Tempo Time Credits starts new phase with Together for Families.

15 May 2020 Posted by

Tempo have been working with Cornwall Council since 2017 to develop Cornwall Time Credits. The next phase of work with see Tempo engage vulnerable families and young people supported by funding from the Together for Families (TfF).

The initial period of this contract will support the COVID response whilst also building relationships with agencies supporting the Together for Families Programme in St Austell, Newquay, Bodmin and Saltash.

COVID response includes:

  • A new internet platform, tempocommunities.com. This website supports communities by enabling people to help others as well as finding ways to stay connected during the challenges of COVID-19.  Link
  • Cornwall online network forum – bringing together groups and organisations from across Cornwall to share learning and challenges and discussing ways to support people during this difficult time.
  • Tempo are hosting national Forums to share learning across the national Time Credits network. You can find out more about the national forums and book a space here.
  • Tempo are offering a range of e-learning modules to support community groups, organisations and professionals across Cornwall, the modules include the following courses: Conflict Resolution, Data Protection, Emergency Planning, Facilitation Skills, Getting Started with Social Media, Healthy Lifestyles, Introduction to Health and Safety, Manual Handling, Meeting Skills, Mental Health Awareness, Personal Resilience, Personal Safety, Remote Working, Remote Working for Managers, Safeguarding Adults, Safeguarding Children. You can sign up to a course here.

If you would like to attend any of the Cornwall Network Forums and or have any questions or ideas about how the Time Credits team can support work with families and young people, during or after COVID, please contact Celia Davis celiadavis@wearetempo.org / 07578 181277 (Celia leads on Saltash and Bodmin) or Helen Smith helensmith@wearetempo.org / 07578147282 Kelly Taylor kellytaylor@wearetempo.org/07588142085  (Helen and Kelly job share and lead on St Austell and Newquay)

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