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Further £50 million for social care sector

From David J Kennedy, Head of Media and Communication, COSLA Funding to help meet COVID-19 related costs. The social care sector will receive up to £50 million further additional funding to help meet additional costs related to coronavirus (COVID-19), Health Secretary Jeane Freeman has announced. Following an agreement between the Scottish Government and COSLA, the … Continue reading Further £50 million for social care sector

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Meet the Team – Laura Dickson, CWIC East Lothian Mental Health line

Laura says: ‘I’m a Mental Health Occupational Therapist, who has a background in Physical and Mental Health Rehab and Acute services, as well as working as a Student Mental Health Adviser before moving into Primary Care Mental Health. ‘The corona virus pandemic is having a huge impact on people’s mental wellbeing. I feel privileged to … Continue reading Meet the Team – Laura Dickson, CWIC East Lothian Mental Health line

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Funding opportunities

From Maureen Allan, Interim CEO, Volunteer Centre East Lothian Coronavirus Response Fund #ShiftThePower Coronavirus Response Fund is now open  Corra Foundation will be working in partnership with Comic Relief to deliver the #ShiftThePower Coronavirus Response Fund in Scotland.  Communities and charities working in Scotland with an income of less than £250,000 can apply for grants up … Continue reading Funding opportunities

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VAWG information July 2020

By Vernonica Campanile Dear VAWG local network I hope you find this information useful – still some focus on Covid-19 but as we move forward the sections are interspersed with wider information. East and Midlothian What About the Men: The safe and together implementation group is undertaking a scoping exercise within local areas to identify … Continue reading VAWG information July 2020

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