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Protecting your data

We want to remind you that as part of our continued commitment to the community we consider safeguarding your personal data of the utmost importance. We have updated our privacy policy to the latest standards as set by government. On our website you can find out who we collect information for and what we collect. [...]

By | 2017-03-10T10:52:10+00:00 December 15th, 2016|

Rosa Morison celebrates the grand opening of sensory garden

The Worshipful the Mayor, Councillor David Longstaff, accompanied by the Mayoress his partner Ms Gillian Griffiths, performed a ribbon cutting ceremony at Rosa Morison on 28 July 2016 and declared the new sensory garden officially open. The Chair of The Barnet Group, Terry Rogers, welcomed the Mayor and thanked him for attending. Rosa Morison is [...]

By | 2016-08-01T14:11:31+00:00 August 1st, 2016|

Could you be our next apprentice?

The Barnet Group is now recruiting for Housing Management and Social Care 2016-17 apprentices. There are eight apprenticeship vacancies within The Barnet Group  (Barnet Homes & Your Choice Barnet) Our apprenticeships are open to anyone that lives in Barnet. We are particularly keen to receive applications from Barnet Homes residents. You can start an apprenticeship with little [...]

By | 2016-06-28T14:31:09+00:00 June 28th, 2016|

Living our values at Supported Living

A colleague from the Barnet Learning Disability Service had some kind words for Shirley Sanderson and the Supported Living team at Harold Court and Agatha House. She said: "Following my meeting with yourself and the staff team yesterday I just wanted to say that it was really nice to hear the progress that has been [...]

By | 2017-03-10T10:52:10+00:00 June 21st, 2016|

Consultation – Future of adult social care in Barnet

Barnet Council are now consulting on the future of adult social care in the borough and are seeking views on two areas; a new way of delivering adult social care in Barnet; and a new way of organising our adult social care services, of which there are 3 options. Details of these proposals can be [...]

By | 2017-03-10T10:52:10+00:00 June 15th, 2016|

CommunitySpace given summer spruce-up by volunteers

Your Choice Barnet's CommunitySpace was given a spuce-up by partners Hammerson as part of a volunteering event at the centre in Edgware. Coinciding with celebrations for the Queen's 90th birthday, customers enjoyed an afternoon of music, food and drink while volunteers were hard at work. Hammerson PLC has been running an annual Community Day since [...]

By | 2017-03-10T10:52:10+00:00 June 13th, 2016|

YCB promote volunteering at the Arts Depot

Your Choice Barnet (YCB) marked Volunteering Week by promoting the benefits of volunteering at an event held at the Arts Depot in North Finchley on Wednesday 8 June. As well as promoting and recruiting volunteers YCB staff got the opportunity to network with other organisations some in other sectors. Partners BOOST and the Welfare Reform Task Force were also [...]

By | 2016-06-10T09:52:45+00:00 June 10th, 2016|

Improvements to Rosa Morison Hydrotherapy pool make a big splash

There have been some exciting new additions at Rosa Morison, our day service for adults with profound and multiple learning and physical disabilities. For the past few months, the centre has undergone some improvements to its hydrotherapy pool, which will be of maximum benefit to current service users at Rosa Morison, as well as potential [...]

By | 2016-04-26T10:07:43+00:00 April 26th, 2016|

Partnership working helps customers step into work

Your Choice Barnet customers had the opportunity to build crucial steps into work recently with a little help from partners Barnet Mencap, Barnet & Southgate College and Volunteering Matters. After completing a six week ‘Return to Work’ course with Barnet & Southgate College, ten of our customers from CommunitySpace and Barnet Independent Living Service (BILS) [...]

By | 2016-04-26T10:42:03+00:00 April 20th, 2016|