Funding opportunities for violence against women, disadvantaged young people, social action and ecological science.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have chosen 15 small charities to support during August – raising awareness of lesser-known issues.
The Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (The Truth Project) has partnered with SignHealth to allow Deaf survivors and victims to share their experiences.
Summer holiday safety and activity information – stay safe online, in the sun, and in the sea, and find out where you can have fun. Also, the Max Card, for families with a disabled child.
Tackling scam and fraudulent adverts on Facebook, and bullying on Instagram – new measures on both channels.
Health news: reducing A&E admissions due to alcohol, continuing healthcare funding, GP numbers falling, STIs rising, food allergies, dementia risks, care home dental care, and hygiene.
Crimestoppers has launched a video re-emphasising the anonymity of people making calls to them to report crime, plus the non-emergency police number will be free to call from April.
News articles around money – the whole free TV licences question, combating financial abuse, bank fraud and excessive overdraft fees, plus stats on income and benefits.
The RNLI’s summer safety campaign focuses on what to do if you fall in the water unexpectedly – a major cause of deaths by drowning. #FloatToLive Make sure you know what to do!
Quick catch-up on changes to Probation, Youth Justice Board and Release on Temporary License, plus the Clinks State of the Sector Survey, and handbook to support someone in immigration detention.
Probation for low and medium-risk offenders will be managed by the National Probation Service from Dec. 2020, with support from 11 private or voluntary sector Innovation Partners.
Does your organisation operate in the criminal justice corner of the VSCE world? Would you consider placing a person on to the Local Criminal Justice Board for two years to represent the sector?
Crime news update – Time Credits – how to get them and where to spend them, mental health in prisons booklet, rape victims and mobile phones update, and the age of criminal responsibility.
Please complete and share this survey to give Cornwall’s VCSE Sector’s response to the way that child exploitation is currently being handled. Deadline 7 June.
What’s the story behind the news headlines about rape victims being forced to hand over their mobile phones before their cases will be dealt with?
Find out more about the figures recently released showing the number of drug users in Cornwall.
A selection of news stories around offences against women, women who offend, and how to support those involved.
New research shows that people who do not have a bank account can be almost £500 worse off per year, plus find out more about stopping loan sharks.
Us Too is a new project around domestic abuse and learning disability / autism. Organisers are looking for people with LD to help write and deliver the training, and groups who’d like to receive it.