Young people with additional needs aged 16 – 30 from Belfast and surrounding areas who took part in a summer activity programme hosted by award-winning charity Autonomie have hailed it the “best ever”.
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Award-winning charity Autonomie is hosting a Macmillan Coffee Morning this Saturday (September 28) in Belfast.
The open event will be held at the charity's centre Lilac House (Linked Independent Living and Advice Centre) and is being organised by young people with additional needs in the community that attend the charity's practical activity programme Freedom2Choose.
28 September 2019
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Roísín and Chris are launching a new Futures programme in Belfast. This group is open to young people aged 16-24 in the Belfast area.
This is an inclusive LGBTQ+ project. The six month programme focuses on; personal development, communication, wellness, team work skills and leadership.
You will receive £8 per day you attend, travel costs and child care assistance.
This workshop provides an opportunity to:
- Explore different methods of involving young people in your organisation
- Identify strengths and weaknesses of different approaches
- Learn from other organisations via examples of good practice
- Reflect on your own practice and identify areas for improvement
NCB ensures that children and young people’s views and experiences guide every aspect of our work, helping us to inform policy and practice in order to bring about lasting change for children and young people, families and communities. We do this to fulfil our obligations for the promotion of the rights of all children and young people, recognising that young people are experts in their own lives and that their direct input into issues affecting them is critical in developing services which are fit for purpose.
Could you face sleeping outside for one night in November so a young person doesn't have to?
MACS Supporting Children and Young People invite you to Sleep Out on 14th November at Victoria Park Belfast whilst raising funds and awareness to end youth homelessness.
Sólás is a Charity dedicated to supporting children and young people with additional needs. It is based in South Belfast and has a very strong volunteering ethos. Founded in 2009, it provides a range of educational and social programmes for children and young people with additional needs and/or Autism.
To celebrate World Environment Day and this year's theme Beat Air Pollution, young people with additional needs who access Autonomie's Freedom2Choose programme got a chance to pot plants and decorate their plant pots.
Linking Generations NI invites you to join us at our next networking meeting (via Zoom) on how best we can support intergenerational connections this Christmas amidst the challenges of Covid-19. All are very welcome to a brainstorming session to share and support ideas.