Engage COVID 19 Update - 27 November
Engage COVID 19 Update - 27 November

Engage COVID 19 Update - 27 November


Engage in Conversation - Employment

An event for Black Asian and Minority Ethnic people living in Renfrewshire

Organised by Engage Renfrewshire's New Buddies Network Officer (Chigozie Joe Adigwe) this session is for people from an ethnic minority background who live and/or work in Renfrewshire.

I want to hear about your experiences of employment, awareness of local opportunities and access to training. Austerity closely followed by the Covid19 pandemic has resulted in a real jobs crisis and particularly for young BAME people. This is am opportunity for you to share your experiences with us to shape local change. The session is informal and confidential.

Book here


Support for Individuals

The Wise Group continues free online mental health helpline after
successful pilot

After the successful launch of its virtual Re-Connect CBT group therapy programme in June, The Wise Group has announced that it is to continue the service over the winter period. Re-Connect CBT will provide a suite of self-care toolkits for people struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus pandemic, particularly those who have lost their job as a result.  Sessions run weekly throughout the winter period and will focus on anxiety, anger, depression and personal wellbeing. Re-Connect CBT sessions have been added in the evening and at the weekend to enable more people to access the service. Re-Connect CBT is completely free to join and is delivered by a team of experienced counsellors.

Places can be booked or a referral made online at www.thewisegroup.co.uk/re-connectcbt

Re-Connect CBT - Stakeholder Pack


Support for Organisations

Chartered Institute of Fundraising - 'Fundraising in the time of COVID-19' - watch the webinar here



The current Strategic Framework Business Fund has been clarified as being more inclusive than previously; “Provided they meet all the eligibility criteria, businesses which are Limited Companies (including social enterprises), Sole Traders, Trusts, Partnerships, Community Interest Companies or Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations, may apply for a grant from the Strategic Framework Business Fund.”


Online Events

Coproduction and young people: lessons from participative democracy - The second series of Coproduction Seminars is on Tuesday 08 December, 3-4.45pm. Click for full details


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