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This guidance is meant to help staff dealing with unsuccessful applicants for Universal Credit who are threatening to self-harm or take their own life. But what this is doing is putting people in real danger because if people are assessed wrongly and they are already...

MSPs have formally protested against changes to the UK benefits system, marking the first time the Scottish Parliament has refused Westminster legislative consent. One of the main proposals in the UK government’s Welfare Reform Bill is to replace Disability Living Allowance with a ‘Personal Independence Payment...

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...