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Please note:

At the onset of the Covid19 pandemic, we anticipated that all our multi-agency partners who make up CYPSP, Outcomes Groups, Locality Planning groups and family support hubs would not be able to meet face to face for some time, and we have now adapted to meet virtually to continue to work hard to provide vital updates, supports and information to organisations, children and families.  We developed our Covid19 Support and Resources page which provides a central hub of information which can be filtered by theme to provide resources, advice, contacts, funding, and help to children, families and partner agencies which we will continue to update regularly.

We undertook a scoping exercise of locality planning members activity so that we could provide the most up to date information about the current local resources available for children, young people and families and how to access them which is available at the link below.

If Locality Planning Members have any further updates for the Service Delivery Guide please email Una.Casey@hscni.net

 

Click Here for Locality Planning Groups Members Service Delivery Guide during COVID-19

Click Here for Locality Planning Groups Members Summer Provision Guide

Click Here for the Children’s & Young People Resource Pack

For a full online Directory of local family support services and childcare visitIf you would like to have advice, activities or a service included below on this page please email details to valerie.maxwell@hscni.net

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The Book Trust have put together a list of inspiring books that would make perfect gifts for new parents (if...
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Discretionary Housing Payment

Discretionary Housing Payment

Many people are still worried about paying their rent. If you’ve lost your job or your income has been reduced...
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Childhood during Coronavirus

Childhood during Coronavirus

In the last few months our frontline staff have been a vital lifeline for vulnerable children. These key workers have...
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Northern Ireland See, Hear, Respond

Northern Ireland See, Hear, Respond

Barnardos NI have launched their NEW #Emotional #Wellbeing service - See, Hear, Respond, to support vulnerable families, who are struggling...
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Download the Safeguarding App Now

Download the Safeguarding App Now

Calling all of our foster carers to join the 900 others & download our 'Fostering in a Digital World' app...
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Information for Parents and Carers

Information for Parents and Carers

The @Education_NI information leaflet for parents and carers, which contains advice on what to to if a child or anyone...
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Our Journey Through Disability

Our Journey Through Disability

We are pleased to announce the forthcoming launch of Our Journey Through Disability. This report is the outcome of a...
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Wellbeing Sessions

Wellbeing Sessions

Do you want to see who we have lined up for #TheWellbeingSessions? We have shared with you little snippets of...
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Managing COVID-19: Advice for employers and working parents

Managing COVID-19: Advice for employers and working parents

Has your child been sent home from school as a result of a COVID-19 case? What are your options in...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

Victoria Stitch is determined to take power... but will she lose sight of what's most important in the process? Find...
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Student Counselling Service

Student Counselling Service

Need to talk? If you’re a student at college or uni in NI, @InspireWBProf are here to listen. Call the...
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Healthy Eating Week

Healthy Eating Week

This week is @BNFEvents's Healthy Eating Week and we have some great tips from our expert practitioners on feeding your...
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Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day

#OutdoorClassroomDay looks a bit different in 2020. Find out how we’re helping teachers and parents to keep children connected to...
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Letters of lockdown

Letters of lockdown

Calling all children & young people in NI. Take part in our letters of lockdown and be in with a...
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Inclusion of Young People with Disabilities

Inclusion of Young People with Disabilities

The Newry Mourne and Down Local Advisory Group has co hosting a stakeholder engagement event online on 20th Oct. The...
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Children and Young People’s Survey

Children and Young People’s Survey

Aged 9-25 living in Northern Health and Social Care Trust? We want to hear from you to help improve your...
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Free online stress control classes

Free online stress control classes

Learning to recognise the signs of stress is essential for a good mental wellbeing. Visit http://ni.stresscontrol.org for free online stress...
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How to practice mindfulness at home with children

How to practice mindfulness at home with children

With the air of uncertainty we've become all too familiar with this year, it's important to practice mindfulness with your...
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Supporting parents new to hearing loss – online events

Supporting parents new to hearing loss – online events

If your child has recently been diagnosed as having hearing loss, we’re here to help. Grab a cuppa and join...
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Education Authority – High Five Issue 9

Education Authority – High Five Issue 9

In the latest edition of the High Five newsletter, there are lots of ideas about being brave! Thank you to...
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CYPSP Ezine – September  2020

CYPSP Ezine – September 2020

The latest CYPSP Ezine is now available to download here.   Please feel free to share.  To subscribe for free or...
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Linking Youth to New Careers

Linking Youth to New Careers

We are pleased to announce an exciting new programme. Linking Youth to New Careers (LYNC) provides 18-25 year olds with...
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Contact – Free online workshops

Contact – Free online workshops

FREE online workshops for parents with disabled children and SEN – book your place today! http://ow.ly/3v4Z50BiXAs Money matters Encouraging positive behaviour...
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Aware Weekly Online Support Groups

Aware Weekly Online Support Groups

Did you know we offer weekly online support groups? If you are suffering from #depression, #anxiety or #bipolardisorder, AWARE's peer-led...
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Action for Children Support for Parents

Action for Children Support for Parents

There’s so much information about coronavirus out there that it can be difficult to know where to go. We’ve collected...
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Never show a TRex a Book!

Never show a TRex a Book!

Our #BookOfTheDay is so full of fun - it's giving us a massive #FridayFeeling! You and your children will love...
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New Resource – Lisburn Locality Planning

New Resource – Lisburn Locality Planning

The Lisburn locality planning group are pleased to launch a pocket sized booklet which has been designed for Parents, Families...
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Ask for Help

Ask for Help

Ask for help If you are feeling sad, low, anxious or scared Please visit http://covidwellbeingni.info for lots of information, advice...
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Developing a Mental Health Charter

Developing a Mental Health Charter

NCB are asking young people aged 13-25 to take part in focus groups to help inform the Youth Access project on what...
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International Day of Sign Language

International Day of Sign Language

Today is the . Here are some useful tips from @NDCS_UK for communicating with young Deaf people and children, when...
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Updated guidance for school and educational settings

Updated guidance for school and educational settings

Updated guidance for school and educational settings in Northern Ireland has been published on the @Education_NI website. The guidance provides...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

We've described our #BookOfTheDay as 'Horrible Histories meets Tom Gates'... how could you resist that? It's the brilliant #AMummyAteMyHomework  :...
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Coping with Change

Coping with Change

 Many young people may struggle to cope with change, for example, changing schools. We have created a resource to explain...
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Child Law Hub

Child Law Hub

For parents, carers, practitioners and professionals - check out our brand-new Child Law Hub with answers to some frequently asked...
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The National Lottery Community Fund NI

The National Lottery Community Fund NI

The National Lottery Community Fund NI are happy to talk to groups interested in applying, in the process of applying,...
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Book Trust Book of the Day

Book Trust Book of the Day

The BookTrust #BookOfTheDay never shies away from difficult topics, but it's also full of positivity and optimism. : https://booktrust.org.uk/book/w/ways-to-make-sunshine/…  
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Keep talking and stay connected

Keep talking and stay connected

This is day 3 of top tips for children & young peole, as part of the #CovidWellbeingNI campaign 3. Keep...
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NI4Kids – Autumn Issue Out Now!

NI4Kids – Autumn Issue Out Now!

The results of our Back-To-School Survey are in, Jamie Oliver has easy everyday dinner ideas & meet the man behind...
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NEW Resource – Ards & North Down and Down locality planning

NEW Resource – Ards & North Down and Down locality planning

The Ards and North Down and Down locality planning groups are pleased to launch pocket sized booklets which have been...
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Walking on Eggshells: Non Violent Resistance Online Programme

Walking on Eggshells: Non Violent Resistance Online Programme

An eight week online programme for mums/female carers to achieve a calmer and violent free home.      
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New Covid Restrictions Guidance for Carers

New Covid Restrictions Guidance for Carers

#Carers may be concerned about what the new restrictions mean for them & the person they care for. There is...
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Getting Ready for Baby?

Getting Ready for Baby?

Online antenatal classes - stay at home while getting ready for baby; you can now avail of the free online...
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Parenting Week is nearly here!

Parenting Week is nearly here!

Celebrating Parenting in Challenging Times Monday 19th - Friday 23rd October. It's only one month to go before the launch...
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Who is picking me up today?

Who is picking me up today?

Many young people have anxiety over the school day and one source of anxiety can be related to who will...
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Virtual Autism Training for Professionals

Virtual Autism Training for Professionals

Our virtual 'Fundamentals of Autism' course for professionals will be held on Monday 12th October from 10am-3.30pm. This course is available...
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New Translation Hub

New Translation Hub

We have launched our new Translation Hub http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/translation-hub/… A huge thank you to all our partners who have contributed to...
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Student Mental Health Blog

Student Mental Health Blog

Our latest #coronavirus blog looks at 'Student Mental Health during COVID-19'. In response to the pandemic, a comprehensive online hub...
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Apply Now for Family Fund

Apply Now for Family Fund

We know things are difficult right now. If you have not received a grant since 1 April 2020 you will...
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Meesha Makes Friends

Meesha Makes Friends

Meesha finds it really hard to make friends - what will happen when she goes to a party and a...
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Children & Young People Advice

Children & Young People Advice

This week, @BarnardosNI are sharing info, looking at Children and Young People. Their advice looks at things they enjoy as the...
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Toybox Project

Toybox Project

Highlighting the work of the Toybox Project to celebrate #GoodRelations #GRW2020. Toybox is an early years outreach childhood programme launched...
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Down and Ards & North Down LPGs Fortnightly News

Down and Ards & North Down LPGs Fortnightly News

Welcome to the 29th edition of Down and Ards & North Down LPGs Fortnightly News. This edition shares information to...
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Recently Found out your Child has a disability?

Recently Found out your Child has a disability?

Have you or someone you know recently found out that your child has a disability or additional need? Order a...
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What to do if your child displays Covid19 symptoms

What to do if your child displays Covid19 symptoms

As schools reopen and children return to the classroom, we wanted to share some advice from the the @publichealthni  & @Education_NI ...
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Flu Vaccine Animation for Children

Flu Vaccine Animation for Children

Check out our new #flu animation for children. This year the childhood programme has been extended to include year 8’s....
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The B on your Thumb

The B on your Thumb

Our #BookOfTheDay is great for helping children with their spellings, but it's also just really good fun! It's #TheBOnYourThumb from...
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Southern Area LPG FYI Newsletter | Issue 44

Southern Area LPG FYI Newsletter | Issue 44

Welcome to Issue 44 of ‘FYI’. Firstly, we would like to thank all of our member organisations who have continued...
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SEN Resources

SEN Resources

A new chapter entitled 'The beginning reading programme, the importance of a balanced approach' has been added to the Resource...
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Cancer Fund for Children Groupwork

Cancer Fund for Children Groupwork

Our next Zoom group work session for children age 8-11 years is starting in Oct. If you are a parent...
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School Transport Assistance

School Transport Assistance

As #GRW2020 continues, we are sharing our video series, aimed at supporting newcomer families to help with understanding more about...
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Time to Read Campaign

Time to Read Campaign

@BookTrust’s #TimeToRead campaign has started - the initiative supports transition to primary school for 740,000 children in England and Northern...
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SUPPORTING HOMEWORK RESOURCE

SUPPORTING HOMEWORK RESOURCE

We recognise homework can be difficult for many families & young people & we have designed a new resource that...
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Online Nutrition Webinars

Online Nutrition Webinars

Feed Your Family For Less: 18 Sept https://tinyurl.com/FYFFL2 24 Sept https://tinyurl.com/FYFFL Healthy Happy Kids: Feeding Under 5s: 21 Sept https://westerntrust-hscni-net.zoom.us/j/83905921080?pwd=dWE1dmtxOVNiSDJOWm5PUGNiWGRudz09…...
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The Smile Shop

The Smile Shop

Beautifully observed illustrations, gentle humour and intricate detail - our #BookOfTheDay really is such a treasure! Do stop by #TheSmileShop...
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Outdoor Play Tips

Outdoor Play Tips

Outdoor play is critical to children’s wellbeing. From using what you have, to making sure children have the right clothing...
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Juggling Work and Caring?

Juggling Work and Caring?

If you're juggling work & #caring, check out our factsheet Your rights in work. It provides vital information about supporting...
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StopCovid App Alert – What to do

StopCovid App Alert – What to do

If you receive a Close Contact Alert as shown below you must self-isolate for 14 days from the day you...
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FREE Online Workshops

FREE Online Workshops

FREE online workshops for parents with disabled children and SEN – book your place today! http://ow.ly/3v4Z50BiXAs Money matters  Encouraging positive...
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EA video on Bullying Support

EA video on Bullying Support

Sadly, for some pupils, bullying behaviour can make school a less happy and welcoming place, but it’s important to know...
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Educational Underachievement Survey

Educational Underachievement Survey

The Expert Panel on Educational Underachievement has launched an online survey seeking views and evidence on the links between educational...
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NI Sports Strategy – Webinar 17th September 2020

NI Sports Strategy – Webinar 17th September 2020

Opportunity to share your views as a parent/carer in NI on 17 Sept on #play and its role in the...
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New Translated Education Journey videos

New Translated Education Journey videos

During #GRW2020, we’ve launched a new video series, aimed at supporting newcomer families to help with understanding more about education...
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Llama Out Loud

Llama Out Loud

Yasmin Shah is a quiet girl in a REALLY loud family... and then a magical toy llama bursts into her...
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Share your Experiences of Childcare

Share your Experiences of Childcare

Childcare is a key economic enabler & was a major issue for @niexecutive  during COVID-19. We need all parents in NI...
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Taking Action on Eating Disorders

Taking Action on Eating Disorders

This week, as part of the #CovidWellbeingNI Partnership, we have put together some information for those caring and supporting someone...
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Young People make your Voice heard

Young People make your Voice heard

We want to know what young people need and want from our #mentalhealth services in NI! We have launched a...
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Covid19 Impact on Unpaid Carers

Covid19 Impact on Unpaid Carers

This survey will help better understand how the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact unpaid #carers. Your responses will provide vital...
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Mermaid Atlas

Mermaid Atlas

We're all about Mermaid Mondays! So our #BookOfTheDay is the brilliant #MermaidAtlas from @TheClayborg and @MirenAsiainLora  - a fantastic guide...
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Worried about Homelessness?

Worried about Homelessness?

It is important to know we are still here to help whenever you need it. If you’re worried about becoming...
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Good Relations Week

Good Relations Week

Good Relations Week starts today! We are hosting a programme of Storytime sessions covering themes such as diversity, acceptance and...
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Parenting Apart For Mums Programme

Parenting Apart For Mums Programme

The Parenting Apart For Mums Programme is a six week parenting programme supporting mums to minimise the impact of separation...
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Flu Programme 2020

Flu Programme 2020

We are urging everyone who falls into an eligible group to get the free #fluvaccine. This year the vaccination programme...
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The Accidental Wizard

The Accidental Wizard

We've got a magical #BookOfTheDay to kick off Friday for you! #TheAccidentalWizard by Kimberley Pauley and Jason Cockcroft is a...
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Parenting Programme Lisburn

Parenting Programme Lisburn

We will be delivering the Parenting Children's Challenging Behaviour programme online for parents in the #Lisburn area from Wed 4th...
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NCB Mental Health Services Survey

NCB Mental Health Services Survey

How are #mentalhealth services in NI for young people? We need to know!  We have launched a survey for all...
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Face Mask  Safety

Face Mask Safety

Whether its a face covering or a face mask, there are some important steps you need to remember when putting...
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World suicide prevention day

World suicide prevention day

Today is world suicide prevention day. Please know that there are services here to support you. 02871377272 and we will...
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Digital Reading Rooms

Digital Reading Rooms

Is your child feeling isolated during #COVID19? We’re proud to support @MyWellread, inviting young people aged 8-12 to join Digital Reading...
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NDCS-NI Are you Okay?

NDCS-NI Are you Okay?

We're asking deaf young people across the UK - 'Are you OK?' By filling in our survey, young people aged...
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Connected for Life – Parents Webinars

Connected for Life – Parents Webinars

'For ALL parents/carers: FREE supportive and reassuring information sessions on the challenges of parenting' Click on the link attached to...
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Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing

Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing

WATCH: This week, as part of #MentalWellbeingNI2020 campaign we are focusing on the need to CONNECT to support our mental...
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Working Together to promote Mental Wellbeing

Working Together to promote Mental Wellbeing

Tomorrow is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay Check out our recent blog post in support of @publichealthni's 'Working Together to promote Mental Wellbeing' campaign,...
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The David Cross Young People’s Fund

The David Cross Young People’s Fund

Are you working with young people aged 12 - 25 years? The David Cross Fund offers grants up to £15,000...
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Book Trust Book of the Day

Book Trust Book of the Day

Inspired by traditional Middle Eastern tales, our #BookOfTheDay is a fantastic story full of jinn, sea-witches and stormbirds! Discover the...
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Getting Ready for Baby in NHSCT area!

Getting Ready for Baby in NHSCT area!

We welcome you to join our ‘Getting Ready for Baby’ zoom classes to help you feel prepared for your new...
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Outdoor Classroom Day

Outdoor Classroom Day

Get involved in #OutdoorClassroomDay on 5 Nov - a day celebrating outdoor play & learning. Find out more at http://bit.ly/335G3yh...
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Barnardo’s Child Bereavement Service

Barnardo’s Child Bereavement Service

This week for #WorldSuicidePreventionDay  our Child Bereavement service is sharing stories they use to support children and young people who...
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Youth Mental Health

Youth Mental Health

If your child has faced challenges in going #backtoschool, it’s important to talk about it with them openly about it....
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Donut The Destroyer

Donut The Destroyer

#DonutTheDestroyer has been born into a family of legendary villains - so what will happen when she goes to a...
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World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

World Suicide Prevention Day 2020

#WSPD2020 is on 10th September. This week, we'll be sharing our guides on how you can cope with suicidal feelings,...
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Working Together to Promote Mental Wellbeing

Working Together to Promote Mental Wellbeing

PHA have launched ‘Working Together to Promote Mental Wellbeing' with @profsiobhanon Interim Mental Health Champion. For 5 weeks we focus...
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Mentally Healthy Schools

Mentally Healthy Schools

It's been an exciting week for the #MentallyHealthySchools team as the site, packed with mental health resources, became available UK-wide!...
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School Bus Safety Guide

School Bus Safety Guide

Now the kids are back to school, teach your child how to be safer around school buses. To help keep...
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EA Back to School Programme

EA Back to School Programme

The ‘Back to School’ programme has been developed by EA Primary Behaviour Support & Provisions. It offers pupils the opportunity...
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PHA Back to School Blog

PHA Back to School Blog

Our latest #COVID19 blog with @RelateNI  titled 'Back to school' looks at how we can support our children as they adjust...
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Down and Ards & North Down CYPSP LPG Fortnightly News

Down and Ards & North Down CYPSP LPG Fortnightly News

Fortnightly News 28th Edition September 2020 Welcome to this bumper 28th edition of Fortnightly News, the E-newsletter which shares information...
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Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse

Safeguarding Children Affected by Parental Substance Misuse

This FREE #training aims to assist practitioners to provide support for children and young people who are suffering from the...
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Indemnity Letters Issued to Childminders

Indemnity Letters Issued to Childminders

#Childcare Providers @Education_NI  Letters of Indemnity have been emailed to all OPEN childminders. If you haven't received one you should...
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How is your family doing?

How is your family doing?

With #schoolsreopening each child may react differently & each family may face different challenges. Help @EmergingMindsUK understand how your family is...
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Southern Area LPG Newsletter – 3 September 2020

Southern Area LPG Newsletter – 3 September 2020

Welcome to Issue 43 of ‘FYI’. Firstly, we would like to thank all of our member organisations who have continued...
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Share your Story with Marcus Rashford

Share your Story with Marcus Rashford

I’d like to hear from those who have fallen into difficulty and are struggling to access food for their children,...
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Living with Sight Loss Courses

Living with Sight Loss Courses

RNIB is offering Living with Sight Loss courses for adults of all ages including friends and family. This virtual course...
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Tax Free Childcare

Tax Free Childcare

As children begin to return to schools across the UK, don’t forget that many parents will be eligible for Tax-Free...
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BBC Bitesize Here for You

BBC Bitesize Here for You

It's #BackToSchool2020 time and we're back too! Here's what we're doing to support teachers, parents and students this autumn. Primary...
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Workable NI open for Applications

Workable NI open for Applications

Workable NI is OPEN for applications! If you're about to start a job or need support in your existing job...
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Covid Wellbeing NI

Covid Wellbeing NI

Due to the pandemic, more people than ever are facing financial uncertainty. This week, as part of #CovidWellbeingNI, our Mental...
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InvestiGators Book of the Day

InvestiGators Book of the Day

Meet the #InvestiGators! With puns aplenty and lots of fun, children will love joining Mango and Brash as they try...
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Self Help Guides

Self Help Guides

It's as important to look after your mental health a well as your physical health. There are a number of...
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Mentally Healthy Schools

Mentally Healthy Schools

#MentallyHealthySchools is now UK-wide! Teachers across the UK can find curriculum-specific resources, a resource library filterable by country & relevant...
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Migrant Centre BAME Recovery Fund

Migrant Centre BAME Recovery Fund

We are officially launching MCNI BAME Covid-19 Recovery Fund which is open to BAME-led organisations across NI. Migrant Centre NI...
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Car Sharing Advice

Car Sharing Advice

At this time please avoid car sharing, but if you have to share a car, please follow these simple steps......
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Self Care Calendar

Self Care Calendar

Keep calm, stay wise and be kind.  New Calendar for September from @actionhappiness 
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Call for CYPSP Reps

Call for CYPSP Reps

The recruitment process for community, voluntary & BAME sector representatives to the Children & Young People’s Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) is...
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Back to School video

Back to School video

New video that Great Ormond Street Hospital are now using to help children with anxieties about going back to school....
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Home to School Transport

Home to School Transport

Back to school? Watch our short video on travelling on home to school transport. For more info visit our website...
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Parent advice

Parent advice

As school resumes for all children some are likely to be anxious about going back after such a long break....
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First Day at School?

First Day at School?

Are your little ones starting to get nervous about their first day of school or nursery? We've put together a...
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Covid Wellbeing NI Hub

Covid Wellbeing NI Hub

Check out the #CovidwellbeingNI Hub packed with information, self-help guides, helpline numbers and information to help people of all ages...
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Playing and Learning outdoors

Playing and Learning outdoors

PlayBoard has developed new materials in liaison with @Education_NI's Children & Young People’s Strategy team for primary schools, highlighting the importance...
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Help with Numbers and Counting

Help with Numbers and Counting

Want to help your young child with numbers and counting? Try out Bud's Number Garden! We're absolutely buzzing about it....
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Techies in Residence Programme

Techies in Residence Programme

The Community Foundation believes that digital technology holds huge potential to help the Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise (VCSE) sector...
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Factsheets on Childcare & Work Related Issues

Factsheets on Childcare & Work Related Issues

Parents - did you know we have factsheets on our website on a wide range of issues inc Child Benefit,...
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StopCOVID NI App

StopCOVID NI App

Download the Northern Ireland-specific contact tracing app ‘StopCOVID NI’ ~ https://buff.ly/2PaO8v7. This free app from our health service will support...
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Take the Lead

Take the Lead

Did you know it's #NationalDogDay today? We've picked the perfect #BookOfTheDay - #TakeTheLead by @LaneyBrowne and @JenFarleyIllo is a really...
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Poorest Hit Hardest by Coronavirus

Poorest Hit Hardest by Coronavirus

We’ve seen more families needing help from #foodbanks as the impact of #Covid19 continues to hit people’s incomes. This isn’t...
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Talk PANTS

Talk PANTS

Today, we’re excited to launch our #PANTS campaign with @NHSCTrust. Teaming up with @publichealthni, @cypsp, #PANTS aims to help keep...
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Planet Omar

Planet Omar

Our #BookOfTheDay is another fantastic slice of #PlanetOmar action from @Zendibble and Nasaya Mafaridik - Incredible Rescue Mission is full...
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EU Settlement Scheme Changes

EU Settlement Scheme Changes

Our latest webinar will be delivered by the Immigration Project Coordinator for @CAJNi, Úna Boyd, and the question session will be...
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School Transport Queries

School Transport Queries

Are you headed back to school?  We have all your school transport related queries on our website!   See link...
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Family Support Hubs Newsletter – August 2020

Family Support Hubs Newsletter – August 2020

The August Edition of the Family Support Hubs Newsletter is now available to download at http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/download/fs-hubs/COVID-19-Family-Support-Newsletter.pdf This month's edition includes:...
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Grief during Covid-19

Grief during Covid-19

This week, @CruseNI  are leading on the #CovidWellbeingNI campaign messaging with the theme of Bereavement and grief during Covid-19. Cruse offer...
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Locality Survey NHSCT

Locality Survey NHSCT

Would you like your children and young people to have initiatives locally which focus on their health and well-being? Have...
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The Funny Life of Sharks

The Funny Life of Sharks

Our #BookOfTheDay is non-fiction with a difference! Children will love dipping in to #TheFunnyLifeOfSharks from @ComedyCampbell  and @rj_illustration  (and they might just...
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Starting Primary School

Starting Primary School

Pandemic or not, it’s a big deal when your child starts school!  So we've launched a brand new set of...
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Preparing Your Child for School

Preparing Your Child for School

We can do this! Watch this video from a group of our parents, about preparing your child for the #ReturnToSchool...
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Book Trust – first day of school or nursery

Book Trust – first day of school or nursery

Books can be a great way to help reassure little ones before their first day of school or nursery! We've...
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Ideas and resources for primary school teachers

Ideas and resources for primary school teachers

Ideas and resources for primary school teachers on using outdoors for teaching and learning. Visit https://sway.office.com/ZNsnJFZuHVf0ewUF?ref=Link&loc=play
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EA Sensory Service information and resources

EA Sensory Service information and resources

EA's Sensory Service has a range of information and resources available online to help support the development and learning of...
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EA Home to School Transport

EA Home to School Transport

We look forward to welcoming pupils back on board Home to School Transport. Before you travel make sure you’ve read...
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Barnardos – Back to School

Barnardos – Back to School

With all the focus on assessments this week, it's important to make sure we also prioritise the #mentalhealth & #wellbeing...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

The BookTrust #BookOfTheDay is the must-read #WhenStarsAreScattered from @dantey114 and @JamiesonV - a searing and poignant graphic novel exploring the...
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What can SDACT Connections do for you?

What can SDACT Connections do for you?

What can SDACT Connections do for you? • Provide guidance and signposting to local/regional Alcohol and Drugs Support Services. •...
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Welcoming primary school children back to the classroom

Welcoming primary school children back to the classroom

Check out this fantastically colourful activity booklet we have developed for welcoming primary school children back to the classroom: https://bit.ly/326pEcz...
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Action Mental Health – support

Action Mental Health – support

A really helpful article, from @mentalhealthuk on GSCE results day. Please remember there is always help and support available.
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EA – Transport Helpline & FAQs

EA – Transport Helpline & FAQs

TRANSPORT HELPLINE AND FAQs You can find answers to many of your questions on Home to School transport on our...
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Autism NI – Communication Passport

Autism NI – Communication Passport

You can download a 'communication passport' on our website which provides an effective way of summarising information that will help...
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Education Restart

Education Restart

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Fred Wizard In Trouble

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Back to school is an expensive time for parents but financial help with #backtoschool & #childcare costs is available. Find...
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Positive Approaches to Discipline – 15 September 2020

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Southern Area LPG Members Newsletter | Issue 41

Welcome to Issue 41 of ‘FYI’. Thank you to all of our member organisations who have submitted information on programmes,...
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Summer Reading Challenge

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Parents Plus Special Needs Programme Launch 18th September 2020

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We are delighted to announce the launch of the first in the world, evidence-based Special Needs Programme, developed to respond...
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New claimants can now apply online or complete a paper form for free school meals and uniform grant assistance, subject...
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Advice for Informal (Unpaid) Carers and Young Carers during Covid-19 Pandemic

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This information provides advice and support for informal carers, young carers and family members.  It pulls together already existing sources...
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Elephant in the Room Young People’s Report

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Back in 2017, the Elephant in the Room group, set up by Belfast Youth Forum and the Northern Ireland Youth...
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Summer Activity for Kids

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This Paint a stone animal Lady beetle activity from @FieldsInTrust  can be done at home with stones you collect from...
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Northern Trust has developed resources for those who may be anxious about returning to school following school closures due to...
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Our Staycation Special edition is jam-packed full of ideas on how to make the most of holidaying at home this...
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Our Helpful Guide for families caring for a child with additional needs guides you through what can be a confusing...
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Are you and your disabled child facing additional problems with getting practical help and support at the moment? Our team...
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Summer Nature Challenge

Get the kids outside this summer with the Bitesize Summer Nature Challenge with Sir David Attenborough! A new activity every...
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VOYPIC – Calling Care Leavers

We’re looking to talk to care leavers (18-25 years old), who have been involved with VOYPIC, about their experience of...
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Additional Child Care Recovery Workshops

Additional Child Care Recovery Workshops

Additional #ChildcareRecovery Support Fund online workshops have been added.  See more information at: https://early-years.org/childcare-recovery-support-fund 
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StopCovidNI App

StopCovidNI App

Please download and activate the new mobile phone app which will alert you if you have been in close contact...
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Any post A Level student wishing to enrol on a higher education course at SERC, including Degree, Foundation Degree, HND,...
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Updated Guidance for Day Care

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Childcare Recovery Support Fund

Childcare Recovery Support Fund

We have published useful FAQs about #ChildcareRecovery Fund and relevant @earlyyearsorg contact details https://bit.ly/3jTs9a0 on #FSNI website
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Parenting NI – online top tips sessions

Parenting NI – online top tips sessions

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Book Trust- Book of the Day

Our #BookOfTheDay is the wonderful #Rick from @lxgino - a fantastic story full of compassion and kindness, all about discovering...
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'Growing up with a disability is a wonderfully unique experience, sometimes challenging, often enlightening, always human'. We chatted to the...
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AutismNI have created a useful resource to help manage mental health including coping tools, positive statements, grounding techniques and a...
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Social Prescribing – Covid Wellbeing

Everyone needs a little help from time to time. Don't be afraid to reach out and ask for it. Social...
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Maintaining Family Well-being

Maintaining Family Well-being

Free resource for professionals and families - Maintaining Family Well-being during Covid19.  With colleges, schools and childcare centres closed in...
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Playday 2020

Playday 2020

The countdown to #Playday2020 is on!  In the run up to Playday on 5 August, PlayBoard is counting down our...
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Summer Adventures

Summer Adventures

Our Summer Adventures resource is a list of 20 activities for children and young people to have a go at...
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Back To School Resource Kit!

Back To School Resource Kit!

We have developed a resource kit to prepare your child to go back to school. The pack includes top tips...
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Wild Network Inspiration for Summer

Wild Network Inspiration for Summer

If you go down to the woods today... you might bring home dinner! From foraging to hosting a green party,...
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Inspire – Your Health and Wellbeing

This week we will be sharing information and guidance from @SPRINGSocialPre  on the topic of Your Health & Wellbeing. They...
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Dry Arch Speech and Language Therapy

Dry Arch Speech and Language Therapy

The Dry Arch Speech and Language Therapist is here to provide advice and support to any child or family who...
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Family Fund – New Medical Equipment Grant

Family Fund – New Medical Equipment Grant

New grant announced for under 3s with bulky medical equipment who can’t access DLA mobility.  For more information and to...
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Registered Child Care Providers

Registered Child Care Providers

Registered providers who have not received an email to apply online to the #ChildcareRecovery Support Fund by Wed 29 July...
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Comic Relief Community Support Fund

Comic Relief Community Support Fund

Just open ….another NI fund...https://bit.ly/3f7TPo2 Comic Relief Community Support Programme: 5K-20K grants to tackle child food poverty, child digital poverty,...
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Childcare Recovery Support Fund

Childcare Recovery Support Fund

The #ChildcareRecovery Support Fund is now live. Early Years is administering the Fund on behalf of @Education_NI . A web...
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DE Guidance – Risk of Infection and Transmission

DE Guidance – Risk of Infection and Transmission

Guidance has been added to the DE website to advise providers and users on minimising the risk of infection and...
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AWARE NI Resources

AWARE NI Resources

The lockdown has been a difficult time for young people. AWARE has a range of resources and videos to guide...
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Contact for Families of Children with disabilities

Contact for Families of Children with disabilities

Do you need someone to talk to? We're here for parents of children with disabilities/additional needs - to listen and...
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Care for A Cuppa Meetings

Care for A Cuppa Meetings

During these difficult times, as a #carer it’s important to take a little break & spend some time talking to...
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Employers for Childcare – Working Mums Survey

Employers for Childcare – Working Mums Survey

Reminder to complete this @QUBelfast  survey looking at the impact of COVID-19 on working mothers: https://www.employersforchildcare.org/news-item/impact-of-covid19-on-working-mothers
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Southern Trust Bereavement Helpline

Southern Trust Bereavement Helpline

The  Southern Trust Bereavement Helpline has been operational now for nearly two months.They have received a steady number of calls...
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Support and advice about Coronavirus

Covid-19: Find all the latest updated information, support and advice about Coronavirus and its impact on families with disabled children...
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Welcome to the 25th edition of Down and Ards & North Down LPGs Fortnightly News. This edition shares information to...
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Coping with COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19

The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland have produced a resource to support parents and carers of children in response to...
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Snap that: Life through the lens of Ireland’s 18- to 25-year-olds

Snap that: Life through the lens of Ireland’s 18- to 25-year-olds

The Royal Irish Academy’s Social Sciences Committee has launched a youth photography call for an online exhibition (18- to 25-year olds). ...
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Book Trust – Home Time Cupboard

Book Trust – Home Time Cupboard

Children bored? We've got heaps of fun ideas to keep them entertained on #BookTrustHomeTime - whether they fancy enjoying a...
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Southern Area LPG Newsletter

Southern Area LPG Newsletter

Welcome to Issue 40 of ‘FYI’. It is great to see the ongoing support which is being offered to children,...
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CHILD – Community Help in Learning and Development

CHILD – Community Help in Learning and Development

  The project has been running very successfully the last 4 years across the Faughan area of Derry city and...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

Fans of Tom's Midnight Garden, Emma Carroll or Geraldine McCaughrean will find lots to love in our magical, memorable #BookOfTheDay!...
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Family Support Hubs Newsletter – 17 July 2020

Family Support Hubs Newsletter – 17 July 2020

This week’s Family Support Hub Newsletter (which has now moved to fortnightly) is attached and available to download at http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/download/fs-hubs/COVID-19-Family-Support-Newsletter.pdf...
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BCM Housing Support for Young People

BCM Housing Support for Young People

BCM's Housing support for young people has not stopped throughout the pandemic.
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Support for communities responding to the impact the COVID19 pandemic

  The Public Health Agency and the Community Networks in the Northern Area are pleased to announce a programme of...
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Tackling loneliness together

Research from Mind found over two thirds of young people (68%) have said their mental health got worse during lockdown,...
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Coping with worries about children’s education

Many parents have had concerns about their children's education during the Coronavirus pandemic. The situation we find ourselves faced with...
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Horizon Sure Start

Horizon Sure Start

Horizon Sure Start Carrickfergus and Larne support families in the Sure Start Wards with children under the age of 4,...
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Testing for COVID-19

Testing for COVID-19

Children aged under 5-years-old with symptoms of coronavirus are now eligible for testing in Northern Ireland. To find out more...
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NCB in Northern Ireland

NCB in Northern Ireland

We want to put the voices of young people at the centre of mental health service design in Northern Ireland...
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Domestic & Sexual Abuse Helpline

Domestic & Sexual Abuse Helpline

If you are suffering from domestic abuse please call the 24-hour Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline 0808 802 1414 to...
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Education Authority

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Book Trust

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Action for Children – Press release

Action for Children – Press release

New research from @actnforchildren shows that #lockdown has left children struggling with feelings of anxiety and isolation. This, coupled with...
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Mentally Healthy Schools

Mentally Healthy Schools

Mentally Healthy Schools’ latest toolkit brings together lots of useful resources for school staff, parents, carers and children, all focused...
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Children and the COVID-19 pandemic

The latest PHA #blog is about children and the COVID-19 pandemic. As restrictions begin to relax, and guidance adapts to...
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Support and advice about Covid-19

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Contact's 'Coronavirus: Information for families with disabled children' webpage covers the latest information, support and advice about Covid-19   http://ow.ly/drBK50AuGYM...
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Play Ideas

Play Ideas

You'll find lots of play ideas and activities on the PlayBoard NI website at http://playboard.org/play-ideas/
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Autism NI have developed a resource kit which includes top tips for returning to school, a social story, weekly planner...
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Resource Pack for Children & Young People

Resource Pack for Children & Young People

  To help families bring some structure, learning and fun into their daily routine during this difficult time, CYPSP have...
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The hours before your child goes to bed can affect how well they rest during the night. Here are some...
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Contact.org.uk has produced a Helpful Guide for families caring for a child with additional needs guides you through what can...
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The FLARE Ambassadors want to challenge the unhealthy views that young people have about their body image & promote a...
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The Book Trust #BookOfTheDay is the sort that will DEFINITELY give you a #FridayFeeling! #FireBoy by @JMJosephWriterand @samuelperrettis an absolute...
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Support deaf children and young people digitally

Do you want tips on how you can support #deaf children and young people digitally? Join us at one of...
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Reopening of Play Parks

Reopening of Play Parks

PlayBoard welcomes the NI Executive’s decision to allow the reopening of Play Parks from 10 July as part of the...
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Summer Food Payment Scheme

Summer Food Payment Scheme

Information on the summer food payment scheme is now available on @Education_NI The scheme is for those children who were...
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Free Resources for Schools

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As schools come back together, or look ahead to the Autumn term, we've developed free resources to help support community...
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Southern Area LPG Newsletter FYI – 9th July 2020

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Welcome to Issue 39 of ‘FYI’. Now that we are into July, we are aiming to develop the most comprehensive...
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CYPSP – Recruitment Process

Children in NI have been requested by the Health & Social Care Board to co-ordinate the recruitment process for community,...
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Early Years Inclusion Service

Early Years Inclusion Service

We’ve developed a series of three videos to help parents support their child in transition from home to pre-school. The...
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Read Aloud around the World

Read Aloud around the World

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Book of the Day

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Online Safety Advice for Young People

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Free Wifi and Mobile connectivity

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Depression Fact Sheet

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Take Notice

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Accessible Travel Update

Accessible Travel Update

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SureStart – Music for babies

SureStart – Music for babies

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Gardening Projects for Children

Gardening Projects for Children

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Poetry and Performance

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Mini Monsters Book

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Child Rights Lesson Ideas

Child Rights Lesson Ideas

@NIHRC have produced 8 lesson ideas for post-primary school teachers including one on child poverty https://cutt.ly/yuYbNZK  Includes info on the...
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Free BSL videos

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LPG Members Summer Provision

LPG Members Summer Provision

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Belfast City Council Summer Funding 2020

Applications for Belfast City Council's Summer Funding 2020 programme are now open. Organisations can apply for up to £1,000 for...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

We're kicking off the day with another magnificent, magical adventure from @TheSallyGardner and Nick Maland! #MrTigerBetsyAndTheGoldenSeahorse is our wonderful, charming #BookOfTheDay:...
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PHA Small Grants Funding

PHA Small Grants Funding

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Covid Wellbeing Campaign

Covid Wellbeing Campaign

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Test, Trace, Protect Campaign

Test, Trace, Protect Campaign

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Free Public Transport for those fleeing Domestic Violence

Free Public Transport for those fleeing Domestic Violence

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Employers for Childcare Newsletter

Employers for Childcare Newsletter

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Update Free School Meals/Uniform Grant 20/21

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Cressida Summer Camp – illustrations

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FLARE Support for Young People

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Best New Books for July

Best New Books for July

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New Allied Health Professionals Hub

New Allied Health Professionals Hub

Welcoming the launch of a new AHP Hub, @jennykeaneCAHPO Chief AHP Officer said: “The new hub will enable AHPs to easily...
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Visiting Hospital Guidelines

Visiting Hospital Guidelines

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Hospital Discharge Factsheet for Carers

Hospital Discharge Factsheet for Carers

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Focus on Parenting

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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

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Prince’s Trust NI

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‘Reimagining Education In Northern Ireland’ Webinar – Resources now available

‘Reimagining Education In Northern Ireland’ Webinar – Resources now available

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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

With codes to crack and three fantastic young heroes, our #BookOfTheDay is perfect for any young gamers! Strap yourselves in...
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Your Voice Matters

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Supporting Children

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Play is incredibly valuable for all children. Our new doc 'Supporting children with additional needs through play' produced with the...
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Carers NI

Carers NI

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Childcare Providers

Childcare Providers

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Prince’s Trust – Skills for Work

Prince’s Trust – Skills for Work

Unlock Skills for Work is our new free, flexible course starting on Mon 6th July for people aged 16-30 to...
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Family Support Hubs Newsletter – 3 July 2020

Family Support Hubs Newsletter – 3 July 2020

This week’s Family Support Hub Newsletter (which has now moved to fortnightly) is attached and available to download at http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/download/fs-hubs/COVID-19-Family-Support-Newsletter.pdf...
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Parent / Teen Communication – OCNNI Accredited online training

Parent / Teen Communication – OCNNI Accredited online training

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Safer shopping guidance

Safer shopping guidance

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New SHSCT Venue Locator from CYPSP

New SHSCT Venue Locator from CYPSP

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Play is so Important

Play is so Important

We believe that play is more important now than ever. This brilliant information sheet from @playboard_ aims to help teachers,...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

Our #BookOfTheDay could convert even the most seasoned arachnophobe! We've completely fallen for #MiltonTheMegastar by @emmydee73 and @AlexGGriffiths Spider https://booktrust.org.uk/book/m/milton-the-megastar/...
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New Parents’ Survey

New Parents’ Survey

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Resilience Calendar for July

Resilience Calendar for July

Check out the latest @actionhappiness resilience calendar, providing excellent tips and notes of positivity to take you through July.
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Sure Start NI Evaluation

Sure Start NI Evaluation

An extremely positive ETI evaluation report showcasing the first class range of Sure Start Practice across NI. It's a testament...
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EISS open to referrals

EISS open to referrals

EISS is still here! The Early Intervention Support Service helps children & families overcome a wide range of issues. During...
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Childcare Providers

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Please see link to Childcare Partnership Infection Prevention and Control Training Resource. https://bit.ly/2BkGZVU  You should download this PDF document.  Self...
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Parenting Self Care Tips

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‘COVID-19 and Education: Equality Considerations’

‘COVID-19 and Education: Equality Considerations’

Daily Update 01 July 'COVID-19 and Education: Equality Considerations’ - New Policy Position Paper by Equality Commission for NI A...
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Transform your Future with a Part-time Course at SERC

Transform your Future with a Part-time Course at SERC

A former student of South Eastern Regional College (SERC) about to embark on a second career, is urging others to...
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Translated Educational Resources

Translated Educational Resources

The Education Authority have made a number of educational resources available on their website translated into a number of languages...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

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Behaviour Q&A Session 2 July

Behaviour Q&A Session 2 July

There are some general rules that will help you manage your child’s day-to-day behaviour if they are struggling to make...
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Childcare Available to all Parents

Childcare Available to all Parents

Ministers Robin Swann and Peter Weir have confirmed that the definition of keyworker will no longer apply for access to...
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Bitesize Daily – what’s on today?

Bitesize Daily – what’s on today?

Watch #BBCBitesizeDaily from 9am on @BBCiPlayer or Red Button! http://bbc.in/BitesizeDaily  Finished watching? Time for online Daily Lessons! http://bbc.in/BitesizeDailyLessons  
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Here's an easy guide to making your own rainstick - to listen to the magical sound of the rain #PlayAtHome
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Daily Update 30 June The Prince’s Trust in Northern Ireland are delivering a new employability programme called “Unlock Skills for...
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Download the new guidance from @BPSOfficial to help children, particularly those who are vulnerable, cope with the return to school....
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

We're kicking off the day with a beautiful #BookOfTheDay! #InvisibleNature by @catherine_barr and Anne Wilson is a marvellous exploration of...
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Online Safety At Home – Online Gaming

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The theme for this week's #OnlineSafetyAtHome activity packs is online gaming! For simple, fun educational activities for children aged 4-14+,...
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Princes Trust NI – Unlock Skills for Work

Unlock Skills for Work is our new free, flexible course starting on Mon 6th July for people aged 16-30 to...
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Autism NI New Virtual Training Sessions

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Employers for Childcare Digital Newsletter

Employers for Childcare Digital Newsletter

Stay up to date with all the latest developments in childcare with our digital newsletters for parents, employers & childcare...
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Latest Childcare Advice

Latest Childcare Advice

Latest #Childcare Advice during #Covid19 has been issued today for Parents and Childcare Providers https://bit.ly/31s1I4D
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Book Trust – Grief and bereavement

Book Trust – Grief and bereavement

Grief and bereavement are difficult emotions for anyone to process, let alone children. We've put together a list of books...
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Coronavirus and Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Coronavirus and Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

DAILY UPDATE (29th June 2020)  Best Beginnings work to engage, equip, educate and empower parents, from conception, to maximise their...
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Mae Murray Virtual Sessions

Mae Murray Virtual Sessions

Mae Murray Virtual Sessions This week
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The Law Centre NI

The Law Centre NI

Our website can now be translated in to 59 different languages at the click of a button, helping you access...
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Princes Trust Courses this Week

Princes Trust Courses this Week

Why not join one of our online courses and #StartSomething! All of our courses are free and will take place...
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Self Care Parenting Tips

Self Care Parenting Tips

Sometimes we put ourselves under more pressure because we assume other are expecting more of us than what they actually...
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Diabetes Helpline Update

The Diabetes Helpline and email support service will be stood down from Sunday June 28th 2020. The helpline was established...
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Victim Support NI – Here for You

Victim Support NI – Here for You

Our teams continue to work to help victims of crime. We offer support and information & can also provide hate...
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Rise and shine everyone, it’s SCIENCE WEEK!

Rise and shine everyone, it’s SCIENCE WEEK!

What's coming up on #BBCBitesizeDaily today? Watch from 9am on @BBCiPlayer and Red Button http://bbc.in/BitesizeDaily Then check out our Daily...
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Contact Listening Ear Service

Contact Listening Ear Service

Are you a parent caring for a child with a disability or additional needs who is looking for a listening...
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Looking for a Suitable Venue?

Looking for a Suitable Venue?

Due to support services wanting to introduce new social distancing services CYPSP have developed a new resource to help individuals/groups...
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Free Virtual Membership Libraries NI

Free Virtual Membership Libraries NI

FREE access to eBooks, audiobooks and eMagazines available to download to your table or mobile device in minutes. For those...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

Are you ready to join the Doctor for an incredible adventure? Our #BookOfTheDay is the marvellous #TheMazeOfDoom by @DavidSolomons2, Beatriz...
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Carers UK – Help with Benefits – DLA

Carers UK – Help with Benefits – DLA

If you're looking after a child with a health condition or disability who is under the age of 16 years...
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Childcare – Latest Developments

Things have been changing quickly in the childcare sector as lockdown has eased. It’s important parents & childcare providers know...
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Housing Rights & Advice in Ten Languages

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Housing Rights has produced advice on housing and coronavirus, available in ten languages. http://ow.ly/1J9s50zmbR7  
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Belfast Recovery College Webinars – Anxiety and Covid19

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We are running 3 FREE Webinars next week - Anxiety and Covid19 - Wed 1st July 2pm-3pm Compassion selfcare and...
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Coronavirus, Children & You – Advice & Resources from the UK Children’s Commissioner

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DAILY UPDATE (26th June 2020)  There have been big changes in our lives because of Coronavirus and so the UK...
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Watch #BBCBitesizeDaily from 9am http://bbc.in/BitesizeDaily Head to our website for your Daily Lessons http://bbc.in/BitesizeDailyLessons… Enjoy your weekend!
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SHSCT Bereavement Helpline

SHSCT Bereavement Helpline

Remember if you would like to talk to someone, we have professionals with knowledge, experience and insight into grief and...
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Doll’s House

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What’s your favourite bedtime story?

What’s your favourite bedtime story?

BookTrust have put together a list of lovely titles that you and your little ones will enjoy snuggling up with...
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Guidance for Parents and Carers

Guidance for Parents and Carers

It's vital that children stay safe and are protected from harm. New guidance for parents and carers about the increased...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust's #BookOfTheDay is a fantastic story that will have you dreaming of your next adventure! #WhereTheWildernessLives is another wonderful...
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Employers for Childcare

Employers for Childcare

New indicative dates for reopening a range of facilities in NI - many of which will be of interest to...
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Tips for Returning to School

Tips for Returning to School

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Talking to children and young people

Talking to children and young people

Have your children been picking up their school reports this week? They might have a lot of questions and worries...
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Summer reads for teens

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Southern Area LPGs FYI Newsletter 25th June 2020

Southern Area LPGs FYI Newsletter 25th June 2020

Welcome to Issue 38 of ‘FYI’. We have recently met all of our Locality Planning Groups online and it’s been...
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PRONI Stay Home Memories Project

PRONI Stay Home Memories Project

DAILY UPDATE (25th June 2020)  As the Official Archive for Northern Ireland, PRONI will receive and archive records of the...
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COVID-19 and Education: Equality Considerations

COVID-19 and Education: Equality Considerations

A new policy position paper published by the Commission entitled ‘COVID-19 and Education: Equality Considerations.  It sets out 12 recommendations...
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Ascert Parent/Carer Support Sessions

Ascert Parent/Carer Support Sessions

After a very successful first block of Parent/Carer support sessions Caroline and Geoff will be back online on a Tuesday...
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Parenting Self Care Tips

Parenting Self Care Tips

Following on from yesterday's tip on how we can take more opportunities for self-care - prioritise tasks on your to-do...
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How does Contact Tracing Work?

How does Contact Tracing Work?

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East Belfast Recycle School Uniform Scheme

East Belfast Recycle School Uniform Scheme

Have you a School Uniform that no longer fits and is still in good condition?
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Bitesize Daily

Bitesize Daily

Good morning #Homeschooling heroes! Watch #BBCBitesizeDaily from 9am on @BBCiPlayer and Red Button http://bbc.in/BitesizeDaily Then head to our website for...
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Left In Lockdown Survey Findings

Left In Lockdown Survey Findings

In May, we reached out to over 4,000 families of disabled children to ask how they had been impacted by...
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Onside Free Digital Training

Onside Free Digital Training

If you know someone with a disability who is cocooning or shielding but they are not online - we can...
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New Interim Mental Health Champion Appointed

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Professor Siobhán O’Neill, Professor of Mental Health Sciences at @UlsterUni , has accepted the role of interim Mental Health Champion...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

-*Oh no! Erika's stuck in the Dreamscape... will she be able to defeat the Heebie Jeebies and find her way...
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BHSCT Survey – How did Covid impact your treatment

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How did Covid-19 impact on your treatment or care within Belfast Trust? Complete our survey online now https://tinyurl.com/yourfeedbackmattersBHSCT Alternatively, you...
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Coping with worries about children’s education

Coping with worries about children’s education

Parents have been really concerned about their children's education over the lockdown period. Funding from @CFNIreland has enabled us to...
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PCSPs – Engaging Young People Through Youth Work & Outreach Projects

PCSPs – Engaging Young People Through Youth Work & Outreach Projects

Daily Update 24 June  PCSPs (Policing Community Safety Partnerships) are local bodies made up of councillors and independent people from...
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Keeping Kids Safe Online

Keeping Kids Safe Online

We’re all spending more time at home and that usually means more time online. @PoliceServiceNI have produced a short video...
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Unpaid Carers

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The government is changing its shielding guidance. Find out what the changes mean for unpaid #carers & those they look...
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Online Safety at Home – Livestreaming

Online Safety at Home – Livestreaming

The theme for the latest #OnlineSafetyAtHome activity packs is livestreaming! For simple, fun and educational activities for children aged 4-14+,...
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Covid Drawings

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  Would your child like to draw their experiences of the coronavirus crisis? The Department of Psychology at Staffordshire University...
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Are you working at a BBC Children in Need funded project?

Are you working at a BBC Children in Need funded project?

Are you working at a BBC Children in Need funded project? If so, we would love to hear from you...
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Survey of Children and Young People (aged 5 to 18 years)

Survey of Children and Young People (aged 5 to 18 years)

Calling children & young people aged 5-18 across NI - we know how important #play is & we know Covid-19...
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Book Trust stories about pyramids and pharaohs

Book Trust stories about pyramids and pharaohs

If your children are fascinated by Ancient Egypt, don't miss this from Flyntlock Bones author Derek Keilty - he's sharing...
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Self Care Podcast

Self Care Podcast

Grab a cuppa & join Emma and Lauren for a catch up! Discussing feelings on lockdown being eased, coffee, fresh...
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Belfast Recovery College Webinars

Belfast Recovery College Webinars

Upcoming @BelfastTrust Recovery College webinars including Anxiety and COVID-19, Compassion, self-care and resilience & Introduction to psychological therapies. See posters...
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National Deaf Children’s Society

National Deaf Children’s Society

Each month, we'll be hosting free online information and advice sessions for professionals who support or work with #deaf children...
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How Coronavirus has affected the LGBT community

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For many young LGBT people, the #coronavirus lockdown has meant that they no longer have the respite of their friends,...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

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We have an absolutely beautiful #BookOfTheDay for you this morning! #MrsNoahsGarden from @JackieMorrisArt and @mrjamesmayhew is a beautiful tribute to...
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It can be hard to even entertain the idea of #SelfCare when you feel like you've so many other things...
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Emerging Minds Webinars

Emerging Minds Webinars

Emerging Minds webinars - supporting children and young people through the Covid-19 pandemic. These webinars brought together experts to share...
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Booktrust Bring You a Little Magic

Booktrust Bring You a Little Magic

Need a bit of sparkle in your life? We've put together a list of wonderful books about unicorns to bring...
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Housing Executive Homelessness Line

If you’re worried about losing your home during #COVID19 please get in touch. Ring our Homelessness Line on 03448 920...
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Alcohol and your emotions

For our next tip we are looking at alcohol and your emotions. Alcohol is a depressant and can lead to...
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DAILY UPDATE (23rd June 2020)  The Linking Generations Northern Ireland team is dedicated to trying to be a support during...
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Mental Health At Work

Mental Health At Work

It's #WorldWellbeingWeek, and as lots of people are returning to work, they may be feeling anxious or stressed. Check out...
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Carers Allowance

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If you look after someone for 35 hours a week or more, you may be able to claim Carers Allowance...
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NSPCC – Look, say, sing and play

NSPCC – Look, say, sing and play

When your child looks at you, and you respond, they make new connections in their brain.  Right now we know...
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Futures Project Online

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Are you aged 16-24? Do you want to find your future? Then @Futures4Youth is launching a new online course for...
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Family Benefits Advice

Family Benefits Advice

Our Family Benefits Advice Service is here to offer advice & guidance on a wide range of childcare & work...
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Aware Mindfulness Sessions

Aware Mindfulness Sessions

Mindfulness reduces stress and anxiety & helps with depression and sleep problems. Our free hour-long Zoom sessions can be joined...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

Our #BookOfTheDay is packed full of daring escapades, edge-of-your-seat tension, and bright, believable characters! You will love #TheWinterborneHomeForVengeanceAndValour from @OfficiallyAlly:...
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Are you a key worker whose childcare provider stayed open & was a lifeline during the COVID19 pandemic in allowing...
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Don't forget to join our Big Virtual Latch on this Wednesday as we celebrate National Breastfeeding Week. See below for...
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Daisy Lodge Short Breaks

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Following feedback from families and the easing of lockdown restrictions our short breaks service will recommence from 3rd July. We...
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Additional Funding for HSC Foster Carers

Additional Funding for HSC Foster Carers

To acknowledge the additional costs incurred due to the Covid-19 lockdown, there will be additional short term funding to support...
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Self Care Tips

Self Care Tips

This week we're going to be exploring #SelfCare. The first of this weeks tips is to be aware of what...
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New COVID-19 Support Resource For Families

New COVID-19 Support Resource For Families

DAILY UPDATE (22nd June 2020) During the Covid-19 crisis Mencap NI has been working in partnership with a number of...
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School Uniform Swap Shop

School Uniform Swap Shop

We're taking part in the Uniform Swap shop. You can drop good conditioned uniforms to any of the points below...
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Recommendations for School Re-Opening

In considering the resumption of schools during the current phase of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, it is critical...
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Join in our Movement Month and stretch out your neck and shoulders today! These stretches are a great way to...
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Strong Partnerships Webinar

Strong Partnerships Webinar

Don’t miss this FREE webinar on Thursday 25 June at 9am, where we’ll be sharing our experience and advice on...
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Supporting Learning

Supporting Learning

Recently added to C2K Media Library: Resources for teachers on blended learning. Primary https://sway.office.com/fGiPRZ9erLTnXDhy… Post-Primary https://sway.office.com/JbEgePVXEFWEPqyh… Access all support materials...
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Princes Trust NI – Online Courses

Princes Trust NI – Online Courses

16-30 & want to gain some new skills and increase your employability? Why not join one of our online courses...
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Power of Pictures

Power of Pictures

Pictures are so powerful - and not just for little children! Our Illustrator in Residence @ed_vere is passionate about getting...
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Family Fund

Family Fund

If you have experience or an understanding of the challenges faced by families raising a disabled or seriously ill child...
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Understanding Social Distancing

Understanding Social Distancing

New guidance has been announced about face coverings and exceptions. Our information cards for going out have been updated to...
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Great Grub Club

Great Grub Club

For lots of healthy recipes including traffic light lollies and funny face pizzas go to https://greatgrubclub.com You'll also find puzzles,...
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BookTrust Home Time

BookTrust Home Time

We've got a wonderful #BookTrustHomeTime storytime for you today! @carylhart1 is back, and this time she's taking us on a...
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Unlock Skills for Work

Unlock Skills for Work

Unlock skills for work with The Prince's Trust  | The Prince's Trust | The Prince's Trust are launching a new,...
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Libraries NI Weekday Stories

Libraries NI Weekday Stories

Good Morning! Have a look at this weeks Children's stories available via the link from 2.30pm - 3.00pm every weekday!...
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Recognise and Overcome Trauma

Recognise and Overcome Trauma

How to Recognise & Overcome Trauma via @MindfulOnline.  Trauma is an emotional response to a negative event. Coming to realise...
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Know your calories!

Know your calories!

The PHA is partnering with FSA NI to highlight ways to check calories to avoid eating or drinking more than...
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The Seed of Compassion

The Seed of Compassion

We're kicking off the week with a beautiful #BookOfTheDay that celebrates kindness! #TheSeedOfCompassion from His Holiness @DalaiLama and illustrator Bao...
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Dads Project Podcast

Dads Project Podcast

The latest episode of the Parenting NI Podcast is live! Emma & Cahir talk about how this time of isolation...
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Bereavement Advice

Bereavement Advice

Lottie’s dad died when she was 3. Now she’s 13, we asked her about her experience of #FathersDay over the...
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Carers Emergency Card

Carers Emergency Card

You can now download & print off our Carers' Emergency Card from our website. Carrying the card will let emergency...
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New School Day Guidance

New School Day Guidance

Education Minister Peter Weir has today published new guidance setting out how schools should plan for the new school day....
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Online Safety at Home Activity Pack

Online Safety at Home Activity Pack

How much do you know about the livestreaming apps your teenager loves? You’re about to find out with this week’s...
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Princes Trust NI

Princes Trust NI

16-30 & struggling to cope recently? Feeling anxious about the future? We're running a wellbeing session on Tues 16th June...
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Covid-19 on our Mental Health and Well-being

Covid-19 on our Mental Health and Well-being

In our latest blog post - Geraldine Hamilton discusses the impact of #Covid-19 on our mental health and well-being. #MensHealthWeek...
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Heads Together

Heads Together

This Pride month, we want every member of the LGBTQ+ community to know that if you are feeling stressed, anxious...
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High Five Newsletter

High Five Newsletter

Issue 6 of our High Five newsletter is online now! Visit https://bit.ly/2YSDLQS
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Newly Launched CovidWellbeingNI Online Hub

Newly Launched CovidWellbeingNI Online Hub

DAILY UPDATE (19th June 2020)  A new virtual wellbeing hub to promote positive mental health during the Covid-19 pandemic has...
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Refugee Resettlement Project

Refugee Resettlement Project

As part of #RefugeeWeek2020, Ibrahem shares his story of how he fled ISIS by dinghy. Read his story and find...
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Get ready to toot toot and tee hee!

Get ready to toot toot and tee hee!

The brilliant @scribblestreet is here for a #BookTrustHomeTime singalong, with his book She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain. Head over...
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Family Fund

Family Fund

Thinking of applying but struggling with the application? Watch our animation on how to apply - https://youtu.be/vS5YC1jpOyw  
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PlayBoardNI – Mini Water Butt

PlayBoardNI – Mini Water Butt

A homemade water butt is a great way to collect rain water to water the plants in your garden. This...
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You, your child and alcohol

You, your child and alcohol

As a parent the subject of alcohol is likely to come up with your child. ‘You, your child and alcohol’...
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ParentLine NI

ParentLine NI

We're at the end of another week, we hope you're doing ok. Just a reminder that Parentline is open to...
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Improving Early Childhood Development

Improving Early Childhood Development

In March, @WHO published new guidelines on improving early childhood development. It recognised the importance of responsive caregiving alongside early...
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Barnardos NI – Back to School

Barnardos NI – Back to School

Going back to school can be nerve-wracking for children, so Beth, one of our brilliant project workers has created this...
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Guidance for Childcare Providers

Guidance for Childcare Providers

Useful guidance to assist childcare providers to reopen on @familysupportni website: http://ow.ly/msEd30qRhwd For any questions on childcare, call our Family...
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Book Trust – Friday Feeling

Book Trust – Friday Feeling

We've got such a #FridayFeeling thanks to our #BookOfTheDay - it's the wonderful #LlamaGlamarama from @simonjamesgreen and @ICanDrawDinos. It's all...
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Extern NI – Refugee Week

Extern NI – Refugee Week

Every day, people make one of the most difficult decisions in their lives: to leave their homes in search of...
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Support  for Vulnerable Children and Young People this Summer

Support for Vulnerable Children and Young People this Summer

Education Minister Peter Weir has outlined plans to help support vulnerable children and young people this summer. Proposals include special...
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Autism NI – Going Shopping

Autism NI – Going Shopping

With more shops opening, we have created a social story which uses visuals to help explain the rules when out...
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Executive Update – Childcare

Executive Update – Childcare

Positive development as @niexecutive announces the keyworker definition for childcare won’t apply from 29 June allowing all parents to access...
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CAMHS Resources Website

CAMHS Resources Website

DAILY UPDATE (18th June 2020)  At present, COVID-19 is the cause of much anxiety and concern for young people and...
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Intercultural Education Service

Intercultural Education Service

Find out about some of the work that EA’s Intercultural Education Service is doing to help support families from the...
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Autistic Pride Day

Autistic Pride Day

In this lovely interview, Dawn Coulter-Cruttenden explains how her book Bear Shaped was influenced by a chance encounter - and...
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Wildlife Watch – Footprints

Wildlife Watch – Footprints

Have you tried identifying footprints you spot in your garden or out walking? You could make your own using toy...
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My family arrived just before lockdown

My family arrived just before lockdown

Refugee Week story of incredible resilience: Fouad has experienced great hardship since moving to the North East of England from...
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A new life for me

A new life for me

In our research report 'A New Life for Me' we asked refugee children and families about their experience resettling in...
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Refugee Week 2020

Refugee Week 2020

We recently delivered activity & wellbeing packs to 104 Syrian children we support. Many of the children had only recently...
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Libraries NI Recommendation

Libraries NI Recommendation

This Refugee Week (15 – 21 June 2020), we’re inviting you to explore the theme of ‘Imagine’. “We read to...
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Talk to your child about Online Safety

Talk to your child about Online Safety

There are reports of a rise in child grooming online during lockdown, so this fab set of resources from @NSPCC...
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Picture Books for Children about Refugees

Picture Books for Children about Refugees

Picture books are a great way to help young children to learn more about the plight of refugees, so here's...
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Covid Wellbeing NI Website

Covid Wellbeing NI Website

Have you checked out the #CovidWellbeingNI website? The online hub gives everyone access to mental health info on a full...
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New Welcome To The World Online – Dry Arch Sure Start

New Welcome To The World Online – Dry Arch Sure Start

The Welcome to the World programme focuses on the emotional health of the parents and baby, and the relationships between...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

We're very excited that the next #CeriAndDeri book is here from @themaxlow - The Very Smelly Telly Show is so...
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Anytime is Chatting Time

Anytime is Chatting Time

Did you know a calm brain learns more easily? If your child is calm they feel safe, loved & ready...
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Refugee Week Activities

Refugee Week Activities

There are over 6,500 languages spoken around the world. Can you welcome people in the local area by creating a...
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How does foodbank Work?

How does foodbank Work?

Want to know more about how #foodbanks typically work? Watch our video to find out! #Foodbanks may have changed the...
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Book Buzz

Book Buzz

Our #MyBookbuzzBookOfTheDay is a fantastic read for anyone who is fascinated by unexplained phenomena! We're so excited that Bookbuzz students...
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Fostering Process for Unaccompanied Children

Fostering Process for Unaccompanied Children

It's @RefugeeWeek!  What happens when young people, from all over the world, leave their home country to flee danger and...
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Family Support Hubs Newsletter – 17 June 2020

Family Support Hubs Newsletter – 17 June 2020

This week’s Family Support Hub Newsletter (which has now moved to fortnightly) is attached and available to download at http://www.cypsp.hscni.net/download/fs-hubs/COVID-19-Family-Support-Newsletter.pdf...
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Alcohol Awareness Week 2020 – 15th to 21st June

Alcohol Awareness Week 2020 – 15th to 21st June

DAILY UPDATE (17th June 2020)  Northern Ireland’s Alcohol Awareness Week, supported by the Public Health Agency and the five Drug...
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Mindful Yoga – 22 June 2020

Mindful Yoga – 22 June 2020

New Mindful Yoga Monday 22nd at 8pm Starting Monday our Complementary Therapist Patsy will be delivering weekly Mindful Yoga sessions...
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Men’s Mental Health

Men’s Mental Health

As Men's Health Week continues, we look at the pressure male stereotypes place on our men, plus other aspects of...
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Extension to Definition of Key Worker

Extension to Definition of Key Worker

The definition of a key worker for the purposes of accessing childcare in NI has now been extended to include...
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BookTrust Give Away

BookTrust Give Away

  'Congratulations! Today is your day. You’re off to Great Places! You’re off and away!' Dr Seuss's Oh, The Places...
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Volunteer Now – VTraining Newsletter

Volunteer Now – VTraining Newsletter

Check out our monthly newsletter VTraining! This edition contains all our upcoming webinars, as well as info on our FREE...
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ni4kids Magazine – Summer Issue Out Now

ni4kids Magazine – Summer Issue Out Now

(Home) school will soon be out for the summer so we've squeezed as much fun as we possibly can into...
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Weekly Schedule

Weekly Schedule

For some individuals on the spectrum, having a weekly schedule or planner to note the main activities of that week...
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CEOP – Online Safety at Home Activity Pack

CEOP – Online Safety at Home Activity Pack

This week's #OnlineSafetyAtHome activity pack for children aged 8-10 will support them to identify different types of attention and help...
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Home to School Transport Online Applications

Home to School Transport Online Applications

If you require any support or assistance in completing an online application contact our School Transport Online Applications Helpdesk on...
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The Boy at the Back of the Class

The Boy at the Back of the Class

It's #RefugeeWeek, so today we've got the fantastic @OnjaliRauf on #BookTrustHomeTime reading her BRILLIANT book The Boy at the Back...
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PlayBoardNI – Play at Home

PlayBoardNI – Play at Home

For today's #PlayAtHome idea, check out how to make a simple sundial at http://science-sparks.com/how-to-make-a-sundial/… All you need is a pen/chalk,...
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Book Trust – Books featuring LGBT+ families

Book Trust – Books featuring LGBT+ families

It's #PrideMonth, but we know it can sometimes be hard to find picture books which reflect different family set-ups. So...
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Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Indoor Scavenger Hunt

Social and Emotional Learning Fun The weather has gotten cloudy again and we are still all standing safe at home...
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Caring and COVID-19

Caring and COVID-19

New research released today in partnership with @CircleShef  finds that over 100,000 #carers are using foodbanks to get by. Carers...
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Roe Valley Arts – Morning Breathing Exercises

Roe Valley Arts – Morning Breathing Exercises

Join in our mini movement break today with some gentle morning breathing exercises to help you wake up, get focused...
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Fathers and Social Isolation

Fathers and Social Isolation

In ParentingNI's latest research paper, they spoke to dads about their experience of lockdown, the difficulties with maintaining contact with...
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AwareNI – Standing Up for Men’s Mental Health

AwareNI – Standing Up for Men’s Mental Health

It's #MensHealthWeek & the men of Northern Ireland have spoken. Suicide is the leading killer of men under 50 in...
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Book Trust – Book of the Day

Book Trust – Book of the Day

Do not miss our brilliant #BookOfTheDay! It's @BooksandChokers' super #AKindOfSpark - a powerful book with a gentle touch that you...
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Early Years Books

Early Years Books

Books for 0-1yrs. Babies love black and white, looking at other babies, board books, lift the flap, feely books and...
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The Invisible String

The Invisible String

Phil is from our Child Bereavement Service and today she is reading a contemporary classic for all ages - ‘The...
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Libraries NI – Silly Squad 2020

Libraries NI – Silly Squad 2020

LibrariesNI is calling on children from across Northern Ireland to become part of their #SillySquad2020 for the digital @readingagency #SummerReadingChallenge....
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SPACE Family Support Hub

SPACE Family Support Hub

Do you know about the Newry & Mourne Family Support Hub? During the Covid 19 Pandemic we have processed 41...
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Young Carers Northern Ireland

Young Carers Northern Ireland

Action for Children Participation and Engagement Team are conducting a survey as to the impact of Covid-19 on the lives...
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Anam Cara

Anam Cara

With some light finally at the end of the tunnel as we enter Phase two, I wanted to check in...
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RNIB

RNIB

  NI Direct has highlighted the work RNIBNI is doing with @GuideDogs in creating an Advice Document to provide essential...
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Mental Health Guide for Young People

Mental Health Guide for Young People

Looking after your mental health during the Covid outbreak - A guide for young people If you have concerns for...
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Learning Disability Week 2020 – 15th to 21st June

Learning Disability Week 2020 – 15th to 21st June

DAILY UPDATE (16th June 2020)  Learning Disability Week 2020 takes place online from 15th to 21st June and the theme...
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County Down Rural Community Network

County Down Rural Community Network

We hope during the current climate you are keeping well and staying safe. In these strange times we all have...
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Loneliness Awareness Week

Loneliness Awareness Week

Loneliness can impact anyone but the issue is more prominent than ever due to Covid-19. This year's campaign, ‘One Less...
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Youth Ways

Youth Ways

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No Child Should go Hungry

No Child Should go Hungry

Join the @UKYP online march calling on Government @educationgovuk @10DowningStreet to extend free school meals #FSM to ALL 1.3m eligible...
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Alcohol Awareness

Alcohol Awareness

This week is Alcohol Awareness Week – reach out and get help. Find support services in your local area at...
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Men’s Health Interactive Tool

Men’s Health Interactive Tool

#MensHealthWeek2020 Our interactive tool https://bit.ly/2UIvUEA  has been developed to help men look after their health and wellbeing.  Find out more...
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Mens Mental Health Week 2020

Mens Mental Health Week 2020

Stress is acknowledged as a major negative impact on health. Poorly managed parental relationship breakdown, estranged from child, top 10...
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School Uniforms Wanted – Belfast

School Uniforms Wanted – Belfast

The Church of God, Shankill has launched their scheme to recycle out-grown school uniforms. The uniforms can be deposited at...
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Co-design New Wellbeing App

Co-design New Wellbeing App

  We’re looking for young people aged 14-19 to co-design a new wellbeing app! This platform is being developed to...
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KIDS Rules of Divorce

KIDS Rules of Divorce

Prioritise the wellbeing of your child during and after your relationship breakdown, don't make them part of the conflict. Mediate...
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Tackling Domestic Abuse

Tackling Domestic Abuse

We work with colleagues in @PoliceServiceNI @JudiciaryNI @PCSP_S @Justice_NI @healthdpt @WomensAidNI @NEXUS_NI  to tackle #DomesticAbuse. We challenge the perpetrators &...
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The Chilling Face of Domestic Abuse

The Chilling Face of Domestic Abuse

“Where are you? …I’ve been worried sick” In Surfaces @lexshrapnel and @MPeakeOfficial portray the chilling face of #DomesticAbuse. Watch in...
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Reach out for Help

Reach out for Help

If you need to speak to someone about #DomesticAbuse get help & support from the @dsahelpline managed by @NEXUS_NI Phone...
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Volunteers wanted!

Volunteers wanted!

Advice NI is looking for enthusiastic and committed volunteers to assist in the delivery of the COVID 19 Community Helpline. ...
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Supporting People with Learning Disabilities

Supporting People with Learning Disabilities

It's Learning Disability Week! To help us mark it, here's @RCSLT's #RCSLTfactsheet on how speech and language therapists can support...
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Book of the Day

Book of the Day

What would you do if there was an elephant in your kitchen, a tiger on your toilet and a rhino...
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Restoring the Balance

Restoring the Balance

#MensHealthWeek2020 raising awareness of health issues that affect men and focusing on getting men to become more aware of health...
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TikTok Guidance

TikTok Guidance

There's a good chance your child is already using TikTok or asking to be allowed on it, but what exactly...
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Stay Safe Online

Stay Safe Online

The theme for this week’s #OnlineSafetyAtHome activity packs is livestreaming! For simple, fun and educational activities for children aged 4-14+,...
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It’s Learning Disability Week 2020

It’s Learning Disability Week 2020

During this week we share how #COVID19 has affected people with a learning disability and how important friendships have been...
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National Youth Agency Report

National Youth Agency Report

The top 3 concerns of young people emerging from lockdown are: ❗‘Increased mental health problems’ ❗‘Missing from education’: ❗‘At risk,...
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VOYPIC contacts

VOYPIC contacts

There's lots of information about Covid-19 online, and not all of it is right. For all the latest and best...
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Mae Murray Virtual Sessions

Mae Murray Virtual Sessions

This weeks schedule. Everyone welcome
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Men’s Health Week

Men’s Health Week

The theme of #MensHealthWeek (15-21 June) is take action on #COVID19 as men are TWICE as likely to die from...
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Mindroom Back to School Toolkit

Mindroom Back to School Toolkit

Have you seen our Back to School Toolkit?! Families & professionals are having many discussions about schools returning. For children...
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Alcohol Awareness Week

Alcohol Awareness Week

To understand more about units and what happens when you drink alcohol click below http://ow.ly/cgBo50A5VOm
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Translated COVID19 advice

Translated COVID19 advice

Translated COVID19 advice in 44 languages from NHS updated guidelines + resources https://www.doctorsoftheworld.org.uk/coronavirus-information/
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Men’s Health Week 2020 – 15th to 21st June

Men’s Health Week 2020 – 15th to 21st June

DAILY UPDATE (15th June 2020)  International Men's Health Week (MHW) always begins on the Monday before Father's Day and ends...
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Understand Alcohol

Understand Alcohol

Many people enjoy a drink, but it is important to understand alcohol and to know how much you’re drinking.  This...
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Advice on Home Moving

Advice on Home Moving

Good news for anyone involved in home moving - @niexecutive has amended the law from today to reopen the housing...
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Week Ahead at Princes Trust

Week Ahead at Princes Trust

Looking at the week ahead and not sure what to be at? If you're 16-30 why not join one of...
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Autism NI Factsheets

Autism NI Factsheets

We have a range of factsheets for parents, carers, professionals and family members on different topics and subjects that they...
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