We Are Moving!

That’s right! We are moving. MAV our moving across the road to the Claremont Resource Centre, Rolls Crescent, Hulme, Manchester M15 5FS. MAV move in April 2012. We have had a wonderful 4 years at Old Birley Street and will miss the staff from Work for Change. MAV will still be close and accessible to all our local community. The service is making changes that will enhance the support we provide in the future. MAV like so many services are seeking to save money. MAV will move into one of Manchester City Council (MCC) vacant office spaces. The move will help MCC cover some of the cost for office buildings and will also save MAV money and allow us to spend more on the delivery of projects. Sadly MAV have also had to cut the cost of funding the Outreach Van. This has been very painful, the van has supported the delivery of the MAV Substance Misuse Service for 8 months. Many people with substance misuse issues have received much needed support and understanding from our service.

MAV are sure the Outreach Van will be replaced in the future. Change is inevitable and sometimes painful. We are hoping to secure funding in 2012, we are also raising funds. The Executive Committee and MAV volunteers are working to promote the work we do and develop projects that will continue to support our community. Gun crime has been reduced in our local community. MAV refuse to be complacent we believe prevention is better than cure, we will continue to work with young people and their families.

MAV are hopeful for the future. We want to continue doing the work we do supporting local schools, youth offending services, prisons, substance misuse services and providing counselling and mentoring. Please kindly make a donation. Just click onthe Donate Now link. This will take you to our donation page. Thank You for all your support.

MAV Supporting & Working in Collaboration with our Community

MAV are supporting Inspire Church Youth Group on Stockport Road, Levenshulme. MAV are hoping to secure funding for a youth outdoor team building weekend in the summer of 2012.

The Inspire Church Youth Group has already engaged over 20 young people in the last 3 months and has brought together young people from all backgrounds. There is a growing Romanian community in Levenshulme and the youth group includes many young people from this community. This has been a positive step forward and has allowed young people to develop more positive relationships with this often marginalized community group. Inspire Church Youth Group is currently running on Sunday Evenings from 6pm – 7.30pm. Please contact MAV’s ACCESS Project for more information. Contact details below.

MAV are also supporting a New Child Minding Service and Training Provider.

Mrs Janet Swanston set-up i2ie Child Minding service in September 2011. Janet has volunteered for MAV for over 5 years and has run childcare session at a number of MAV event as well as supporting children at the Million Mothers March in 2010 and 2011. Janet has a degree in Early Childhood Studies.

i2ie Child Minders currently has places available and aims to provide care education and support for the child and best practice information and training for parents and other childcare pratitioners. If you would like the best day care and support for your child i2ie Child Minders comes recommended by Mothers Against Violence.

If you would like more information on child care provision or child care training please contact Janet Swanston on her mobile number 07931633046 or Email: i2ie@hotmail.co.uk Alternatively contact the MAV Office or the ACCESS Project using the information below. Click on i2ie logo below for information.

i2ie childminding and Consultancy Ltd. Registered No. 7529273

MAV Office: 0161 226 8134

MAV Mobile: 07985490333

Email: office@mavuk.org

MAV ACCESS Project: Mobile No. 07984066771

Email: ian@mavuk.org

 

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