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Category: Resources

Free local support for your community enterprise in/around Ryedale

5th May 2021

If you’re based in or around Ryedale, you can get free tailored support and mentoring to help you set up your own community enterprise, small organisation or group offering care and support to others. Your local Community Catalyst and mentor, Kathy Peacock, can help you to: Work for yourself Work locally Choose your own hours … Read more

Supporting people with everyday technology

19th April 2021

Skills For Care have a set of webinars and videos available to watch online to help you provide support to others with everyday technology use. Using technology is now as much a part of life as any other aspect of life that someone might need support with. This means social care workers and volunteers need … Read more

Tips for effective story telling

19th February 2021

Tips for effective storytelling is part of a blog series from the School for Social Entrepreneurs which features experts and influencers to support learning. This post features tips from Helen Mincher that you can apply to any type of storytelling to make it as engaging and effective as possible.   Read more

Active @ Home from Disability Rights UK

5th February 2021

The Get Yourself Active team at Disability Rights UK has launched a new section of their website which collates resources to support disabled people and people with long term health conditions to be active at home. Active @ Home brings together resources from their partner organisations as well as self produced videos which are also … Read more

Micro Provider & Self Employed Care Professionals

21st January 2021

NACAS has teamed up with Community Catalysts to offer free support to anyone thinking about becoming a  self employed care worker, and will include guidance such as the correct company model for you, advice on whether you need to registered with a care regulator and setting your rates. NACAS offers self employed care workers free resources such … Read more

Good Neighbour Scheme in Central Bedfordshire

6th January 2021

Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity supports Good Neighbour Schemes across Central Bedfordshire. Good Neighbour Schemes (sometimes known as village care schemes) are set up and run by local residents who offer help and support to fellow residents of their town or village. All volunteers are insured and DBS checked. Most help is free, unless expenses such as … Read more

Useful resource for voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in Central Beds

16th November 2020

Central Bedfordshire CVS offer advice on planning, starting, running, funding and improving organisations. They are a useful resource for trustees, staff and volunteers and offer workshop sessions about safeguarding and funding. Find out more here Read more

DBS information for North Yorkshire

16th November 2020

North Yorkshire County Council provide information about types of DBS checks and can process DBS checks. You can find the information here Read more

Digital marketing tools and tips

10th November 2020

Action Coach provides Business Tools for Success which can be found here and includes Digital Marketing tools and Tips which can be downloaded for free. Read more

Free templates from Yorkshire Powerhouse

4th November 2020

The Yorkshire Powerhouse has free templates for Marketing, Business Plans and many more. You can find their website here:   Read more