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We believe that by involving you we can create a better service and better communities.

There’s a number of different ways you can get involved and make a difference.

By getting involved with Family Mosaic you can have your say and influence decisions.

By getting involved in your community you can make your community a better place to live in.

Getting involved with Family Mosaic and in your community can be a good way of meeting new people and learning new skills.

 

Events guide


Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 26 January 2015
  • Time: -
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For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Free Football Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 26 January 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457537 to book a place on the session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Free Dance Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 26 January 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457573 to book a place on this session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Youth Academys Ice Skating Night 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: Broadgate Ice Rink, Exchange Square, Primrose Street, London EC2A 2BQ, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 26 January 2015
  • Time: -
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Forget TVs Dancing on Ice, why not get involved in the Youth Academys free Ice Skating night, You must live in a Family Mosaic property and be aged between 14-24yrs. Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457537 to book a place on the event, you must book to attend.
For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Stress Awareness Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
  • Time: -
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STRESS AWARENESS – will be held on 29/10/14 and 27/01/15
This one day course will provide you with stress management techniques.
You will learn:
• How to recognise signs of stress
• Skills to combat stress
• How to control your reactions to stress

Youth Academys Rock Climbing Night 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, London N4 2HA, United Kingdom
  • Date: Tuesday, 27 January 2015
  • Time: -
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Think you can take on Mount Everest? Why not come along to the Youth Academys Rock Climbing night first. Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457573 to book a place on this event. You must book to attend and live in a Family Mosaic property and be aged between 14-24yrs.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Personal Safety and Assertiveness Training Courses

  • Location: Central Hall, St Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF
  • Date: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
  • Time: -
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PERSONAL SAFETY / ASSERTIVENESS AND SAYING NO – Will be held on 19/02/14

This session will enhance your awareness of personal safety and to have tools and techniques to utilize when needed
You will learn:
Recognize the different situations that you could be in where you need to be aware of your personal safety
Demonstrate the use of the P L A N strategy for your own personal safety
Apply breathing techniques where applicable in order to remain calm and in control.
Identify indicators of aggressive behaviour.
Demonstrate the key elements of defusing aggressive behaviour
Rate your assertiveness and learn how to improve it
Feel comfortable and confident in saying No

Stress Awareness Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
  • Time: -
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STRESS AWARENESS – will be held on 19/12/14 and 28/01/15
This one day course will provide you with stress management techniques.
You will learn:
• How to recognise signs of stress
• Skills to combat stress
• How to control your reactions to stress

Emergency First Aid Training Courses

  • Location: Ringway House, Bell Road, Basingstoke, Hampshire, RG24 8FB
  • Date: Wednesday, 28 January 2015
  • Time: -
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Emergency First Aid – Will be held on 28/01/15

This 1 day course is designed to give you an understanding of basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations.

You will learn:

* Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations
* The priorities of First Aid
* Incident Management
* How to deal with an unconscious person
* How to deal with Common Workplace Injuries (choking, bleeds, seizures, shock)
* How to perform resuscitation

“Attending this course made me feel more confident and comfortable in delivering first aid!”

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Free Football Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457537 to book a place on the session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Free Dance Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 02 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457573 to book a place on this session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Anger Management (Southend) Training Courses

  • Location: Balmoral Community Centre, Salisbury Avenue, Westcliff, SS0 7AU
  • Date: Tuesday, 03 February 2015
  • Time: -
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Anger and Stress Management

This one day course will provide you with anger and stress management techniques.
You will learn:
* Situations that lead to aggressive situation (triggers)
* How to recognise signs of anger
* Skills to combat stress
* How to control your reactions to stress
* How to diffuse aggressive situations

Emotional Intelligence Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 03 February 2015
  • Time: -
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EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE – Will be held on 20/10/14 and 03/02/15

This 1 day course explores what emotional intelligence is and how we become aware of it. Through this learning you will be better equipped to manage your feelings, thoughts, behaviour and the effect they have on personal and professional relationships.

By developing emotional intelligence, you’ll learn how to harness your emotions to bring out the best in yourself and others.

You will learn:

• What Emotional Intelligence and its importance in everyday life
• Proactive tools for breaking negative behaviour
• The importance of self-awareness
• The importance of managing your emotions
• How to develop social awareness
• How to deal with difficult people and difficult situations

At the end of this session, should you wish to take your learning further, you will be offered the opportunity to enrol (depending on eligibility) onto a government funded course.

Money Management & Debt Control Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Thursday, 05 February 2015
  • Time: -
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MONEY MANAGEMENT AND DEBT CONTROL – Will be held on 21/11/14 and 05/02/15

This 1 day course is designed to give you tools and understanding to manage your income and expenditure. You will come away with a personal plan to manage your money and debt that is practical and realistic.

You will learn:

• How to budget
• How to make the most of your money and avoid overspending
• Budget planning and life goals - looking at where you are now and where you want to be in the future.
• How to Identify sources of more affordable credit
• The terms used by banks and other financial service providers
• About APR and AER and how to make informed choices when borrowing and saving
• Avoiding, managing and clearing debt
• County Court Judgments - what they actually mean and how long they may affect your credit status for bank accounts
• Understanding payday loan and loan sharks

“This is the most useful course I have ever been on! We covered so much in a short space of time yet it all made sense to me.

U Can Dance Studio Community Events

  • Location: The Hub, Lollard Street, Kennington, SE11 6PY
  • Date: Friday, 06 February 2015
  • Time: -
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Young residents in Larkhall, Stockwell and Kennington can learn how to dance Bollywood, Belly Hip Hop, Bashment, Salsa, Soca and Street Dance.

Through our partnership work with the Larkhall Consortium and Sport Action Zone in Larkhall, Stockwell and Kennington we were made aware of these events and short classes organised by the U can Dance Studio. We would like to encourage our young residents who enjoy dance and eager to learn new things to take part in those new activities in the Borough.

For more information go to: http://www.xpozure.org.uk

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 09 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Anger Management Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 09 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

ANGER MANAGEMENT – will be held on 13/11/14 and 03/03/14

This one day course will provide you with anger and stress management techniques.
You will learn:
• Situations that lead to aggressive situation (triggers)
• How to recognise signs of anger
• Skills to combat stress
• How to control your reactions to stress
• How to diffuse aggressive situations

Free Football Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 09 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457537 to book a place on the session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Free Dance Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 09 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457573 to book a place on this session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Well Being and relaxation Training Courses

  • Location: Hythe Youth Club, jones Lane, Hythe, Southampton
  • Date: Tuesday, 10 February 2015
  • Time: -
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WELL BEING & RELAXATION – Will be held on 10/02/15

Aim of the course:

Your Well Being is important and today we will explore stress, healthy eating, personal care and relaxation.
To provide you with tools and techniques to put into your everyday routine.

Objectives:

Recognize the causes of stress
Be able to control and alleviate stress.
Make choices with regards to healthy eating.
Demonstrate a relaxation and breathing technique that de stresses and calms you.

Emergency First Aid (Accredited) (Havering) Training Courses

  • Location: Holgate House, 6 Holgate Court, Western Road, Romford, Essex RM1 3JS
  • Date: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
  • Time: -
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Emergency First Aid (Accredited)

This 1 day course is designed to give you an understanding of basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations.

You will learn:

* Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations
* The priorities of First Aid
* Incident Management
* How to deal with an unconscious person
* How to deal with Common Workplace Injuries (choking, bleeds, seizures, shock)
* How to perform resuscitation

“Attending this course made me feel more confident and comfortable in delivering first aid!”

Emergency First Aid Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
  • Time: -
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EMERGENCY FIRST AID - will be held on 17/11/14 and 11/02/15

This 1 day course is designed to give you an understanding of basic life saving first aid and workplace health and safety regulations.

You will learn:

• Health and Safety (First Aid) regulations
• The priorities of First Aid
• Incident Management
• How to deal with an unconscious person
• How to deal with Common Workplace Injuries (choking, bleeds, seizures, shock)
• How to perform resuscitation

“Attending this course made me feel more confident and comfortable in delivering first aid!”

L2 Food Safety in Catering (Harlow) Training Courses

  • Location: Latton Bush Centre, Southern Way, Harlow, CM18 7BL
  • Date: Wednesday, 11 February 2015
  • Time: -

Reach Your Potential Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Thursday, 12 February 2015
  • Time: -
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REACH YOUR POTENTIAL – will be held on 10/12/14 or 12/02/15

This session is aimed at anyone wishing to progress their training and informed career choices. During these sessions, delegates will find assistance to what is available to support their progression. Whether delegates want careers in retail, hospitality, care, administration or any other sector, expert staff will be available to discuss individual requirements on a one to one basis.

You will learn:

• What training or progression is available to pursue your chosen career
• Your strengths and weaknesses
• Ways to develop your skillset

At the end of the session you will be presented with a personalised action plan.

Health & Safety in the Workplace (Level 2 Accredited) Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Friday, 13 February 2015
  • Time: -
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HEALTH & SAFETY IN THE WORKPLACE (Level 2 Accredited) – Will be held on 01/12/14 and 13/02/14

This 1 day course is designed to ensure that individuals are aware of their own safety in a work environment and the safety of others.

You will learn:

• The principles of health and safety and accident prevention
• To contribute to any health and safety management systems
• The importance of risk assessment as a technique for accident and ill health prevention
• The responsibilities placed on employers and employees
• How to recognise a hazard and main causes of harm to workers (manual handling, hazardous substances, exposure to noise and vibration)
• The importance of following systems, procedures and rules
• How individual action can reduce risks to health and safety
• How workplace equipment and task design affect health and safety

The qualification is awarded after the successful completion of multiple choice exam.

“Having been unemployed for some time I took this course to add new skills to my CV. I got a job soon after and this course and others like it definitely helped!”

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 16 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Free Football Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 16 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457537 to book a place on the session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Free Dance Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 16 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457573 to book a place on this session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Intro to Business Enterprise Training Courses

  • Location: Pembroke House, Northlands Pavement, Pitsea, Essex, SS13 3DU
  • Date: Tuesday, 17 February 2015
  • Time: -
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INTRO TO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE - Will be held on 17/02/14

This workshop is open to anyone exploring whether self-employment or starting a business is the best option for them. You’ll come away understanding the basics of managing change and the legal frameworks of a business.

If we have a large number of candidates you may also enroll onto stage 2 of the programme, which is a Business Enterprise training programme.

Self Confidence Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 18 February 2015
  • Time: -
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SELF CONFIDENCE – will be held on 27/11/14, 21/01/14 and 18/02/15

This one day course aims to develop your self confidence so that you can deal with problems and situations beyond your comfort zone.

You will learn:

• How to improve your confidence
• How to control anxiety and nervousness
• How to be assertive
• How to deal with disagreements

Positive Lifestyle Training Courses

  • Location: Central Hall, St Mary Street, Southampton, SO14 1NF
  • Date: Thursday, 19 February 2015
  • Time: -
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POSITIVE LIFESTYLE – Will be held on 25/11/14 and 19/02/14

This 1 day workshop is designed to support learners develop a positive lifestyle by recognising key personal daily activities.
You will learn:
• Key characteristics of a positive lifestyle for you as an individual
• Potential difficulties in maintaining a good standard of living
• How to identify the things that you can do to improve your lifestyle
• How to develop a plan for maintaining your own positive lifestyle

Welfare Rights Drop-in (South/East London) Community Events

  • Location: Albion House, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Monday, 23 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

For all South/East Region residents, there will be a welfare benefit advise drop in session at Albion House beginning on Monday 4th July 2011 from 10.00 am - 4.30pm and then every Monday thereon.

This will be a time when residents can come and chat with me about anything bothering them regarding welfare benefits and financial issues. Providing information and put into contact with relevant external and internal agencies to help further if necessary. For all new tenants an opportunity to have a benefit check, and advise on furniture projects etc.

Contact: Sonia Smith (02070891187)

Anger Management and Stress Awareness Training Courses

  • Location: Harvest Church, Maltings Close, Alton, Hampshire, GU34 1DT
  • Date: Monday, 23 February 2015
  • Time: -
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Anger Management & Stress awareness – Will be held on 23/02/15

Stress Management
This one day course will provide you with stress and anger management techniques.
You will learn:
* How to recognise signs of stress
* Skills to combat stress
* How to control your reactions to stress
* Situations that lead to aggressive situation (triggers)
* How to recognise signs of anger
* How to diffuse aggressive situations.

Free Football Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 23 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457537 to book a place on the session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Free Dance Sessions 14-24yrs Community Events

  • Location: The Petchey Academy, Shacklewell Lane, London E8 2EY, United Kingdom
  • Date: Monday, 23 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

Contact Charlotte on charlotte.hopwood@familymosaic.co.uk or 07984457573 to book a place on this session, you must book to attend.

For more info about the Youth Academy and to find out what else we have going on, drop us an email at youth.academy@familymosaic.co.uk and a member of the team will get back to you.

Intro To Buisness Enterprise Training Courses

  • Location: Albion House, 20 Queen Elizabeth Street, London, SE1 2RJ
  • Date: Wednesday, 25 February 2015
  • Time: -
Read more >

INTRO TO BUSINESS ENTERPRISE - Will be held on 04/12/14 and 25/02/15

This workshop is open to anyone exploring whether self-employment or starting a business is the best option for them. You’ll come away understanding the basics of managing change and the legal frameworks of a business.

If we have a large number of candidates you may also enrol onto stage 2 of the programme, which is a Business Enterprise training programme.