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Addaction

Addaction

Addaction support adults, children, young adults and older people to make positive behavioural changes. Whether that’s with alcohol, drugs, or mental health and well-being, we’re here to help people improve their lives in ways they never thought possible. Addaction receives funding through the Survivors Support Towards Partnership Working Fund to employ a Survivor Advisor to establish pathways for

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Advocacy Orkney

Advocacy Orkney provides people and their carers with independent advocacy on Self-directed Support in Orkney. This includes helping people to articulate their needs, engage in their care planning, ensure their care meets their needs, self-advocate, explore local availability and develop person specifications when employing Personal Assistants. The project also delivers information sessions and will develop

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Advocacy Service Aberdeen

Advocacy Service Aberdeen

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

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Advocacy Western Isles

Advocacy Western Isles provides people and their carers with independent advocacy on Self-directed Support in Comhairle nan Eilan Siar. This includes pre-assessment information and awareness raising, support throughout the care assessment process and help to identify personal outcomes, understand and choose an option, set up a social care package, access community-based services, manage finances and

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AHA Futures

AHA Futures

Active Healthy Achieving Futures is a partnership between NHS Highland, Highland Council and a series of third and voluntary sector organisations to work with people with autism, their families and carers. It is funded through the Autism Innovation & Development Fund to develop a transition programme of life skills and socialisation. The programme is divided into

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Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis

Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis

At Argyll and Bute Rape Crisis, all of our Staff and Volunteers are extensively trained in helping to support Survivors of all forms of sexual abuse and violence.

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Artlink Edinburgh and Lothians

Artlink Edinburgh and Lothians

Artlink is an arts and disability organisation established in 1984. Artlink believes participation in the arts has an important role to play in realising personal and social change. Our aim is to increase opportunities to take part in the arts for those who experience disadvantage or disability in the East of Scotland. We offer practical

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Autism Initiatives

Autism Initiatives

Autism Initiatives mission is to meet the needs of people with autism, their families and carers by providing a range of services which are personal, professional and innovative.

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Autism Network Scotland

Autism Network Scotland

Autism Network Scotland connects and communicates with individuals on the autistic spectrum, their families and carers, and practitioners working in the field of autism. We serve as a hub of reliable and impartial information, signposting people to supports, resources and useful information. We offer a platform for knowledge exchange and sharing of good practice and we

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Ayrshire Independent Living Network (AiLN)

Ayrshire Independent Living Network (AiLN)

Ayrshire Independent Living Network supports people who are eligible for a social care budget in North, South and East Ayrshire to manage their package. This includes training to develop the relevant skills for managing their social care arrangements, help with the recruitment and management of Personal Assistants and support for people with the financial management

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Befriend a Child

Befriend a Child

Aberdeen based, Befriend a Child’s motto is to ‘Turn a Frown Upside Down’, the core service is a 1:1 befriending scheme and runs a number of other complimentray services. Befriend a Child are one of the 13 charities in the intandem portfolio. Further information is available www.intandem.scot    

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Braemar Care

Braemar Care links vulnerable and elderly people living in Braemar with local carers to employ, to support them to live independently. It also uses volunteers to deliver preventative services to promote independence and delivers workshops and surgeries to promote Self-directed Support.

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Break the Silence

Break the Silence

All support is designed to assist Survivors to work through their trauma, move forward and improve their social well-being and psychological health,enabling and supporting Survivors to achieve an attainable standard of living, health and family life. We also provide professional counselling support for partners and family members of Survivors as we recognise that rape and

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Calman Trust Ltd

Calman Trust Ltd

Calman is a young people’s service based in the Highlands that offers housing support, training, employment opportunities, cooking services and general support to young people looking to get on the road to independent living. 14:19 Fund investment supports a continuum of programmes for young people, from intensive individual support through to training in one of Calman’s

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Canongate Youth

Canongate Youth

Canongate Youth has provided support, recreation and training opportunities for 5-25 year olds to help them overcome barriers and secure a great future since 1977. Canongate Youth is funded through Inspiring Scotland’s Go2Play fund to run Play Rangers sessions aimed at getting primary-aged children playing outdoors whatever the weather in the Dumbiedykes area of Edinburgh.  

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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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Central Advocacy Partners

Central Advocacy Partners

Over twenty years Advocacy into Action and Quality Action Group worked tirelessly to tackle social exclusion and to enable people with learning disabilities across the Forth Valley to have their voices heard through a diverse range of dynamic and creative projects.

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CheckIn Works- Giraffe Trading

CheckIn Works- Giraffe Trading

Most people take it for granted they can go to work if they want to but for many their disability, health or barriers can make working a huge struggle. CheckIn and Giraffe are there to make the steps into work and towards a future in a sustainable job or work environment a reality. Building confidence,

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Children 1st

Children 1st

Children 1st helps Scotland’s families to put children first, with practical advice and with support in difficult times. And when the worst happens,  supports survivors of abuse, neglect, and other traumatic events in childhood, to recover. Children 1st are one of the 13 charities in the intandem portfolio.  For more information see www.intandem.scot

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Circles Network Inverclyde

Circles Network Inverclyde

Circles Network Inverclyde provides people and their carers with independent advocacy on social care and self-directed support in Inverclyde. This includes pre-assessment support to help people understand the local process, and the options available. It helps people to think through and articulate their needs and develop support plans, and provides information on local support organisations,

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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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Clydesdale Community Initiatives

Clydesdale Community Initiatives

CCI Scotland is a unique social enterprise, incorporating a charity that delivers exceptional person centred programmes to individuals with a range of support needs and a professional construction company that delivers outstanding quality and value on a range of landscape and minor civils contracts. With a mission statement to give everyone the opportunity to make

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Community Brokerage Network

Community Brokerage Network

Community Brokerage Network provides a brokerage service for social care users in East, South and North Ayrshire. This includes information provision and pre assessment support; support through assessment and reviews; support to identify personal outcomes, develop and set up a funded package; connecting people to community activities and services; negotiation and mediation support; and outreach

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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

Every day across Scotland, Cornerstone provides care and support for adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs. We operate a person centred approach and identify goals for everyone we support based on four key areas – increased social inclusion, improved health, improved independence and improved wellbeing.

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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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COVEY

COVEY

Based in South Lanarkshire, COVEY, support young people on their life journey through strong and supportive befriending and mentoring relationships – ensuring they are equipped to reach their potential. COVEY are one of the 13 charities involved in the intandem portfolio.  More information is available www.intandem.scot

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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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Disability Shetland

Disability Shetland

Disability Shetland supports the efforts of disabled people to realise their full potential in all areas of life. In addition to providing advice and information to service users and service providers, Disability Shetland runs a variety of clubs and recreational activities throughout the year.

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Disabled Person’s Housing Service

Disabled Person’s Housing Service supports disabled people and their families in Fife to understand and access social care through self-directed support. This includes one-to-one support, information and advice to help individuals understand local SDS criteria and processes and prepare for social work assessments. The project also ensures individuals are aware of wider opportunities for support

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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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East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre provides support advice, information, training, advocacy, social activities, drop in centres, benefit and money advice & respite breaks for carers of all ages in East Ayrshire.  We also have young carers groups who use our facilities in Cumnock, Kilmarnock and Dalmellington weekly. 14:19 Fund investment supports young carers who do not

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East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre

East Ayrshire Carers Centre supports carers and their families across East Ayrshire with Self-directed Support, helping them to identify suitable care plans and put them into place. This includes providing information, guidance and advice on the principles of Self-directed Support, assessing the family’s needs and helping them to explore the options available. www.eastayrshirecarers.org.uk @EACarers

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East Renfrewshire Carers’ Centre

East Renfrewshire Carers’ Centre

At the Carers’ Centre we provide a full programme of support to carers and young carers. Our ability to do this is supported by donations we receive. All donations received are spent directly on carers and young carers. For young carers donations would contribute to group nights as well as trips and activities to places

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Enable Scotland

Enable Scotland

Enable is Scotland’s leading organisation for children, young people and adults with learning disabilities and for their families and carers. 14:19 Fund investment supports Enable’s five year Stepping Up programme, which enables young people to make a smooth transition from school into employment, education or training.  At 14 they will be introduced to the world of

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Enable Scotland

Enable Scotland

Through Support in the Right Direction 2021, ENABLE supports people with learning disabilities and other social care users in Fife with Self-directed Support. This includes one to one awareness raising, support to understand and develop personal outcomes, identifying creative solutions to meet outcomes, support with assessments and reviews, advocacy, helping people to organise their support and

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Encompass (BDPA)

Encompass (BDPA)

BDPA (trading as Encompass) provides pre-assessment information and support for people accessing social care in the Scottish Borders. Focussing on the Hawick and Berwickshire areas, the project works closely with social work teams through Community Hubs and with clients who are awaiting a review, providing information, undertaking person centred planning, looking at care options available

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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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Gallatown, Kirkcaldy (Kirkcaldy YMCA)

Gallatown, Kirkcaldy (Kirkcaldy YMCA)

  Kirkcaldy YMCA is the host organisation for the Link Up worker. Gary Hughes started as the Link Up Worker early in March 2012.     Gallatown is a suburb in north east Kirkcaldy near Dysart in coastal Fife. Originally called Gallowstown, (from the frequent execution of criminals in feudal times, or from the special

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Glasgow Carers Partnership

Glasgow Carers Partnership

Carers Trust is a major charity for, with and about carers.

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Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living supports social care users with Self-directed Support in Glasgow, South Lanarkshire and East Dunbartonshire. This includes awareness raising workshops and preparation sessions, community asset mapping, enhanced payroll provision, PA employer training, peer support, training on Glasgow City Council’s online pre-payment card and information provision.Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living supports social

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Glasgow Council on Alcohol

Glasgow Council on Alcohol

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA), or the Glasgow Council on Alcoholism as it was originally known, was established in 1965. It was the first council of its kind in the UK and is the longest continuously operating. After some years similar councils were founded in Aberdeen, Dundee and Edinburgh and GCA became the inspiration for

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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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Grampian Employment Opportunities

Grampian Employment Opportunities

Grampian Employment Opportunities operating as Grampian Opportunities (GO) works to develop opportunities for people with disabilities, mental health problems, sensory impairment, autism or long term conditions. Our approach is to support the development of relationships and encourage people to be actively involved in their community.

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Highland Cycle Ability Centre, Watermill Foundation Limited

Highland Cycle Ability Centre, Watermill Foundation Limited

The Centre is run by The Watermill Foundation Ltd  with one very simple aim: to give everyone a safe and enjoyable place to come and ride a bicycle, regardless of their ability.

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Hot Chocolate Trust

Hot Chocolate Trust

A city centre youth work organisation in Dundee. 14:19 Fund investment supports organisational development and activities supporting young people’s transitions into positive destinations

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Indepen-dance (Scotland) Ltd.

Indepen-dance (Scotland) Ltd.

Indepen-dance is an award winning inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people to enjoy, express, and fulfil their potential through dance. Our mission is to enable participation in high quality arts provision and improve wellbeing, quality of life and provide opportunities for disabled and non-disabled dancers in both the professional and non-professional dance sectors.

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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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Into Work Limited

We help people with disabilities and long-term health conditions find, build and maintain great jobs.

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IWORK4ME

IWORK4ME

We recognise the challenges faced daily by people with ASC and that the world of employment can be extremely stressful. It is our belief that there are significant advantages to self-employment and that this ultimate goal is achievable given the right support.

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Izzy’s Promise

Izzy’s Promise

Izzy’s Promise offers training and consultancy services, conducts research and recruits and trains volunteers to work towards supporting survivors of ritual/organised abuse and those who support them.

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Kirkcaldy YMCA

Kirkcaldy YMCA

Kirkcaldy YMCA is a vibrant local community hub for children, young people and families providing a wide range of programmes all year round and involving large numbers of volunteers. Kirkcaldy YMCA is one of the 13 charities supported by the intandem portfolio.  More information is available www.intandem.scot

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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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LOTHIAN AUTISTIC SOCIETY – Family Enrichment

LOTHIAN AUTISTIC SOCIETY – Family Enrichment

Lothian Autistic Society first came to being in 1992 as The Lothian Autistic Education Group, founded by a small number of parents who were concerned with finding suitable placements within education in order to meet the additional needs of their children.  However it soon became apparent that the need for more suitable educational services was

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LOTHIAN AUTISTIC SOCIETY – Summit Awards

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Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living

Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living

Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living provides independent advice and support to disabled people, people with long-term conditions and parent carers of disabled children, throughout their social care journey. This project complements and enhances the core work of LCiL’s Independent Living Officers by facilitating existing and new peer support groups – for people and carers to

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Mar Policies, Bowmar & Hawkhill, Allloa (Hawkhill Community Association)

In Alloa, Hawkhill Community Association is hosting the Link Up worker  based from the  Hawkhill Community Centre which lies to the North of its neighbouring communities of the Bowmar and Mar Policies. Sara, the Link Up worker started in January. The communities of Mar Policies, Bowmar and Hawkhill are located in the South East of

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MECOPP

MECOPP

MECOPP supports minority ethnic people and their carers with Self-directed Support in Edinburgh and the Lothians. This includes information provision on Self-directed Support principles and options and support to identify personal outcomes, prepare for and participate in a social work assessment, access community services and set up and manage a funded social care package. The

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Momentum – Living Options

Momentum Skills provides vocational rehabilitation and training services, empowering people with disabilities and those who are excluded to gain the skills that they need to live independently and to gain access to employment.

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Move On

Move On

Move On works with young people in Edinburgh and Glasgow who have experienced homelessness and focuses on addressing some of the root causes of homelessness. 14:19 Fund investment supports Move on to deliver mentoring and volunteer peer education programmes. Move on  is also one of 13 charities  part of the intandem portfolio.  You can  find out

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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 Edinburgh Arts

North Edinburgh Arts

North Edinburgh Arts offers local residents a place to relax, explore, learn, meet, share, volunteer and have fun in. Last year over 30,000 visits were made to the venue that ‘floats like a bright bubble behind the Muirhouse shopping centre‘ (STV Local)

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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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PEEK

PEEK

Since 2000, PEEK (Possibilities for Each and Every Kid) has been providing high quality, diverse and innovative free play, arts and leisure activities for children and young people living in the East and North of Glasgow. Inspiring Scotland supports PEEK to deliver Play Rangers in communities across the East and North of Glasgow, encouraging children

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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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Perth Autism Support

Perth Autism Support

Our aim is to ensure that every child diagnosed with autism in Perth & Kinross has access to quality activities and services. Autism is a lifelong developmental disability which affects the way a person communicates, how they experience the world around them and how they relate to other people.

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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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Project Ability

Project Ability

Project Ability is a Glasgow-based visual arts organisation with an international reputation for excellence. We create opportunities for people with disabilities and people with lived experience of mental ill-health, aged 5 years to 80 plus, to express themselves and achieve their artistic potential.

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Quarriers

Quarriers

Quarriers is one of Scotland’s largest social care charities, providing  practical care and support for vulnerable children, adults and families who face extremely challenging circumstances. Quarriers challenge poverty and inequality of opportunity to bring about positive changes in people’s lives. Quarriers is one of the 13 charities involved in delivering intandem  www.intandem.scot 

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REALISE Support and Learning Services

REALISE Support and Learning Services

REALISE Support and Learning Services was born from a disillusionment with the same old services providing the same old support. We thought we could do things differently, so we did and created REALISE. We truly believe that things can be different and individuals accessing services should have choice and control of their lives and be

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Roshni

Roshni

Roshni is devoted to providing support for South Asian women and their children who have suffered from domestic violence and forced marriage and honour based crimes.

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Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (with the National Theatre of Scotland, National Autistic Society and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde)

Royal Conservatoire of Scotland (with the National Theatre of Scotland, National Autistic Society and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde)

Our location in the heart of Glasgow on Scotland’s west coast is a great advantage. Scotland has a rich artistic heritage and Glasgow is famed across the globe as a city of culture. The city is home to many of the national performing companies, including Scottish Opera, the National Theatre of Scotland and Scottish Ballet,

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Saltcoats, North Ayrshire (The Ayrshire Community Trust)

Saltcoats, North Ayrshire (The Ayrshire Community Trust)

The Ayrshire Community Trust (TACT) is the host organisation for Link Up in Saltcoats, North Ayrshire. Saltcoats Link Up was established in 2014. Saltcoats is one of the three communities that make up what is known locally as ‘The Three Towns’ in North Ayrshire. There is a good sense of community and a strong sense

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Say Women

Say Women

SAY Women is a voluntary organisation which offers safe, supported accommodation and related services for young women, aged 16-25 years, who are survivors of childhood sexual abuse, rape or sexual assault and who are homeless or threatened with homelessness.

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Scottish Autism

Scottish Autism

We provide a wide range of flexible and innovative support services for children and adults across Scotland, each with a focus on improving quality of life. Central to this is recognising that each person has a unique set of needs. We create personalised support plans which are based on an individual’s own strengths and motivations

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Scottish Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Consortium (The University of Edinburgh)

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Scottish Drugs Forum in Partnership with Autism Network Scotland and Common Knowledge UK

Scottish Drugs Forum in Partnership with Autism Network Scotland and Common Knowledge UK

SDF works to improve Scotland’s response to problem drug use.  In doing this we work with people who use or have used services, service staff and managers, service planners and commissioners and people developing policy, including elected members of local and national government.

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SDS Forum East Renfrewshire

SDS Forum East Renfrewshire

Self-directed Support Forum East Renfrewshire provides an independent support service in East Renfrewshire. This includes support to understand the Self-directed Support process, prepare for and participate in social work assessments, identify personal outcomes, access community services and set up and manage a funded package, including payroll and training. sdsforumer.org @SDSforumER

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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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Showcase the Street

Showcase the Street

Makes dance, drama, fashion and sports coaching accessible to young people in Dundee. 14:19 Fund investment supports the delivery of accredited courses to young people aged 14 to 16 years in dance, drama, fashion and sports coaching

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Sleep Scotland (TEENS+)

Sleep Scotland (TEENS+)

Sleep is now widely recognised as fundamental to the general health and wellbeing of us all. It is even more important to children and teenagers, because research has linked lack of sleep and poor sleep quality to impaired learning, obesity and depression.   Sound Sleep is an education programme that raises awareness in schools of

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Speak Out Advocacy Project

Speak Out Advocacy Project

Speak Out Advocacy Project provide a range of advocacy services throughout South Lanarkshire. The core service that we provide is one to one professional advocacy that is provided by individual workers. We also support a collective advocacy group, a service for parents with learning disabilities and a service that helps adults with learning disabilities who

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Street League

Street League

Street League is the UK’s leading sport for employment charity.  It uses football to help transform the lives of disadvantaged young people who are at risk of social exclusion. 14:19 Fund investment supports expansion of activities across Argyll and Bute, East Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Dundee, Glasgow, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire

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SWAN

SWAN

The Scottish Wide Area Network (SWAN) is a single public services network for the use of all public service organisations within Scotland. It is being delivered through a framework contract with Capita IT Enterprise Services. More than 4,600 sites will be connected to the initial network including schools, hospitals, GP surgeries, pharmacies and local council

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Tailor Ed Foundation

Tailor Ed Foundation

Tailor Ed was set up because we saw that there was a gap in services for  families who were struggling to support their child to gain the everyday skills that they needed for daily life, skills that people often take for granted – being able to put on your shoes and brush your teeth. Without

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TCV Scotland

TCV Scotland

TCV in Scotland offers a wide range of environmental activity for all in helping to protect and enhance our local greenspace and biodiversity whilst also learning new skills, getting fitter, engaging with your environment and meeting other like-minded people. We are also committed to providing a diverse range of high quality learning opportunities for a wide range

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The Advisory Group

The Advisory Group

The Advisory Group supports people with learning disabilities and family carers, and potentially opening up to any social care user, in Stirling, Clackmannanshire and Renfrewshire, with Self-directed Support and accessing social care. This includes support to understand personal outcomes, produce an outcome-based support plan and access community-based services through ‘Outcomes for Living’ courses, ‘Meet and

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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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The Jeely Piece Club

The Jeely Piece Club

The Jeely Piece Club, based in the Castlemilk area of Glasgow, delivers a range of services for children from pre-school upwards and is based in a purpose built play centre. Inpiring Scotland works with The Jeely Piece Club in all three strands of our play programme; delivering Active Play to primary schools in Glasgow and

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The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland is a charity which supports around 2500 people across Scotland with a broad range of needs to live as independently as possible in their own homes and communities. We are the largest provider of social care services in Scotland, providing personalised, high-quality community-based support services for those who require support in their

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The Shirlie Project

The Shirlie Project

The Shirlie Project was born to support people, like Shirley, who have challenges to fulfil their ambitions, including access to employment. The charity provides specialised one-to-one employment focused assistance to those who face challenges such as Autism, Learning Disabilities and Mental Health Issues all across Highland.

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The Zone

The Zone

The Zone is a multi-functional project delivering childcare, youth training and employment services to the East Ayrshire community. Inspiring Scotland is supporting the development and expansion of The Zone’s Play Rangers programme in schools and the community to areas most needful of the benefits of play.

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Thistle Foundation – InterAct Project

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Thistle Health & Wellbeing

Thistle Health & Wellbeing

Thistle Health and Wellbeing supports young people with additional support needs in transition, and their families, with Self-directed Support in Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian. This includes Big Plan group person centred planning sessions to support them to explore their options and plan for life after school, one to one support and informal advocacy to

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Thriving Survivors

Thriving Survivors

We help survivors of trauma, by offering practical and emotional support, no matter their age or gender. We empower them to feel a sense of safety and unity at all times.

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Tullochan Trust

Tullochan Trust

Offers a range of activities to vulnerable young people in West Dunbartonshire. 14:19 Fund investment supports two year Future Choices programme involving one-to-one support and skills development for young people who are at risk of disengaging from education.

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Values Into Action Scotland

Values Into Action Scotland

VIAS stands for Values Into Action Scotland.  We promote the rights & equality of people with learning difficulties & individuals on the autistic spectrum.

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Venture Trust

Venture Trust

Venture trust works with disengaged young people aged 16 to 25 years by giving them time and space in a wilderness setting, enabling them to progress into employment, education or training. 14:19 Fund investment supports Inspiring Young Futures, a personal development programme for young carers and those leaving care aged between 16 and 19 years.

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VOCAL

VOCAL

VOCAL provides a brokerage service for carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian, to increase their confidence to take up Self-directed Support for themselves and the person they support. This includes providing information on Self-directed Support options, identifying personal outcomes, preparing for assessments and reviews, developing creative solutions to achieve outcomes, peer support and a training and

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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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Voluntary Action Orkney

Voluntary Action Orkney

Our Mission “to support the voluntary sector and social enterprises to build and enable resilient, sustainable and inclusive communities”

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Volunteer Centre Glasgow

Volunteer Centre Glasgow

Volunteer Glasgow believes in a Glasgow where everyone freely commits to making a positive difference in the life of the city. Volunteer Glasgow is one of the 13 charities involved in the intandem portfolio.   For more information visit intandem.scot

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Whitfield, Dundee (Volunteer Centre Dundee)

Whitfield, Dundee (Volunteer Centre Dundee)

The Volunteer Centre Dundee  current host the Link Up Worker in Dundee. Whitfield is a residential area situated in the North of Dundee that was built in 1960 to accommodate the expanding population. Housing mainly consisted of ‘low rise, deck access’ flats, however over the years it has experienced a lot of change with large

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Y People

Y People

Ypeople provides support to vulnerable groups and individuals including homeless and young people to enable them to adapt to change and improve their quality of life.  Ypeople provides essential services to some of the most disadvantaged and vulnerable people within our society providing accommodation support, homelessness support, and counselling and mentoring. Y People is one

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Y Sort It

Y Sort It

Y Sort It is a youth service in West Dunbartonshire which has been running since 2000 and has grown to meet the needs of the community. Y Sort It is one of the 13 charities involved in the intandem portfolio.  More information is available www.intandem.scot

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Yipworld

Yipworld

Delivers early intervention programmes in secondary schools across Ayrshire. 14:19 Fund investment supports young people in schools and in community settings to achieve positive destinations of employment, education and training. Support is also provided to vulnerable young people leaving school with few or no qualifications.

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