, SCVO jointly organised an event with Sandwell Primary Care Trust to update the voluntary and community sector on the PCT's Right Care Right Here Programme (Formerly Towards 2010). The Programme plans to change the way health and social care services are delivered. It is working to deliver care closer to the people who need it and provide high quality care in high quality places to make Sandwell and the Heart of Birmingham healthier places to live and work. The event was well attended with various speakers giving updates on where the Programme had progreesed to. If you didn't manage ...
Open to all the Voluntary and Community Sector (FREE Buffet lunch will be provided)
Thursday 4th March 2010 From 12.00 noon – 1.30 pm
Tipton Sports Academy Wednesbury Oak Road Tipton DY4 0BS
This Briefing Event will allow you to meet, talk and ask questions in an informal atmosphere about what is happening around “Every Child Matters”12.00 noon Buffet lunch Speakers and Presentations 12.15pm Introduction & VCS Executive update Martin Allcott, SCVO 12.20pm Extended Services & the Disadvantaged Fund Roger Hindle, Sandwell MBC 12.40pm Children living with Domestic Abuse Sara Ward, Sandwell Women’s Aid 1.00pm Questions & Answers 1.30pm Close Please select ...
On Tuesday 2nd March 2010 SCVO, Sandwell Volunteer Centre and Centrepoint Disclosure are holding a briefing event to help voluntary and community organisations understand changes in legislation for the protection of children and vulnerable adults.
SCVO is appealing to Sandwell companies and residents to help raise a new community fund that can provide grant funding for community groups and activities for generations to come. All donations to the Sandwell Grassroots Community Fund are currently being matched pound for pound by the Government.
Next year’s main Children & Young People event will take place on Thursday 4th February 2010 from 4.00pm to 6.30pm in the Richardson Suite, West Bromwich Albion Football Club, The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. Organised by the Voluntary & Community sector Executive Group, the event is to raise awareness about services and inspire young people and adults alike. Workshops are planned on: Artemis – skills development for the workforce Financial Literacy Opportunities for Young people to get their Voices Heard Contracting with Sandwell Council Small Grants The main speakers will be:
Penny Mallory, TV Presenter, whose theme is “Taking Control” Roger Crouch, Sandwell’s Executive Director of Children’s Services Penny is...