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Our Flavour of the World Ladies were cooking Indonesian Style last week! Here is what was on the menu:

Our CYT class with the direction of Sinead from Flowers by Arrangement, made these beautiful bouquets!

In association with the Community Relations Programme, we organised a 6 week LUCED programme - Learning, Understanding, Celebrating and Enjoying Diversity!
 
This programme was made up of 6 migrant and 6 local women who were provided an opportunity to explore each others cultures.
 
Click on the link below to see one of the participants photo collection explaining what the photos and programme meant to her.
 
Well done to all the participants!
 

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January 2022 Wellbeing Courses new photos

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Some fabulous new courses comencing in January 2022.

Why not sign up for some of our amazing new courses in the New Year? From Stretch & Tone (get rid of all that Christmas indulgence) to Creative Writing, Hormone Harmony & Female HealthMindfulness or Dancing Your Way to Health & Happiness?

For more information or to apply for any of these courses, please contact Amanda This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or telephone (028) 8772 7648.

 

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The Creche have been very busy this Autumn! 

In September the children were settling back in and "Getting to know you" and in October they were preparing for "Hallowe'en and Harvest!"

Looks like lots of fun!

Global citizen alert

The crisis in Afghanistan displaced thousands, forced schools to close, and left millions of girls wondering if their right to a quality education will be upheld. On the other side of the world, children in Haiti still face school closures and devastation after an earthquake last month.

Challenges like these on top of an unfolding COVID-19 education crisis mean that children caught up in disasters, particularly girls, need our help more than ever to protect their futures.

 We are delighted to welcome our students and children back for our new term this year!

Amazon smile app website

AmazonSmile customers can now support First Steps Women's Centre in the Amazon shopping app on iPhones and Android phones! Simply follow these instructions to turn on AmazonSmile and start generating donations.

  1. Open the Amazon Shopping app on your device
  2. Go into the main menu of the Amazon Shopping app and tap into 'Settings'
  3. Tap 'AmazonSmile' and follow the on-screen instructions to complete the process

If you do not have the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app, update your app. Click here for instructions.

 

Our Childcare Staff have been busy over the winter months keeping in contact with the Mums and children via Zoom.

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grief and bereavement

If you have any questions or would like more information, please contact the Involvement Coordinator via email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or tel: 0800 917 0222

 

Covid 19 app

Information courtesy of Patient & Client Council

 

Doctors of the World are really pleased to be able to share with you Coronavirus (Covid 19) guidance for patients in 21 languages. So far we have: English, Albanian, Dari, French, Pashto, Portuguese, Bengali, Vietnamese, Kurdish Sorani, Mandarin, Hindi, Urdu, Spanish, Portuguese, Malayalam, Turkish and Farsi. Amharic, Tigrinya, Somali and Arabic coming soon!

Please find them here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=193qQN9l04Dvf0N9L5zeWTiXK_DRbrAxg

The guidance is based on the government's updated advice and health information. We really hope it will help to ensure this important guidance reaches migrant and asylum-seeking communities in the UK.

We would be happy if you could please share these with your patients, service users and your networks widely so that we reach all communities who would like this crucial information in their own language.

If you know someone who would find emails on this subject useful, then please do forward this to them.

Helena and Jackie Level 5

Congratulations to our Childcare Leader Helena and Assistant Leader Jacqueline on their recent Pearson Edexcel Level 5 Diploma in Leadership for Children's Care, Learning and Development (Management).

The girls have made time for their studies while working in our busy Creche throughout the year!

Well done ladies - very well deserved!

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