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Reminder: Derwent Valley Youth Fund

This is a gentle reminder that the Derwent Valley AAP Youth Fund is currently open for applications. The Youth Fund this year is aiming to provide  one-off grants for projects that address the issues of drug and alcohol misuse and the impact this is having on young people, families and the wider community across the Derwent Valley area.

Please note that the closing date for completed Youth Fund applications is 12noon, Friday 14th December 2018.

 

If you or any organisations that you are involved in are interested in applying, then please contact the DVP Team on 03000 260725 to discuss an approach and to request an application pack (including application form and criteria), alternatively you can e-mail the team to request a pack at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Information regarding this fund can also be found on our Facebook page so please share to any other interested parties.

 

 

Winter Fayre in Blackhill Community Centre

Blackhill Community Centre's (Derwent Street) Winter Fayre on Saturday 24 November from 10.00am to 1.00pm. Everyone welcome.

Table tops are for hire at the Fayre.  For more information, please contact John Worters on 01207 655669 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Macmillan Joining the Dots support service

Delivered in partnership with Durham County Council,  Macmillan and Wellbeing for Life, Joining the Dots provides support to people over 18 years of age affected by cancer including patients, carers and relatives.  The support is non-clinical and covers money, housing, practical & emotional support, lifestyle and spiritual issues.

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Derwent Valley Partnership Youth Fund

The DVP Youth Fund this year is aiming to provide one-off grants for projects that address the issues of drug and alcohol misuse and the impact this is having on young people, families and the wider community across the Derwent Valley area.

If you or any organisations that you are involved in are interested in applying, then please contact the DVP Team on 03000 260725 to discuss an approach and to request an application pack (including application form and criteria), alternatively you can e-mail the team to request a pack at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please note that the closing date for completed Youth Fund applications is 12noon, Friday 14th December 2018.

 

 

Financial and Digital Inclusion Coach vacancy

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Citizens Advice County Durham to deliver financial and digital advice and support to people looking to get back into employment.

A full time (37 hours) Financial and Digital Inclusion Coach is required and will be based in Bishop Auckland, with extensive travel across the county.  The post is fixed term until July 2019, with a salary of £21,122 per annum and is fully funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

Reaching Out Across Durham (ROAD) which launched on 31 October 2016, is an exciting social-inclusion Building Better Opportunities Programme in County Durham, which is funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund until July 2019.

Working in partnership with 12 voluntary and community sector delivery partners who are specialists in employment, financial and digital inclusion and volunteering, ROAD will support 625 long term unemployed people into or towards employment. 

For more information and an application pack please visit our website www.citizensadvicecd.org.uk/about/vacancies.

Closing date for applications is 9.00am on Friday 9 November 2018.

Interviews will be held on Friday 16 November 2018.