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Action for Children

Action for Children delivers services aimed at young people who are unemployed and who may have other issues restricting their ability to access the job market.

OFN investment supports a number of important programmes that improve young people’s ability to move into a positive destination such as Youthbuild, Hospitality, Aiming High and STAY.

CashBack for Communities supports employability programmes.  For more information visit cashbackforcommunities.org.uk 

Action for Children is also one of the 13 charities part of the intandem portfolio.  For more information visit intandem.scot

Perinatal and Infant Mental Health: Action for Children’s non-clinical, community based parenting and peer support service provides support for women and families affected by or at risk of perinatal and mental health issues. Focussing particularly on young parents, lone parents, and other parents who have experienced trauma or lack support networks, the PIMH Fund grant will support delivery of services in Western Isles for three years and West Dunbartonshire for one year.

Successful Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund organisations announced
26.11.2020

Successful Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund organisations announced

  Charities providing counselling, peer and parental support are to share funding to help improve the life chances and wellbeing of pregnant women, new mums and their families. The Perinatal and Infant Mental Health fund will provide annual funding of up to £1 million to help third sector organisations deliver vital services. Mental Health Minister

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Accessing the right kind of help can transform the lives of new parents
06.11.2020

Accessing the right kind of help can transform the lives of new parents

Pregnancy, birth and caring for a new baby can involve some of the most rewarding experiences in life. Yet being a new parent can also be full of difficult and isolating moments for mothers and families writes Julia Abel. Mental ill health at this time is common, affecting 1 in 5 mothers and 1 in

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The Potential of our Relationships
04.11.2020

The Potential of our Relationships

Link Up worker Hannah Kirby reflects on Hilary Cottam’s book ‘Radical Help’ and the parallels with Inspiring Scotland’s community development and wellbeing programme.  “To solve today’s problems we need collaboration, we need to be part of the change and we need systems that include all of us… And to do this we need to start

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