Community Family Support Programme

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CFSP is a Family Support and Employability Programme, offering professional advice and support to address your health and social concerns, and help develop your skills and knowledge to progress into education, training or employment.

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This project is part funded through the Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Department for the Economy.

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Your family will receive help to access a range of opportunities to address health, social and economic issues that impact on your daily lives.

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Build self-confidence, motivation and social skills.

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Learn about local activities and services.

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Access specialist support organisations e.g. drug and alcohol misuse.

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Counselling support to improve your mood and reduce anxiety.

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Learn about healthy eating and access local exercise opportunities.

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Parenting skills and keeping your children safe advice and guidance.

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Receive support to find and secure childcare.

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Receive budgeting and benefits advice.

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Increase your chances of passing the driver theory test with our training support.

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Download our information booklet to learn more

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Learn the necessary skills for everyday life, both for home and in the workplace. All training is delivered to qualification Level 1 or below, we offer a vast number of training options, some examples are:

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Job search, write your CV, apply for jobs, interview and presentation skills, confidence to be the best person for the job.

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Communication skills, listening and body language, dealing with complaints/ conflict.

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Essential for construction roles, improve safety, reduce risk and accidents.

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Skills to work with children in a broad range of employment.

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Understand the skills and knowledge for employment options in health and social care.

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Learn the abilities required to sell in shops, internet and work with the public.

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How an office functions, team work, skills in communication, using the phone, dealing with
visitors, and using your IT skills..

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Improve wellbeing by looking and feeling better, develop an understanding to work in the Hair & Beauty industry.

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Learn the basics, use programmes such as word, spreadsheets, databases etc.

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Reading, writing and grammar.

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Adding, subtracting multiplying and dividing.

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Develop websites, videos, digital images, animations, sound and much more

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Safe and effective use of the internet / email / social media.

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Cash-flow, budgeting, sales invoices, wages, account management.

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Keep your details and others secure, handling data and what to do if details are lost.

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Recognise, react & stop bullying.

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Protect yourself and others from harm, recognise abuse, confidence to act and report abuse.

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Recognise risks, prevent harm and take action to keep safe at home and the workplace.

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Know the “Fire Triangle”, exit plans, fire prevention and use of fire extinguishers.

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Skills to identify potential harm and protect yourself both in personal and work situations.

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Learn how harmful substances can cause injury or death.

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Life saving and injury management skills for adult, children and infants.

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Prevent food poison and contamination, learn effective personal hygiene, food preparation and

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Safe moving and handling of objects / equipment.

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Transform your life by developing the skills to find and secure work.

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Support finding the latest job vacancies in our local area..

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Tailor made CVs for your chosen area of work.

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Learn how to answer the questions employers will ask you..

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Gain hands on experience needed to impress employers..

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Learn how to make that great first impression..

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Learn more about work industries and job opportunities around you..

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We support people to become more active in their community and offer advice on improving relationships within the home. PM us your questions today.

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This training helps people prepare for their driving theory exam. It involves weekly one hour group sessions with a local driving instructor.

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Gain a job in 4 steps! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Interview Skills. Step 4: NVQ L1 Employability. Packages are customized to your unique needs.

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Gain a job in 4 steps! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Benefit/Budgeting Advice Session. Step 4: CSR Card Training.Packages are customized to your unique needs.

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Learn to help others! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Mental Health Advice Session. Step 4: First Aid Training. Packages are customized to your unique needs.

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Gain a job in 4 steps! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Healthy Living Advice Session. Step 4: Basic Food Hygiene Training.

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Gain a job in 4 steps! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Family Support Advice Session. Step 4: NVQ L1 Health, Social Care & Childcare.

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Gain a job in 4 steps! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Workplace Stress Advice Session. Step 4: NVQ L1 Retail. Packages are customized to your unique needs.

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Gain a job in 4 steps! Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Workplace Stress Advice Session. Step 4: NVQ L1 Business Admin.

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Step 1: Identify Employers/ Update CV. Step 2: Online Training. Step 3: Masterclass. Step 4: Work Experience / Apply to College.

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Are you a young parent looking to join the world of work? Talk to us about our range of training and employer links. We can advise on getting childcare while you train. Contact us today.

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Leaving school? Looking a summer job or a place a college or tech? We have unique links with local employers and education organisations so that you can progress and improve your life!

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Feel better about yourself!

Access specialist services / Improve and manage your health / Confidence and motivation / Self care / 1 to 1 support in your home (if you want)

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Back to basics!

Find friends / Improve family relationships / Housing concerns / Money management / access grants / benefits advice

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Gain the right skills for your new job!

Range of job related training / 1 to 1 support / small groups / Personal development & parenting support
Fun while you learn

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Be the right person for the job!

CV and interview skills / Find jobs and get help to apply / Meet employers who need YOU

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    By using this form you agree with the storage and handling of your data by this website.

    All messages are dealt with in the complete confidence. If you would rather talk to a member of staff in person, please telephone 028 7138 2260 to arrange an appointment at your convenience.

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    Your family can take part in the programme if you:
    • have at least one member of the family aged 16 or over who is not in education, employment or training
    • have educational, employment, training health, social, or economic issues that need to be addressed
    • are committed to seeking ways to improve your lives
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    You can join the Community Family Support Programme by contacting a programme provider directly.

    Family Support Hubs, Health & Social Care Trusts or other family support agencies / organisations that are already working with you can also refer you to the programme.

    This programme is part funded through Northern Ireland European Social Fund Programme 2014 – 2020 and the Department for Employment and Learning.

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    A great first step for anybody needing help to get back into the workplace. Can totally recommend this organisation.

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    Brilliant staff and brilliant support make you feel welcome and relaxed.. couldnt fault them at all keep up the good work guys

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    A great programme staffed by dedicated and talented people who have already and will continue to add value to the lives of families in the western area.

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