Join Our Team: Peer Welfare Benefits Advisor

We’re recruiting a full-time Peer Welfare Benefits Advisor Full-Time. £28,500 per year. Contract, Until 31st March 2022, extendable for a further two years subject to confirmation of funding Closing date: 09 August 2021, but apply now as we’ll be scheduling interviews as the applications come in. Are you a welfare benefits advisor with at least […]

The Poetry Project is looking for Barnet People & Places to work with

Guest blog from James McInerney, The Poetry Project @MillsMc07  @poetryproject08 What is The Poetry Project? The Poetry Project is a free to use project that is all about having positive, empowering, and motivational messages on display in public areas to promote well being and raise awareness of mental health issues. Since our launch in 2018 […]

Key Covid-19 Messages for London’s Faith and CVS groups from Public Health England

(Updated 13/07/2021) The government has confirmed that legal COVID restrictions are set to end in England on the 19th of July. It is very important that we all continue to manage the spread of COVID-19 in our communities and city and that we continue to show caution. London has seen a rise in cases over […]

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.   […]

Go Green, understand the energy market and save money, here’s how!

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Guest post by Norman Taylor from Barnet-based HENOC LTD, looking to support Barnet’s VCFS in finding and maintaining cheaper energy costs (Gas and Electricity).   But first, some top energy and money saving tips whether you are working from home or the office. 1. My Mobile, Coffee & Teeth Charging your mobile to 100% and […]

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 […]

Community Champions needed for Barnet HIV prevention service

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Guest post by the charity Brook The new Adult (18+) Barnet Targeted Community HIV Prevention Service commissioned by the London Borough of Barnet, officially launched on the 1st of June 2021 and is being delivered by the charity Brook, which has over 55 years’ experience delivering sexual health and wellbeing services and has led similar […]

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 […]

Barnet Photography Competition

Barnet Photography Competition Closing date 14 June

EXCHANGING VIEWPOINTS 2021 The 5th inter-twinning photo contest with Barnet’s Twin Town of Le Raincy is now open for submissions. 2021’s theme is laugh or smile: Humour in my city You can submit 1 to 3 photos maximum, each picture: JPEG >300 dpi and > 3500 pixels in width or height using Wetransfer. The closing […]

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