Garioch Community Kitchen exists to enhance the health and well-being of all sectors of the community in Central Aberdeenshire. We aim to provide a range of services including informative food workshops in a safe and supported environment, delivering practical and nutritional information and teaching transferable food skills. To work in partnership with other agencies and groups to promote healthy cooking and eating choices.
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.
Food and Fun was introduced by the Council as a pilot to deliver free meals and activities to children in key areas of Aberdeen during school holiday periods and has been rolled out on a permanent basis. When we talk about our purpose – about caring for our city and our people – we think Food and Fun is a shining example that we can all be incredibly proud of.
To make available to those persons on low incomes (less than 8K per annum) items of household furniture and white goods at low, easily affordable prices. To reduce landfill dumping by recycling those items of household furniture that would otherwise be put out for dumping by households to improve the standard of living for those persons on low income including - unemployed. lone parents, disadvantaged etc
Our aim is to improve lives of children with autism using Applied Behaviour Analysis. We do this by offering training to:
- Families of Children in need of behavioural intervention to increase the child’s life skills, communication skills and independence.
- Professionals working with children with developmental delays to upskill them and being able to teach using evidence based strategies.
Home-Start East Fife provides support for families by recruiting and training volunteers to work with and support parents with young children. Volunteers visit families in their own homes and provide vital support in many diverse situations, which can include illness, disability, post-natal depression, isolation, bereavement and multiple births. In addition to home visiting support, we also run Family Support Groups where children and families meet in a child-safe environment and are involved in a range of activities together.
Aberlour is Scotland’s largest Scotland only children’s charity. At Aberlour, we are there for children, young people and families across Scotland, helping transform lives for the better. We can support you through challenges like: Living with a disability, Growing up in and leaving care, The impact of drugs and alcohol.
We are committed to getting it right for our children by tailoring our services to help each child, young person and family achieve your own personal goals. Giving children the best possible start in life is at the heart of everything we do.
Aberlour Family Outreach – Edinburgh supports children and families affected by parental substance misuse. Aberlour has received funding to provide and support a children’s activity group for children in South West Edinburgh, aged between 6 and 12, affected by parental substance misuse.”
The organisation's purposes are the advancement of education - to support end empower parents and carers of children and young people with ADHD; the advancement of health - the relief of those in need by reason of age, ill health, disability, financial hardship or other disadvantage; the provision of recreational facilities and the promotion of equality and diversity - raising awareness of the condition, tolerance and acceptance of ADHD.
•Action for Children supports and speaks out for the country’s most vulnerable and neglected children and young people for as long as it takes to transform their lives. We do this not only in our day to day caring work, but also in campaigning for child welfare reform and we are a strong voice in Government for children and young people.
•In Scotland we work directly with over 5,000 children, young people, parents and carers and run 75 services across the country.
We provide a wide range of children’s services including:
•Respite Centres for children with disabilities
•Emergency Accommodation for young homeless people
•Criminal Justice Projects
•Innovative Fostering projects
•Roots of Empathy– In every area of Scotland.
•A variety of services that meet the specific needs of the local community we are in.
You can visit our project website:-
www.my.actionforchildren.org.uk to read all about our work in each service.
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.
Our overall mission is to potentially save lives by preventing and reducing violence and the fear of violence as well as empowering individuals to manage safer lives. Our objectives are to :- provide practical training and solutions to help people avoid violence and aggression. To raise awareness of the importance of personal safety in the community. To provide a point of contact for people at risk or secure advice.