August 2017

Casework at Body & Soul – the burden of debt

Posted on: 24th August 2017

Stacey Jackson is one of the legal and casework interns at Body & Soul supporting members to find solutions to a variety of practical problems. Here Stacey considers the issue…

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Challenging a brutal immigration system

Posted on: 24th August 2017

Next Monday marks two months since one of our particularly vulnerable members was deported to her native Nigeria while awaiting a decision on her application to remain in the UK…

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Interning at Body & Soul

Posted on: 22nd August 2017

Kristen Hagemeister has been interning in Body & Soul’s HIV programme for the past three months. Working in the Children’s Centre, she has interacted closely with children and their parents….

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Adolescence and the importance of connection

Posted on: 17th August 2017

Our latest quarterly report focused on our Teen Spirit programmes for young people who have been adopted and young people who are living with or affected by HIV.   On…

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Volunteer profile: John

Posted on: 8th August 2017

John has been part of the Body & Soul volunteering team for over two years now. He uses his musical skills and naturally empathetic approach to encourage our teen members…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Overview

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Welcome message from Emma Colyer MBE, director of Body & Soul The second quarter of 2017 saw many new members join the Body & Soul community, stepping into a space…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Highlights

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Highlights from the services Children Group Theraplay has now been incorporated into both the HIV and adoption programmes for our youngest members. It has been embedded into the circle time…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Teens and social connection (1)

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Focus on teens and social connection Body & Soul supports members in their teenage years through two Teen Spirit services that run in parallel: one is tailored to the needs…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Teens and social connection (2)

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Community connection Body & Soul is a community of members, volunteers, staff and professionals, and one of the most important things that happens here is the establishment of loving, trusting…

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Quarterly Report – Q2 2017: Life in My Shoes

Posted on: 2nd August 2017

Life in My Shoes is Body & Soul’s campaign to promote empathy as a means of understanding the experiences of others and reducing stigma around ‘invisible difference’, e.g. the difference…

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