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Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre

Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
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Email: info@vsnw.org.uk

How does voluntary and community sector improve health and wellbeing?

25 October 2012

VSNW were commissioned by NHS North West to produce a series of videos highlighting how the voluntary sector can improve the health and wellbeing of people and communties. In partnership with People's Voice Media, we have produced six videos from organisations throughout the North West that help people to achieve at least one of the Five Ways to Wellbeing:

Connect...

Be Active...

Take notice...

Keep learning...

Give...

More information on the North West Year of Health and Wellbeing can be found at http://yearofhealthandwellbeing.org.uk/index.php

Year of Health and Wellbeing

The videos are from Greater Manchester, Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside. The organisations that participated are:

- West Lancashire Carers Sitting-in Service

- Ford Park Community Group

- People's Voice Media

- Move on with Life and Learning

- Preston on Wheels

- FC United of Manchester


Thanks to everyone for their participation and all the videos can be found on the Listen Value Invest website

 

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BIG Assist and Financial Sustainability

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VSNW welcomes the investigations into the use of Lottery funding for Big Society Network projects and asks the sector to support this

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'A Day in the Life' work shadow scheme 2014

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Contact Us

Voluntary Sector North West
St. Thomas Centre
Ardwick Green North
Manchester
M12 6FZ
Tel: 0161 276 9300
Fax: 0161 276 9301
Email: info@vsnw.org.uk