The Manchester Safeguarding Boards (MSB) comprises the Manchester Safeguarding Adults Board (MSAB) and the Manchester Safeguarding Children Boards (MSCB). The Boards share an Independent Chair, Julia Stephens-Row; and are supported by the MSB Business Unit. The bulletin includes news, events, training opportunities and links to information and resources which we hope will be of use […]
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Young Manchester is a new charity, established to commission youth and play services across the City of Manchester with a mandate to make Manchester a world-class city for children & young people, where they can be happy, safe and healthy, realise their full potential and prosper from the city’s economic growth. Following seed investment of […]
The Home Office has launched a £13 million fund to help youth workers, police, nurses and other professionals form close, protective relationships with children and young people at risk of sexual exploitation, county lines gang crime or relationship abuse. The Trusted Relationships Fund will invite local authorities to apply for funding to run projects aimed […]
Child Bereavement UK supports families and educates professionals when a baby or child of any age dies or is dying, or when a child is facing bereavement. Every year they train over 4000 professionals, helping them to better understand and meet the needs of grieving families. In the UK, when a baby or child dies, […]
This pan-European conference, on Friday 8 June, 9am – 5pm at Geoffrey Manton Building, Manchester Metropolitan University, hosted by POPS (Partners of Prisoners and Families Support Group) and in partnership with Children of Prisoners Europe (COPE), will examine what progress looks like in the English and Welsh Criminal Justice System from a child’s perspective. Utilising […]
Are we doing enough to ensure young people are represented in decisions that will affect their future? Grassroots political campaigns, such as Team Future led by Manchester youth leadership charity, RECLAIM, have raised concerns about the audibility of young people’s voices in the Northern Powerhouse and Devo-Manc. They highlight that placing young people are at […]
Embedding Safeguarding Practice An Organisational Approach to Safe Practice with Children and Young People in the Creative and cultural sectors
This course by Artswork Professional Development on 24 April, 10am-4.15pm at HOME, Manchester is designed for those responsible for overseeing safeguarding practice in their organisation at a strategic level, this course focuses on a whole team approach to embedding safe practice across creative, cultural and heritage sectors. Participants will carry out an audit of their […]
This course by Artswork Professional Development on 25 April, 10am-4.15pm at Home, Manchester has been developed to help you cultivate meaningful and beneficial modes of evaluating youth arts projects – and prepare you for your own evaluative process through creative examples and useful case studies. By the time you leave you will have developed your […]
Young Manchester is a new independent charity that aims to improve the life chances of children and young people, giving them access to high-quality, inclusive opportunities. Young Manchester will achieve these ambitious targets by developing innovative and sustainable ways of working to support Youth and Play services for children and young people across Manchester in […]
Calling all aspiring writers, poets and spoken word artists aged 15-25. Whether you’re already penning your own poetry or just fancy giving it a go HOME have got the perfect opportunity for you to work with Manchester’s premiere youth spoken word project, Young Identity. Young Identity at HOME now meets every Monday and the team […]
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