Advocacy Service Aberdeen provides people and their carers with independent advocacy on Self-directed Support in Aberdeen. This includes helping people to: identify and develop personal outcome plans; prepare for, express their views at and participate in assessments and reviews; challenge decisions; access services and identify solutions to meet their outcomes and manage a social care budget (including accessing support for legal and employment related issues). The project also provides information about systems, processes and local services.
Thrive Outdoors is mapping the outdoor play sector in Scotland, aiming to find out where outdoor play is happening, how outdoor play organisations are run and the challenges these organisations face. Extensive research highlights the social, physical and emotional benefits of outdoor play for children and young people. But the Covid-19 pandemic has meant moreRead More
An award of ¬£450,000 from The Robertson Trust will enable Inspiring Scotland to expand intandem, the national mentoring programme for children and young people looked after at home, to include 8-14 year olds living in kinship care arrangements across Scotland. intandem recognises that young people looked after while living at home can experience challenging circumstances.Read More
The new Outdoor Community Play Fund was announced by Children’s Minister, Clare Haughey on Tuesday 12th April 2022.¬† This funding will support charities¬†providing outdoor community play opportunities for children and families experiencing disadvantage, as defined by SIMD. Up to ¬£15,000 can be applied for by registered Scottish charities meeting the criteria. Funded by Scottish Government,Read More