We work with people and providers to promote equality and change in health and social care. We do this by:
• bringing people and providers in health and social care together, as members - to identify common
issues and form collective voices and actions
• supporting them to speak with that voice, or representing them where required
• keeping them informed and up to date
• supporting their learning and development through training
• identifying gaps and developing new ideas in health and social care to address them
• supporting co-production at all stages in the design and delivery of health and social care in the
Stirling CAB delivers free, confidential, impartial and independent information, advice, and support and representation services to the citizens of the area regardless of their age, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, disability, gender or any other social factor. Information, advice and support are provided on a very wide range of issues, with the greatest demand relating to welfare benefits, employment, consumer debt, housing and legal issues.
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.
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.
The Royal Air Forces Association is the charity that supports the RAF family, looking after the welfare of serving and former-serving personnel and their dependants, helping them in times of need. We exist to ensure that the sacrifices made by those who serve their country in the Royal Air Force does not result in suffering, poverty or loneliness.
How do we support them?
We provide a wide range of needs-based welfare support. This includes everything from providing home visits and much needed short breaks, to offering advice and, in some cases, financial assistance in times of difficulty.
Project Scotland helps young people between 16 and 30 to achieve their goals via volunteering for a 3rd sector organisation. Project Scotland also works with partners across Scotland on different projects and initiatives, supporting and empowering people to get on in life.
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.
We're here for people living with any terminal illness, and their families. We offer expert care, guidance and support to help people get the most from the time they have left. The right care means everything to families living with a terminal illness. With your support, we can be there for more families when we're needed most.
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.
ENABLE Scotland is a dynamic charity run by its members. We campaign for a better life for children and adults who have learning disabilities. We support people who have learning disabilities and their families to live, work and take part in their communities.
We provide a growing range of person centred services designed to be flexible and adapt to the needs of the people using these services.
We make sure that children and adults with learning disabilities and their carers are at the heart of everything that we do.