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Street Association free Awareness raising Workshops

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

activity and impact graphic of the Street Association BucksThe Street Association is one of the community organisations that shares with Chiltern Community Forum the goal to encourage a stronger, more resilient community.

The Street Association works with local residents to help provide eyes and ears in the community, to hold Street Association information packs, and to share resources or signpost support to neighbours in need of some assistance. The infographic shows some of the excellent impacts they have achieved in the past couple of years.

As part of its work, The Street Association has developed a programme of free awareness raising workshops to help residents identify and react to some important issues. It is now inviting local organisations and groups to submit requests for training sessions from the remarkably diverse list below, or to make suggestions if there is a subject not covered.something missing.

Helen Cavill, Project Lead, is asking for responses by Monday 9th March. Please let her know what programmes are of interest, and your location. Once feedback has been received, a programme of events will be planned in different locations based on responses and demand. You can contact Helen on helencavillSA@hotmail.com.

Training courses available:

  • Domestic abuse
  • Sexual abuse
  • Exploitation: Human Trafficking, Domestic Servitude, Sexual Exploitation, Forced Labour/Slavery, County Lines, Cuckooing
  • Extremism and the different types (extreme political or religious views)
  • Isolation/loneliness – how to identify/how to support
  • Hoarding
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Food Prep/Healthy eating
  • Scams: investment, romance, text, email, phone, courier fraud
  • Internet Safety
  • Cyber Crime/Bullying
  • Alcohol and substance misuse
  • Mental Health
  • Dementia
  • Financial advice/support (Citizen’s Advice Services)
  • Fire Safety in the Home
  • Support for carers
  • Avoiding a fall (trips and falls older people)
  • Understanding services and using the Street Association Directory of Services to signpost effectively

Helen is also planning to hold residents’ coffee meetings as a platform to discuss local issues. If you’re interested, please let her know, and whether Morning/Afternoon/Evening is more suitable.

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