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Parenting Groups Workstream of the CAMHS Alliance Project

As part of the Parenting Groups Workstream of the CAMHS Alliance Project we are trying to map out which parenting groups are being run or have been run in the past year in Hackney through different services.

 We have devised a REALLY SHORT Survey (3 minutes) directed to any service that delivers or has delivered parenting groups.

 We would appreciate if you could answer and/or forward the survey to any service you have knowledge of.


Fully Funded Qualification Level 2 Dementia Care

Fully Funded Qualification
Level 2 Dementia Care


This qualification provides an appreciation and understanding of the different forms of dementia that may be encountered and how to support through person-centred care.


Get in touch today for more information as spaces are limited.

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What does the course cover?



  • Dementia Awareness
  • Person Centred Approach to Care and Support
  • Understanding Factors Influencing Communication and Interaction
  • Understanding Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
  • Understanding the Administration of Medication
  • Understanding Behaviour in the Context of Dementia
  • Benefits of Engaging in Activities in Social Care


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Do you want to learn to speak English?

Do you want to learn to speak English?

The ESOL Advice Service works with lots of ESOL organisations in Hackney to help you to find a suitable class. You can register for a FREE* English class by coming to one of the ESOL advice sessions below. A teacher will check your English speaking, listening, reading and writing and then help you to find a class which fits around you. Morning, afternoon and evening classes are available. There are also classes with crèche for your baby. Everyone is welcome.

To register or for further information, please come to one of the advice sessions listed in the leaflet and image below. Please come in time for a ticket and bring a pen.


Plan your journey to an advice session using GoogleMaps: ESOL Advice Venues

Advice sessions run from the last week of September to the last week of June each academic year

There are no advice sessions during school holidays and we are also closed for 4 weeks from the second week of December.

The number and type of free classes available to you depends on eligibility.

Hosting an ESOL advice session at your centre

If your organisation works with a group of people who could benefit from an ESOL course, and assessment at your venue would be more appropriate, we can arrange to carry out an advice session on-site. If you think this service could be useful and would like to know more, please see our On-site ESOL Advice Guidelines. The service is free.

Keeping African Heritage children and young people safer – partnership event

Keeping African Heritage children and young people safer – partnership event 

9.30-13.00, Thursday 7th December 2017, Tomlinson Centre,

The City and Hackney Children’s Safeguarding Board, Hackney Council and Hackney CVS invite you to a joint event to help us improve the way we all reach and engage with children, young people and families from the African heritage community. The event brings safeguarding professionals and organisations working with African heritage families together so that everyone has a better understanding of each other’s work and of ways they can work together.

Event Agenda





Welcome from Chair of CHCSB and Cllr Bramble



Overview of board priorities


Overview of Improving Outcomes for Young Black Men Programme


Good practice and insight

Example of existing partnership working

Reaching vulnerable young people – the views of young people



Small group discussion based on identified themes: defining issues

Key questions:

What are the key issues and concerns under each theme?

Who are the people who are least visible to the statutory sector and within the community?

What are the barriers and issues with reaching them?






Small group discussion based on identified themes: improving partnership working

Key questions:

How can we improve the way we work together to address the issues identified? 

What are the practical measures that could be taken to improve the way we work together?



Plenary feedback and next steps