Side By Side Cymru – Peer Support Event

Side By Side Cymru – Peer Support Event

THURSDAY 30TH JANUARY – LLANELLI

If you are a volunteer member of a community group, or a volunteer who wishes to set up a group, come along to the Glenalla Community Centre, Glenalla Raod, Llanelli and find out about Side by Side Cymru, how to access free networking and training and how to apply for up to £250 in grant funding (subject to availability).

Commencing at 10.00am and finishing at 1.00pm
Peer support is when people use their own experiences to help each other. This can be through a group, one to one or online and may involve activities such as crafts, walking or meeting for coffee.

The Side by Side Cymru peer support network in West Wales currently has 75 member organisations and has awarded over £9000 in small grant funding.
This event will include

  • what Side for Side Cymru can do for you and your group
  • what peer support is and what the benefits are
  • how to apply for a grant
  • and how to set up and run a community group.

Three hours to include registration, networking with other groups, workshop activities and refreshments.

Each community group attending will receive a free copy of Mind’s Peer Support Development Toolkit.
Previous peer support event attendees have said :”Very much made me think about what I do and how I can do it better“, “the whole talk was informative and great tips to break the ice with new people coming to the club“, and “engaging, variety of  information and topics“.

The community centre has wheelchair access and an accessible toilet. Nearby on the road car parking. 

Individuals and groups new to the West Wales peer support network hosted by Side by Side Cymru will be asked to join the network at registration.

Further details on the Mind Aberystwyth website and on the Facebook page Side by Side at Mind Aberystwyth.  Side by Side Cymru is delivered by Mind Aberystwyth, led by Mind Cymru and funded by the Welsh Government.

To book your place please contact the Project Worker on 07958788172 / 01970 626225  or write to sidebyside@mindaberystwyth.org 

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