H-PAN has increasingly focused it work on community outreach. Our community development programmes are designed today to meet the various needs of diverse communities
We seek to empower communities in order to improve their quality of life in self sustainable ways, we encourage individuals and communities to find their own strengths and capacities, and Strive for improvement through Collective efforts Grass root and front line work is our Focus
We work in one-to-one settings with a number
of service users in daily basis, we seek to reach out to the most excluded and disadvantaged groups by developing number of projects to meet out their needs.
H-PAN is currently working with the Rroma community through Rrise Programme to provide number of services to children and families. Originally, the Rroma tend to be excluded and hard to reach out, which has been a challenge to our services. But thank to the hard work of our volunteer team who has come out with news approaches to encourage and engage Rroma to open up to others communities and express their needs.
H-PAN communities’ programmes expand to other disadvantaged communities, from individual to group support in various domain such as
Information Advice and Guidance (IAG)
IAG programme seeks to inform, advice and guide people on issues that affect their live,
Our dedicated staffs are trained to provide confidential and high quality service to everyone regardless of their ethnic background, age, religion or sexual orientation
Do you struggle with?
- Welfare benefits
- Access to health services
- Asylum and immigration
We advise in English and other languages spoken locally, including Roma and French, and can arrange interpreters for appointments.
Translation and Interpretation
Depending of the language and the knowledge of English, we help people solve problem often cause by the lack of understanding of English. We offer services such as
Translation of documents
Providing Interpret for:
The ALAN programme is designed to teach basic numerical and literacy skills to adult with short education.Our English class is especially
dedicated to speaking, reading, writing English for speakers of another language. We provide the opportunities to people to improve their communication skills which can be useful for their job prospect
We work in partnership with “Get online UK” to provide basic computing and internet training; we seek to build people’s confidence on using computers and the internet. Our volunteers’ teams are friendly and trained to help guide you through your first steps online. We provide
- Online basics – That will give users the basic skills needed to start using the internet – including using a keyboard and mouse, emailing, internet searching and internet safety.
- Online jobs – Including how to search and apply for jobs on the internet.
- Online public services – With details of how to find government information and transact with government online.
- ‘Starting’ – Some introduction and taster courses with some of the first things you’ll need to know about computers and the internet.
- ‘Using’ – Short courses about using the web for everyday purposes.
- ‘Understanding‘ – More in-depth courses for more confident users, including downloading digital music and uploading digital photography
We believe that mastering the internet will help you
- Keep in touch with family and friends
- Make your life easier
- Save money
- Book plane tickets
- Find jobs
- Keep up with your kids of grandkids
- Help out with school work
The sport programme seeks to promote health, well-being and social cohesion among communities, we want to intervene as earlier as possible to reduce or prevent anti-social behaviour among communities by providing a platform that will enhance their skills. Our sport programmes run sport such as badminton, rugby, football which are useful tools to acquire discipline and build teamwork and communication skills.
The Children and Families Programme
The Children and Families program is aim at collaborated with parent and cares to assist institutions such as schools and other organisation working with families with at risk children and adolescents. Focus groups help identified needs to which members of the programme respond.
H-PAN design and distributed several information brochures in the community, including a guide to the services available and where they can get help.
We hope to help families integrate into their new communities more effectively and overcome barriers as well as help with schooling and education.
We are able to provide volunteers who can work with families on a more one to one basis, but we also offer group sessions where children and families can join together to play, take part in arts and crafts, read, improve their English and much more. We also established mentoring programme for teens
After School Activities
We aim to develop after school activities, which will enable children to improve on Key areas such as numeracy, literacy and reading, while providing a safe and fun environment.
Parents will be encouraged to join in with such activities to enhance the learning experience.
There will also be excursions and visits to local community events and places of interest as well as interfaith and cultural awareness events.
We also provide regular drop in sessions where families can come together and meet other people in similar situations.
The teams work together on a medium to long term basis with families:
- to support family life;
- to reduce social exclusion;
- to reduce anti-social behaviour amongst children;
- To give every child the opportunity of a happy, healthy and successful life.
In summary, H-PAN, our program of operation covers the following areas:
- Disseminating information on policy, research and best practice
- Promoting research about children and families
- Co-ordinating policy initiatives agreed with members
- Educating the public on children’s issues
- Acting as a focal point for campaigns supporting the interests of children
- Provide a public mouthpiece for children especially the most disadvantaged
- Drawing attention to serious deficiencies in services for children
- Improving services through practice development projects
- Facilitating and supporting the work of others with similar aims
- Promoting issues and good practice in Manchester, UK, Europe and Internationally
- A range of training events
- Co-ordinating a number of forums and networks