Awareness raising for January – Veganuary, Dry January, plus Cervical cancer prevention week, Big energy saving week, Chinese New Year, Holocaust Memorial Day, young carers, leprosy and Brew Monday.
The 2020 Technovation Challenge has launched, for teams of girls and young women to learn and apply the skills needed to solve real-world problems through technology.
Helplines – for domestic abuse, the Samaritans, for child sexual abuse, online grief counselling, and to notify if you’re concerned about a rough sleeper.
Activity levels in children are rising, in Cornwall, with more youngsters taking part in exercise both in and out of school. But there are still inequalities. Find out more here:
Child safety and care in the news: reporting child sexual abuse, school exclusions, counterfeit toys, smacking ban in Scotland, self harm on Instagram, care homes calling police, bullying, pneumonia, and gaming.
Funding opportunities relating to children and young people, the environment and animal welfare, and sport, particularly para sport.
Here are 4 very niche consultations open at the moment – suicide prevention in middle aged men, illegal encampments, heat network metering & billing, and child friendly food packaging.
Amber offers residential supported accommodation for young people 16-30, to help them develop their life skills, employability and wellbeing. In Devon.
Funding currently available for creating or refurbishing ‘pocket parks’, heritage buildings, Safer Cornwall priority projects, and for families in need who work in textiles and fashion.
Today is the 30th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. Find out why it’s important, and how you can honour it.
Find out more about youth work activities and provision, plus training, in Cornwall.
£12m announced for youth projects including into the Youth Accelerator Fund and #iwill Fund for social action.
Cornwall Christmas Box will be collecting donated ‘Christmas dinner in a box’ again this year, to be given to the poorest families in Cornwall. Last year nearly 1,000 families were helped.
Government consultations around Motability, pets, early years, youth services and family life, sport and smart meters – plus Cornwall Council consultations on Adult Direct Payments, dogs on beaches and planning.
Cornwall Council have launched a new webpage & leaflet offering ‘helping hand’ information, under various categories. Feedback welcomed.
Download the Cornwall Christmas Charity catalogue here, and give a gift to a good cause, rather than a scarf that will never be worn! 20 charities represented, across the County.
Days, weeks and months in November – with various health conditions, Trustees, Anti-bullying, alcohol awareness and road safety in the spotlight,
Funding opportunities for community safety, tackling poverty, healthy ageing, road safety, working with marginalised and excluded groups, and disadvantaged and disabled children.
Funding opportunities – Scillies only, Music for all, conservation, community support, children’s and medical charities and small, isolated rural communities