Young People Project (Fenland and Cambridgeshire)
Working with Young People and Families in the Traveller and Gypsy Communities who have Drug and Alcohol Abuse Problems amongst their Young People
A three-year project based in Cambridgeshire and Fenland working with families who have parents of young people using drugs and alcohol. Which involved both group and one-to-one work.Of those engaged with a number of individuals became ‘Information advocates’ these community based advocates are resource that continues giving information (on request) to members of the Gypsy and Traveller community on services available and how to access them.
Macmillan – Cancer project (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambridgeshire, and Essex)
A pilot project for one year which required us to set up and run an information dissemination project on how to access cancer information and services that offer help and support across Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex. Within each county we have established two volunteer information advocates working within the community generating conversations around cancer and if needed and signposting to the various services available.
Health Advocates (South Bucks)
Working with Bucks University High Wycombe to train up eight members of the Gypsy and Traveller community to become Health Advocates