Calendar

April 2017

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  • Work Club drop-in
  • Social Group and Peer Support
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  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED
  • Social group & peer support - Yate
  • Benefits Advice appointments
  • iPad Course at Work Club
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  • Work Club drop-in
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  • Work Club drop In
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  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED
  • Benefits Advice appointments
  • iPad Course at Work Club
  • Pub social evening - Fishponds
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  • Work Club drop-in
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  • Independent Living skills for young people
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  • Out & About youth sessions - Hillfields
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  • Work Club drop-in
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  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED
  • Benefits Advice appointments
  • iPad Course at Work Club
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  • Work Club drop-in
  • Nailsea Consultation Drop-in
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  • MS Advice Clinic BrAMS
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24
  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED DUE TO STAFF MEETING
  • Social group & peer support – Withywood
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  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED
  • Social and peer support - Patchway
  • Benefits Advice appointments
  • iPad Course at Work Club
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  • Work Club drop-in
  • Creative Challenge
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3rd April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in

    3rd April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ, UK

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Social Group and Peer Support

    3rd April 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    Arnolfini, 16 Narrow Quay, Bristol BS1 4QA, UK

    Disabled people together to share experiences, support each other and try new things.

    • Do you live in Bristol or the surrounding area, identify as a disabled person and are over 18 years old?
    • Would you like to share your experiences with others and learn from theirs?
    • Would you like to learn new skills and try out activities that you and your peers have organised?

    WECIL runs monthly drop-in sessions in Bristol, South Glos and North Somerset organised by specially trained volunteers who are disabled people themselves. The group decides what they would like the session to include and then goes about making it happen! Previous activities have included: drumming workshops, 'researching your family tree', accessible sports and creative writing.

    All sessions are free to attend and transport is usually covered also. If you’d like to find out more, come along to one of the sessions, and / or train as a volunteer, please contact the team on 0117 947 9942 or emailing peersupport@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

4th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED

    4th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

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  • Social group & peer support - Yate

    4th April 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Ridgewood Community Centre, 244 Station Road, Yate, BS37 4AF

    Disabled people together to share experiences, support each other and try new things.

    • Do you live in Bristol or the surrounding area, identify as a disabled person and are over 18 years old?
    • Would you like to share your experiences with others and learn from theirs?
    • Would you like to learn new skills and try out activities that you and your peers have organised?

    WECIL runs monthly drop-in sessions in Bristol, South Glos and North Somerset organised by specially trained volunteers who are disabled people themselves. The group decides what they would like the session to include and then goes about making it happen! Previous activities have included: drumming workshops, 'researching your family tree', accessible sports and creative writing.

    All sessions are free to attend and transport is usually covered also. If you’d like to find out more, come along to one of the sessions, and / or train as a volunteer, please contact the team on 0117 947 9942 or emailing peersupport@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Benefits Advice appointments

    4th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    WECIL, Link House, Unit E, Britton Gardens BS15 1TF

    Free, independent and confidential advice for disabled people looking to apply for a welfare benefit.

    To make an appointment, call the Disabled People's Helpline on 0117 947 9922 or email disabledpeopleshelpline@wecil.co.uk

    (These services are for residents of Bristol only)

    See more details

  • iPad Course at Work Club

    4th April 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    WECIL Learning Centre and Work Club, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ

    A four week introduction to iPads including an overview of the iPads main buttons and functions, connecting to Wi-Fi, accessibility, apps and the app store, contacts, emails and social media.

    This course is open to anyone with a disability or long term health condition or anyone over the age of 55.

    For more information or to book a place on the course please contact Ali on 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

6th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in

    6th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

10th April 2017
  • Work Club drop In

    10th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ, UK

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

11th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED

    11th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    See more details

  • Benefits Advice appointments

    11th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    WECIL, Link House, Unit E, Britton Gardens BS15 1TF

    Free, independent and confidential advice for disabled people looking to apply for a welfare benefit.

    To make an appointment, call the Disabled People's Helpline on 0117 947 9922 or email disabledpeopleshelpline@wecil.co.uk

    (These services are for residents of Bristol only)

    See more details

  • iPad Course at Work Club

    11th April 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    WECIL Learning Centre and Work Club, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ

    A four week introduction to iPads including accessibility, apps and the app store, contacts, emails and social media.

    This course is open to anyone with a disability or long term health condition or anyone over the age of 55.

    For more information or to book a place on the course please contact Ali on 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Pub social evening - Fishponds

    11th April 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
    The Old Post Office Pub Fishponds Road, Fishponds, BS16 3TT

    A social meet-up as part of our Peer Support project. Come have a chat with other disabled people in a supportive and friendly atmosphere. Any disabled adult over 18 years old living in Bristol and surrounding areas is welcome - a soft drink and transport will be provided.

    For more information call Valentina on 0117 947 9942 or email Valentina.Cavallini@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

13th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in

    13th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

14th April 2017
  • Independent Living skills for young people

    14th April 2017 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

    Sessions for young disabled people aged 15-18 years old in the Bristol area. Activities are based around developing skills that enable young disabled people to live more independently and make informed choices.

    We ask for subs of £2 per young person.

    For more information about this group contact:

    Youth Service Manager, Phil Cotgreave on phil.cotgreave@wecil.co.uk and 07973685979

    Inclusion Worker, Kate Young on kate.young@wecil.co.uk and 077795446317

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15th April 2017
  • Out & About youth sessions - Hillfields

    15th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Hillfields Youth Centre, Thicket Road, Bristol, United Kingdom BS16 4EH

    Regular Saturday club for disabled young people aged 13-18 living in the Bristol area, providing respite for parents and carers.

    These sessions are part of the ‘Out and About’ programme, which offers a range of services for young disabled people, children and their families to access short breaks. WECIL leads a consortium of organisations that together provide: residential trips, after school clubs, holiday activities, a befriender service and a targeted BME service.

    For more information about any of these groups, contact WECIL’s Youth Service Manager, Phil Cotgreave on Phil.Cotgreave@wecil.co.uk or call WECIL on 0117 947 9911

    See more details

17th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in

    17th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ, UK

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

18th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED

    18th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    See more details

  • Benefits Advice appointments

    18th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    WECIL, Link House, Unit E, Britton Gardens BS15 1TF

    Free, independent and confidential advice for disabled people looking to apply for a welfare benefit.

    To make an appointment, call the Disabled People's Helpline on 0117 947 9922 or email disabledpeopleshelpline@wecil.co.uk

    (These services are for residents of Bristol only)

    See more details

  • iPad Course at Work Club

    18th April 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    WECIL Learning Centre and Work Club, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ

    A four week introduction to iPads including accessibility, apps and the app store, contacts, emails and social media.

    This course is open to anyone with a disability or long term health condition or anyone over the age of 55.

    For more information or to book a place on the course please contact Ali on 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

20th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in

    20th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Nailsea Consultation Drop-in

    20th April 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    the Tithe barn, Nailsea

    Come & have your say about what peer support activities you would like in North Somerset. Call 0117 9479942 and ask for one of the peer support team, for more information.

    See more details

21st April 2017
  • MS Advice Clinic BrAMS

    21st April 2017 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Bristol and Avon Multiple Sclerosis Centre BrAMS Southmead Hospital Southmead Road Westbury-on-Trym BS10 5NB, Bristol

    The advice clinic runs every 2nd Tuesday and every 3rd Friday of the month. It is run in conjunction with the MS Society (Bristol and South Gloucestershire) and is for people suffering with MS.

    This means that you can meet with one of WECIL's advisers to see if you are receiving all the help you are entitled to in the form of benefits, allowances and grants.

    For more information or to book your place call Mike on 0117 947 9922 or email Mike.Harris@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

24th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED DUE TO STAFF MEETING

    24th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ, UK

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Social group & peer support – Withywood

    24th April 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    The Withywood Centre, Queen's Rd, Bristol BS13 8QA, UK

    Disabled people together to share experiences, support each other and try new things.

    • Do you live in Bristol or the surrounding area, identify as a disabled person and are over 18 years old?
    • Would you like to share your experiences with others and learn from theirs?
    • Would you like to learn new skills and try out activities that you and your peers have organised?

    WECIL runs monthly drop-in sessions in North, East and South Bristol, organised by specially trained volunteers who are disabled people themselves. The group decides what they would like the session to include and then goes about making it happen! Previous activities have included: drumming workshops, 'researching your family tree', accessible sports and creative writing.

    All sessions are free to attend and transport is usually covered also. If you’d like to find out more, come along to one of the sessions, and / or train as a volunteer, please contact the team on 0117 947 9942 or emailing peersupport@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

25th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in CLOSED

    25th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ, UK

    See more details

  • Social and peer support - Patchway

    25th April 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Coniston Community Centre Patchway BS34 5LP

    Disabled come together to share experiences, support each other and try new things.

    • Do you live in Bristol or the surrounding area, identify as a disabled person and are over 18 years old?
    • Would you like to share your experiences with others and learn from theirs?
    • Would you like to learn new skills and try out activities that you and your peers have organised?

    WECIL runs monthly drop-in sessions in North, East and South Bristol, organised by specially trained volunteers who are disabled people themselves. The group decides what they would like the session to include and then goes about making it happen! Previous activities have included: drumming workshops, 'researching your family tree', accessible sports and creative writing.

    All sessions are free to attend and transport is usually covered also. If you’d like to find out more, come along to one of the sessions, and / or train as a volunteer, please contact the team on 0117 947 9942 or emailing Valentina.Cavallini@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Benefits Advice appointments

    25th April 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    WECIL, Link House, Unit E, Britton Gardens BS15 1TF

    Free, independent and confidential advice for disabled people looking to apply for a welfare benefit.

    To make an appointment, call the Disabled People's Helpline on 0117 947 9922 or email disabledpeopleshelpline@wecil.co.uk

    (These services are for residents of Bristol only)

    See more details

  • iPad Course at Work Club

    25th April 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
    WECIL Learning Centre and Work Club, The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Fishponds, Bristol BS16 2QQ

    A four week introduction to iPads including accessibility, apps and the app store, contacts, emails and social media.

    This course is open to anyone with a disability or long term health condition or anyone over the age of 55.

    For more information or to book a place on the course please contact Ali on 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

27th April 2017
  • Work Club drop-in

    27th April 2017 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom

    Our Online Learning Centre and Work Club is open to all local disabled people, anyone with a long term health condition or those over the age of 55.

    Morning sessions 10am to 12noon IT drop in
    These are for anyone completing on line learning courses or for those requiring help setting up email accounts or improving their IT skills and confidence. This is also the session to attend if you are accessing Ancestory.co.uk

    Work club will CLOSE for lunch for 30mins 12noon – 12:30

    Afternoon sessions 12:30 – 3pm Job searching
    These are for anyone who needs help and assistance looking for work – this includes voluntary work, part time work, permitted work or full time work, CV reviews or creation, application assistance, cover letter writing, UJM account help.

    For further details call 0117 9617909 or email employability@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

  • Creative Challenge

    27th April 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Trinity Centre, Trinity Road, Bristol, BS2 0NE

    Come join us for some art, writing, discussing, making, tea drinking and creating!Creative Challenges are short creative tasks that help everyone become more creative.

    This is part of WECL's Peer Support Project and open to any disabled adult over 18 in Bristol and the surrounding areas. The activities are free and transport can be provided.

    For more information or to book your place please call Valentina on 0117 947 9942 or email valentina.cavallini@wecil.co.uk

    See more details

Calendar

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26 Apr
  • Work Club drop-in

    Free sessions open to disabled people and older…

    The Vassall Centre, Gill Ave, Bristol BS16 2QQ, UK, 10:00 am

  • Bowling session

    Come and join us for a game of…

    Tenpin Bristol, Marsh Ln, Bristol, City of Bristol BS2 0SP, UK, 5:30 pm

27 Apr
  • Work Club drop-in

    Free sessions open to disabled people and older…

    The Vassall Centre, Gill Avenue, Bristol, BS16 2QQ United Kingdom, 10:00 am