The Manna Resource Centre is an old inner-city building which has been refurbished and is now used as a community centre for newly arrived groups in the City. There a cluster of projects to help socially challanged ethnic minorities (open to all). Work includes pastoral counselling, health and social care and education.
Refugee Week Health Event At Manna Resource Centre
This is an example of partnership work with our local network. Our health day was on Wednesday 22nd June 2011 at 10 am till 2 pm at Manna Resource Centre. Charlotte from the Manna Resource Centre was the MC. There was an introduction by Khadija and Sadiya and information about Sickle Cell Anaemia, Heart health and diabetes was provided. The Smoking Cessation team was be there to help people to stop smoking. The Domestic Violence Integration Project was in attendance and LASS gave advise on sexual health and HIV.
We will have talks about different health and community topics
Green Life Award
Manna Resource Centre was considered for a Green Life Award in recognition of our environmental work Funding has been sourced to improve the energy efficiency of the building and the potential for renewable energy has been considered. However, because of the building's situation the inclusion of renewable energy technologies was very limited. With the help of a grant from the ERDF Objective 2 Energy Efficiency and Clean Technology Grants Scheme a highly efficient condensing gas boiler was installed. This has improved heating standards in the building, making it easier for the whole building to be used and services expanded..