Financial Wellbeing Workshop
These workshops are for Camden voluntary sector staff and volunteers giving practical tips and resources for supporting your clients and service users.
There are 3 workshops on the same topics to choose from (all on zoom):
Wednesday 3rd November at 10:30am
Thursday 4th November at 10:30 am
Tuesday 9th November at 10:30 am.
Topics included will be: income maximisation, discounts and exemptions, council tax, rent, gas and electric and other bills, how to reduce costs and find the best deals, budgeting and managing money.
To book email Sarah Lake email@example.com saying which workshop, your name, organisation and contact number.
Thriving Communities webinar
9 November 2021, 3-4pm
Global Social Prescribing Alliance
The next webinar in the Thriving Communities series will hear international perspectives on social prescribing from a number of community groups involved with the Global Social Prescribing Alliance. Book here.
Support to Camden residents who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.
Are you working with a Camden resident who is homeless or at risk? Beam can support them into a new job.
Residents can use Beam’s platform to raise funds for training, technology (e.g. laptops and smartphones), childcare, travel to work and work attire. Beam’s caseworkers provide 1-1 support with CVs, applications and interview skills. Through Beam, residents also get priority access to local jobs with 90+ employer partners.
To refer clients, visit beam.org/refer or contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Free research consultancy clinic for voluntary sector
Voluntary & community sector organisations or community groups can apply for up to 90 minutes with a trained PhD student to outline a research project that would be useful to the organisation. Your project outline will be advertised in January 2022 to master’s students who will be invited to make an expression of interest and suggestions for taking the project forward. Collaborating with them, your project could be carried out May to September 2022. A useful and useable product for the organisation will be part of the collaboration.
Contact Anne (email@example.com) about this opportunity. The clinic is scheduled for 22 November at 13.00, online.
Ageing Better in Camden and Ambition for Ageing Manchester launch: “Before this, I had nothing.”
A Report on the Development and Impact of a BAME-Led Partnership for Tackling Social Isolation Among Older People in Camden.
Thursday, 11 November 13:30 – 15:00
Ageing Better in Camden funded a Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Community Action Project. The BAME CAP set out to develop the capacity of micro-organisations to tackle social isolation and loneliness among older people from small African Heritage communities in Camden.
Report author Adwoa Manful will share learning from this innovative research alongside other speakers who have been instrumental in developing the BAME CAP. Book your free ticket here.
British Museum Community Partnerships Volunteering focus group
A focus group discussion for community group
leaders and or community organisations and share your views on volunteering
opportunities at The British Museum.
Monday 8 November, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
Tuesday 23 November, 2.00pm – 4.00pm
To take part in one of these two events please RSVP to: firstname.lastname@example.org
A Diaspora Dilemma – Language and Culture
30th October 2021, open day of the Mother Tongue (Bangali) School, 12 noon, at The Thanet Youth & Community Centre, Herbert Street, London NW5 4HD.
A Space to talk about Space
Thu, 4 November, 18:00 – 20:00 at the Collective, Buck Street, NW1.
Camden Giving are inviting people who have space and people who need space to come together, chat and find solutions. Details at Eventbrite.
The Living Centre Environment & Climate Community Events
A full programme of events from the Living Centre – from Urban Farming to Climate Friendly Food Swaps. There will also be an Extinction Rebellion debate and a film screening of Made in Bangladesh about workers in the fast fashion business.
Click for the full programme. Book at email@example.com
Luminary Bakery Employability and Independence Programme
A 6 month training and employment programme for women who have been classified as experiencing ‘multiple disadvantages’ including gender based violence. They focus on providing support to find employment in a safe, trauma-informed space, and have 28 spaces for women starting in February 2022. All training takes part at Luminary Bakery in Camden. Visit here for more information. Deadline: 1st December.
How to help people struggling with energy bills
Wed 3rd November, 10 – 11am. Find out more about the Green Doctor service and how we can help local residents to manage their energy use, save money and get support. Full details and booking at Eventbrite.
COP26 Camden Celebration Event
Join Camden Council and the CCCA to celebrate carbon reduction best practice within the borough and across London to mark COP26.
at Samsung KX Wed, 3 November 17:30 – 20:30 Book at Eventbrite.
CYP: Child Bereavement Training event – When a Child Dies
Wednesday, 10 November 2021 13:00 – 15:00
NCL Training Hubs – Bereavement Training International – Baby & infant loss Virtual Training Workshop – Supporting parents when a baby dies. Book here.
Google Training Session for Camden VCS
19 November 2021 9:00 – 13:00
Location: Our Kings Cross Office – Six Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG
Find out how to make the most of Google, YouTube, Google Analytics, Training the Trainer and more.
Virtual or F2F: F2F with an option to dial in. Please fill in this form to reserve your space.
Thriving Communities webinars
Sharing the Evidence – what you told us is important and what we have found
9 November 2021, 3-4pm Register here
Recovery College celebrates 7 years. Autumn term has started but many courses are still open. Find out more and register on the website.
Do you have regular conversations with Local residents and want to make a bigger difference to their lives?
Making Every Contact Count (MECC) is about spotting opportunities in these conversations to deliver additional support and improve their wellbeing.
We are offering refreshed online courses
~ Good conversations – Supporting COVID-19 recovery: 2 hour course
~ Basics of Motivational Interviewing: 3 hour course
Bookings: camdenmecc.org.uk /islingtonmecc.org.uk.
Bespoke sessions: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Talk for Transformation” Autumn event dates
At a Taster session, you will get a glimpse of the Programmes, get to network with new colleagues and decide if our 4-day Full Programme is for you:
Thursday, Nov 4th 3PM-5PM, please register at Eventbrite link.
Camden Adult Community Learning
Offers free courses to residents aged 19 and over, both online and in community venues across Camden. Enrol now for the Autumn.
Courses are relaxed, friendly and are aimed to help local people get back into work, overcome isolation, improve their mental health, develop their skills – or learn something new and exciting.
For a full list of autumn courses go to www.camden.gov.uk/adultlearning and then follow the link to www.webenrol.com/camden.
Adult Learning are always open to working with new partners. If you think your members/clients will benefit from any of our courses, (IT, Family Learning, ESOL, Health & Wellbeing or Communities & local interests), and you would like us to run a course at your centre please contact us on 020 7974 2148 or send an email to email@example.com for more information on how we can work together.