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Archive | July, 2024

Doctors of the World – Advice line

      Doctors of the World is an international humanitarian organisation. In the UK, we support people to access mainstream healthcare (GP registration). We run a national advice line which is open Monday to Thursday from 10am to 12pm. It is a free phone number and anyone can easily self-refer. Our team of caseworkers will […]

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GSK Community Health programme: supporting small charities tackling health inequalities

GSK Community Health programme: supporting small charities tackling health inequalities. The programme is open to registered charities that are at least a year old, located and working in the UK with a total annual income between £20,000 and £150,000. Up to 15 charities will receive up to £10,000, plus access to training and development valued […]

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Launch of our ‘Listening to Community Perspectives’ Report – Weds 17th July 2024

Give a Gift are delighted to invite you to an event to disseminate and discuss the findings from our recent report, ‘Listening to Community Perspectives.’ This research project was a collaboration between York St John University and Give A Gift, to study the importance of how inequalities for refugees and asylum seekers can be addressed […]

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UKSPF – cultural projects to support community cohesion funding – Deadline 22nd July 2024

Funding is available to support cultural projects to promote community cohesion across the city. The funding has a focus on local arts, cultural, heritage and creative activities, volunteering and social action projects, capacity building and infrastructure and support. All of which will support community engagement and local regeneration, and build bridges between different communities. There is between […]

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Seeking Collaborative Partners and Participants for PhD Research on Bereavement Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers in the UK

I am conducting a PhD project to explore the bereavement experiences of refugees and asylum seekers in the UK. This study aims to improve culturally sensitive bereavement support services for these communities. We will gather data through focus groups and interviews with participants receiving support from various charities and organisations. We seek your assistance in […]

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New ‘Time for Young People Leeds’ service- stakeholder briefing July 24

On 1st July 2024 a new service will launch called Time for Young People Leeds, and will be provided by The Children’s Society who’ve been active for over 140 years supporting children and young people directly since 1976. The aim of the new service is to provide early emotional and mental health support to children […]

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Research into Type 2 Diabetes and Mental Health

Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is running a research study led by University of York assessing a new self-management programme for people with severe mental illness and type 2 diabetes. We would like our research participants to represent the diverse communities of Leeds, including refugees, asylum seekers and migrants living in Leeds. Participants […]

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Free Summer activities in Leeds – Summer 24

Finding stuff to do for free in the Summer Holidays can be difficult. Here are a few links you might find helpful   The Child Friendly Guide to Summer in Leeds https://news.leeds.gov.uk/cost-of-living/free-and-low-coast-activities-for-people-in-leeds https://www.leedsinspired.co.uk/collections

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