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At the launch of the Fear of Crime events in AGEnda which are being held week beginning 14th-18th November 2016 in Ards, Holywood, Bangor, Comber and Portaferry. These events are aimed at the over 50's and are part of the Police Community Safety Partnership Programme.
Pictured are Alan McCay, PCSP, Jonathan Gamble from NI Fire & Rescue Service, Mary Christie from AGEnda, Dorothy Beattie from AGenda and Gerry McGrath, PSNI at the launch of the Fear of Crime Events.
AGEnda is a local charity that provides direct services to older people across the Ards and North Down Council area. Services include Good Morning Call, Supporting People, Floating Support and regular hosting of workshops and conferences around themes such and health, finance and safety.
AGEnda has developed over some 30 years and now acts as a ‘hub’ in the local area, focusing on delivering services to older people over 50 years of age. The charity facilitates, administers and manages...
'Connect over Coffee' event in The Flagship Centre to celebrate World Mental Health Day.
Photo - Lady Sylvia Hermon & Rachael Archer from AGEnda Good Morning Call.
The Ards & North Down Older Persons Partnership (OPP) Chaired by AGE north down & ards met on Tuesday 27th September 2016 in the Workshop, Flagship, Bangor.
Membership of the OPP Committee is open to those who are working with Older People or providing a service which impacts on health and wellbeing of Older People. The OPP meets quarterly throughout Ards & North Down.
The Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland attended the meeting Eddie Lynch said: “A...
How to Reduce Fear of Crime Amongst Older People
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AWARE is opening a new Support Group in Ards on a Wednesday evening from 7.00-8.30pm (Fortnightly). We welcome people experiencing depression and their friends and family. Opens on Wednesday 6th April.
This is free of charge and anyone is welcome to attend.
For more information visit www.aware-ni.org or call our helpline on 08451 20 29 61.
South Eastern Trust are currently recruiting ‘Volunteer Befrienders’ for the NEW ‘Caring Communities Safe and Well’ service which is designed to help tackle social isolation and loneliness among our older residents. See attached flyer for details.
We want you to tell us how to Reduce Crime and Fear of Crime in your area.
Free Safety Device - Free Refreshments including lunch.
PLACES MUST BE BOOKED BY THURSDAY 28TH JANUARY 2016.
The events will take place on the following dates and venues;
Monday 8 Feb 2016
Ballywalter - Village Hall
49-51 Main Street, Ballywalter, BT22 2PQ
2.00pm to 4.00pm
Tuesday 9 February 2016
Holywood - Queens Leisure Complex