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How you’ve helped shape this year’s Helplines Partnership Conference

It’s less than two weeks to go until this year’s Annual Conference and Awards. Over the summer, we heard from a lot of helplines through a series of events we hosted for our members and non-members. One of the questions we asked was ‘if you had a magic wand, what… Read More

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EHRC Advisor Support

This year, The Equality and Human Rights Commission are attending our Annual Conference and Awards. We talked to them about the help and support they can offer helplines who have queries about discrimination and human rights law. The Equality and Human Rights Commission provides a second-tier helpline so that those… Read More

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Keeping Helpline Users Safe

Safeguarding is a complex area. We were therefore delighted to launch our new guide to helplines and safeguarding at our 2015 annual conference. This will shortly be published on our website. Safeguarding is a vital topic for helplines and is the approach that your helpline takes to ensuring that people… Read More

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Helplines and Fundraising: the future is innovative?

Our fabulous fundraising panel at the Helplines Partnership Conference 2015 were bursting with good ideas and positivity. Charity fundraising can be a challenge. With the squeeze on public funds, and grant programmes heavily oversubscribed, it can be hard for helplines to find the essential funding which they need in order… Read More

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Major event in the helpline calendar

Helplines Partnership recently welcomed over 100 delegates to our 2015 Annual Conference which brought together helplines throughout the UK and the Republic of Ireland. The event provided a unique opportunity to capture the ideas, innovation, and insights from a broad range of helplines supporting a diverse range of service users…. Read More

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Our first Helpline Awards were spectacular!

If you read my blog before the Helpline Awards ceremony on 7 November 2014, you know it was full of excitement and eager anticipation as the day approached. Through the awards, we wanted to celebrate and show everyone how valuable helplines really are. We had an excellent response and I… Read More

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Reflections on our conference

Helplines came together to celebrate the history of helplines and to look to the future. I was proud to be a part of Helplines Partnership as we delivered a very successful conference, looking back over the past 25 years and then forward towards the future of our sector. The past… Read More

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Helplines Are Here

This year Helplines Partnership celebrates 25 years of support to helplines and the wider communities they support across UK society at large. Helpline staff and volunteers are the last resort and sometimes the first and only resort for people in need.  Occasionally, these needs are simple, a piece of information… Read More