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Open Day to showcase support available in Island

Monday, 12 December 2016

An open day is being held tomorrow (Tuesday 13 December 2016) to showcase the support that is available for vulnerable individuals and families in the Isle of Man.

Organised by the Prison and Probation Service, the event will provide information, guidance and assistance from a wide range of Government agencies and local charities.

Members of the public are invited to attend Tromode House between 3pm and 7pm on Tuesday 13 December 2016. The building will be signposted from Ballafletcher Road and Johnny Watterson’s Lane, with parking available at the rear of Isle of Man Creameries.

The open day will promote awareness of the many services available in the Island to help people in need, particularly those who find the festive season a stressful time of year.

As well as providing support on matters such as homelessness, loneliness, depression and domestic violence, the event will also offer practical advice on staying safe, maintaining physical and mental wellbeing and preventing crime.

The following organisations will be represented –

Prison and Probation Service

Isle of Man Constabulary

St John Ambulance

Victim Support

Samaritans

Children’s Centre

Graih (homeless charity)

Mental Wellbeing

Housing Matters

Drug & Alcohol Team

Prison Works

Manx SPCA

Salvation Army

Isle of Man Fire and Rescue Service

Manx Court Mission

Public Health

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