Engage Daily Update - 05 March
Engage Daily Update - 05 March

Engage Daily Update - 05 March


Barnardo’s Mental Health and Wellbeing Strategic Partnership have some fantastic opportunities for voluntary sector organisations in relation to training and funding from the Renfrewshire Bridge Framework, to support delivery of CYP mental health interventions.
Please see the attached documents, which comprise of:

Funding available per organisation is £8,000 until 31 March 2022.
Organisations are required to release two practitioners to

  • Attend all scheduled training days.
  • Attend coaching and supervision as required.
  • Deliver intervention to identified number of CYP/ Families.
  • Agreed collation and sharing of information on outcomes and impact.

The training dates are as follows
LIAM (Let’s Introduce Anxiety Management)
LIAM Awareness Event Monday 15 March 930am-1230am.
LIAM 2 Day Training Monday 22 and Monday 29 March 2021 930am-230pm.
NVR (Non Violent Resistance)
NVR Awareness Event Monday 26 April 330-430pm.
NVR 3 day Level 1 & 2 training: June- September (dates to be confirmed) Level 3 to be negotiated if on-going partnership agreed.
Any questions please feel free to contact samantha.king@barnardos.org.uk

We would ask for applications to be returned to Karen McIntyre at KMcIntyre@engagerenfrewshire.com


Support for Individuals

Home Heating Support Fund

Yesterday, the Scottish Government announced a £4million Home Heating Support Fund.
However,  applications need to be in by 31 March 2021.
Local authorities and 3rd sector organisations can refer people.  Individuals who are not able to access a nationwide referral partner can contact Advice Direct Scotland for free on 0808 800 9060 or visit the website. Their expert debt advisers will assess eligibility and apply for funding on the individual’s behalf if appropriate.

Additional information


Support for Organisations

SCVO Digital Update


Baring Foundation - Grants are available to arts organisations in the UK for projects that promote the role of creativity in the lives of people with mental health problems from ethnically diverse backgrounds

Gordon Fraser Charitable Trust - The Trustees have complete discretion as to the type of charitable work supported, however the Trust has focussed on supporting projects relating to young people, people with disabilities, the environment and the arts


Online Events

ACCORD Virtual Events Coming Up

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