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Skills for People in a new charity partnership to support people with a learning disability

VCS organisations join forces to tackle inequalities and improve support for people with learning disabilities across the North of Tyne and Gateshead.

Thanks to NHS Charities Together, Newcastle Hospitals Charity and County Durham Community Foundation for supporting us with funding of £183,000.00 from the Covid-19 Community Partnership Grants Programme (North East and North Cumbria).

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Parent Leadership 2019

Leading Together for a Change is a parent/carer leadership course starting in March 2019.

This course is for Parents/Carers of a child with a learning disability and/or autism who live in the North East or Cumbria.

We are looking for up to 13 parents/carers from across the North East and Cumbria who:

  • Have and interest or experience in being a leader
  • Want to work together with others to change things
  • Understand the commitment to the course and are able to attend all sessions

The course consists of 12 sessions over 8 months (excluding school holidays) and includes a residential weekend (overnight optional).

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Tennacy Support Project

We are currently running a Tenancy Support project in conjunction with local housing associations:

  • Karbon Homes
  • Your Homes Newcastle

We our providing traning and support to tenants with a learning disability to help support them with their tenancy.

Project Lead: Gail

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