Engage Daily Update - 14 May
Engage Daily Update - 14 May

Engage Daily Update - 14 May


Mental Health Awareness Week Monday 10 May to Sunday 16 May 2021

If you're feeling anxious, stressed, overwhelmed, or have something on your mind, you can text Shout to 85258 any time day or night to talk to a trained volunteer. It's free, confidential, anonymous & won't appear on your phone bill 

Give us a Shout Website 


Support for Individuals

New Hospice at Home Service coming to ACCORD – to support those in our community at home

SCSN and Main Street Consulting Community Research


Support for Organisations

GCVS Sector Development News & Resources  - Early May 2021


Online Events

Returning to the Workplace
This course is perfect for organisations planning for staff and volunteers to return to active duty within premises.  It will cover risk assessments, putting in place control measures and communicating new procedures to staff.  It will also cover how to manage staff working on a hybrid basis, including hot-desking, homeworking and lone-working.
Book here for 8 June
Book here for 21 June
Care, Rights and COVID-19 - May 18, 2021 12:00 PM
Join us to discuss the Impact of COVID-19 on the Human Rights of Care Experienced people in Scotland.
Together they’ll discuss the experiences of children in care during the pandemic, including short-term recommendations and long term solutions. What the data and advocacy is telling us and what difference UNCRC incorporation could make.
Register here 

Well Happy Events
Saturday 15 May - The Well Happy Band Gig 7pm Cost £8/£10
Playing live in an immersive experience this Saturday that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. We're playing with 4 other bands/artists on the night. The event can be streamed for 5 days after the gig.  Please click on 'The Well Happy Band' when buying a ticket.
Ticket Link 
Facebook Event
Saturday 15 May - Folding into Nature: Origami Workshop 2pm - 3pm Cost FREE
Part of The Scottish Mental Health Arts Festival  and Mental Health Awareness Week  we'll be learning some basic paper models and there will be top tips for improving health and wellbeing.

Saturday 5 June - Reiki Talk 7pm Cost FREE
Come along for a fun and interactive session guiding you through the principles and techniques of Reiki to help bring balance and joy into your life.



Funding for Projects that Use the Arts and Media to Address the Concerns of Children (UK)
Not-for-profit organisations in the UK that are working with children and young people using the arts and creative media can apply for funding through the Ragdoll Foundation's grants programmes. Funding of up to £1,500 is available through the small grants programme for projects lasting up to six months and £50,000 through the large grants programme for projects lasting up to three years. Preference will be given to those projects which have a deep commitment to listening to children and allow the perceptions and feelings of children themselves to be better understood. The Foundation is mainly interested in applications that involve children during their early years, but appropriate projects for older children (up to 18 years) will also be considered. Applications to the large grants programme are accepted on a rolling basis. The next closing date for the small grants programme is the 2nd July 2021.
For more information please go to:-  https://www.ragdollfoundation.org.uk/portfolio/grant-giving

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