Home Group is launching a new Empowering Independence Community Outreach Service for people with Physical Health Needs and/or Disabilities. Find out what’s happening near you.
Cornwall Council have launched a new webpage & leaflet offering ‘helping hand’ information, under various categories. Feedback welcomed.
Winter is coming – find out more about flu vaccinations, gritting, keeping warm and well, and free energy advice sessions for your group.
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.
Have your say on the final draft of the Cornwall Homelessness and Rough Sleeping Strategy – deadline for responses 5 November.
Harbour Housing celebrating a decade of using Naloxone to save the lives of those overdosing on opiates.
Housing and homelessness – statistics and an interactive tool around homelessness, loans to help renovate empty properties, waste collection survey and figures around housing risk.
Catch up on what’s been in the news around Universal Credit, Free TV licences and pension credit recently, with new guidance around housing benefits if you’re advising in that area.
Funding opportunities with no dates, or distant dates – the new Comic Relief Community Fund and others with broad remits, and specifically around learning disabilities, and community spaces.
Funding sources that have application deadlines coming up soon – around improving physical health, heritage preservation, renewable energy and housing.
New social inclusion and empowerment services launching on 1 October from Cornwall Council and community providers.
Cornwall Council is consulting on two draft strategies at present, around vulnerable adolescents and homelessness. Make sure your voice is heard.
Volunteers needed – directors, drivers, women and people in Penzance – please share!
News aroun d UniversL Credit – the two-child rule forcing families into poverty, how ill is ‘terminally ill’, and a new UC scam doing the rounds.
Current funding opportunities for local theatres, diversity in sport, music for all, holiday grants for disadvantaged children, mental health groups and environmental crisis.
Help for people facing fuel poverty, as well as problems caused by damp – for households across Cornwall.
Have your say in a consultation on the indicators used to measure homelessness, find out more about switching energy suppliers (and compensation if it goes wrong) and Gas Safe funding for gas safety measures.
Help influence Cornwall’s Homelessness Strategy – have your say as Cornwall Council updates the strategy in the light of legislative and other changes.
Various sources of advice for jobseekers, benefits support, debt, housing, plus also terminal illness, youth mental health – drop ins and web-based advice across all of Cornwall.
Cornish Social Enterprise Resonance recognised for its investment projects, especially tacking homelessness in NatWest SE100 Awards.