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Our vision is that all young people will have the opportunity to gain personal experience of how business works, understand the role it plays in providing employment and creating prosperity, and be inspired to improve their own prospects, and the competitiveness of Scotland. YES provides almost 7,000 young people each year, regardless of location, circumstances, curriculum choice, career plans or academic strength, the opportunity to be enterprising and to understand how business works.
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.
Our organisation’s objectives are: 1. To improve the wellbeing of communities 2. To improve the health & wellbeing of disadvantaged individuals 3. To grow innovative programmes that drive sustained impact on the needs of communities
Serendipity sbrc is an asset based community development agency that support community members to take action about issues in their community from a health perspective. We support members to engage with key services and to attend recovery cafes.
To support partnership in community rehabilitation and create a community led skills environment. To develop positive motivation and improve self esteem. To provide a safe, secure learning environment. To develop outreach potential in Lochaber. To encourage recycling in Lochaber.
Station House Media Unit (shmu), supported by Aberdeen City Council as one of the core cultural organisations in the city, is at the forefront of Community Media development in Scotland, supporting residents in the seven regeneration areas of Aberdeen in radio and video production, traditional and on-line publications, music production and digital inclusion. The organisation also supports other disadvantaged communities, both geographic and communities of interest, with an employability and training arm, and a recently developed a programme for offenders, both pre and post release.
Successful initiatives have made the organisation a nationally recognised centre of excellence and created models of good practice in: youth work; regeneration; digital inclusion; adult and family literacy and numeracy; community capacity building; personal and community development; employability skills; criminal justice, and the curriculum for excellence.
The Community Alliance Trust is a community-led organisation which exist to benefit the community of the Greater Craigmillar area of Edinburgh fallowing the principles of sustainable development. It does this by: Developing community assets and new social enterprise initiatives in the local community, Taking their lead from the community in planning and implementing their projects.
The Alternatives to Violence Project Britain helps people to handle conflict and violence. It is a national charity with over 100 trained volunteer facilators delivering intensive, low cost workshops for people from all walks of life who want to handle conflict and violence well. AVP Scotland is one of 6 regions of AVP Britain.
Employment Plus is a corps led initiative providing a local centre where unemployed people can find information and guidance in a supportive environment. Attending E+ local is entirely voluntary and is available to anyone seeking work or training (including Digital Inclusion). All are welcome, there is no eligibility, and all services are free.
Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is a "not-for-profit" Industrial and Provident Society registered with the Scottish Housing Regulator. It is a Registered Social Landlord (RSL) with a current stock of approximately 1740 houses located throughout Berwickshire and Berwick-upon-Tweed. BHA’s registered office is located in Duns, it delivers housing services from here along with its two other local offices in Eyemouth and Coldstream giving its customers easy access to a full range of services.
Founded in people and property, BHA seeks to become the first choice in the provision and management of affordable housing and related services. It is committed to producing a beneficial impact on people's lives in everything it does.
Berwickshire Housing Association is also committed to Quality and has achieved a number of Quality Management accreditations including Investors in People, Quality Guild, Scottish Housing Regulator Inspection self assessment.
The projects main philosophy has been to create opportunities for children and young people from Dundee’s most deprived areas to participate in physical activity and sport, along with using sport as a tool to raise attainment levels, increase employability prospects and reduce anti-social behaviour levels. The team delivers 6 main programmes; Participation Programme, Diversionary Programme, Learn Thru Sport Programme, Springboard Programme, Volunteer Development Programme and Holiday Programme.
An organisation to improve the health and well being of families affected by alcoholism and addiction by providing information and assistance to relieve problematic difficulties within the household with a place of safety in a conversational café and residential retreat where opportunities and workshops can be provided to empower family members.
C.A.T.H. (Churches Action for the Homeless) is a local charity which supports, encourages and promotes the development and delivery of projects to relieve homelessness and poor housing, improve the conditions of life and generally aid the development of individuals who are homeless in the Perth & Kinross area.
The organisation recognises the associated problems that homelessness presents and works to alleviate these and help maintain and improve the quality of life of our beneficiaries.
CATH is a private company limited by guarantee and a charity regulated by the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.
The charity shop in Leven sells second hand goods to the public so that we can help the Salvation Army with various projects around the UK, from homeless people, care homes, people finding service and more.
We see a future where people in Northern Scotland Live free from hardship and crisis and are equipped to realise their potential. New Start Highland crates opportunities for people to experience the right support, at the right time in the right environment in order for them to transform their lives.
Mission - Dedicated to working with marginalised groups and individuals in disadvantaged communities in Scotland.
Focus - Working with individuals and groups we help identify how they can harness their talents, experience of exclusion and their genuine compassion to assist others in either their local community or the wider global community.
Partnership - Over the years we have alos developed a number of partnerships with organisations in a variety of European countries including the UK who are keen to address the many layers of discrimination and exploitation whether in relation to age, gender, sexuality, ethnicity or social stigma.
Dundee Therapy Garden is a mental health charity providing Horticultural Therapy to veterans of the Armed Forces and Uniformed Services. We use gardening activities to facilitate improvements in mental and physical health and social functioning. We work from a purpose built site in Dudhope Park. Many volunteers are engaged in working directly with veterans but many other opportunities are also available.
Independent custody visiting is the system of approved members of the community carrying out random unannounced visitis to police stations where people are detained to ensure that their human rights are being observed and monitor their treatment and the conditions in which they are detained.
The Rock Trust is a charity that works in Edinburgh and West Lothian with homeless and socially excluded young people between the ages of 16 and 25 years. The Trust’s aim is to provide opportunities for young people to develop the personal, social and practical skills, as well as the sense of self worth necessary for independent adult life.
We do this by providing supported accommodation in a mixture of shared and single flats, including specific provision for young mothers and babies, move on support to those moving to their own home. Our Compass Project also offer supports to young people to develop the social coping skills to avoid isolation, along with opportunities for befriending and mentoring support and supported volunteering opportunities across the Lothians.