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#fundingfriday #givingthanks #whatcanyoudo

As always we are so so grateful for the support that people continue to show to St. Augustine's Centre and the work that we do. This #fundingfriday we are #givingthanks to the many individuals who make a donation to the Centre each month. It doesn't matter how big or small the contribution is, even £5.00 could make a valuable difference. It could fund someone's travel to and from an important interview for example! Don't forget that there is also an exciting fundraising opportunity coming up over Easter. St. Augustine's Centre is one of the many organisations you can choose to [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:43:51+01:0029th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on #fundingfriday #givingthanks #whatcanyoudo

Citizens Advice at St. Augustine’s Centre

Please note that Friday 29th March will be the last Citizens Advice drop-in at St. Augustine's Centre. From April there will be no CAB provision at the Centre. Keep an eye out for some updated information about where their new outreach locations will be.

By |2019-03-22T14:14:23+01:0025th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Citizens Advice at St. Augustine’s Centre

Will you walk the Long March for St. Augustine’s Centre?

You can raise money for St. Augustine's Centre by taking part in the Halifax Long March this Easter! Do you have what it takes to walk the secret 26-mile route around Halifax and Calderdale? Starting at midnight on April 21st/22nd, you have until 10am to complete the whole route. There will be a number of rest centres and free refreshments along the way, including first aid and GPS tracking to keep everyone safe. Are you interested in representing St. Augustine's Centre? It is not only a fantastic opportunity to raise some money for the Centre, but also a chance to [...]

By |2019-03-22T13:37:12+01:0023rd March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Will you walk the Long March for St. Augustine’s Centre?

#fundingfriday #whatcanyoudo #givingthanks

It's #fundingfriday and today we're celebrating the Welcome Café and our wonderful team of volunteers who provide the community with delicious meals 4 days a week. Last year they served a massive 11,587 meals! We are so grateful for the hard work they continue to put in every day, and also to their commitment to providing incredible tasting, hot and comforting meals. Thank you! A huge thank you is also due to National Lottery Community Fund for funding the Welcome Café and Community Lunch. If you would like to make a donation to support any of the work we do [...]

By |2019-03-18T14:22:09+01:0022nd March, 2019|News|Comments Off on #fundingfriday #whatcanyoudo #givingthanks

Thank You!

Thank you to everyone who voted for St. Augustine's Centre in the Halifax Tesco's Bags of Help scheme. With your support we won a grant to support our work at the Centre!

By |2019-03-22T10:40:17+01:0022nd March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Thank You!

Free HIV Testing Tomorrow

Just a little reminder that The Brunswick Centre will be at St. Augustine's Centre tomorrow, between 12pm and 1:30pm. They will be in the Support Building offering free, confidential and rapid HIV tests. (If this is your first test then you will also receive £5, if it is a repeat test then you will just receive the free test.) If you need anymore information or have any questions contact Anne Glew: anne@thebrunswickcentre.org.uk  

By |2019-03-11T16:20:15+01:0019th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Free HIV Testing Tomorrow

Volunteers needed!

Would you like to get involved with our ESOL project at St. Augustine's Centre? We are currently looking for teaching assistants to help lead our English classes throughout the week. If you are interested pop into the Centre, or contact Nia.Jackson-Owens@staugustinescentrehalifax.org.uk for a volunteer application form.

By |2019-03-22T10:58:57+01:0018th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Volunteers needed!

Reminder: Free HIV Testing Next Week

Don't forget that The Brunswick Centre will be at St. Augustine's Centre next week on Wednesday 20th March. They will be in the Support Building between 12pm and 1:30pm, offering free, confidential and rapid HIV tests. (If this is your first test then you will also receive £5, if it is a repeat test then you will just receive the free test.) If you need anymore information then contact Anne Glew: anne@thebrunswickcentre.org.uk  

By |2019-03-11T15:58:03+01:0017th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Reminder: Free HIV Testing Next Week

Don’t miss the Clarke family dog walk tomorrow!

Tomorrow is the next Clarke family dog walk. Don't miss out! You have been invited to join them on a walk in the beautiful countryside surrounding Halifax.     Pick-up will be from St. Augustine's Centre at 12pm; the maximum amount of people will be 10, so make sure you are on time and ready to go. The walk will finish around 3pm. It is a great opportunity to keep fit and healthy, meet new people, clear your mind and have some fresh air. They will bring snacks - just make sure to wear warm clothes and good shoes, and bring [...]

By |2019-03-05T16:14:28+01:0016th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Don’t miss the Clarke family dog walk tomorrow!

Music Workshop on Monday 18th March

There will be another music workshop at St. Augustine's Centre on Monday 18th March. The workshop will run 1pm to 3pm in the Chapel in the Community Centre. Don't miss out on another fantastic opportunity to learn about different kinds of music or share the music you love with other people. There will be percussion and guitars, everyone is welcome to come along to listen and play.

By |2019-03-14T15:06:57+01:0014th March, 2019|News|Comments Off on Music Workshop on Monday 18th March