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» JOB: Project Manager (30 hours per week)

Midaye is looking for an experienced and committed individual to join us as Project Manager on a part time, fixed term basis. The position will be based in London, but will involve travel across the UK and may occasionally require overnight stay outside of London. We need someone who can provide inspirational leadership and first class project management skills to help us deliver our DfE funded Safeguarding Community Project.

» Do you know of any activities/events and support services open over the festive period, ESPECIALLY on Christmas Day?

Special request from Paddington Development Trust.We would like to pull together a list of activities/events and support services which will be available during the festive season but especially on Christmas day for anybody who may be alone at Christmas.

» JOB: Family Learning Involvement Project Worker (p/t)

FLIP (Family Learning Involvement Project) is funded by The Big Lottery Fund, Reaching Communities Programme, to deliver high quality, flexible services to parents/carers and their children (0-8 years and their siblings) by offering out of hours activities for families in the Church Street, NW8 area: after school, weekend and during school holidays, and providing a safe and rich learning environment for both children and parent/ carers. Two part-time Project Workers and volunteers support the project coordinator to develop and deliver activities and services that meet the project outcomes and enhance family learning.

» FREE: New healthy lifestyle sessions for Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster residents

Mytime Active has announced details of its MEND healthy lifestyle sessions available to children and families in Hammersmith and Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster. MEND Mini – A 6 week course run by a registered nutritionist and physical activity specialist. Offers practical chopping and tasting activities and games and exercises aimed at enhancing physical and social development for 2 – 4 years.

» Cancer Awareness Workshop at Midaye

A Workshop for the Community. Delivered by a cancer specialist nurse from Cancer Research UK.The workshop will be held on Thursday 15th of December 2016 at 10:00 at Midaye's Offices, Unit 3&6, 7 Thorpe Close, W10 5XL

» VOLUNTEER: Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust Roadshow

Over 14 weeks, from March to June 2017, we will be visiting high streets, retail parks and community events on our first ever information Roadshow. We are looking for volunteers to join us on the bus.If you think you could spare some time to join us to talk to members of the public about cervical cancer and how it can be prevented then we would love to hear from you!

» Age Matters Magazine

Our Age Matters magazine is distributed free of charge to over 4,600 older people and around 200 organisations in Kensington & Chelsea. It is full of useful information and articles to help our readers stay healthy, active and connected to their community. To ensure it is accessible to everyone we produce it in hard copy, large print (A3), email and cassette versions.

» Walk-in Flu Clinic: Protect yourself from flu this winter

In Hammersmith and Fulham, we are keen to ensure that all at-risk patients, including children aged between 2-7 (as at 31st August 2016) are able to access flu vaccination. The walk in flu sessions to be delivered by GP Practices and accessible to all registered patients on Saturday 17th December - 9-12pm and Saturday 14th January - 9-12pm.

» The Advocacy Project are launching there first Christmas cards

"We asked some of the people we work with – living with mental health issues, learning disabilities, older adults and people with dementia – to create art that would send out our collective Christmas wishes. We decided to create our own cards to reach out to the people who may not receive any Christmas wishes - being in inpatient units and unable to go home. Seven unique handmade works of art have been created and incorporated in our Christmas cards.Drawn by the people we work with, they’re charming and very clearly hand made with love".

» FUNDING: Shared activities to improve emotional wellbeing 

Aim: To improve the emotional wellbeing of local people through shared activities Rationale: During our last project we asked organisations to gather their users’ views about what would improve their emotional wellbeing. We are making some funds available in order to realise some of the suggestions they made.

» A Moveable Creche service from the Abbey Centre (South Westminster)

A Moveable Crèche provides an excellent value and flexible childcare service for clients. Sessions are delivered in a venue of your choice, for as many children as the size of the venue permits...

» Access to Health New Project: Information and Referral form

‘Access to Health’ is a new project which aims to support homeless and vulnerably housed pregnant women and families with a child/children under 5 years old in Westminster or temporarily housed outside the borough...

» Active for Life - Opportunities to Keep Fit In the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) Leisure Services’ Sports Development Team provides a wide variety of sport and physical activity opportunities for RBKC residents at venues across the borough including targeted sessions for specific groups...

» African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group (at The Lake Foundation)

The Lake Foundation is a Croydon-based charity that aims to improve the health and well-being of the African and African-Caribbean Community. We run a monthly African and African-Caribbean Cancer Support Group and the aim of the group is to provide anyone who has been touched by cancer with support...

» Al-Aman (DVIP) Arabic Speaking service

DVIP’s Al-aman service has continued to receive funding from London Councils to support women from Arabic speaking communities who have been affected by gender based violence, forced marriage, female genital mutilation and honour based violence...

» ANGELOU Referrals

On the 1st July ADVANCE in conjunction with eight other organisations launched a shared service across Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster supporting women and girls who are experiencing or have experienced violence and abuse this partnership is called Angelou...

» Arabic Women’s Project at Al-Hasaniya, North Kensington

Based in North Kensington we offer advice and support in health and welfare of Arabic speaking women. We have a Domestic Violence project and also a children and families mental health project as well as many other...

» Be FIT For Work - Dalgarno Community Champions can help

Are you looking to upskill yourself back into work or looking for experience to start work? Dalgarno Community Champions can help you! Here’s how - Supporting Opportunities: Maths and English classes; IT support; CV help; References for future employment; Work placement opportunities in Health...

» Befriending for Asian Women at Henna

Henna’s befriender-workers will pay regular weekly or monthly visits to some of the most vulnerable ladies in the community. These visits could be to those who were members of Henna in the past and have been restricted...

» Breathe Easy Support Group

DO YOU LIVE IN PIMLICO AND SUFFER FROM A BREATHING PROBLEM? BREATHE EASY PADDINGTON is your Westminster patient support group, for anyone affected by a lung condition. We offer mutual support, information...