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MsMissMrs

Mission To improve the lives of the people in the community of Glasgow: People have better chances in life. People and communities are healthier.   Main Activities MsMissMrs is a social enterprise based in the north of Glasgow which works with women and girls to improve their self-esteem, often after traumatic life events. Using her […]

Briefing - Mental Health & Wellbeing
Health SEN

MHScot Workplace Wellbeing

Mission MHScot aims to reduce the impact that poor mental health and wellbeing have on Scotland’s workforce and volunteers.   Main Activities MHScot Workplace Wellbeing offer a range of training and consultancy services to help employers and employees engender a healthy environment in the workplace. After launching in 2014, MHScot initially kept its activities broad […]

Briefing - Mental Health & Wellbeing
Health SEN

Crisis Counselling

Mission To provide early , accessible  services to those  in our community who are disadvantaged in access to appropriate therapeutic support.   Main activities Founder Jean Cummings set up Crisis after witnessing a lack of support, guidance and counselling available during her time working within the NHS. Over 20 years later, Crisis operates as an […]

Briefing - Mental Health & Wellbeing
Health SEN

Adventure Carrick

Mission To provide adventure activities for all people in the south west of Scotland, no matter what their background or financial situation.   Activities ACE’s activities are divided into three categories: adventure tourism, community development and education work. Underpinning all of ACE’s work is a wide range of outdoor activities in and around Ayrshire, specifically […]

Briefing - Adventure Tourism
Tourism SEN

Badaguish Cairngorm Outdoor Centre

Mission Badaguish promotes outdoor activity holidays in Speyside for people with a disability by providing accessible and affordable accommodation facilities and services.   Activities The Badaguish Cairngorm Outdoor Centre comprises a holiday care lodge and specialised facilities which are registered with The Care Inspectorate to provide both day care and residential care for children and […]

Briefing - Adventure Tourism
Tourism SEN

The Tower Digital Arts Centre

Mission The idea behind The Tower Digital Arts Centre was to bring digital technology and the arts together under one roof to service the local community. Originally staging live theatre and musical shows, The Tower has evolved to bring first release local cinema back to the town centre and now comprises two screens, a music […]

Briefing - Year of Young People
Culture SEN
Tourism SEN

The Ecology Centre

Mission The Ecology Centre was established in 1998 out of a desire to protect the land around Kinghorn Loch, Fife, for the local community after an extensive clean up operation. The centre educates people about the benefits of protecting and interacting with the environment and focuses on young people through its work with nearby schools […]

Briefing - Year of Young People
Community Food SEN
Employability SEN
Health SEN
Tourism SEN

Callander Youth Project

Mission Around 20 years ago, a number of male suicides in Callander over a short period of time poignantly highlighted an acute lack of opportunities for young people in the area. The Callander Youth Project was set up to react to that need and offer not only recreational facilities, but something for young men and […]

Briefing - Year of Young People
Employability SEN
Tourism SEN

The Dornoch CIC

Mission Dornoch CIC aims to bring local people and businesses together in collaboration to promote the town and surrounding area, increase visitor numbers, extend the season and maintain an excellent standard of visitor experience.   Main Activities/Partnerships Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) identified Dornoch as an area of high growth potential in 2013, which led […]

Briefing - Community Tourism
Tourism SEN

The Good Morning Service

Mission The Good Morning® Service (GMS) aims to help every older person in Scotland feel safe, connected and valued.   Main Activities GMS helps older people retain their independence with a light-touch package of support delivered over the phone in the form of ‘befriending sessions’. Members receive a call each day at a pre-arranged time, […]

Health SEN

The Care and Wellbeing Cooperative

Mission The Care and Wellbeing Cooperative (CWC) is a local group of self-employed carers, professionals, therapists and other specialists who together work to give people in rural Perthshire greater flexibility and choice over the support and wellbeing services available to them.   Main Activities In 2012, the community-based support enterprise GrowBiz was invited by Perth […]

Health SEN

Clydesdale Community Initiatives

Mission Clydesdale Community Initiatives (CCI)’s core mission is to empower individuals with a range of support needs, skills and experiences to make a tangible contribution to their community.   Main Activities CCI’s person-centred model engages in alternative, non-medicinal activities which utilise an individual’s strengths, experiences and aspirations. The focus is on providing real inclusion, real […]