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What is Health Inequalities and how does it impact on people in our local communities. How can we challenge this? and Why should we care?...

Our community development team were pleased to be present at the recent ‘Conversation Café’ with Cabinet Secretary for Health, Wellbeing and Sport, Shona Robison MSP. This was the formal launch of the Scottish Government’s Healthier Scotland National Conversation and gave us the opportunity to engage...

We have been hearing a lot about poverty and how it has been affecting people in Society. There was a study that took placed called “The study by the Campaign to End Child Poverty” it showed that Dundee had the second highest rate in Scotland...

It’s been a tough year for our Housing Support Service this past year. Our contract was reduced by 5% in line with the Council’s cost saving requirements and in 2014 – 2015 the contract was again reduced by 3%. This resulted in a reduction in...

Starting from Monday 06th July. Positive Steps Housing Support Team will be holding weekly art session. This will help the service users to explore their creative side. Help express their emotions in an artistic way, or lose themselves in drawing or painting. ...

Did you know that our Housing Support Team provides support, to enable someone to manage on a day-to-day basis while living in their own home. We can help you: Help with budgeting and paying bills Planning meals and shopping Emotional support Help to pursue social or leisure interests Don’t struggle on...

ST was referred to housing support from TAOS in October 2013, she was staying in the lily walker centre after a breakdown in relationship and this had impacted greatly on her mental health, resulting in her staying in Carseview for a few weeks. ST was quite...

Social Firms Scotland (SFS) is Scotland’s support agency for Social Firms, a member organisation, providing a range of information, advice and support to people and organisations who wish to set-up, develop and grow their socially driven business. Social Firms are a distinct type of social enterprise where the social mission is to create employment, work experience, training and volunteering opportunities for people who face significant barriers to employment - in particular, people with a disability (including mental ill health and learning disability) substance abuse issue, a prison record, homeless issues and young people.

Did you know that Positive Steps Initiatives Accommodation Service (PSI) was started in 2013. Since then we have continue to build on this Social Enterprise Service, where we have accessed more tenancies through the private sector. We now have properties from a selection of social...