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Reaching Communities - capacity building money

28th October, 2014

Applicants to the Big Lottery Fund's Reaching Communities programme will be offered additional funds to develop their organisation's knowledge, skills and confidence to deliver more effective and sustainable services.
Victim Services Directory published

16th October, 2014

Victim Support, on behalf of the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), Mark Burns-Williamson, has prepared a Victim Services Directory. The directory contains details of a wide range of organisations both local and national that provide support services for victims and witnesses of crime in the West Yorkshire area.
Safeguarding vulnerable children

14th October, 2014

Following the Jay Inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, John Wilson, Corporate Director – Children and Young People Services, at Wakefield Council recently wrote a letter to all voluntary and community organisations (VCOs) working with children and young people in Wakefield District.
Thoughts from the West Yorkshire PCC's Third Sector Adviser

12th September, 2014

David Smith is on secondment at the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner's (PCC) office, advising the PCC on the third sector. David recently wrote a blog for the Clinks website reflecting on his seven months in post, and some of his achievements.
New hand at the Healthwatch helm

29th August, 2014

After many years working in public involvement in health and social care, Celia Bateson, Healthwatch Development Director, will be retiring at the end of August and Nichola Esmond will be taking over the role.