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National Adult Carers Survey 2014

Adult Carers receiving support services from or on behalf of City of York Council will be asked for their views on the services they receive over the next few weeks. This survey is being run nationally to find how services received by carers are helping them in their life and caring role and their view […]

Public and Patient Engagement Forum

On Tuesday 28 October 2014, 6 to 8pm, be the commissioner for the CCG! In an innovative approach to involving the community in shaping decisions about local healthcare services, this event asks participants to take on the commissioning role. You will have: The CCG’s annual budget to spend on healthcare services a responsibility to commission good quality, […]

Consultation with Parents – childcare for children with special educational needs and disability

The consultation is concerning childcare for children with special educational needs and disabilities. We want to understand the childcare needs of families with children who have special educational needs and disabilities. All responses received by Wednesday 15 October 2014 will be entered in to a prize draw for the chance to win up to £80 […]

Information Exchange at West Offices

Drop in for a creative chat to share information and explore ways of accessing a wide range of community activities. Browse information about local interest/social groups. Find out about the range of local opportunities- social, leisure, learning and voluntary. Tell us about groups you know. The Community Facilitators will be in the visitor entrance to Customer Services, West Offices […]

The secret garden project

Have you got green fingers?  Could you spare some time and share your skills? Krumbs Café’s need gardening volunteers to help make their courtyard beautiful again. The project positively welcomes anyone experiencing confusion and memory problems. The project is run by United Response and Here:Now Dementia and is funded by the JRF York Committee. The volunteers […]

Survey about being discharged from hospital

Healthwatch England recently launched a Special Inquiry into people’s experience of being discharged from health and social care settings. Healthwatch York have created a survey here to capture your experiences locally. There is also an Easy read version of the survery. Visit: http://www.healthwatchyork.co.uk/2014/06/healthwatch-englands-special-inquiry-we-want-your-experiences-of-discharge-from-care-settings-in-york/

Big Community Switch – save money by switching energy

Are you fed up with high energy bills? City of York Council is supporting the Big Community Switch to help you and the city get a better deal on gas and electricity. To find out more or to register go to www.york.gov.uk/switchingenergy Please have a recent energy bill close to hand as we will need […]

Finding it hard to get into paid work?

York Mind are running a free 12 week Ways in to Work programme to help you find the work you want with the support you need. The group will meet every Wednesday 2 to 4pm @ York Mind, Clifton Students will be expected to have basic IT skills and be able to job search independently […]

Children’s Centres in York want to know your views

The amount of money City of York Council spend on running York’s nine Children’s Centres has been reduced but they know that they provide important services to local families. City of York Council need you to get involved to make sure that all children get the best possible start in life. They want to know […]

New support to help reduce loneliness from JRT

Joseph Rowntree Foundation have developed a set of resources to help individuals, groups, communities and neighbourhoods take a closer look at – and to reduce – loneliness. They have created a resource pack that brings together the lessons and experiences from the programme: www.jrf.org.uk/publications/loneliness-resource-pack The pack includes: Living with loneliness? – a four-page summary of […]

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