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23/3 – Project Hope support

Project Hope is here to help with drop off points with food, drink, toiletries, baby supplies, general items, and much more… these locations are: Prestige Designz, 20 Francis Street, Leics, LE2 2BD Al Miskeen Foundation, 106 Melbourne Road, Leics, LE2 0DS...
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Help at home – 23/3

There has been various information going around to help parents keep children learning and active: Most common are: Audible have announced that all their children’s audio books will be free to listen: click here You can join in with exercise daily from 9am with...
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Leicester Food Bank Plus support

Name of the organisation or group providing the service: Leicester Food Bank Plus provided by Reaching People. Description of the support service to be provided to communities in need during COVID-19 mobilisation: Telephone/email information and advice on welfare...
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Home Mindfulness

Our Chair, Gaynor Quilter, has been busy at home developing some support for all in the form of free resources for a “home retreat“ to help support all those who want to use this time to build a mindfulness practice. Free resources for a “Home retreat” are at...
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DWP Information

DWP have informed us of the following – 1. Job centres open but no providers – Leicester Job centres are no longer letting other providers into their job Centres. 2. Provided confirmation that there is no sanctioning if clients cannot attend work clubs...
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DWP Universal Credit transition fund

While we will focus on the proposal we will also look at our coronavirus offer to the public sector through RP membership and the recent fund launched by the DWP for the Universal credit transition fund. ( closing date 31st March). Some ideas for local action coming...
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Corona Virus Update – Leicester

Updates on what is happening within the Reaching People Consortium: Many thanks to everyone who has been sharing updated policies and practice. Risk assessment grids of various kinds seem to be in use and many organisations now operating partial working from home if...
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Losing Control Network

As well as the covid -19 mutual aid – growing rapidly you might also want to check out or join the Losing Control Network. There is a growing bank of on-line support being collated.
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Volunteer Groups for COVID-19

Over 400 volunteer groups set up to help people affected by Covid-19 News Members responses will very much relate to their work, their working environments their client group and staff/volunteer profiles and needs. Some actions are coming through so Leicester college...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Alongside our own member organisations working at home arrangements and business continuity other points for collaborative consideration might be – Maintaining services for vulnerable clients and how we support each other in the RP network Community centres as...
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Healthcare Watch message

Healthcare Watch message: Healthwatch leicester and leicestershire are suspending their current programme but would like you to keep in touch with them and share your stories of health and social care, you can either phone us 0116 2518313, email...
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