TAKE 5 Resource Toolkit

Take 5 Toolkits are being made available by NACN/CRUN SPDO for people & communities in the Ballymena, Ballymoney, Larne, Moyle & Coleraine areas to call & collect from NACN. Please contact claire@nacn.org in advance to arrange times and datesfor collection. The Take 5 steps to wellbeing (Connect, Keep learning, Be active, Take notice and Give) approach contributes to improving mental w...
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Health and Safety Workshop

This training is delivered via Zoom and is FREE to all Community and Voluntary organisations within the Northern Area. If wish to register click on this link and fill in your details . https://nacn.org/wp/register/
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Final Food Festival Challenge

Getting ready for our final Virtual Food Festival Workshop today in partnership with Northern Health and Social Care Trust Dieticians, FareShare Northern Ireland and Janice Dunlop from Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council . The Virtual Food Festival workshops are part of our Community Food Initiative which is delivered by NACN, managed by Secade and funded by Safefood . Congratulations to We...
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NACN Recognises World Mental Health Day 10th Oct 2020

To mark WMHD the Suicide Prevention Development Officers (SPDO's) in the Northern Area are inviting people to take an hour out of their schedules and practice and explore self care by attending a 1 hour session entitled "Being Kind To Yourself During Difficult Times" on the 8th of October at 10am - 11am via ZOOM.  SPDO's are also making Take 5 Steps to Wellbeing Bags available for collection from...
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Virtual Food Festival

All ready for the first session of our Virtual Food Festival part of our Community Food Initiative funded by SafeFood, managed by Secade and delivered by NACN. The Community Food Initiative is a partnership with NHSCT Dieticians, Causeway Coast and Glens Council, FareShare, PHA and NACN. Looking forward to the first workshop later today.
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Glen Men Get Active with their Salad Kits

Glens Men Get Active with their Salad Kits NACN were out and about with the Glens Men to provide them with Salad Kits. A FREE salad kit was provided to each of the Men that are involved in this project. It was lovely to see such enthusiasm from each of them to get growing and their gratitude of the gesture. One of the Men said “I can see you are thinking about our health, but thank you for just...
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Northern Healthy Living Centre Alliance

Supporting Staff in 131 Care Homes  In acknowledgement of the high level of care delivered by local care homes under challenging circumstances during COVID, ‘Rainbow Room’ resource boxes are being delivered to 131 homes in the Northern Trust area Each box will be unique and a gesture of support to help strengthen the relationships between the care homes and the local voluntary and community sect...
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Glens Healthy Places Evaluation

The Glens Healthy Places Programme Shares the Success of Supporting Communities to Improve Their Health and Wellbeing.   A small group of people involved in the Glens Healthy Places Project, came together to share the success of the programme and to highlight the benefit of these approaches. Four different strands were progressed across the Glens DEA, between November 2019 and April 2020. These ...
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Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme – NOW OPEN

Rural Micro Capital Grants Scheme - Now Open Application Packs are available under the Small Grants heading. Closing Date Friday 2nd October at 12noon.
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Be Kind To Yourself During Difficult Times 2 Session Programme

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