Archive for the ‘Family Unit’ Category

First 1000 Days Interactive Education Sessions

Are you a mum to be, a new parent or grandparent? Our First 1000 Days project is designed to support everyone around the baby during this crucially important time to ensure healthy development and a positive start in life and is a joint project with Wai Yin Society and the Bangladeshi Women’s Organisation. We have many years of experience with supporting BAME women and their families, and we are using this to ensure that our First 1000 Days Project offers complete support with practical advice with all aspects of pregnancy, parenting, health and nutrition. We can support you with access […]

Scams Awareness Online Sessions

Do you know how to identify an online fraud? Have you received a phishing email or text? Would you like to know how to keep yourself safe online? Wai Yin is running online scams awareness sessions to help you to understand what a phishing email or text is and how to avoid becoming a victim of fraud. These sessions are free to join and our speaker is from the NatWest Community Banking Team. Our first session is on Thursday 10th June at 1pm and this session is delivered in English, Chinese and Bangla. A second session takes place on Thursday […]

First 1000 days “黃金千日”項目

We Need You! The First 1000 Days project is designed to support everyone around the baby during this important time to ensure the infant’s healthy development and give them a positive start in life. It is a joint project with Wai Yin Society and the Bangladeshi Women’s Organisation.  As part of this, we are holding online interactive educational sessions where mums, dads and grandparents can learn about key issues to help baby during their first 1000 days and share their experiences and traditions. These sessions are a chance to talk to healthcare professionals and ask them questions directly.  We are […]

North Manchester Network (Wai Yin Society)

We are pleased to announce the start of a new project on Monday 6th July 2020. Our Wai Yin Society work provides welfare advice sessions, and community/employment skills for young people within the Harpurhey and Cheetham Hill areas and local BAME/migrant communities. This is part of the COVID-19 recovery plan. We would really like to thank the Lottery Community Fund, and all the ticket purchasers who ultimately fund all these community projects.  #nationallottery For more information, please email [email protected] or telephone 0161 833 0377  

Day Trip to Chatsworth House

Chatsworth House is a stately home in Derbyshire, England, in the Derbyshire Dales 3.5 miles northeast of Bakewell and 9 miles west of Chesterfield. The seat of the Duke of Devonshire, it has been home to the Cavendish family since 1549. In the film, ‘Pride and Prejudice’, Chatsworth was used as Pemberley, the residence of Mr Darcy. We will make a summer day visit on Thursday 8th August.  For any enquiries, and to book, please contact Amy Wong or Rainy Tsang or Susan Crabb or Wai Ling Tang (Tel: 0161 8330377 ) 如有任何查詢請聯繫, 黃靜韻(Amy)或曾姑娘或Susan Crabb 或鄧慧玲, 慧妍社

Day Trip to Liverpool

A few remaining places available for a family day trip to Liverpool, on Monday 22nd October, during the school half term break. Activities / Venues include:  World Museum, to see some China’s famous terracotta warriors; Albert Dock, which has the Maritime museum, Liverpool museum, Tate Modern and many more attractions. And of course, there is the Liverpool One Shopping Centre.   Please contact  Woon & Amy for more information [Tel]: 0161 833 0377 [Address]: Wai Yin Society 66-68 Swan Street M4 5JU.

Parents’ Wellbeing Group

We have started a parents’ group which will be running for five consecutive weeks on Tuesdays from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. This group welcomes all Chinese speaking mothers. It will be focusing on the improvement of their well-being, while reducing parental stress with mindfulness activities such as meditation. For more information, please contact Carol, email [email protected] or telephone 0161 833 0377.  Ad – TC   Ad – SC

Parenting Talks

Wai Yin Society will be giving two parenting talks, this month, at our Dr Sylvia Sham Centre. The first is on Thursday 21st June 2018, 10:30-13:00. The second will be on Thursday 28th June, 10:30-13:00. The subject matters are, “Cultural Adaptation in the Growth and Life of British Chinese Adolescents” and “Intergenerational Communication between Parents and Children of Chinese families in the UK” respectively. For further details, please contact Amy Wong, telephone 0161 833 0377, email [email protected]

Manchester Supplementary School Accreditation Award

We are delighted to announce that, we are the first organisation to receive the new Manchester Supplementary School Accreditation Award, Foundation Level. Manchester City Council have recently created this award to prioritise safeguarding, and to keep children and young people safe in our city. Manchester Supplementary School Award

Writing the Future Project Celebration Event

Wai Yin Society is dedicated to provide services to Black Minority Ethnic communities in Greater Manchester,  and our Family Unit delivers projects to address the needs of BME families, including Dealing with Crisis, supporting, family welfare and Youth work. As a part of that, we operate the Writing the Future Project, funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund.  The aim of this project is to support young Chinese people to understand more about Traditional Chinese characters and Cantonese speaking. This project started in January 2017 and young people are meeting regularly to carry out research, attending workshops for different skills and having […]

Day Trip to Bolton

A few remaining places available for a family day trip to Bolton, on Monday 23rd October  (during the school half term break). Activities / Venues include:  Smithills Open Farm (includes donkey rides, animal feeding, tractor and trailer rides & milking cows etc. Middlebrook Shopping Centre , one of the largest in the UK, for some early Xmas shopping etc.  Please contact Chelsea, Sun,Woon or Amy for more information [Tel]: 0161 833 0377 [Address]: Wai Yin Society 66-68 Swan Street M4 5JU

Writing the Future

We were delighted to host part our Lottery Heritage Funded Project – Writing the Future (Young Roots) in  partnership with Manchester Museum on 16th September 2017. This took the shape of a Family Fun day for interested members of the public. There were over 100 participants on the day and they all had the opportunity to try Cantonese Chinese calligraphy, Cantonese speaking and Chinese ink blowing. There was also  a special workshop for people to make cards and take home to their loved ones. The day event was very joyful and successful. The Confucius Institute also participated with some Mandarin workshops, which […]