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Corporate Parenting Week Event - 21st November 2019, 12noon-2pm, New Kershaw Centre

Come along to this event for staff and young people to take part in some fun activities, find out what is going on in Bury and have some light refreshments. For more infomration speak to your PA.

Would you be interested in attending The Christmas Dinner in Manchester?

Every year there is a Christmas Day dinner hosted in Manchester for care experienced people between the ages of 18-25 years aimed at those who are particularly isolated at this time of year. Young people from all ethnic backgrounds and faiths are welcome.

Your PA should have already spoken to you about this but if not and and you want to be nominated they have access to the application form they can complete with you.

Spaces are limited so you and your PA will need to complete and send the nomination form in as soon as you can. The closing date is 13th of December but places are likely to be filled by this date.

Regular Events:

  1. Duty Worker available every weekday 8.45am-5pm at The New Kershaw Centre
  2. Social Care CAMHS Drop-in session every Wednesday 10am-3pm at the New Kershaw Centre
  3. Nurse Drop-in every Thursday 9am-1pm, at the New Kershaw Centre
  4. Healthier Lifestyle Drop-in session every Wednesday 11am-1pm at the New Kershaw Centre. This is a regular session with specific topics being discussed once a month. The programme of topics for the next few months are:
  • 13th November 2019 - Peer Pressure, friendships, healthy relationships
  • 4th December 2019 - Emotional well-being and Social isolation

Care Leaver Forum

The Care Leaver Forum is a chance to meet other care leavers and have your say. It takes place at The New Kershaw Centre from 4-6pm. The dates of the Forums in 2019 are:

  •  8th November
  •  22nd November
  •  6th December
  •  20th December

Greater Manchester Youth Network Events for Care Experienced Young People aged 18-25:

GMYN are running a programme of computer-based activities at Bury Library on the theme of ‘building skills for the future’. Come and join us to develop your confidence on the computer, learn new skills and make new friends. You will:

• Develop ICT skills

• Support getting a library card and accessing library resources

• Support making your CV • Guidance on looking for jobs

• Complete online learning • Find out what support is out there for you

• Learn more about activities in your local area

Date & Time: Every Thurs from 7th Nov - 19th Dec, 4pm-6pm

Location: Bury Library, Manchester Rd, Bury BL9 0DG

Travel expenses and refreshments provided.

For more information or to refer a young person contact Faye on 07423120230 or

Other Events:

Step up to Uni on 20th November 2019 at Manchester Metropolitan University is a VIP open day for young people who are care-experienced and considering applying to university.  It’s free, details here:

Greater Manchester Youth Network (GMYN)
Social Action Project sessions held at the New Kershaw Centre. The meetings are usually held weekly 11am-3pm. For dates and more information, please speak to your Personal Adviser.

Children in Care Council (CICC)
These meetings are held regularly at the New Kershaw Centre from 4pm-5.30pm.  For dates and more information, please speak to your Personal Adviser.

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Children (UASC) Tenancy Ready Course
To be held at the New Kershaw Centre. For more information please speak to your Personal Adviser.

Achieve and Believe Awards
The next Annual Children and Young People in Care and Care Leavers Awards Ceremony will be held in October 2020. Please speak to your Personal Adviser for more information

Care Leavers Bench Marking Forum
Please speak to your Personal Adviser for more information

Bury Corporate Parenting Awareness Week campaign
Runs from 18th – 22nd November 2018. A week of awareness raising activities and promotion. More details to follow. Speak to your Personal Adviser for more information

Participation events
Run throughout the year. Some examples of these are trips to the Donkey Sanctuary and Boost Sessions.

Looking for something else? Why not take a look at The Bury Directory 'What's On' page here!

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This page was last updated on: 07/11/2019