Have Your Say Events – Enniskillen, Strabane and Omagh

Following on from the success of the Department for the Economy multi-agency event in Titanic Belfast and previous “Have Your Say” events for NEET young people, there will be a further 3 young people events in Enniskillen, Strabane and Omagh in the coming weeks. The events are as follows:-

ENNISKILLEN – Fermanagh House – Thursday 14 November 2019 – download flyer

STRABANE – The Alley Conference Centre – Wednesday 20 November 2019 – download flyer

OMAGH – Omniplex Cinema – Tuesday 26 November 2019 – download flyer

All events start at 12.00 noon and finish with complimentary lunch around 1.30pm. The Omagh event also includes a blockbuster movie after lunch. All young people who are NEET are extremely welcome. Information gathered is confidential and anonymous and young people can use their smart phones to participate. If they don’t have a phone that’s ok too.

T:BUC Funding Forums for 2020/21 Applications

The 2020/21 competitions for T:BUC Camps, and Central Good Relations funding programmes are due to open at the end of November 2019. To help you apply, the Executive Office will be hosting three T:BUC Funding Forums in local council areas.

The T:BUC Funding Forums are a great way to find out more about the good relations funding that is available and how to apply for it. Executive Office staff will be available at each forum to talk about your good relations project, with timed slots available each day between 1.00 pm to 7.00 pm.

Details of Funding Forums 

Register now at http://tbucevents.eventbrite.com/

Causeway Locality Planning Group

The Causeway Locality Group recently began the process of agreeing a way forward to help children and young people in the area thrive.

In the coming months the Causeway group aims to reinvigorate itself and build upon the strong history of locality planning in the area. The planning process shall continue with the designing of an action plan and the group are keen to see a wide engagement from organisations who work to improve the lives of children and young people.

To get involved or to get further information contact iainmcafee@hotmail.com or Niamh.Neeson@northerntrust.hscni.net 

New Chairperson for CYPSP

We are delighted to welcome Mr Shane Devlin, Chief Executive of the Southern Health and Social Care Trust, as the new Chair of the Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership.  Shane brings significant strategic health and social care experience, having worked across the service since 1998 in a wide range of operational and management posts.

Shane is looking forward to chairing his first partnership meeting in October and working with senior leaders of all key agencies across statutory, voluntary and community sectors, to improve outcomes for all our children and young people in Northern Ireland.

Family Fund Information and Support days

Family Fund are hosting two information and support days in Newry and Coleraine on Wednesday 2 October (Newry) and Thursday 3 October (Coleraine)

Learn more about support services, grants and information available to you and your disabled child or young person. Come along and meet Family Fund and other charities in your area and get help with your Family Fund application form.

Click on the flyer below for more details.

Date: Wednesday 2 October 2019
Time: 11:00am-2:30pm
Location: Ballybot House, 28 Cornmarket, Newry, Co. Down BT35 8BG

 

Date: Thursday 3 October 2019
Time: 11:00am-2:30pm
Location: Causeway Coast Vineyard, 10 Hillmans Way,Coleraine BT52 2ED