Hate Crime Awareness Week 11-15 October 2021

Barnet say not to Hate Crime. Awareness Week is 11 to 15 October 2021.

Disability hate crime webinar, info stand, hidden disabilities and more. Barnet Council have are working with 11 local community organisations, including Inclusion Barnet, to support Hate Crime Awareness Week 2021. According to government statistics there were 8,469 hate crimes against disabled people reported in 2019-2020 in England and Wales. Where there is intersectionality, disabled people […]

Are care charges fair?

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If you don’t think they are, then write to your MP today! We join our friends at Inclusion London in supporting their campaign to Scrap Care Charges. Our CEO has written to our local MP, Matthew Offord to urge him to write to the Health and Social Care Secretary Sajid Javid to abolish social care […]

Only 7 days left to respond: Cladding consultation

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If you’re disabled and are affected by cladding issues make sure your voice is heard on the current Government consultation.   Our CEO, Caroline Collier has responded to this important consultation because 5290 people in Barnet are affected by cladding issues. Of those, we know that disabled people amongst them will be disproportionately impacted.   […]

Mental Health Services in Barnet: Not Fit for Purpose?

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Tell us, and help change them for the better The Barnet Voice Forum is currently constructing a position paper on Barnet’s mental health services. To really make it count, we need your help. Whether you were able to attend the last meeting or not, we urge you to complete the survey if possible. We want […]

Social care charging: a tax on disability

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Join the campaign to #ScrapCareCharging This month we are delighted to welcome Jon Abrams, Campaigns and Justice Coordinator for Inclusion London, to discuss the campaign to scrap social care charging. The current system for funding adult social care is not fair, and it is not working. Social care should be there to enable us to […]

Inclusion Barnet calls for co-production on the new Hendon Hub Proposal

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What might the Hendon Hub mean for disabled people? We’ve submitted our response on the proposed Hendon Hub development to Barnet Council and consultants GL Hearn.   Broadly speaking, we think this could be an amazing opportunity for Barnet to position itself as an innovator and role model in the field of disability inclusion; one […]

London Assembly Hustings: Video now Live!

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  Huge thanks to everyone who made last night’s Barnet and Camden London Assembly Hustings such a success! It was great to hear from the candidates, and we’d like to give a special thanks to our colleagues at Inclusion London for all their hard work. You can watch the whole live stream back now at: […]

Inclusion London and Inclusion Barnet GLA Hustings: Barnet and Camden Constituencies

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Inclusion London and Inclusion Barnet GLA Hustings: Barnet and Camden Constituencies Tuesday 20th April – 6.00pm Inclusion Barnet, in conjunction with Inclusion London, are excited to announce that we will be holding a hustings ahead of the upcoming London Assembly elections. The London Elects information booklet explains the role of the London Assembly thus: “The […]

Job Opportunity with The Good Neighbour Scheme

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Part-time Manager Required This post is for 20hrs per week at £15 per hour This small, locally-based charity (CIO Registered Number 1192433) is seeking an enthusiastic, organised and dedicated individual to lead it into the next phase of its existence. The charity currently has approximately 80 volunteers, over 700 clients registered and 5 paid staff. […]

The Road to Coproduction – Supporting Identity and Life Goals

A Thought Piece by Hannah Chamberlain In my experience everything in a mental health service is a touch point, and tells us as users of services something about the identity and role we are expected to play in the time that we spend in the service environment. My very first experience of the mental health […]

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