GDA Young Drivers for Change Facebook Group
Calling all young disabled people aged 14-30 - join us now! This group is a safe space to: Share your experiences and support each other. Champion the voices of young disabled people on the issues that matter to you.
Update on devolved benefits
Priority will be to deliver Scottish Child Payment. Social Security Secretary Shirley Anne Somerville has updated Parliament on the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) on social security services in Scotland.
1am, Tuesday 7th April. A meeting for disabled people, artists or anybody else involved in the theatre sector or creative industries that would appreciate some time to connect with others. If you require sign language interpretation or captioning to access our video calling, please get in touch via email@example.com before Monday 6th April.
Staying connected during the Coronavirus outbreak Telephone
Breathing Space Scotland: 0800 83 85 87 - advisors are available in the evenings (6pm - 2am) and at the weekends (24 hours) for anyone feeling low, anxious or isolated
The Silver Line: 0800 4 70 80 90 - friendship and advice 24 hours a day for older people
Samaritans: 116 123 - volunteers who will listen or talk through your worries (available 24 hours) Digitally Mind - practical advice and checklists on your wellbeing in relation to coronavirus Mental Health Foundation - information on topics such as stress management and keeping active during the coronavirus outbreak
#PassTheBadge and Keep Talking
We're proud to support See Me Scotland's Pass the Badge campaign, which encourages us to get talking about our mental health. In these difficult times, it has never been more important to talk and protect Scotland’s mental health.
Letter to the Chancellor
Help families facing Covid-19 crisis: social policy academics and the PSE say raise Child Benefit to £50
Oxford Human Rights Hub
The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulation 2020
On 31 March 2020, The Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020 came into force. This is a landmark for the protection of reproductive rights in Northern Ireland. This blog provides a brief overview of the regulations and highlights some areas of on-going concern.
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