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Kelly McClay- Project Worker and Emma Crawford-Moore- Project Manager at the Awards Ceremony.

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Thursday 26th October

by Project Leader Anne Knapton We have well being for Life facilitating weekly sessions for an 8 week period. this offers service users the opportunity to learn about healthy eating and exercise.

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Over the coming months there are some significant dates in the calendar that have a connection with our volunteer programme at DISC. The first is the 10th October, World Mental Health Day. The 5 ways of wellbeing are evidence based steps to improving mental well-being all have a link to…

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Mark Vidgen, Assistant Director of North Yorkshire Horizons and based at the Selby hub,  delivered a  speech prior to the screening of the film Anonymous People, at Selby Town Hall.

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This month we were delighted to be invited along with our independent living services to the Darlington Community Pride Awards ceremony. The DISC Darlington Young Carers service team have worked tirelessly over the years of delivery, for which we have recently been recommissioned, to ensure young carers achieve positive outcomes.

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Ann Hall, DISC Volunteer Development Manager, looks forward to the impending Investing in Volunteers assessment

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by Debbie Young Platform Gateshead

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Horizon Young Adult Carers’ Service have been extremely fortunate to have been invited to attend three NHS England residential experiences in the last year to train and develop the young adult carers as NHS Health Champions, writes Emma Crawford-Moore.

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It has been a busy few months for DISC Housing. We have increased the number of properties we have to over 200 units across the North of England.

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Volunteering blog by Ann Hall, April 24th, 2017, This year’s Volunteers Week is fast approaching, with just 40 days and 40 nights left to prepare. Volunteers Week is an annual campaign run by the NCVO* to thank and celebrate volunteers across the UK.  2017’s Volunteers Week campaign is titled, ‘you…

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North Yorkshire Horizons, Selby blog by Mark Vidgen DISC Drug and Alcohol Services It is often the case that people from minority ethnic groups feel treatment services don’t meet their needs, or are not culturally appropriate for them.

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April blog by Team Leader, Billijean Summerbell I transferred over to DISC around 9 years ago after working at a young people’s service in the centre of Durham called End House a fantastic resource for young people which provided everything from counselling to sexual health advice and support. My main…

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Health and Young People Manager’s blog – by Emma Crawford Moore. The Challenging Youth Racism team and I were invited to deliver a ‘Bringing the Outside in’ session to Big Lottery staff on Thursday 23rd March. This provided us with an opportunity to showcase the fantastic work the project has…

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Manager blog by Cathy Unsworth, DISC has been successful in retaining the contract for the new key worker service in Salford.

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Volunteer Manager, Ann Hall’s blog At DISC,  we recognise that our workforce is its most valuable asset and that workforce is made up of a large number of volunteers. We want to ensure we have a strong training and development plans for individual volunteers based on their own needs and…

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Alison Barrie Vlog February 2017 Leeds Offender Support Services transcription (video has subtitles)

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Faster than a stolen pen by Volunteer Development Manager Ann Hall My focus for 2017/8 is all about training and development for our volunteer workforce.

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A diverse workforce geared up to work with the diverse needs of service users. By Leeds DIP IOM Project Manager, Alison Barrie. What I’m really proud of is the diverse team that we have. The team includes paid staff, volunteers and peer mentors. Some are university graduates perhaps with psychology…

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The Greens blog DISC Independent Living by Marie Dodds, Project leader

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