CNI Network were part of a day with MIND
and Faith Action
looking at supporting people with and to raise awareness of Mental Health
. Many of our teams have helped people with mental health issues and assisted the emergency services with those who are suicidal within the areas we work and it is hoped that we can provide some resources to our volunteers that can also be shared within the faith communities we represent.
CNI Network and Leeds Street Angels met with Dementia Friendly
Leeds to look at how our projects can best support people we come across with dementia. CNI are encouraging projects to raise awareness of dementia with volunteers so we can better support those affected - website
Following an interview on Premier Radio
around an increase in Knife Crime,
CNI has launched #TalkKnives as a way of encouraging parents, youth leaders, police, teachers, churches and friends to have the conversation with young people about knives. WebSite
Halifax MP Holly Lynch
joined the Halifax Street Angels on patrol on Bank Holiday Sunday - she tweeted, "Really enjoyed spending a busy bank holiday w/ @hxstreetangels last night. Thanks for all you do keeping ppl safe."
Well done to Redcar Beacons
who received the Redcar & Cleveland Voluntary Development Agency Safety Award.