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Update on Together For You Services

29 Feb 2016

The Together For You project is due to finish on 30 April, however some services have already closed to referrals while others will continue.

Further information on the status of each of the services can be found below. 

  • Befriending / Volunteer Befrienders - Praxis Care - Closed for referrals for befriendees and befrienders. If interested in volunteering as a befriender, visit Volunteer Now for information on positions available:  http://www.volunteernow.co.uk/. For befriending services, revisit CPN or Social Worker.
  • Bereavement Support Groups - Cruse Bereavement Care - Final groups planned below:Foyle Area: 04.02.16 – 08.03.16  Londonderry. Contact Cruse on 028 9079 2419 or email northern.ireland@cruse.org.uk. Cruse continues to offer other forms of bereavement support.  Contact 028 9079 2419
  • Bereavement Social Activity Groups - Cruse Bereavement Care - Final groups planned: Omagh/Fermanagh Area:  5 Feb – 11 March 2016 in Lisnaskea / Foyle Area:  2 groups - April 2016  Location and  Dates TBC. Cruse continues to offer other forms of bereavement support.  Contact 028 9079 2419
  • Bereavement - Community Bereavement Awareness Workshops - Cruse Bereavement Care - Still taking referrals – sessions to be delivered before end of April 2016. After funding finishes, Cruse will continue to offer bespoke bereavement training, which would be chargeable to the organisation.  Contact 028 9079 2419
  • Counselling - Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) - Praxis Care - Closed for referrals. CBT Counselling continues at Praxis Care however may be chargeable to the individual.  Contact Praxis on 028 9023 4555.  CBT also available through the Trusts or Privately via http://www.counselling-directory.org.uk/region_185.html
  • Counselling – Individual and Family Counselling - RelateNI - Closed for referrals
    Relate NI continues to have counselling services however these may be chargeable to the individual.  Contact 028 9032 3454
  • Counselling – Specialist Trauma Counselling - NexusNI - Closed to referrals from 1 March 2016. Nexus NI continue to offer counselling and support for survivors of sexual violence and abuse.  Contact 028 9032 6803 or email info@nexusni.org
  • Carers – Education and Training- CAUSE - Training courses scheduled up until end of April 2016. Contact CAUSE on 028 9065 0650 or email training@cause.org.uk
  • Carers – Support and Advocacy - CAUSE - One to one support for CAMHS Transitions and Forensic System still ongoing until 1st April 2016. General Carer Advocacy continues in Southern, South Eastern, Western and Belfast Trust areas after TFY funding ends. Contact CAUSE on 028 9065 0650
  • Carers – Social Activity Groups - CAUSE - A number of Social Activity Groups are planned before the end of April. Contact CAUSE Advocacy on 028 9065 0650 or email tfyadvocacy@cause.org.uk
  • Mental Health Awareness Sessions - AMH MensSana
  • Provoking Thoughts sessions to post primary school settings inc universities and colleges will continue to take referrals in ALL Trust areas
  • Mental Health Resilience training will continue to be delivered to Key Contacts of young people in Northern, South Eastern, Belfast & Western areas (Provoking Thought, MindSet and SafeTalk).
  • Mental Health Resilience training to Community Groups and other organisations (staff) will continue to take referrals in Northern, South Eastern, Belfast & Western areas inc Provoking Thought, MindSet and SafeTalk)
  • For further information contact Pauline Flanaghan on 028 66323630 or Mob 07889804516 or email pflanagan@amh.org.uk
  • Living Life to the Full - Aware - Referrals for community and work settings will continue post Together For You funding. Contact Aware on  028 9035 7820 or email training@aware-ni.org
  • Mood Matters Young People - Aware - Referrals for schools and other youth settings will continue outside of Together For You.  Contact Aware on  028 9035 7820 or email training@aware-ni.org
  • Mood Matters Adults (Inc Later Years and Pregancy) - Aware - Referrals will continue post Together For You funding. Contact Aware on  028 9035 7820 or email training@aware-ni.org
  • Prevention of online abuse - Nexus NI - Referrals still taking place for post primary schools, with delivery taking place before the end of April 2016. Contact Nexus on 028 9032 6803 or email info@nexusni.org
  • Support Groups for LGB&T - The Rainbow Project - Referrals continuing for weekly / monthly Support Groups in Ballymena, Armagh, Omagh and Enniskillen. Contact Nuala on 028 9031 9030 or email Nuala@rainbow-project.org
  • One to One support for LGB&T -The Rainbow Project - Referrals continuing for one to one advocacy and support until end of April, available for individuals and families in Ballymena, Armagh, Omagh and Enniskillen. Contact Nuala on 028 9031 9030 or email Nuala@rainbow-project.org
  • Emotional Health and Wellbeing Programmes for LGB&T - The Rainbow Project - Training courses continuing until April 2016, referrals still open in Ballymena, Armagh, Omagh and Enniskillen. Contact Nuala on 028 9031 9030 or email Nuala@rainbow-project.org
For any further information on the status of any of the above services, please contact Together For You on 028 9032 9150.
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