The Care Forum is inviting people to take part in a survey as part of their Health Equality Partnership Programme that seeks to capture the views of people from Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities, especially those who are living on a low-income.
The aim is to give people a greater say in how services are designed and provided.
Below are some useful links on EU Settled Status Scheme, support for women with gambling problems as well as for people who fall victim to illegal money lenders.
Government’s Settled Status Scheme for EU citizens . Information and advice is also available from Citizens Advice. People have until the end of the month to apply.
2 vacancies in the Inclusion and Corporate Development Team I currently have 2 vacancies in my team; suitable for anyone with a passion for equality and diversity. – A full time (37 hours), permanent Inclusion and Corporate Development Officer. – A part time (18.5 hours), permanent Inclusion and Corporate Development Assistant More information about the roles can be found on the council’s website.
£350K fund for North Somerset projects opens North Somerset community groups are invited to apply for up to £20,000 each to improve health and wellbeing in North Somerset as we exit lockdown. The North Somerset Community Partnership (NSCP) Fund held with Quartet Community Foundation provides funding in perpetuity to support local health and wellbeing, as well as educating healthcare providers in North Somerset. The money in the fund comes from reserves previously held by the NSCP. This year the new NSCP Fund has over £350,000 to award over two rounds in 2021 (spring and autumn) to local charitable causes in North Somerset. Grant applications need to be made before the first deadline of 3 June 2021. The last round of grants went to a diverse range of groups. One, Escapeline, supports vulnerable children at risk of exploitation from county line gangs. Another, Vision North Somerset, is using their grant to alleviate loneliness and isolation for people suffering sight loss. Apply for NSCP funding nowThe programme particularly seeks to support local voluntary and community groups and organisations in North Somerset that:• support people to improve their health or social and environmental wellbeing• support early intervention and prevention around health and wellbeing, including mental health• support health and wellbeing groups and their beneficiaries that have been affected specifically by the outbreak of Covid-19, including core costs• support new ways of working that have emerged from Covid-19 outbreak• support health and wellbeing organisations to plan for the future of their organisations, aiding long term sustainability• support health and wellbeing initiatives, including sports facilities for schools. Deadline for applications: 3 June 2021, 2pm. Apply on the Quartet Community Foundation website.
Consultation on a wide range of council policies, services and projects The council regularly consults on new policies, services and projects. Information about all of the consultation that we do can be found on the Council’s webpage. You can register on this page, which allows you to choose the consultations that interest you and you want to receive information about. If you require any of our consultation information in a format other than via our website please contact the council officer that is leading the consultation and they will be happy to enable you to participate in the consultation in your chosen format.
NSLGBT+ Forum Please see attached information about the NSLGBT+ Forum’s support groups. For more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Fertility Assessment and Treatment Policy BNSSG’s Commissioning Policy Development Team are revising their Fertility Assessment and Treatment policy, They have developed a survey to gather feedback from the community about certain aspects of the Fertility Assessment and Treatment policy. If this is something you are interested in commenting on, please see the links attached. If you would like more information please contact email@example.com Please do let me know if there is any help or information you or the communities you support need and I will do my best to help or to point you in the right direction.
For up to date information about COVID-19 please go to our North Somerset Together webpage, on there you will find current information about vaccines, testing and support for those who need it.
Come to see us soon. Spend a little time relaxing & chatting.
We’ve spent too many months not seeing enough of each other and the MFA
would like to put that right!
Our 10+ Year Anniversary exhibition is now up and on display at Weston
Museum. We would love you to go along and take a look. It would be the ideal opportunity to meet up with a friend or take along a family member. The museum has worked hard to make sure that it is Covid secure and
its café is spacious and airy.
We’re inviting you to visit Clara’s Café and have a drink with a cake on us. See the poster below for more details.
MFA MUSEUM POSTER 17052021Download
In early December 2020, Weston-super-Mare museum installed its latest community exhibition which it co-curated with the MFA. Unfortunately, due to Covid-19 restrictions the exhibition hasn’t been open to the public, but some of the main features are here: