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Volunteer recruitment Fayre & Information Event Thursday 2nd May- British Legion, Thurso 12-4pm
Thursday 9th May , Harpers, Back Bridge Street, Wick 12-4pm
Drop-in and meet local Voluntary Groups looking to Recruit volunteers,and also information on Older Adult services will be available.
Wick Family Centre has been taken over by a new company called No Limits Caithness.
Caithness Rural Transport has a 10-seat minibus for hire that is wheelchair accessible
ASIST could be described as “suicide first aid” and it aims to help you learn to recognise and estimate risk of suicide, and become more effective at helping those who may be at immediate risk.
Caithness Voluntary Group exists to support the voluntary sector in Caithness by representing and supporting voluntary groups and individuals interested in or actively volunteering, facilitating co-operation, and enabling citizens to access the decision making processes affecting their community.
It aims to present the common policies and concerns of voluntary organisations, to develop new ways of responding to need in partnership with statutory and other health, social work, education, environmental and recreation agencies and others concerned with the social and economic regeneration of the area.
Caithness Voluntary Group is a partner in the Highland Third Sector Partnership Highland Third Sector Partnership The HTSP formed from a partnership which involved eight existing members from across the Highland region. The interface was formalised in 2012 and was officially launched on the 4th of March 2013. The Third Sector Interface works together with the eight partners to deliver, amongst other services, four specific themes of work as agreed with the Scottish Government:
•Social Enterprise Development
•Supporting and Developing a Strong Third Sector
•Building the Third Sector Relationship with Community Plan
Funding is available to organisations that are supporting children and young people of 18 years and under who are experiencing disadvantage. You can apply for grants up to £10,000
The scheme - gives support to local communities served by Scotmid and Semichem stores.
From March 13th groups across Scotland have the chance to win £50k to make a difference in their communities and turn dreams into reality as The People’s Millions launches for 2013.
The Coastal Communities Fund (CCF) is a UK-wide programme, delivered by BIG on behalf of the UK Government Treasury and Department for Local Government and Communities and the Devolved Administrations in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.