Mental Health and Universal Credit

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A Guest Blog from Dan Norris, Head of Advice and Rights at CPAG on Mental Health and Universal Credit. Last month I spoke at a Housing Associations’ Charitable Trust (HACT) event offering practical advice for those working with people with mental health issues who claim universal credit (UC). This Guest Blog provides highlights on this […]

Where to find support for those affected by the rise in the cost of living

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Updated 16 May 2022 Are you looking for useful resources to help those you are supporting? With the rise of cost of living, organisations and charities are doing their part to provide support for those who are struggling in the current financial climate. Here are a range of useful links and resources available to you. […]

How Barnet VCFSEs can help support those affected by the war in Ukraine

Updated 17/5/22 At times like this, it’s heartening to see people coming together to help. Your organisation, and those you are supporting may be keen to help those in the Ukraine, in transit or in the UK. Here are some suggestions, and useful links… If you are a Barnet-based voluntary, community, faith or social enterprise […]

Our May newsletter is out now!

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  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Job vacancy – Communications Team Levelling down, not up! Members meeting outcome New Healthy Heart Project Long COVID […]

Our April newsletter is out now!

Screen shot of newsletter, headline reads: Inclusion barnet news. Making a difference, Working with our Touchpoint customers, we find out all kinds of information about what is and isn't working in Barnet. A few months ago we started having regular team meeting sto see who we could start to tackle some of the issues that have come up. This creates a list of issues that are causing problems for our users, so we then go and see what we can do about these by liaising with bodies such as the council, the DWP and Barnet Homes.

  We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet, how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Members meeting invitation Library volunteers wanted How we’re making a difference Welcome to new team member Funding for […]

Funding & Events for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022

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Updated: 31/3/22 Are you seeking funding to support an event or activity you are planning for The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee? A range of options are available. More than £22 million of National Lottery funding is being made available to help communities across the country celebrate the Platinum Jubilee: Sport England’s The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Activity […]

FREE Fundraising Training for Barnet voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector

Updated 4/5/22 “Thanks to all for a very helpful session” “Thanks for a very interesting and informative presentation“ We ran this training programmes from Wednesday 26 January through to 4 May 2022.  We hope to to repeat it again in the future. Any other suggestions for training sessions,  Each session is independent of the others, […]

Vaccine Confidence Fund for Barnet VCFSEs

BCF (Barnet Community Fund) Vaccine Confidence Grant

Updated 8/3/22 Vaccine Confidence Fund for Barnet VCFSEs The Barnet Vaccine Confidence Fund is a Barnet Together Alliance project funded by Barnet Public Health and Department of Levelling Up, Housing & Communities (DLUHC). Funding round opens Thursday 10 March, closes Friday 1 April. Head on over to the Barnet Community Fund: Vaccine Confidence Grant pages […]

Our March newsletter is out now!

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We’ve just published our monthly newsletter, bringing you news on local and national matters that impact disabled people in Barnet,  how to get involved in our campaigns and research, and other useful local information. This month: Are you paying for GP letters? Job vacancy FREE disability awareness training The impact of GP charges Barnet Together […]

Exciting news! Barnet Together Partnership update

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As part of our Community Organisation Support offer to non-profit organisations in the borough, along with Young Barnet Foundation and Volunteering Barnet, we’re proud founding partners of Barnet Together. Yesterday we announced the partnership’s new alliance with Barnet Council. Here is the official announcement:   Barnet Together, a partnership between Young Barnet Foundation, Volunteering Barnet […]

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