Tipperary PPN July 2020 Newsletter
1. PPN News & Members Corner
2. Active Public Consultations/ Notices
3. Funding/ Grant Opportunities
4. Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events
Dear PPN Member;
In this months newsletter please find supports and information to help us adjust to the new normal. Please visit the Inthistogether section of our new website for more information and supports.
Keep up the fantastic work in your communities,
Tipperary PPN Team
Active Public Consultations/ Notices
The impact of COVID-19 on your organisation
Tipperary Volunteer Centre are conducting a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on your organisation. What is or are the nature, structure and levels of assistance that you the partner organisations of Tipperary Volunteer Centre will require and how to help you organisation adapt to the ‘new normal’.
This survey should take less than 5 minutes to complete https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=DgB9V4D4uUGa5J9wJky2zfKTdgMgLAZMidlTJPDZ1ltUQkRJVjlBWFE0MVQyUFdGUThETzlSUVZGRC4u
Public Survey: Residents’ interactions with ‘neighbourhood biodiversity’ during the COVID-19 pandemic
In these recent and unique times are you finding yourself to be more aware of nature in your locality? Perhaps you are noticing more birdsong, spotting more butterflies or taking notice of ‘weeds’ previously overlooked? Or perhaps not! Nevertheless, we want to hear from you!
We are interested in understanding the impact of the COVID-19 restrictions on your perceptions of ‘neighbourhood biodiversity’.
This survey should take less than 15 minutes to complete https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSft88gvU1-HKXPZl0RAlroWs3RmsKKgUZXesD1u5HDKjvcwKw/viewform
Funding/ Grant Opportunities
Artist in the Community (AIC) Scheme Bursary award
The first will focus on the theme of Collaborative Arts and Cultural Diversity, and specifically aims to support an artist from a minority ethnic or migrant background. This bursary, offered in partnership with the Irish Refugee Council, closes for applications on the 17th August 2020.
The second bursary to be offered in 2020 will take as its focus Collaborative Arts and Human Rights. The objective of the Artist in the Community Scheme Bursary Award is to support individual professional artists whose practice centres on collaboration with individuals or groups (non-arts professionals).
The purpose of the award is to support and nurture professional arts practice; it is specifically aimed at an artist with a track record of working collaboratively with communities of place or interest. The bursary of €10,000 provides the selected artist with time and resources to carry out research and to reflect on their practice. More particularly, it allows the artist to consider key questions associated with human rights using collaborative methodologies.
The closing date for applications to this bursary is the 17th August 2020.
For more information visit https://www.create-ireland.ie/projectsubpage/aic-bursary/2020-bursary-collaborative-arts-and-cultural-diversity/
Public Service Announcements, Training and Upcoming Local Events
Be Sober Be Safe
Be Sober Be Safe is a Social Media Campaign for young people by young people. Running from the 15th of June to the 31st of August 2020 offering information and advice in relation to alcohol and substance misuse this summer. There will also be suggestions of alternative activities for young people to get involved in this summer!! For further information please follow us on Face bookhttps://www.facebook.com/Be-Sober-Be-Safe-South-Tipp or on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/besoberbesafe/
Parent Support calendar for July– August 2020
Please find Parent Support calendar for July – August 2020 attached. Also attached is an information sheet about the different parenting programmes, this document provides summaries on the parenting group programmes which are delivered by different agencies in Co. Tipperary
Know Your Stuff – A new Sexual Health Booklet for young people and parents
The topic of sexual health and relationships is a very important issue. Sexual health and relationships is such a broad topic. The booklet is not intended to be a compressive answer to all the topics but rather a starting point for information.
The booklet seeks to provide current and up to date information on topics such as relationships, puberty, reproductive system, sexuality, dealing with a breakup, consent, on-line safety and contraception to name but a few. Links to other resources are included within the booklet to assist young people and parents to access further information on each of the topics.
Tipperary Clonmel Pride and LGBT Health South Tipperary are going holding a virtual pride
Tipperary Clonmel Pride and LGBT Health South Tipperary are holding a virtual pride on Sunday 30th of August and asking everyone to send in pictures, videos, poems etc. of their families friends pets houses in celebrating pride. These will be collated into a virtual pride parade on the via Facebook followed by some music by a local teenager dj set, a youth piece and some more surprises on Sunday 30th of August.
Some activities around Lgbt supports, mental health and wellbeing in the leads up to pride. Also there will be a raising of the rainbow flags event in the town centre of Clonmel.
If you would like to get involved by sending in a message or want to find out more please email email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org
Recovery college South Tipperary Upcoming courses
Please find attached a list of Recovery colleges upcoming courses here.
To join any of this course please text 086 1746330 or email email@example.com your name, email address and the name, date and time of the workshops.
Youth Work Tipperary New Live Chat System
Young people in Tipperary and all around Ireland can access live information from Youth Information staff daily from 4pm – 8pm on the new live chat system. This on top of the normal service provided by Youth Information within Youth Work Ireland Tipperary, to find out more contact Youth Information CoOrdinator Pauline Strappe on 087 772 6777 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Young people can access the service by going to https://direct.lc.chat/10341532/
FREE online counselling sessions COVID-19 Project
MyMind is very aware that the Covid-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on many individuals and families, and there has been increased pressure on people’s ability to cope with the additional challenges posed by the virus. From bereavement and job losses to the fear and anxiety caused by the need to socially distance, and trying to deal with loneliness and isolation, many people are finding it hard to cope at the moment.
For more information visit https://mymind.org/covid-19-project
Staying Well- Home Support leaflet for people with COPD
COPD support Ireland and Asthma society of Ireland have complied a home support leaflet for people with COPD with can be found here
Call the COPD adviceline if you have any queries about coronavirus and your COPD on 1800 832 146 or visit www.asthma.ie or www.copd.ie
Ascend Domestic Abuse Service for Women
If you are or have experienced abuse, you are not alone.There is support available to you. Our staff will listen to you, believe you and help you get clarity on your situation. Our services include one to one support, a helpline, court accompaniment, information and outreach support. We also run a regular Personal Development group.
As we emerge post lockdown, we are expecting a surge of women contacting to our service. After months of lockdown with an abusive partner, women need our support more than ever. To discuss any domestic abuse related issues please contact our confidential helpline on 0505 23999 or mobile 087-9501299 (9 am-5 pm).
Traveller Advocacy Worker – Part Time
NTDC invites applications for a Traveller Advocacy Worker, fixed duration with responsibility for developing an advocacy project in North Tipperary to build capacity within the Traveller Community to facilitate the delivery of primary healthcare to Nenagh and Templemore.
Applications from members of the Traveller Community are especially welcome. This post is funded by the HSE. Salary will be on the Project Worker salary scale. This is a part time position 21 hours a week subject to funding.
Please contact Imelda Reidy for a job description and application form at email@example.com
Applications by completion of application form marked ‘Traveller Advocacy Worker to firstname.lastname@example.org by 5.00pm, Friday, 17th July, 2020.
Traveller Men’s Project Worker – Part Time
NTDC invites applications for a Traveller Men’s Project Worker, fixed duration with responsibility for developing a Traveller Men’s Project in North Tipperary to build the capacities of – and opportunities for – Traveller men in North Tipperary to achieve secure, consistent and sustainable employment. Applications from members of the Traveller Community are especially welcome.
Please contact Imelda Reidy for a job description and application form at email@example.com
Applications by completion of application form marked ‘Traveller Men’s Project Worker- to: firstname.lastname@example.org to reach us by 5.00pm, Wednesday 22nd July, 2020.
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