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Turning trials into triumphs

On the blog this week, Emily – our Senior Administrator – reports back on her recent visit to FaithAction member, Pathway Project. Meeting Kathy Coe was an incredible experience merely because she turned her troubles into a testimony.  It seems to me that God gave […] Read more…

When it comes to integration, removing barriers is essential – but people need a place to connect

The Government has released its long-awaited integration strategy, developed methodically behind the scenes with the close involvement of civil society organisations – including providers of community-based English programmes like Creative English. As Eric Pickles, former Secretary of State for Communities, said when the 2010 coalition […] Read more…

Medicines!

On 20th December, NHS England launched a consultation on guidance for Clinical Commissioning Groups as to which over-the-counter items should not routinely be prescribed in primary care… catchy I know! The consultation, however dull the title, is really important and it’s therefore important that you […] Read more…

Equipping faith groups to support people with mental health needs

Brighton and Hove Faith in Action (BHFA) is a multi-faith charity in Brighton that supports faith groups that deliver social welfare projects such as food banks, homeless shelters and mental health services. In 2016 we responded to a FaithAction newsletter item concerning a joint project with Mind. We collaborated with Mind in Brighton and Hove (MiBH) and applied for funding to offer mental health awareness training to local faith groups.