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Unplanned Pregnancy Survey

Unplanned Pregnancy Survey
12/07/2017

If you are aged 11 - 19 The Corner would appreciate if you could take a few minutes to complete a survey around unplanned pregnancy. 

If you would like to chat to a worker about unplanned pregnancy or any other issues please call us on 01382 206060 or come down to Drop-in between 2pm and 6pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 1pm - 4pm. 

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Corner 21st!

Corner 21st!
14/06/2017
The Corner turns 21 years old in 2017.
 
To recognise and celebrate the role that The Corner has had in the lives of young people in Dundee we are really keen to hear from anyone who has a story or comment about The Corner over the years. 
 
If you were ever connected with the Corner in any way, as a young person, peer educator, volunteer, parent, manager or colleague it would be really interesting to hear your thoughts on The Corner at any time over the last 21 years. Click here to complete our survey.
 
Your stories and comments will influence the material produced as part of our birthday celebrations throughout 2017.
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Launch of Brain Injury Resources

Launch of Brain Injury Resources
09/03/2017

 As part of Brain Awareness Week our newly developed "Keeping (a)head film" and "Puzzled about the brain" resources were launched on Tuesday 7th March at The Shore.

These resources have been developed at The Corner with young people in partnership with NHS Tayside's Centre for Brain Injury Rehabilitation, supported by Dundee City Council's Youth Work Department.

Both the film and jigsaw are aimed at raising young people’s awareness of potential head injuries through sport and other lifestyle risk taking behaviours. These resources will be used initially in Schools. 

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Rock your Rights!

Rock your Rights!
14/04/2016

Our spring campaign at The Corner focused on Rights. We promoted young people’s rights and shared information about the legal age that young people have different rights.  Check out our leaflet.

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Like us on Facebook!

Like us on Facebook!
23/03/2016

The Corner is on Facebook!

Click here to find out what we are talking about and keep up-to-date with what is happening at The Corner.

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Royal Visit!

Royal Visit!
29/10/2015

We were delighted to welcome The Duke & Duchess of Cambridge to The Corner on Friday 23rd October to meet with young people and find out about the services we offer. 

Click here to find out more about thier visit to Dundee. 

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Is this Love?

Is this Love?
08/10/2015

Over the months of October and November we ran a Is this love? campaign looking at what makes a healthy relationship.

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Eat, Sleep, Care, Repeat

Eat, Sleep, Care, Repeat
05/08/2015

The Corner went all 80's in the months of August and September for the 'Eat, Sleep, Care, Repeat' campaign. With its bright neon colour the campaign was all about positivity - how to be 'happy' through self care, healthy eating and sleeping well, and how to care for others through random acts of kindness.

Click here to check out the resources and to find out more.

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Back to the Future - whats your digital footprint?

Back to the Future - whats your digital footprint?
13/05/2015

During May & June we ran a campaign to find out what has changed in the world of social media and especially trends in young people's social media use.   

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Implant Service now at The Corner

Implant Service now at The Corner
01/04/2015

An implant is a small flexible rod that is placed just under your skin in your upper arm. It releases a progestogen hormone similar to the natural progesterone that women produce in their ovaries and works for up to three years. (Family Planning Association)  For more information please click here

The Corner now offers an implant service available by appointment.  If you wish to contact The Corner to discuss this please click here or drop-in Monday to Friday 2 to 6pm or Saturday 1 to 4pm.  

 


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Know your LGBTs...

Know your LGBTs...
05/02/2015

'Know your LGBTs...' was a health campaign designed by young LGBT people at The Corner and Allsorts youth group in Dundee.  The young people wished to highlight that not every person falls into LGBT stereotypes.  They wanted to show that gender and sexual identity are not fixed; not everyone fits into one box. 

To find out more come down to Drop-in or call 01382 206060 to speak to the LGBT Worker. 

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Follow us!

Follow us!
07/01/2015

The Corner is on Twitter!

Follow us @thecornerdundee

 

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Welfare - Well fair?

Welfare - Well fair?
11/11/2014

Under the UN convention of The Rights of the Child you have rights which protect you from harm. Everyone in your life, family, friends, teachers, councilors, MP’s and the Prime Minster have a duty of care to your welfare.  

The welfare state was devised to provide financial and medical support to those in need from young to old.  Recently changes have been made to make applying for benefits easier.  

Now Universal Credit:

  • Income Support
  • Housing Support
  • Income Based Job Seekers
  • Income Based Employment and Support
  • Child Tax Credits

Now Personal Independent Payment

  • Disablity Living Allowance
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Still being volunteer friendly

Still being volunteer friendly
07/06/2013

 The Corner is delighted to have been successful in gaining the Volunteer Friendly award for another three years. This award is greatly appreciated and will help to ensure that the Corner continues to meet the requirements to best provide current and future volunteers with relevant, appropriate opportunities, support and guidance.

 

Volunteers and staff recently attended a civic award ceremony held by the Volunteer centre Dundee and presented by the Lord Provost at the City Chambers. The ceremony recognised and celebrated services regaining the awards, as well as services gaining the award for the first time. In the picture Tanya Hendrie, volunteer arts worker (seen nearest to the Lord Provost) was presented with the Volunteer friendly award on behalf of the Corner, from the Lord Provost.

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Pose, Sext - What Happens Next?

Pose, Sext - What Happens Next?
22/10/2012
The Corner launched their newest Health Campaign: "Pose, Sext - What Happens Next?" The campaign aimed to raise awareness amongst young people around the possible consequences of making, sending and uploading sexy images or texts on their phones or via social networking sites, known as 'Sexting'. Additionally The Corner gathered information on local experiences of Sexting which helped inform young peoples services within Dundee.  For more information click here.
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