We’re thrilled! On Friday 9th March, two of our amazing centre users, Vee and Florence, were awarded the UNHCR/Migrants Organise Women on the Move Award. The 2018 Women on the Move Awards, presented by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, and Migrants Organise, recognised exceptional refugees and those working on their behalf for their outstanding work in empowering women. They were given the award for founding Sisters United. This is the women’s group that Lora our Support Programme Leader started a few months ago at St. Augustine’s. It’s now constituted as a separate charity but obviously retains very strong links to St Augustine's Centre. [...]
*Please Note: The Centre will be closed all day on Monday 12th March to allow for our Staff and Volunteer development day. This means that our usual Monday services will not run, including the Community Lunch* Normal service will resume as usual on Tuesday 13th March.
A massive thank you to all who came along to our Ceilidh that has kick started our 50th anniversary celebrations, to all our Volunteers who helped on the night and the run up to the evening to the amazing Peacework band that kept everyone dancing the night away, and a BIG thank you to all who supported us with raffle and tombola prizes. A total of £480.54 was raised on the night, and the fundraising funds will be used to support the refugees, asylum seekers and other vulnerable people who visit the St Augustine’s Centre, so you all are truly making a difference in [...]
A big thank you to Rachael Thomas for getting us in touch with Richard Dixon the Store Manager at Heal's in Batley. Richard has very kindly donated to us a gorgeous Reed Diffuser raffle prize for our Ceilidh on Saturday 27th January worth £36! To read more about Heal's please visit their Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/Heals/ or website https://www.heals.com/
We are so very lucky that we have had a donation of £875 that was match funded by one of our amazing supporters.
Thank you Clare Lupino for your kind donation of £40 gift voucher towards a bespoke/cosmetic tattoos for our Ceilidh!
A big thank you Clare Lupino for your kind donation of £40 gift voucher towards a bespoke or cosmetic tattoo for our Ceilidh on Saturday 27th January! With a First Class honours degree in Contemporary Art and over two decades of experience as an artist, Clare Lupino has a commitment to creativity. She understands how visual language works and knows how to work with your ideas and experiences, bringing them dramatically into reality. Clare believes her tattoos have the power to help us reach our full potential and gain insights into our individual destiny. To read more about Clare and to view her work [...]
Early Years Practitioner Qualified to Level 3 National Living Wage - £8.75 per hour Part time 16 hours per week Fixed term until 27 July 2018 St. Augustine’s Centre on Hanson Lane in Halifax has been working with diverse communities for 50 years providing support, sanctuary, community and advice. We are looking for an Early Years Practitioner who will have responsibility for providing high standards of quality within the Nursery team including the environment, resources and experiences offered to children. The successful candidate will work as a member of the Nursery team to ensure that all children attending the [...]
To kick off our 50th Birthday celebrations join us on Saturday 27th January 2018 for our 50th Anniversary Fundraising Ceilidh at 7.30pm at Pellon Social Club, Moor End Road, Halifax, HX2 0HF. There will be the fabulous Peaceworks band, Raffles, Dancing, Food and more....... Tickets are £8 Adults, Concs £5 and Family Tickets are £15. For Tickets and more information contact Denise on 01422 352492.
To kick off our 50th Birthday celebrations join us on Saturday 27th January 2018 for our 50th Anniversary Fundraising Ceilidh at 7.30pm at Pellon Social Club, Moor End Road, Halifax, HX2 0HF. There will be the fabulous Peaceworks band, Raffles, Dancing, Food and more....... Tickets are £8 Adults, Concs £5 and Family Tickets are £15. For Tickets and more information contact Denise on 01422 352492. To download the poster please click on the attachment Ceilidh 2018 Poster v1
Just a little reminder that we are closed today but we are back open tomorrow Tuesday 2nd January 2018 for the Help, Advice and Jobs Drop In from 9.30am.