Home-Start Orkney is really keen that their board is as amazingly diverse as our island populations. There is space for everyone’s voice.
“The cost of living crisis is seeing costs of everyday items, including clothing and shoes, rising and this donation will really help families we support.” Erika Copland, Senior Co-ordinator at Home-Start Orkney
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“Families, and others, are living in these situations daily, and there is a proven impact on both mental and physical wellbeing.”
Local family support charity, Home-Start Orkney, are raising awareness of Loneliness Awareness Week (14th – 20th June) and the impact of loneliness and isolation on parents and young children.
“This is a great opportunity to get out and enjoy the great Orkney outdoors, and if walking isn’t your thing, you can participate in any way which suits you, be it sea swimming, or bouncing on the trampoline. “
Monday 18th – Friday 22nd June 2018 is Loneliness Awareness Week