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basketballscotland

basketballscotland is the governing body for basketball in Scotland. It’s CashBack for Communities project is CashBack for Communities Basketball Vs Disadvantage in the Sport for Change theme. The project will support disadvantaged young people through the Schools of Basketball programme.

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Carr-Gomm Community Contacts

Carr-Gomm Community Contacts

Carr Gomm provides independent support for people and carers accessing social care in Argyll & Bute and the Highland local authority areas. Community Contacts in Argyll & Bute provides support at any point in the self-directed support process including, assistance to understand SDS process locally, provision of a 7 step guide and information on legislation

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Clydebank Shopmobility & West Dunbartonshire CVS

Clydebank Shopmobility and West Dunbartonshire CVS will raise awareness of Self-directed Support and develop a local social care information pathway in West Dunbartonshire. The project also supports people to develop personal outcomes, identify service options and manage a social care budget, and uses volunteer peer advocates to support people exploring Self-directed Support.

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Compass Brain Injury Specialists (Compass SDS Brokerage)

Compass Brain Injury Specialists Ltd provides a brokerage service for social care users in Dumfries and Galloway. This includes support to recruit and manage Personal Assistants, payroll support, peer support groups and promoting Self-directed Support. www.cbisl.org www.cbisl.org/news/compass-launches-self-directed-support-brokerage-service-live-the-life-you-create @CompassSds

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Cornerstone

Cornerstone supports people in Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire with Self-directed Support. This includes support to identify personal outcomes and develop support plans, developing Option 2 provision and resource mapping and signposting to community resources to achieve outcomes. The project also facilitates community-based peer support groups and helps people to share their stories. www.cornerstonesds.org.uk @CornerstoneSDS

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Craigmillar, Edinburgh (Thistle Foundation)

Craigmillar, Edinburgh (Thistle Foundation)

The Thistle Foundation is the host organisation in Craigmillar.  Link Up started in Craigmillar in 2016.

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Dundee Carers Centre (SDS Service Dundee & Angus)

Dundee Carers Centre supports carers and social care users in Dundee and Angus with Self-directed Support. This includes helping people to identify and develop personal outcomes, decide which option to use, providing them with support through the process and peer support. The project also provides a brokerage service to help people recruit and manage staff,

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Equal Say

Equal Say provides adults aged 18 to 65 years old in North Lanarkshire with independent advocacy on Self-directed Support. This includes helping people to identify and develop personal outcome plans, participate in care planning, negotiate and navigate the system, understand the options available and link to services to meet their outcomes. www.equalsay.org

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Gorbals (Crossroads Youth and Community Association)

Gorbals (Crossroads Youth and Community Association)

Community: Gorbals (Laurieston).    Crossroads Youth and Community Association is the host organisation partnering with Inspiring Scotland on Link Up.  The Gorbals is an area on the south bank of the river Clyde in Glasgow made up of the districts of Laurieston, Tradeston, Kingston, and Hutchesontown.  

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Independent Living Association Forth Valley (SDS Forth Valley)

SDS Forth Valley Independent Living Association supports people accessing social care and Self-directed Support in Falkirk, Stirling and Clackmannanshire. This includes pre-assessment support to understand the process, identify personal outcomes and develop support plans, coaching and advocacy, support and training on SDS and employment issues and peer support opportunities. The project will also work to

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Leith, Edinburgh (Bethany Christian Trust)

Leith, Edinburgh (Bethany Christian Trust)

The Link Up host in Leith is Bethany Christian Trust. Ian, the local Link Up Worker started with Bethany in January 2012. Leith lies to the north of Edinburgh, and although now part of Edinburgh, it was once the most important port in Scotland and a borough in its own right. This history still shapes

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Muirhouse, Edinburgh (Muirhouse Youth Development Group)

Muirhouse, Edinburgh (Muirhouse Youth Development Group)

Muirhouse Youth Development Group (MYDG) is the host organisation supporting the Link Up worker in Muirhouse. Muirhouse is a district of north Edinburgh with a population of around 5,500. Although the name refers to the original mansion built for the Davidson Family in 1832, the modern residential area of Muirhouse was built as a council

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North West Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire (Home-Start Ayrshire)

North West Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire (Home-Start Ayrshire)

Home Start Ayrshire is the host organisation for Link Up in North West Kilmarnock. The communities of Onthank, Tourhill, Alton Hill, Knockinlaw and parts of Longpark make up North West Kilmarnock – home to over 5,000 people.  Neill, the Community Facilitator, started working on Link Up late in November 2014. The communities of Onthank, Tourhill,

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Outside the Box & Care and Well-being Co-Op

A partnership between Outside the Box and the Care and Wellbeing Co-op, the project delivers independent support through staff, volunteer support champions and community brokers. From October 2018, the partnership will recruit, train and develop a network of SDS champions in rural areas of Highland Perthshire to raise awareness and give initial advice on SDS

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Perth & Kinross Association for Voluntary Service

Perth and Kinross Association for Voluntary Service (PKAVS) provides independent support to Carers, and through them to the people they support, on social care and options for self-directed support. Through the PKAVS Carers’ Hub network and access points in Perth and southern parts of Perth and Kinross, the project will provide information on the SDS process

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Possilpark (North Glasgow Housing Association)

Possilpark (North Glasgow Housing Association)

Community: Possilpark, Glasgow.   North Glasgow Housing Association (NGHA) through their social enterprise subsidiary NG2 is hosting the Link Up worker in Possil. Jane, the Link Up worker   started with NG2 at the beginning of February 2012.

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Shetland Community Connections

Shetland Community Connections provides a brokerage service for social care users in Shetland. This includes person centred planning to identify personal outcomes, help to plan and organise support, support to recruit and manage Personal Assistants, payroll support, peer support, information, advice and signposting. Facebook: Shetland Community Connections

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The Advocacy Project

The Advocacy Project provides people and their carers with independent advocacy on Self-directed Support in Glasgow, East Renfrewshire and South Lanarkshire. This includes support to understand and identify personal outcomes, understand the SDS process and legislation, participate in assessments and reviews and access community-based services. The project also helps people to access local services that

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Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire and CCB & CS partners

Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire and Community Capacity Building and Carer Support Programme partners, support people to access social and community care in North Lanarkshire. The project compliments and adds to existing local social work provision by focussing on one-to-one support for people who are not eligible for a social-care budget to ensure they are better

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