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Health & Safety at Work Essentials - 27th Sept at 10am-1pm

Source By: Hackney CVS

This introductory course is for people with health and safety responsibilities in community and voluntary sector organisations, who want to learn about the rights to working in a safe and healthy environment and how to enforce these rights.

Date: 27th September 2018 Time: 10.00am- 1.00pm

For further information or to book visit click here


Men's Health Matters - A series of talks inspired by black men addressing Prostrate, Bowel Cancer and Diabetes

Source By: Find Your Voice

Find your Voice invites you to listen and learn from male survivors.

 

Dates 1-5

Booking information

  1. Monday 10th September 2018

 

https://crm.hcvs.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=191

  1. Monday 17 September 2018  

 

https://crm.hcvs.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=194

 

  1. Monday 24 September 2018  

 

https://crm.hcvs.org.uk/civicrm/event/info?reset=1&id=195

 


Single Equality Scheme Consultation

Source By: LBH

Hackney is a diverse and tolerant borough, but recently it has undergone rapid change, meaning there are often stark inequalities.

The Council has created a Single Equality Scheme to identify groups who may be disadvantaged and ensure services are run in a way that bring people and communities together.

The public consultation on the Single Equality Scheme is open for comments from staff and residents until 30 September 2018.

The online consultation can be accessed via www.hackney.gov.uk/equality

We are also organising a series of focus groups for residents. One workshop will be open to all residents, the remaining workshops are for people with learning difficulties, council and housing association tenants and people who are Trans or Non-Binary. Participants will be awarded a £20 gift voucher.

The workshops will take place on the following dates and times:

Workshop for people who are Trans and Non-Binary - Tuesday 18 September, 7.00 - 8.30 PM - Register by Friday 14 September 2018

Workshop for people with Learning Difficulties date and time to be confirmed, please register your interest as soon as possible.

Workshop open to all residents - Thursday 20 September, 6.30 - 8.00 PM - Register by Friday 14 September

Workshop for social housing tenants - Wednesday 26 September, 7.00 - 8.30 PM - Register by Friday 21 September

Residents can register their interest for the workshops by following the link above, or they can contact me on 0208 356 7732, e-mail rachel.salmon@hackney.gov.uk. Places are limited, and only those who are selected to attend the workshop will be awarded the £20 gift voucher.

The workshop will be held in a central Hackney location; details will be given to those selected to attend. Those not selected to attend can still have their say online. Residents can contact me to request a paper copy of the Single Equality Scheme and consultation questions if they are unable to access them online.


STUDIO UPSTAIRS -- PEER-SUPPORT ART GROUP

STUDIO UPSTAIRS is a charity that offers provide positive, life-changing interventions for people with mental or emotional difficulties within an artistic therapeutic community.

 

Studio Upstairs is offering FREE places for Hackney residents experiencing mental or emotional health difficulties on 12 weeks peer support program. The programme is an opportunity to make art in a safe, open and creative studio environment, to meet new people and improve own health and  wellbeing through art.

 

WHO IS THE GROUP FOR?

-Adults (18+) who are experiencing minor mental health difficulties such as anxiety or mild depression and would like to engage in creative activities. [No prior experience in art-making is required].

-Self-referrals are welcome or can be brokered by GPs.

-To qualify for a free place the attendee must be a Hackney resident, otherwise there will be a cost of £30 per session.

 

WHAT WILL HAPPEN IN THE GROUP?

Each session will be an opportunity for people to work on their own artistic interests while engaging in relaxed, open and friendly conversation with others in the group. The group will be able to proactively shape the content and theme of the sessions.

 

You will try out a range of artistic activities including drawing, painting and sculpting in a fully equipped art studio.  The participants will have a chance to meet new people, explore their creativity in a fun, friendly and supportive space. The sessions will be supported by Studio Upstairs volunteers and a trained member of the team.

 

WHEN: Every Friday between 1-3pm - for 12 weeks - First session 21/9/2018 - Final session 7/12/2018

 

WHERE: Studio Upstairs, Unit E3, 3 Bradbury Street, Dalston, London N16 8JN

 

TO JOIN THE GROUP:

Please EMAIL: londonstudio@studioupstairs.org.uk with your name, address and contact details or complete the online form at http://www.studioupstairs.org.uk/contact/

Telephone: 020 7503 1330

 

For more information about other Studio Upstairs projects or other group work that might be suitable for anyone who experiences mental illness - please do get in touch with us.


#StreetLifeOctober- Sunday 7th October

Source By: Space Embrace Community Interest Company

On Sunday 7th October we will deliver #StreetLifeOctober a community festival based on the '5 ways to wellbeing' theory by the New Economics Foundation who are backing and supporting our festival. We will create 5 different zones based on each topic and creatively inspire our community to interpret these themes, inspiring residents with creative, manageable solutions to improve their wellbeing.

 

We are keen to invite Hackney residents to #StreetLifeOctober on Sunday7th October open 12-5pm on Well Street Common.

 

Please see attached flyer for more Information.

 

FLYER_A5_Oct_03.pdf


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