Health and Wellbeing fund closing date May 14th

Grants of up to £10,000 available. We are hosting a Q&A about this fund via Zoom on the 15th  of April. Register in advance for our information session: buff.ly/2PsH408 After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining.

We welcome applications that address one or more of the following themes:

Health Inequalities

Health inequalities arise because of the conditions in which we are born, grow, live, work and age. These conditions influence our opportunities for good health and how we think, feel and act, shaping our mental health, physical health and wellbeing. For example, Socioeconomic status and deprivation: e.g. unemployed, low income, people living in deprived areas (e.g. poor housing, poor education and/or unemployment).

Mental Health

For example, crisis services for those experiencing a mental health crisis. Advocacy support. LGBTIQ+ mental health support. Peer support bringing together people with shared experiences to support each other. Suicide prevention and interventions.

Dementia

For example, services to help people living with dementia in Kirklees to achieve the best possible quality of life, as well as providing support and assistance to families and carers.

Reducing social isolation and loneliness

For example, services or projects which help people of any age, race or gender who feel isolated or lonely to explore and rediscover their interests, meet new friends, build their confidence and start doing the things they like doing again. This includes projects which offer, face to face, telephone support services, digital support, or other means of communication.

Homelessness

For example, services or project which offer support to those who are sleeping rough, sofa surfing or at risk of homelessness. Projects could include housing advice benefits advice for those who are at risk of homelessness or are homeless. Accommodation brokerage, including for those fleeing domestic abuse to find a safe home and settle in or access refuge support.

Apply here Local Care Direct Health and Wellbeing Fund - One Community (one-community.org.uk)

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