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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Inverness Food stuff is more than just a meal:
Our vision is to be vibrant community, providing food, friendship and support to all who face significant challenges including financial hardship and homelessness. " is our vision statement.
"Inverness Foodstuff's mission is to:
Support the homeless and tackle social isolation, challenge food poverty and combat food waste, reduce harm and enable people to improve their health and well-being."
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 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.
Our vision is for our community to be one in which every parent has the support they need to give their children the best possible start in life. Our volunteers visit families at home each week for a couple of hours, supporting parents with young children who are finding it difficult for many reasons. They provide non-judgemental practical and emotional support and help build the family’s confidence and ability to cope. We are also developing some family groups.
As central Scotland’s leading participatory arts agency, Artlink Central engages professional artists to work directly with those excluded from participating in the arts by illness, disability or disadvantage. We use music, literature, storytelling, visual and performing arts to remove barriers that create or sustain inequality, and to discover and nurture creative talent in individuals, particularly emerging disabled artists.
Key areas of our programme include:Arts and Health, Arts and young people, arts and mental health, Arts and criminal justice, Arts and older people and Dementia and Arts and disability
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.
Create community base for the community. That offers educational, socail and physical benefit. For the operating area of Alloa. To promote the benefit of the community of Hawkhill and the area of benefit by the advancement of education the protection of health and th relief of poverty, sckness and distress, in particular, but not exclusively, the users of hawkhill community centre. to work in partnership with associated agencies and organisations to strenghen local resources and enhance the services operating in the area.
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.
Apex aims to reduce re-offending, we work with both victims and perpetrators of crime. Peoples needs can be complex and varied so we make sure thay get the right service for them. Apex is about getting peolple the skills necessary to change their lives.
We hope to engage, inspire, improve and sustain.
Working with a range of community groups and volunteers to develop sustainable community projects that tackle important issues within our community, such as improving the social life, the local economy and the environment
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.