How does a good conversation support people to get the help and reassurance they are looking for? How can the principles of SDS be applied when people are not eligible for a social care budget? iConnect North East is a local independent support organisation in Aberdeen city that provides information and advice on Self DirectedRead More
Jackie has been a member of the dates-n-mates project for a few years now and said that being a member has “changed her life”. Like many individuals living with a learning disability, Jackie spent a lot of time at home or with family. As Jackie has made new friendships through the project and built newRead More
Inspiring Scotland has created an innovative collaboration between three charities and a local authority who are working together to reach the most vulnerable neighbourhoods in Edinburgh and engage children and families through play. As part of the citywide Edinburgh Play Ranger project, Community Play Rangers facilitate outdoor play in communities. Play Rangers bring ideas and free resources and theRead More
Elisha, 22, comes from a large extended family in the northeast area of Glasgow. Her mum is Scottish and her dad is Afro-American and does not have citizenship in the UK. Her mum and dad had been in an on-off relationship for 22 years, which meant her dad drifted in and out of her lifeRead More
Deploying the invaluable expertise from pro bono supporters Inverness based 14:19 Fund venture, Calman Trust, is an ambitious and innovative charity. It combines its work supporting young people to overcome challenges with its social enterprise businesses so young people benefit from real life work experience. Calman’s existing social enterprises include the award winning Café ArtysansRead More
Golfhill Primary School in Glasgow’s Dennistoun area has been taking part in the Glasgow Active Play programme, run by go2play with funding from Glasgow City Council Education. The programme has been delivered by go2play partner charity PEEK and involves weekly Active Play sessions in school, separate from PE and break time, for primary 4 pupils.Read More
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