We support, promote and develop voluntary and community action in Middlesbrough.


We advertise events and training of interest to clients, staff and volunteers of voluntary organisations in Middlesbrough.  We can advertise your event or training on our website for free.

Age Friendly Training (face to face)

13 December 2021 - 10:00am to 1:00pm

10.00am – 10.10am  Welcomes & Introduction

10.10am – 10.30am

Section 1  

Understand what is meant by ‘Age Friendly’

10.30am – 11.05am

Section 2

Recognise the ageing process and its impact on the quality and challenges of daily life – sight loss and hearing loss

11.05 – 11.25am

Section 3

Recognise the ageing process and its impact on the quality and challenges of daily life – Dementia

15 Minute Break

11.40am – 12.10pm


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Hidden Sentence training - online

8 March 2022 - 9:30am to 15 March 2022 - 12:30pm

Are you interested in reducing reoffending?

Are you working with children and families in the community?

Does your work include improving outcomes for children or families?

Hidden Sentence training is for any employees or volunteers whose work brings them into contact with families of prisoners, including health professionals, probation/CRC staff, school staff, child care providers, social workers, youth workers, play workers, local authority staff or community/voluntary workers.


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Care leaver awareness training

16 March 2022 - 9:30am to 12:30pm

This course will be of interest to those working with young people in both a community and custodial setting. The course explores what it means to be a care leaver and the potential issues faced by care experienced people. The course also gives awareness on the rights and entitlements of legal care leavers aged 18 to 25 years.

This is a 3 hour session and is currently delivered on Zoom.



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