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Financial Health and Wellbeing Event

Financial Health and Wellbeing Event

Our Financial Health and Wellbeing Event is on 28th May 2024 from 10am to 12pm at Newmains Community & Conference Centre, the NCT Centre, Wishaw. This event is for people with disabilities, long-term conditions and their carers. The theme is …

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NLDF is hiring! New position available!

NLDF is hiring! New position available!

We are hiring! We have the following open position: Community Connector Application deadline: 7th June 2024 If you think you could be right for the job and would like to join our team, please click below link for more information and to apply: Community...

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Recent Blog Posts

Meet Jen and Snowball 

Meet Jen and Snowball 

Hello, my name is Jen, and I am one of the North Lanarkshire Disability Forum volunteers and committee members. I have been volunteering with NLDF for 18 months now. On the 5th August I qualified with my first guide dog…

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Are you an Autism Warrior Parent?

Are you an Autism Warrior Parent?

Beverley McGuckin is an Autism Warrior Mum to her two children and works with young people with additional support needs. Beverley is a passionate advocate of the rights of children…

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Local Events

Online SDS Chat Wednesday 18th August

Online SDS Chat Wednesday 18th August

“It’s good to talk!”. “I’ve got a whole page of notes I’ve gleaned from the conversations”. Thanks to the participants of our first ever North Lanarkshire SDS Chat…

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Join our online SDS Chat

Join our online SDS Chat

Do you have experience of trying to access Self-Directed Support, for yourself or on behalf of someone you care for? Or are you interested in doing so? Why not join our online SDS Chat on Wednesday 7th July at 7pm….

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Our Financial Health and Wellbeing Event is on 28th May 2024 from 10am to 12pm at Newmains Community & Conference Centre Wishaw. This event is for people with disabilities, long-term conditions and carers. The theme is offering information and advice on financial support, energy and community links to improve health and wellbeing. On the day you can enjoy wellness taster session from Cece (Amethyst Soul), talk from Tackling Poverty Team and lots of advice from partner organizations: ScottishPowerMotherwell & Wishaw CABAmethyst SoulNorth Lanarkshire Council - Tackling Poverty Team reps of Clare Adamson MSP for Motherwell and WishawThe Royal Bank of ScotlandLAMHRedemption Fitness, BellshillNorth Lanarkshire Carers TogetherThe Health and Wellness HubVoice of Experience ForumStigma Free LanarkshireNHS Lanarkshire - Health ImprovementNorth Lanarkshire Council - Assistive Technology, Tech Team North Lanarkshire Council - Making Life Easier Lanarkshire CarersTea, coffee and cakes will be provided (any dietary requirements please let us know in advance). There will be also freebies, well-being gift pack and chance to win an Asda gift voucher*.We expect this to be a busy event, so please pre-register to secure your place (call 01698 275710, email info@nldforum.org.uk or go to Eventbrite), walk-ins welcome on the day.www.eventbrite.com/e/financial-health-and-wellbeing-event-tickets-902219301217 ... See MoreSee Less
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Shining Stars ASN Theatre School - SCIO Fitness with Kasia will start back in June (NO class for the rest of May), more info: Katie.ShiningStarsTheatreSchool@hotmail.comM&Ds Scotlands Theme Park Carers weekend - 15th and 16th June 2024, more info: scotlandsthemepark.com/event/carers-weekend/Lanarkshire Carers Making the home dementia friendly - 4th June, 1.30-3.50pm, The Village Centre, East Kilbride, G74 4HG, to register: lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/services/training/making-the-home-dementia-friendly ... See MoreSee Less
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A wee reminder that The Growth Pot Fund (The Engagement and Participation Network (E&PN) of North Lanarkshire funding opportunity) is open till 22nd of May 2024 by 5pm (this Wednesday). Small groups, associations and charities are invited to submit applications for funding of between £500 - £5,000 to carry out their activities and projects, aimed at improving active participation in their communities.All applications that meet the advertised criteria are welcome and will be considered by the panel. We strongly encourage applications from under-represented communities such as ethnic minority groups, New Scots and LGBTQ+. For more information go to www.nldforum.org.uk/ ... See MoreSee Less
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Social Security ScotlandIndependent benefit calculators to check all the financial support that may be available to you: www.mygov.scot/benefit-calculatorsThe Health and Wellness Hub- Tai Chi - Thursdays, 10-11am, £3 per class- Beginners yoga - Fridays, 10.30-11.15am, £3 per class more info: 01698 262437Student Awards Agency ScotlandAre you young, disabled and heading off to university in Scotland? Apply for your Disabled Students’ Allowance (DSA).DSA is a fund to support disabled students and those with additional learning needs who are studying a higher education course and have extra costs because of their disability.www.saas.gov.uk/Telephone: 0300 555 0505 ... See MoreSee Less
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Family Fund Resources to help you manage your finances as a caregiver: www.familyfund.org.uk/support/financial/Lanarkshire Carers Building Transitions for Autistics - online - 28th May 2024, 10am - 12pm, to register: lanarkshirecarers.org.uk/services/training/building-transitions-for-autistics ... See MoreSee Less
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Our Financial Health and Wellbeing Event is on 28th May 2024 from 10am to 12pm at Newmains Community & Conference Centre Wishaw. This event is for people with disabilities, long-term conditions and carers. The theme is offering information and advice on financial support, energy and community links to improve health and wellbeing. On the day you can enjoy wellness taster session from Cece (Amethyst Soul), talk from Tackling Poverty Team and lots of advice from partner organizations: ScottishPower Motherwell & Wishaw CAB Amethyst Soul North Lanarkshire Council - Tackling Poverty Team reps of Clare Adamson MSP for Motherwell and Wishaw Royal Bank of Scotland LAMH Redemption Fitness, BellshillNorth Lanarkshire Carers Together The Health and Wellness Hub Voice of Experience Forum Stigma Free Lanarkshire NHS Lanarkshire - Health Improvement North Lanarkshire Council - Assistive Technology, Tech TeamTea, coffee and cakes will be provided (any dietary requirements please let us know in advance). There will be also freebies, well-being gift pack and chance to win an Asda gift voucher*.We expect this to be a busy event, so please pre-register to secure your place (call 01698 275710, email info@nldforum.org.uk or go to Eventbrite), walk-ins welcome on the day.www.eventbrite.com/e/financial-health-and-wellbeing-event-tickets-902219301217 ... See MoreSee Less
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