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Technical Issues

Unfortunately The AoC & The ACC are currently without an internet connection due unforeseen circumstances. This will mean we will not be available via live chat for both services & have limited access to emails. Apologies for any inconvenience this may cause, we’re working hard to be back with you ASAP! Kindest regards - The AoC [...]

Technical Issues2020-01-07T10:04:52+00:00

The AoC Trust win Children in Need 30,000k Grant to help children and young people

We are delighted to announce The AOC Trust in March 2018 are proud winners of £30,000 Grant awarded to us from Children in Need. The £30,000 grant is to provide therapy and counselling support for children and young people aged between 3 years- 18 years old. More info will follow soon as the project develops.

The AoC Trust win Children in Need 30,000k Grant to help children and young people2018-04-13T14:30:20+01:00

The AoC in Dudley News!

The AoC are to appear in The Dudley Newspaper early next week in regards to the dementia poetry exhibition. http://www.dudleynews.co.uk/news/16155567.Dementia_poetry_project_on_display_at_Dudley_Library/?ref=fbshr A DEMENTIA poetry project exploring a range of themes including living with the condition is on display at Dudley Library until the end of next month. In the winter of 2017, The Arts of Change (The [...]

The AoC in Dudley News!2018-04-12T15:56:52+01:00

Unemployment

Are you currently unemployed? Are you currently on benefits and struggling? Applying for jobs but getting no responses? In October 2015, unemployment in the UK was at a percentage of 5.4% (jobless rate). The number of people out of work between the months of June and August was 1.77 million, this was the lowest rate for [...]

Unemployment2016-02-01T12:16:08+00:00

Loneliness

Do you feel alone? Do you struggle to communicate with others? 17% of older people are in contact with their family, friends and neighbours less than once a week and 11% are in contact less than once a month (Victor et al 2003). Over half (51%) of people over the age of 75 live alone (ONS, [...]

Loneliness2015-12-11T14:10:45+00:00

Fearing Heights

Fearing heights causes me great anxiety. For others it may be socialising etc. In the following blog I will talk about my experiences of anxiety and give some information you will find useful.   2.6% of the population experience depression and 4.7% have anxiety problems. As many as 9.7% of the population suffer with mixed depression [...]

Fearing Heights2015-10-27T22:25:16+00:00