Barnet Together launches Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto

  Thursday 29th October 2020, Barnet London – Barnet Together, a partnership between Inclusion Barnet, Volunteering Barnet and the Young Barnet Foundation, is calling for community, voluntary and faith groups as well as statutory organisations and businesses operating in the borough of Barnet, to sign up to the Barnet Voluntary Sector Manifesto.  Caroline Collier, CEO Inclusion Barnet said: “We saw organisations across the borough mobilise and work together in response to Covid-19 and we hope that this Manifesto provides a way to ensure […]

NHSE Digital First Social Prescribing Survey – Barnet Voluntary and Community Sector views required!

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  Social prescribing is a way to address people’s non-medical needs holistically, empowering individuals to take greater control of their own health. The Digital First Social Prescribing Programme aims to enhance how social prescribing is provided by digitising key elements of the resident’s journey and to improve the experience of all those involved in social […]

Free Barnet Together Fundraising Sessions Now Open for Registration

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  23rd September 2020, London – Barnet Together’s autumn fundraising sessions are now open for registration. Led by experienced fundraisers Ellen Cheshire and Ruth Mulandi, and offered through Inclusion Barnet, the free sessions are open to charities, voluntary and community groups based in or serving Barnet. The first course, Introduction to Fundraising, will run on […]

BEH staff share their Lived Experience in new publication

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  The Trust Wide Enablement Partnership is our collaboration with Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust (BEH). Part of the work of the Partnership focuses on building a culture within BEH where the lived experience of staff members is viewed as an asset, as something that can add another layer of expertise on top […]

Re: Opening Safely

  Re-opening Safely With the gradual easing of the lockdown since June, you may already be busy planning to get back into your office and starting up your usual services again. You may at the same time be worried about changing guidelines and be asking yourself what you can and should do. Here are some […]

Space 2B Update

  We are sad to announce that, due to a lack of funding, Inclusion Barnet has taken the difficult decision to close Space 2B. The weekly drop-in, run as part of Barnet Voice, has been open in locations in Mill Hill and Finchley for many years. Barnet Voice will continue to offer its weekly Virtual […]

Lloyds Bank Foundation: COVID Recovery Fund

  In our last blog (link here) we talked about grant funding via government initiatives, trusts and foundations. There have been a number of grants for organisations affected by Covid-19 or that have seen their workload increase or change substantially due to Covid-19. Barnet Together can help community groups and charities navigate the funding opportunities […]

Fundraising during Covid-19: Applying for Grants

  “In These Strange Times” “The New Normal” “Let’s zoom” These are all phrases that until five months ago I had never used, and now in these strange times they have become part of the new normal. Little did I imagine in March 2020 when the world began to close, that a few months later […]

A warm welcome to Ellen!

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Ellen Cheshire has joined the Inclusion Barnet team as Fundraising and Organisational Development Advisor. In her new position, Ellen will offer free advice and assistance to voluntary community organisations based and operating in Barnet. “So many community organisations have been hit hard in recent months as Covid-19 has devastated funding opportunities and fundamentally changed group […]

New crisis helpline

  Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust has launched a new helpline for people experiencing a mental health crisis. To get help or advice from trained mental health advisors and clinicians 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, call 0300 0200 500. For more details visit: http://www.behcamhs.nhs.uk/help/     […]