Sheung Lok Radio (All FM 96.9) Training

We are delighted to offer training in radio production (bi-lingual) to new volunteers.  Thanks are due to funding from Ambition for Ageing.

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Celebration of the Talents and Hobbies

Celebration of the talents and hobbies of those who use the Welcome Centre on Thursday 19th December from 11am to 1pm.  We are holding an event to showcase the wonderful range of skills that we have at the Welcome Centre from rearing chickens and gardening to cooking and playing guitar.

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Diabetes My Way on Monday 9th December from 10am to 12 noon

Diabetes My Way – information and awareness raising drop in at the Welcome Centre on Monday 9th December from 10am to 12 noon.  We have the Health Development Co-ordinator coming in, information for people to take away and free healthy snacks.

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Women Together Project

The Women Together Project is an exciting new Wai Yin Society project starting in January 2020. The project is for BME women who are economically inactive and it aims to build their confidence, skills and work readiness by involving them in activities which boost their sense of wellbeing and self-esteem.

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New Course Timetable (新課程時間表)

Wai Yin’s ETE Team have published our exciting new timetable for the new term which, as always, offers a wide range of courses for everyone in the community. Our classes always aim to give our learners the tools to improve their English and ICT knowledge whilst learning a wide range of valuable skills which will help them to improve their employment prospects, access volunteering opportunities and live independent lives.

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A visit to the Chatsworth House on 8th August 2019

On Thursday 8th August 2019 Way Yin’s members, ETE learners, Motiv8 participants and families from the Manchester Maya Project visited Chatsworth House in the Peak District.  The group travelled in two coaches from the Welcome Centre in Cheetham Hill and the Dr Sylvia Sham Centre in Manchester city centre.

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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.

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Crossing the Borders

You are invited to join Wai Yin to celebrate Crossing the Borders.  See artworks created by Wai Yin members with artist Julie Mosley on display in the gallery, depicting stories of migration and hear audio recordings expressing hope, loss and joy living in this country.

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Wai Yin Courses in Salford

Wai Yin are proud to report that we have had a second successful term of courses in Salford in partnership with Salford City College’s Community Learning Team. This term we have built on the success over the spring term and run three courses, two ESOL courses and one ICT course.

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VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK 2019

Volunteers’ Week is a time to say thank you for the fantastic contribution volunteers make, nationally. During the week, hundreds of events and celebrations take place across the country, saying thank you to volunteers and recognising their invaluable and diverse contribution to the UK.

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Wai Yin renews AQS Award for General Advice Services

We are delighted to announce that Wai Yin Society has yet again renewed its award of the Advice Quality Standard. The Advice Quality Standard (AQS) tells you that we offer a quality assured service.

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Race the Dragon!

Our partner, Your Housing Group, participated in the dragon boat race on Sunday 12th May at Salford Quays to support two charities: Wai Yin Society and Manchester Mind. With a great deal of effort (sweat, but thankfully no blood and tears) from Your Housing and Wai Yin staff and volunteers, we managed to win two out of our three races during the day.

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Dragon Boat Festival 2019

Please come and support Wai Yin Society and our partner, Your Housing Group, at the annual dragon boat festival in Salford Quays on Sunday afternoon 12th May 2019.  We will be paddling in boat (team) number 8.

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New Course Timetable 新課程時間表 April-June 2019

Wai Yin’s ETE Team have published our exciting new timetable for the summer term which, as always, offers a wide range of courses for everyone in the community. Our classes always aim to give our learners the tools to improve their English and ICT knowledge whilst learning a wide range of valuable skills which will help them to improve their employment prospects, access volunteering opportunities and live independent lives.

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Wai Yin Courses in Salford

Wai Yin have just finished their first ESOL course in Salford called ESOL for Volunteering and Active Citizenship in partnership with Salford City College’s Community Learning Team. This course was held in Little Hulton where we worked with the Big Local, who gave us a venue for the course, as well as providing support by publicising it amongst their well established Salford partners and liaising with potential students who called into their premises to register.

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