Helplines – for domestic abuse, the Samaritans, for child sexual abuse, online grief counselling, and to notify if you’re concerned about a rough sleeper.
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.
Cornwall Council is holding a Private Rented Sector Inquiry, inviting residents and organisations to share their views around raising the standards within the private rented sector.
Today is Fuel Poverty Awareness Day. Get involved on social media, and make yourself aware of the issues. #FuelPovertyAwarenessDay #WarmSafeHomes
News updates around Homelessness, particularly in Cornwall – the Nos Da Kernow service, a new accommodation unit in St Austell, and Rough Sleepers Outreach Team.
Be aware of Carbon Monoxide, the silent killer. Check you have a CO alarm, and recognise the symptoms.
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.
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.