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CHALLENGING CLICHES TO CHANGE PERCEPTIONS

I’ve just been reading a wonderful piece about the representation by the media of people with a disability. It was written by Toby Jones… 385 more words

Charity

Volunteers

This week I have had two volunteers, who help out at small community groups, offload their frustrations at the lack of help from others in that community and their worries about their dwindling funding. 265 more words

Improving mental health: recognising the vital role of charities

Three in four people with a mental health problem in England receive little or no treatment, so there is a long way to go before mental health achieves ‘parity of esteem’ with physical health. 22 more words

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HOW CAN YOU TELL IF A CAMPAIGN'S BEEN SUCCESSFUL?

The Conservatives would no doubt like to answer that one, as the first all-Tory cabinet met today for the first time in 18 years. David Cameron told them that they must focus on “bread and butter” ways of improving people’s lives and no doubt housing will be one of the issues. 500 more words

Charity

"We're all in it together"

In this week’s blog, Jamie Mercer from Youth Focus: North East looks at the need for youth services to unite and adopt new methods of working together in the face of prospective cuts to services. 902 more words

Youth Work

Healthwatch Croydon is recruiting

Chairperson sought by Healthwatch Croydon CEO & The Board

Healthwatch Croydon is the consumer champion for local health and social care services.  They engage with the public to gather their views and experiences of local health and social care and use this information to help shape local services.   385 more words

Healthwatch Croydon

MISSING PEOPLE LAUNCHES EYE-CATCHING FUNDRAISER ONLINE

After the phenomenal success of the MND Association’s social media campaign to engage the Care Minister, Norman Lamb, we’ve been keeping a close eye on charities’ online activities. 404 more words

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