The Co-Produced Support project – invitation to have your say

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We are looking for adult residents of Barnet who are currently using any of the council’s social care services. We want them to play a key part in improving adult social care in the Borough. There are THREE main things that we hope the project will achieve: User-led research that learns about people’s experience and […]

June Members’ Meeting – Do you have a story to tell?

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Wednesday 2nd June – 2.00-3.30pm We’re delighted to invite you to the June 2021 Inclusion Barnet members’ meeting. This time we’ll be talking about an exciting new opportunity to tell the stories of what you and your community have experienced during the COVID-19 crisis, in ways that work for you. Whether you’re a keen writer, […]

The Co-Produced Support Project – Be involved in our Steering Group

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We are looking for adult residents of Barnet who are currently using any of the council’s social care services. We want them to play a key part in improving adult social care in the Borough. There are THREE main things that we hope the project will achieve: User-led research that learns about people’s experience and […]

What is lost when Mental Health Services Close?

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Wednesday 12th May – 6.00-7.30pm Join us and share your views on the commissioning and decommissioning of mental health services in Barnet The Barnet Voice Forum is a space for people in Barnet who have lived experience of mental health issues, or care for someone who does, to come together and make a difference. At our […]

Does the 2021 Budget discriminate against disabled people?

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In March 2020 the government announced a £20 uplift to Universal Credit, and in the March 2021 Budget the uplift was extended until September. But it doesn’t apply to people receiving ‘legacy’ benefits. Three quarters of those on legacy benefits are disabled people who receive Employment Support Allowance (ESA). With disabled people disproportionately impacted by the […]

We Need Your Voice!

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Join us for a creative workshop where we discuss what we want Barnet Voice to aim for and offer in the future If Barnet Voice was able to apply for funding for a mental health service tailored to you, what would it look like? What would it do? What kind of activities would it feature? […]

Inclusion Barnet to support leaders with lived experience thanks to National Lottery funding

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Inclusion Barnet is celebrating today after being awarded £51,087.00 in National Lottery funding to put people with lived experience in the lead.   The new grant from the UK’s largest funder of community activity will bolster our User Voice work, allowing us to develop a Covid Response forum which will strive to ensure that disabled people have […]

Supporting Online Wellbeing

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We are proud to have provided evidence supporting Just Fair’s submission to the House of Lords COVID-19 Committee inquiry. This submission looks at the economic and social rights implications of digital technology on people’s wellbeing in the UK. Recommendations are made based on human rights measures to ensure no group of people is disproportionately affected […]

Cancelled – User Voice Group March 2020

Unfortunately due to the current guidance frm the Government around COVID-19, we have had to cancel the User Voice Group that was due to be held on Monday 30th March 2020. We hope to hold groups in the future but will be suspending all face-to-face meetings until further notice. If you would like any more […]

User Voice Group March 2020

  Following the success of our first User Voice Group in January, we are inviting people to join us in March for our next group. The User Voice Group is led by and for disabled people living in Barnet, including people with long-term conditions and mental health issues. We want to work together to make […]

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