Archive for March, 2014

Urgently Wanted: Pushchair for Chinese family

I was recently contacted by a Social work student, who has a Chinese family in her care.  The family has little money and is in need of assistance at home.  One such area that they are in need is to provide a double pushchair for their young children.  Because of this, the Social work student has contacted us to see if we can help. Since we do not provide these items, and I am not sure where else to turn, I am turning to our visitors, users and friends.  If you have a used or new double pushchair that you […]

Heritage Lottery Fund

Embargoed until 00:01 hours on 25th March 2014 Wai Yin Society wins Heritage Lottery Fund support Wai Yin Society in Manchester has successfully obtained a £30,200 grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new project, ‘Happiness and Joy at the Mid Autumn Festival’, being delivered across Greater Manchester. Led by a group of Chinese young people, the project will be an exploration of the Chinese Mid Autumn Moon Festival, which falls around each September. The young people will research: the roots, costumes, ceremonial objects, food, music, songs and legends associated with the Festival. They will also interview […]

Approved Provider Status

We are pleased to announce that Wai Yin Society has recently been awarded “Approved Provider Status” for Manchester City Council in respect of: Troubled Families Interventions            troubled_fa[email protected] Innovative Advice Solutions                    [email protected]   Please contact us as soon as possible if you are making referrals! http://manchester.fsd.org.uk/kb5/manchester/fsd/service.page?record=YsXDXTF5ICA