02Apr
By: admin_thebrick On: April 2, 2020 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

In the light of the coronavirus pandemic, The Brick has agreed a business continuity plan. This has been devised by the organisation’s Executive Committee,  shared with relevant partners and agencies, and is being implemented and revised in line with government advice and developments. The primary objective is to protect...

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20Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 20, 2020 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

The Brick is in need of essential supplies for the people in the community who need our help the most. Due to the COVID-19 virus, donations to The Brick’s foodbank have dropped and we are calling on the community to help replenish supplies, in any way you can. The...

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19Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 19, 2020 In: Events, Latest News Comments: 0

Louise Green the Brick CEO would like to thank the Wigan Community for their ongoing support to the Charity. “I know that everyone is worried about current events taking place on our doorstep and across the world and the Brick is trying its best to maintain vital services whilst...

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19Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 19, 2020 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Silence really can be golden. A recent coaching meeting has allowed me to realize that silence does not always have to be awkward. It can provide a space that a person can own, where they can say what they need to say for themselves. My skills as a coach...

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05Mar
By: admin_thebrick On: March 5, 2020 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Charlie and I were very excited about the arranged trip to Edinburgh, not only because we were going on a training course with our partners (Mayday Trust) but because Edinburgh is a beautiful city and we got the evening to enjoy all that Edinburgh had to offer. Our journey...

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By: admin_thebrick On: March 4, 2020 In: Job Vacancies, Volunteer Comments: 0

Role Title: Volunteer Wellbeing Mentor  Responsible to: Training & Resources Manager / Volunteer Coordinator  Responsible for: Facilitating trainee, volunteer & staff memberships Hours of Work: 4 or more hours per week Location: The Brick Project & The Brick Works – Wigan Main purpose of role  The Wellbeing Mentor role will promote the wellbeing of an individual via supporting their...

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21Feb
By: admin_thebrick On: February 21, 2020 In: Latest News Comments: 0

The word chance is very subjective, what it means to one person doesn’t mean quite the same to the next. I believe if anything only you can give your own chances – the ones that really count. You need to take the control back, feel empowered to make your...

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07Feb
By: admin_thebrick On: February 7, 2020 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Social justice can be defined by multiple meanings depending on the context. There are many ways to consider what this means on a social, economic, cultural, systemic or individual basis. The term is important to our work and vision as a charity, social justice informs the approach we adopt...

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31Jan
By: admin_thebrick On: January 31, 2020 In: Latest News Comments: 0

It can often be very difficult for people accessing our services to feel part of society. That difficultly can come from a fear of being labelled. Labelling of someone as a homeless person or a client or service user often creates a power imbalance between those accessing a service...

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13Dec
By: admin_thebrick On: December 13, 2019 In: Latest News Comments: 0

Did you know that you can help raise money for The Brick by recycling empty Ink cartridges? Think-Ink (@1ThinkInks) israising awareness about the mass waste of plastic, which is now contaminating our oceans. Think-Ink and The Brick are passionate about protecting our environment as well as raising money, helping...

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