2017 Child Health Profiles

Public Health England has published the 2017 Child Health Profiles. The profiles draw together information to present a picture of child health and wellbeing in each local area in a user-friendly format. They are a valuable tool for health services to understand their communities’ needs, so that they can work to improve the health and

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Being creative and open boosts wellbeing in later life

Age UK’s Wellbeing Index finds that age isn’t a barrier to living well. Factors which were found to have a bigger influence in improving peoples’ wellbeing than many people might suppose included: having an open personality and being willing to try out new things; being physically active; having a good memory and thinking skills; and

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Modern Slavery – Together We Can Make A Difference

Modern slavery is a global problem that affects more than 35 million people worldwide.  It could be happening right under your nose, but without knowing the red flags, victims may be passing by, unnoticed. The introduction of the UK’s first Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner and the Modern Slavery Act 2015, means everyone has a vital role

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Young Parents Advice

A new website has been launched as part of Family Rights Group’s Young Parents Project.  The website provides easy-to-follow information about the laws and procedures young mothers and fathers may need to know about if their children are, or have been, involved with children’s services.

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May Funding Bulleting

Every  month Southampton City Council release a funding opportunity newsletter that details: Funding opportunities with deadlines in the next 6-8 weeks Ongoing funding – funds you can apply to anytime or have rolling deadlines These newsletters helped bring in over £800,000 for Southampton projects in 2016/17 Download May 2017 Funding Opportunities Newsletter Download Ongoing Funding Opportunities

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Community chest fund is now twice as great!

This year Southampton City Council has made £100,000 available to local community groups – double the amount from last year. The Community Chest is the council’s small grants scheme and has been running for more than 30 years. It offers one year grants of up to £2,500 to community groups and small voluntary organisations with

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Southampton Healthy Homes Project Report

Below is an update on the Southampton Healthy Homes project, which you have been involved with in the past 15 months. Thanks to your support we’re pleased to say that the project has been very successful, here are some of the highlights: 2,400 households supported, alongside our partners Citizens Advice Southampton, SCRATCH and Basics Bank, 352

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Yellow Door have launched their new web page

Yellow Door have launched their new webpage, Please click on the link to see the new style http://www.yellowdoor.org.uk/ Yellow Door (formerly Southampton Rape Crisis) is an award winning, innovative and busy voluntary agency providing a broad spectrum of services preventing and responding to sexual and domestic abuse across Southampton, Western Hampshire and Isle of Wight.

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