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Contact

Eva Jarvis
Chief Exective, Grace Eyre Foundation
ejarvis@grace-eyre.org

01273 222002

 

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Work Plan

 

 

Other Documents and Links

 

Taking Part in the City Sub Group

 

 

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What we do

we are responsible for the following:

What People Do During The Day, Evening & Weekends:
(see some of the stories on our news page )

  1. Report and encourage the continued development of individualised services for People with Learning Disabilities.
  2. Encourage non building based projects/services
  3. To support the development of ‘Changes Places’ toilet facilities across Brighton & Hove.
   

Travel:
  1. Encourage the use of mainstream transport options for people with learning disabilities.
  2. Support the travel buddy scheme and travel training across Brighton & Hove, using a variety of public transport
  3. To influence Brighton & Hove’s Transport Plan
Leisure:
(see some of the stories on our news page )
  1. To encourage and support the development and use of mainstream leisure and sports facilities for people with learning disabilities.
  2. To support the use and development of the ‘Accessible City Guide’ for people with learning disabilities.
  3. To support the Special Olympics Brighton & Hove Sports Club
Adult Learning:
(see some of the stories on our news page )
  1. To encourage the use of mainstream adult learning facilities and courses for people with learning disabilities.
  2. To work with City College and other training providers in developing the range of options available for people with learning disabilities.
Community Safety & Fighting Hate Crime:
(see more information below)
  1. In conjunction with the Community Safety Team to scope the prevalence of hate crime against people with learning disabilities.
  2. In conjunction with the Community Safety Team to develop strategies around community safety initiatives to support people accessing the local community.
  3. In conjunction with the Community Safety Team to promote greater understanding of Hate Crime against people with learning disabilities amongst police, courts, health & social care agencies and local neighbourhoods.
  4. To develop accessible information.
  5. In conjunction with the Community Safety Team to develop ways that people can report hate crime and ensure we have reliable data that is analysed on a regular basis and strategies are developed around crime reduction
  6. To develop strategies to ensure people with learning disabilities are supported as victims, witnesses and survivors.

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Disability Hate Incidents:

What is a disability hate incident?

"Any incident which is perceived to be based upon prejudice towards or hatred of the victim because of their disability by the victim or any other person."

for more information see the disability hate incidents page on the council's website: www.brighton-hove.gov.uk/index.cfm?request=c1204774 or contact the

Partnership Community Safety Team
162 North Street, Brighton, BN1 1 EA

Hate Incident / Crimes Caseworker (Race, Faith, & Disability) - (01273) 294367
Senior Caseworker - (01273) 292735 hate.incidents@brighton-hove.gov.uk

Please see details of a conference on Learning Disability Hate Crime

Booking is available via https://its-not-on.eventbrite.co.uk or by contacting Anke Thurm, 01323 727872 or at anke.speakup@3va.org.uk

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Shut Up and Listen

Shut up and Listen is the only place on the radio to hear music made by artists with a learning disability.  The show is run by people with learning disabilities.  They make a new show every month, and it is repeated every week.

If you live in Brighton you can hear the show on Radio Reverb 97.2 FM at 8pm every Thursday.  Or, you can go to our website www.shutupandlisten.org.uk and click on 'Radio' to download the shows.

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Learning Disability Development Fund

In past years the Learning Disability Partnership Board has given money from the Learning Disability Development Fund to our area of work.

Here are reports from the 2010/11 projects:

 

Here are the reports from the 2009/10 projects:

 

Here are the reports from the 2008/09 projects:

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Sub Group Membership

Eva Jarvis

Sub Group Chair and Representative to Partnership Board:

Chair:

Eva Jarvis - Chief Executive, Grace Eyre Foundation
ejarvis@grace-eyre.org
Tel. 01273 - 222022

 

 

Sub Group Members

  • Nahida Shaikh – Community Safety Manager (Hate Incidents & Prevent), Community Safety Team, BHCC
  • Shanni Collins, Sports Development Manager (disability), Sports Development Team, BHCC
  • Mandy Voice, Operations Manager, Learning Disability Day Options, BHCC
  • Craig Pyke, Service Manager, Frances Taylor Foundation
  • Ann Blackburn, Compass Development Worker, Amaze
  • Kathy Agashi, Service User Involvement Worker, Grace Eyre
  • Paula Sousa, Victim & Witness Project Caseworker, Intereg

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this page was last updated on: 21st February 2012