The Board of Management at Brightly are pleased to announce that Stewart Rowney has been appointed as Chairman of their Board following the retirement of Susie Pinel. Previously a Trustee and Chair of Jersey Hospice Care, Stewart is currently a member of the Brightly Board and commented, ‘I am delighted to have been appointed as […]
The Government of Jersey engages in public consultations, a number of which relate to children and young people. To view and contribute to current consultations please follow this link: www.gov.je/consultations.
On February 27th 2020, the Government of Jersey announced two new support offers (or entitlements) for children in care and those leaving care in Jersey. Details can be found in the accompanying two documents. Much of what is included in the offers of support has previously been provided by our charity. The Government has kept […]
If you are looking for the perfect day out for family and friends then look no further !! Brightly (formerly Brig-y-Don Children’s Charity) are holding this Family Fun Day to raise vital funds for Jersey’s most vulnerable children and young people from new born up to the age of 25 who have experience of the […]
The BA (Hons) Social Work degree at Highlands College is extending the deadline for applications for study in 2019-20 until Wednesday 1 May 2019 by 5pm. Further information about the course and the entry requirements can be found on pages 58-59 of the University College Jersey Prospectus which is available at: https://www.highlands.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/2019-2020-UCJ-Prospectus.pdf. Anyone wishing to […]
Jersey’s Children’s Minister has today published a new independent report which gives an honest and hard-hitting insight into the views of some people with experience of care and what it means to them to ‘be heard’. The independent report, called Listen Louder, has been produced by a new group called Jersey Cares. The report highlights […]
As the faces behind a charity focused on supporting children and young people living in a range of residential homes, it’s clear this trio care about care. Wendy Nerac, Steve Harvey and Allison Le Blancq all run Brightly – formerly known as Brig-y-don Children’s Charity – which helps children and young people up to the […]
We were delighted to be featured in the Bailiwick Express recently. After a busy year that included a complete rebrand, a bright new name, raising funds and supporting ever more local children and young people, the team at Brightly is ready to take on 2019 and to continue their work. Click here www.bailiwickexpress.com/jsy/news/brightly-wishes-2019 to read […]
A massive thank you to the IOD for inviting Brightly & the JSPCA to speak at their Christmas lunch yesterday.