AbilityNet helps people of any age and with any disability to use technology to achieve their goals at home, at work and in education. We do this by providing specialist advice services, free information resources and by helping to build a more accessible digital world.
We run self-advocacy groups for adults with learning disabilities and / or autistic spectrum disorder with the aim of improving their confidence and communication skills, developing the awareness of their rights and responsibilites, enabling them to take more control over their own lives and to comment more effectively on services provided.
The four main service delivery areas are now: Halls and Music Development; Fine and Applied Art; Museum Services; and Learning and Engagement.
Cultural Services provide the operation, management,development and promotion of arts, heritage, cultural and science services throughout the city through access to high quality educational resources, promoting inclusion in delivering outreach activities.
We’re a centre promoting re-use and recycling of fabrics, hardware and furniture. We aim to further the work of the Salvation Army through supporting their shops. As a voluntary organisation we offer meaningful volunteering experiences listening to what our volunteers are looking for and meeting those needs.
The voice of the Voluntary Sector with a strong and diverse membership. Dedicated and experienced staff providing support, development advice, facilitating networks as well as sharing news and information. We also provide office space to rent, room hire, grant finder services, administration services and much more.
Proud to stand out from the crowd, Heart Research UK is the charity dedicated to your heart. We inspire and invest in pioneering medical research, ground-breaking training and education and in communities to improve their heart health for themselves.
Always looking to the future, we give clinicians unique opportunities to gain the latest skills, knowledge and hands-on experience to become the experts of tomorrow. We show youngsters born with heart disease, and those who care for them, that they can live active lives.
Our Healthy Heart Grants focus on communities to prevent heart disease in the first place.
Deaf Links provides a wide range of services, activities and learning opportunities for Deaf, hard of hearing and sensory impaired people.
Provide British Sign Language (BSL) Level 1, Level 2, and Level 3
Deaf and deafblind Awareness Training to service providers, organisations and communities
Employability opportunities for deaf and sensory impaired people and volunteers
Sensory Social Group
Health Information Sessions
Keep Safe Place
3rd Party Reporting Site for Police Scotland – report with support
IT Support Drop-In – bring your laptop, tablet or phone if you need help
Rape Crisis Grampian is a voluntary organisation providing vital support for survivors of rape and sexual abuse and challenging the misconceptions which surround these issues-services/support is available to both women and men.
CatStrand is the central hub of the Glenkens Community & Arts Trust (GCAT). Its main aim is to bring much needed activities, services and facilities to this geographically isolated area through a year round programme of community and arts events. It offers a range of community services including a bus service, newsletter, drop-in advice sessions and free internet access and also acts as a hub for local tourism and heritage information. CatStrand provides the base for the Connecting in Communities project; which provides events and opportunities for Glenkens residents, including: Fitness, Yoga, Tai Chi, Adult Dance/Movement, Ukulele Group(s), Digital Photography, Singing and the Glenkens Men's Shed in Balmaclellan. Catstrand currently has a number of different opportunities for volunteers of all ages to get involved with.
Lead Scotland is a voluntary organisation set up to widen access to learning for disabled young people and adults, and carers in Scotland. In Fife, learners can chose what they want to learn and are supported by volunteers, one-to-one or in small groups.
Lead Scotland also run a Fife-wide, time limited befriending project for anyone over 16 who is facing social isolation or loneliness. People are supported on a one-to-one basis by local volunteers.
To support and help Dads to engage with their children and build strong lasting relationships. To advance the arts, specifically music, to encourage self-expression and improve self-esteem in both Dads and their children. To promote equality and diversity by encouraging the social inclusion of Dads in everyday life, with particular focus on issues regarding raising children. To promote the physical, mental and emotional health of Dads. To provide recreational activities for Dads who may be socially isolated or excluded.
Jewish Care Scotland provides professional social work and volunteer services for Jewish people in need throughout Scotland-supporting over 450 individuals and families. Jewish Care Scotland runs a registered Day Centre, social clubs for active older people, clubs for adults with physical illnesses and for adults with mental health problems.
The supplier of sport and leisure management services and facility operations. We work with a number of partners to deliver benefits to our clients, to invest in our community and the customers we serve.
Working together with our customers, staff and partners we aim to give the people of Perth and Kinross the opportunity to enjoy the benefits of a physically active lifestyle.
Get Walking Lanarkshire is a partnership project between North and South Lanarkshire Councils, NHS Lanarkshire and Paths for All. The project aims to improve the health and wellbeing of people in Lanarkshire by getting more people walking more often.
Link Up is a community project in Whitfield that supports people in the local community to set up projects and activities. Link Up looks at using the strengths and skills of local people to set up and get involved in activities they want to do.
To assist in the rehabilitation of those suffering from Brain Injuries across the length and breadth of the Scottish Borders. We aim to inform, advice and support to enable Service Users to rebuild their lives, be independent and integrate back into society. Most of our work is carried out on a 1-1 basis but we also offer support groups across the Scottish Borders.