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ASIST Training sessions available in Lincoln this Autumn

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a two-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid. ASIST teaches participants to recognize when someone may have thoughts of suicide and work with them to identify uncertainty, and create a plan to support their immediate safety. You don’t have to be a professional to attend, but everyone who works …

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FSI Small Charity Training – Sheffield – 5 September

FSI are offering a heavily subsidized training event in Sheffield 5th September 2019: Small charities: transform your fundraising & governance, just £10 – £20 The FSI’s popular small charity training is coming to Sheffield this September. Choose from 3 different courses covering topics including Developing your fundraising strategy, managing event fundraising successfully and demonstrating your …

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Lincoln Offices to rent – Bridge Church

Bridge Church have an office available at the Venue 72a Newark Rd LN5 8PY with meeting lounge and separate kitchen area.

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Dementia Family Support Service Newsletter- Summer 2019

Rethink Community Mental Health Networking Event

Wednesday 11th September, 2pm- 5.30pm @ Lincoln City Football Ground Rethink Mental Illness is hosting a free networking event for professionals, service users and carers to discuss ways forward in mental health care. Guest speakers, information stands and an opportunity to build stronger local relationships will be provided. To book your place, email involvement@rethink.org or …

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Small Charity training – The FSI – Wednesday 18 September

The FSI’s small charity training is coming to Nottingham on 18 September. There will be 4 different courses to choose from covering topics including Developing Your Fundraising Strategy and Developing Your Case for Support, as well as tailored Charity Leaders sessions for CEOs and trustees. These courses are heavily subsidised and fill up fast, so book your space now at:https://www.thefsi.org/services/training/nottingham-september-2019-18th/

Opportunities for younger people

Voluntary Centre Services often receive enquiries from young people, under the age of 18, who are interested in giving their time to help their community. With careful planning and support, engaging younger volunteers could greatly benefit community groups as well as enable young people to enjoy a positive first experience of volunteering. Volunteers could help with …

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Healthwatch Lincolnshire Long Term Plan Report

Report reveals people in Lincolnshire believe living in a rural county is a major barrier to consistent health and care. More needs to be done to improve access to NHS services in Lincolnshire – according to hundreds of people who took part in a county-wide survey. The findings, published in a report today by the …

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Make a change: Lincolnshire

For anyone worried about how they treat their loved one within an intimate relationship. If you want to make things better for you and your family then please contact make a change. Make a change is a free programme to anyone over 18 who is worried about their   behaviours and want to make a change. …

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Music in Detention seeking local partners

Music In Detention is a small national charity based in London running participatory music activities in immigration detention centres and in nearby communities. Music-making is used to improve wellbeing and resilience on the one hand, and empathy and understanding on the other.  You can see more about the work at www.musicindetention.org.uk. 

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