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Groundwork Community Award

Groundwork Community Award

 

Do you know a community group that deserves special recognition for making your local area a better place to live? Groundwork's Community Awards will honour those small groups making a big difference to our quality of life.


Active Spaces

Active Spaces

 

London Marathon Charitable Trust has announced its first UK-wide funding programme, aimed at protecting open spaces and tackling physical inactivity across the UK.


Hackney Youth Sport Fund 2017/18

Source By: LBH

Hackney Council aims to support the development of young people in sport and perhaps assist them to become a world-class athlete. You could be eligible to apply for a Hackney Youth Sports grant. We are looking for athletes who are committed, motivated and determined to succeed. Support of up to £500 is available to talented athletes. Those who are awarded at Gold or Silver award level will receive a full or half price membership for one of the Better run London leisure centres courtesy of GLL/GLL Sports Foundation. GLL manage Hackney Council’s six leisure centres.  

We also offer community club grants to groups which contribute to the development and promotion of sport and physical activity within Hackney. Grants are available for up to £1000.

For further information or to apply, please refer to guidance and application process https://www.hackney.gov.uk/sports-grants-employment-training Paper copies can be sent on request.

The 2017/18 application closing dates are  at 12 noon on:  

  • Round 1: Friday 29th September 2017
  • Round 2: Monday 22nd January  2018  

PJ63656_Hackney_Youth_Sport_Fund_A4_HR.pdf


Big Potential

Big Potential

 

The Big Lottery Fund has announced that the final deadline for applications to its £20 million Big Potential programme is 12 noon on 11th October 2017.


Free Professional Training With Brook Hackney & The City

Source By: Brook Hackney

Introduction to Sexual Health and Condom Distribution Training 

Training to deliver Come Correct or The Free Condom Project This intense two day training course is for organisations who wish to deliver the Come Correct or TFCP schemes.

This training is free and open to professionals who work with young people in Hackney & City, or at risk adults (25+ affected by homelessness, living with HIV, MSM, Black African, people affected by substance misuse)

AIM:

At the end of the training participants will have an increased knowledge of sexual health issues and will have explored and practiced how to incorporate sexual health and the distribution of condoms within their current roles.

OUTCOMES - Participants will:

*   Gain knowledge about the local and national trends in STIs, HIV and teenage pregnancy.

*   Have gained knowledge and understanding of sexual health issues. Core topics include STIs, HIV, condoms and other barrier contraception, other contraceptives and sex and the law.

*   Learn to do a condom demonstration.

*   Have increased confidence in communicating with people about sexual health, condom use and exploring attitudes towards sex.

*   Explore their own values and attitudes around sex and relationships.

*   Understand the barriers that discourage people from accessing sexual health services and how we can ensure they services are young people friendly.

*   Be able to participate in the delivery of condom schemes within their roles.

Dates  & Times of Training

5th & 6th June, 9:30am-4:30pm- Shakespeare Walk Adventure Playground 27th & 28th September, 10am-5pm, Dalston Library 6th & 7th December, 10am-5pm, Dalston Library

Click Link Below to Book:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/19jwzls3VKL0eUqGhD5rDSn4O9hAm7SrpLSZV27_JtlY/edit

Sex, Pressure & Social Networks Training

Supporting Young People to Explore  Safely On and Offline

This training is free and open to professionals who work with young people in Hackney & City

AIM:

To enable participants to gain knowledge and skills about the influences and pressures young people face as they develop and explore their emerging sexuality.

OBJECTIVES – Participants will gain an understanding of:

•The messages young people receive that influence their sexual life, relationships and self-esteem •The potential impact of modern media (including social networks, pornography and celebrity culture) and key messages to support young people to negotiate it safely •How to support young people to make informed choices about their sexual life •How to encourage young people to think about the importance of positive friendships to build self esteem

•How to equip young people with the skills to say no to sex they don’t want and to explore intimacy and sensuality in non-sexual ways

Dates  & Times of Training

11th October, 10am-5pm, Dalston Library

Click Link Below to Book:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/14GRAB8fBmTFnIZ1CKO7aC6Vw53PIh65doFKxVPMAB-U/edit

Supporting and Including LGBTQ Young People

This training is free and open to professionals who work with young people in Hackney & City

AIM:

This training aims to support participants to increase understanding and confidence around LGBTQ terminology, definitions and experience.

OBJECTIVES – Participants will gain an understanding of:

*   HBT bullying and how to challenge it

*   LGBTQ terminology

*   Creating inclusive and accessible services for young LGBTQ people

*   The barriers that LGBTQ can face accessing services

*   What is meant by gender identity

*   Exploring gender roles and stereotypes and how these feed into homophobia and transphobia

*   Transgender Awareness and Liberation

Dates  & Times of Training

25th October, 10am-5pm, Dalston Library

Click Link Below to Book:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1s7t_FygvZmbwLi3HDUAn6M98T29qYDxn9o60T5Day5o/edit

COME CORRECT & TFCP REFRESHER TRAINING

This training is for organisations and individuals who have already completed our ‘Introduction to Sexual Health and Condom Distribution’ to deliver the Come Correct and TFCP schemes.

We recommend the refresher training be taken if it has been two or more years since completing initial training.

This training is free and open to professionals who work with young people in Hackney & City

AIM: To enable participants to refresh their knowledge on the Come Correct and TFCP schemes. Focusing on the schemes delivery and procedures.

OBJECTIVES

*   Learn to do a condom demonstration.

*   Have increased confidence in communicating with people about sexual health, condom use and exploring attitudes towards sex.

*   Be able to participate in the delivery of condom schemes within their roles.

*   Learn how to use Therapy Audit, the data input system used for Come Correct & TFCP

*   Learn about Come Correct and TFCP their importance

*   Be able to ask questions regarding the schemes

Dates  & Times of Training

10am-12pm, 26th July, Dalston Library

5pm-6:30pm, 26th July Dalston Library

Click Link Below to Book:

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11T0UT1RBVnfS-jQLZtHsmo6foxBwcLH1JUuZ9N3bkyA/edit

If you can not access the online booking form for trainings please email zaffron.hill@brook.org.uk<mailto:zaffron.hill@brook.org.uk>, sea.mingpak@brook.org.uk<mailto:sea.mingpak@brook.org.uk>, or mariatyldesley@brook.org.uk<mailto:mariatyldesley@brook.org.uk>  for a downloadable form

Brook has been at the forefront of providing wellbeing and sexual health support for young people for over 50 years.


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