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VYS Devon Youth News Local June 2010

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VYS Devon Youth News Local June 2010

  1. 1. YOUTH NEWS LOCAL June 2010 Useful Contacts: In this issue: VYS Devon ♦Events/Information ♦Funding/Resources ♦Training YFC Centre Retail Park Close DEVON YOUTH SERVICE CONTACT LIST Marsh Barton Road This gives details of youth work staff and is available on the web at Exeter http://www.devonyouthservice.org.uk/contact.html EX2 8LG 01392 250976 Information/Events admin@vysdevon.org.uk www.vysdevon.org.uk VYS CHILD PROTECTION TRAINING – VYS is running a one day Level 2 Child Protection Training course on Sat 26 June in Okehampton. There will be a small charge of £10 per Devon Youth Service candidate (non refundable). The courses we’ve run so far have proved very popular. One Queen's House Little Queen Street recently commented “I have been on a number of Child Protection Training candidate Exeter courses and this has been the best by far!” For details/booking form contact VYS on EX4 3LJ 01392 250976 or admin@vysdevon.org.uk - numbers are limited and on a strictly first come 01392 380261 served basis. Deadline date: 16 June. first Yvette.soukal@devon.gov.uk www.devonyouthservice.org.uk VYS Annual General Meeting – Tues 22 June with Local Youth Service refreshments from 6.30pm. The key speaker will be Dave Contacts: Rafferty, Principal Youth Officer for DCC who will be talking about East Devon partnership working. This will be YOUR chance to have YOUR 01404 813195 say and ask questions. VYS are also seeking new Board Exeter Members who are involved in their communities at a local level. 01392 662665 If you are interested in becoming a Board Member or would like Mid Devon to attend the AGM contact the VYS office on 01392 250976 or 01884 252642 email admin@vysdevon.org.uk North Devon 01271 343762 Calling all Devon’s Voluntary Organisations and Community South Hams Groups – The Devon Consortium is conducting a survey called 01822 613522 the ‘Third Sector Baseline Survey’. The more groups who fill it in, Teignbridge the more powerful it will be. It will only take a few minutes of your 01626 369283 time. The results will help Devon’s VCS to be more influential. It Torridge will make the case for the support local groups need. To 01271 388169 complete the survey online visit www.pfa-research.com/ccd. West Devon Should you require a hard copy of the survey contact Community 01822 613522 Council of Devon 01392 382534. Deadline date: 30 June 2010. Duke of Edinburgh’s Exeter Unitary - the Coalition Government announced in The Award Queen's Speech its intention to introduce an urgent Local 2 Fore Street Government Bill revoking the Parliamentary Orders for planned Moretonhampstead unitary councils in Exeter and Norwich. Newton Abbot TQ13 8LL 01647 440983 dofe.award@devon.gov.uk
  2. 2. Funding & Other Resources Funding & Other Resources cont’d… Don’t Stop Me Now! is the title of the Safe Network Resources – there is a section Extended Services Disadvantaged Subsidy in on the website on ‘keeping children safe at Devon that provides financial support to make events’ with lots of useful information. out of school activities a reality for all children http://www.safenetwork.org.uk/help_and_advic and young people in Devon. It offers up to e/Pages/safe_events.aspx £300 per eligible young person (up to the age of 18 and registered for free school meals or in The 50 Best Games for Building Self-esteem care). The aim is to provide access to the is a pocket handbook of games suitable for activities that the young person wants to take young people of all ages and youth groups of any size. They are fun, thought-provoking and part in, not just what it is convenient to provide. For more information ring 01392.381661 or endeavour to increase young people’s self email the following: confidence and encourage empathy. Other schoolsextendedservices@devon.gov.uk titles in the series focus on concentration, self- awareness and perception. See Voluntary Sector funding from the Devon http://www.hintonpublishers.com/ Youth Service – VYS (Devon) is no longer providing funding to its network members Sport Unlimited Safeguarding Support through its grant process and applications for Toolkit - The NSPCC has published this toolkit either infrastructure support or for Local Youth to help ensure that all children and young Network training money will need to go direct to people engaged in Sport Unlimited activities the youth service. For further information at are effectively safeguarded. this stage contact Dave Rafferty 07815906943 http://www.nspcc.org.uk/inform/cpsu/nsss/sport or email dave.rafferty@devon.gov.uk _unlimited/sport_unlimited_wda74033.html YOUTH OPPORTUNITY & YOUTH CAPITAL Training Information FUNDS 2010/2011 - For details about how to apply and an application form visit 22 June Vetting and Barring - James Evans, http://www.devonyouthservice.org.uk/docs/yout partner and Head of Charities and Social hopportunityappform.pdf Enterprise at Foot Anstey Solicitors will present a workshop on the new Vetting and Barring Clothworkers' Foundation - it aims through Scheme at South Brent 10.00 - 1.00. For its funding to improve the quality of life for details contact South Hams CVS on 01803 people and communities facing disadvantage. 862266 or email: cvs@southhamscvs.org.uk Two of its priority areas are ‘encouragement of young people’ and ‘social inclusion’. It funds 15 July Involving Young People in capital but not revenue costs. Recruitment & Selection Training is being http://www.clothworkers.co.uk/Grant- held in Taunton. The day aims to deliver a Making/Main-Grants-Programme-and-Small- ‘how to’ guide on involving young people in the Grants-Programme.aspx recruitment process. The cost of the day is £65 and this includes a copy of the Toolkit. Closing Police Property Fund – This fund has been date for applications is 21 June. For details set up with money raised from selling goods contact Jane Shipton on 01823 365441 or recovered by the Police which can’t be email jane_shipton@learning-southwest.org.uk returned to their owners. The Fund includes £10,000 for immediate grant making in Devon and further annual grants will be made from Youth News Local is produced by VYS income generated from the Fund. Any groups Devon. from Devon interested in applying for a grant Contact Mark, Anthea or Juliet - 01392 should visit www.devoncf.com or contact Kathy 250976 Beechen on 01884 235887 or email e-mail: admin@vysdevon.org.uk kathy@devoncf.com Closing date 30th June Or visit our website www.vysdevon.org.uk

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