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New services to help ensure no lonely day in Norfolk

People affected by loneliness and social isolation in Norfolk can now turn to a comprehensive range of new services for help and support.

1st draft of Norfolk and Waveney adult mental health strategy

We are pleased to let you know that the first draft of our strategy for adult mental health has just been published.

Funding: Heart of the Community Fund (Norwich) - No deadline

Applications are invited from Norwich projects to win one of three awards - £1,000, £500 or £250 to make a big difference locally. 

Employment Opportunity: Development Project Manager - Oxfordshire

Community First Oxfordshire are seeking a self-starter with excellent communication skills, a flexible approach and a creative mind.

Funding: Power to Change Next Generation Fund - Deadline: 13th January

Ten grants of up to £100,000 are available for well-established community energy businesses to develop innovative decentralised, decarbonised, and democratised energy business models.  

Get online for the New Year - Go wire-less with ThinkingWISP

Many households and businesses across Norfolk still cannot receive broadband by conventional means and even those with a fibre to the cabinet (FTTC) connection still experience poor service. 

Social Isolation Update as of 1st December

Social Isolation services have been commissioned across the county by Norfolk County Council and are open to people over 18, whose primary issue is loneliness.  

Employment Opportunity: Senior Trust Fundraiser - Felton Fundraising (North Elmham)

An excellent and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Trust Fundraiser to join our small, but dedicated team of ‘hands on’ fundraisers. 

Resource: Living Paintings – Tactile and audio books

Living Paintings create and publish “Touch to See” books for blind and partially sighted people of all ages which are lent through a postal library.

Funding: Wolfson Foundation Mental Health Initiative - Deadline: 11th Jan

Proposals are invited for innovative research projects that advance the understanding and treatment of mental health.  Research should focus on areas broadly defined as anxiety and depression.


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