WHAT WE DO HERE AT ShARP?
- Advice and guidance
- Access to training
- Employment support
- Children’s activities
- Services for older people
- Community development
GREAT NEWS! We have been shortlisted for the Natwest Skills & Opportunities Fund!
YOU can help make a difference to the lives of 800 people by supporting us with just ONE vote! Follow the link here skillsandopportunitiesfund.natwest.com and click on 'Vote for your favourite organisation here', select 'North' as the Region and then simply scroll down to 'ShARP' and click vote!
FLOOD RESILIENCE INFORMATION FROM THE ENVIRONMENT AGENCY
Please follow the below link for the latest flood resilience video from the Environment Agency:
ShARP VACANCIES - COME AND JOIN OUR TEAM!
Sharp is currently advertising a vacancy for a Sessional Welfare Benefits, Energy and Debt Advisor. If you are interested in learning more about this exciting opportunity please see the 'Vacancies and How you can support us' page of our website.
ADVICE ON PRESCRIPTION WORKER VACANCY UPDATE
Thank you for your interest in the Advice on Prescription Worker vacancy. Due to a change in circumstances this post has been withdrawn. Please continue to check our website for opportunities.
OUT OF HOURS HELP
SHINEY COMMUNITY LIBRARY REVISED OPENING TIMES
Our Shiney Things shop had its grand re-opening on Monday 13th November. Cllr Anne Lawson was in attendance to open our shop. Please feel free to pop along and have a look at the new layout and maybe grab yourself a bargain in the process!
ShARP IS PROUD TO BE A LIVING WAGE EMPLOYER
Advice On Prescription Project - Operating in the Coalfields Area
Welfare Reform Notice - Sunderland Council are launching a campaign to raise awareness around the changes to benefits as a result of welfare reform. The campaign encouraged people to stay informed and plan ahead. For more see -www.sunderland.gov.uk For information on PIPS go to http://www.dwp.gov.uk.
REGIONAL WINNER OF NORTH EAST CHARITY AWARD ANNOUNCED BY GARFIELD WESTON FOUNDATION
The first ever North East regional winner of the Weston Charity Awards, that sees charities across the North of England being mentored by senior business leaders, has been revealed.
Over the last year, six charities from across the North East have had access to a team of senior business leaders through the organisation Pilotlight, as part of the awards. Horden Youth & Community Centre (HYCC), which helps disadvantaged and isolated families in one of the most deprived areas of the country, was eventually chosen as the first ever regional winner.Find Out More >