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What does prorogation mean for charities?

Sep
06

Recently the Queen approved a government proposal to prorogue parliament from mid-September until 14 October, when the new government will have its first Queen’s speech. There has been speculation for months about the government using this device to block parliament from preventing no-deal.
 

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Preparing for a ‘no deal’ Brexit and Government guidance on handling EU data

Sep
04

With the 31 October Brexit deadline fast approaching, we have gathered some resources shared with us by The FSI and a survey looking at the voluntary sector's capacity to support Europeans and their families stay in the UK post Brexit. 

Preparing for a ‘no-deal Brexit’

The Foundation for Social Improvement (FSI) has shared resources looking at Brexit challenges and tips on engaging the new government. The FSI is recommending that organisations use GOV.UK’s Triage Tool. 

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What is ‘The Case for Change?’

Jul
22

Since 2013, KCSC has had a strong relationship with West London Clinical Commissioning Group (WLCCG).  The CCG has made great strides to get to know and understand the local voluntary and community sector (VCS), working closely with KCSC to introduce and help facilitate relationships until fully embedded locally.

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Jennifer Ware

Apr
29

Staff and trustees at Kensington and Chelsea Social Council were sad to hear of the passing of Jennifer Ware on Sunday 14 April .

 

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Excellent booklet produced for religious establishments

Dec
17

The following information comes from Theos a website for faith communities via Justice4Grenfell. To read the full information please read here.  

Prepare your church for emergency response: Lessons from Grenfell

The fire at Grenfell Tower on 14 June 2017 shocked and horrified the country, the agony and trauma of its victims compounded by the apparent indifference and disorganization that ensued.

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Information regarding homelessness in the borough

Dec
10

If you see a rough sleeper in Kensington in Chelsea you can report it in 1 of 2 ways. 

1) Contact the Street Population Outreach Team
Tel: 020 7341 5210/020 7361 3008
streetoutreach@rbkc.gov.uk

2) or Contact Streetlink (this can also be used for reporting rough sleepers outside of Kensington and Chelsea)

www.streetlink.org.uk

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Launch of Self Care (social prescribing) Directory

Aug
31

KCSC has launched its Self-Care directory online.

In Kensington & Chelsea, Queens Park and Paddington, Voluntary and community organisations provide a range of services that contribute to greater health and wellbeing. These include services that are condition specific, like dementia support, relate to physical health such as exercise programmes and those that deal with aspects of mental health, such as befriending services or information and advice.

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Community Living Well free activities

Aug
31

Community Living Well have a range of free self-care activities available for adults. Self-care is an approach to health and wellbeing which helps keep you well. Community Living Well wants to help people take more care of their mental and physical wellbeing, build social connections and access community opportunities. 

These activities will give you a chance to relax, meet people and receive support in your local community. The types of activities you can access include:

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