“There are things that we can do to manage our mental health this winter. ” Dr Joan Harvey
Two groundbreaking projects aim to transform the lives of adopted children and young people in Scotland.
“I am delighted to announce this support for veterans, whose medals have been lost or stolen through no fault of their own.” Keith Brown Scottish Government Veterans Secretary
£360,000 in Benefit Payments to Orcadians But Challenges Ahead For Social Security Scotland In Increase In Referrals
“The year ahead will remain difficult for many of us but our commitment to our clients remains strong and we will continue to listen to their feedback as we develop our service and prepare to deliver new benefits.” David Wallace CEO Social Security Scotland
The councillors learned more about the work of the national epilepsy charity and how it can help the estimated 230 Orcadians who are living with epilepsy.
The final quarterly Bridging Payment, due in December, will now be doubled to £260, meaning families will receive up to £650 per eligible child this year.
“The cost of living crisis is critical, immediate and severe and disproportionately impacting those that need support the most” Sarb Bajwa, Chief Executive of the BP
The Scottish Veterans Fund (SVF) was established by the Scottish Government in 2008 and has a broad remit to support projects that benefit ex-Service personnel and their families in Scotland.
A website has been launched which provides information, advice and links to where support can be found during this Cost of Living Crisis.
“VoiceAbility is an independent charity and one of the UK’s largest providers of advocacy and involvement services. “