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Funding to connect the most vulnerable
A new £5 million programme will offer an internet connection, training and support, and a laptop or tablet to vulnerable people who are not already online during the response to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Extra payment for unpaid carers
As part of the next emergency coronavirus legislation, the Scottish Government is proposing an additional £19.2 million investment in Carer’s Allowance Supplement.
Aid for private rental landlords – support to protect tenants
A £5 million fund will offer interest-free loans to landlords whose tenants are having difficulty paying rent during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
£75 million boost for Scottish university research
One-off Government payment to help mitigate financial effects of COVID-19.
Scottish Human Rights Commission
Evidence from Experience: Covid-19 Briefing
Experiences of the Adequate Standard of Living Reference Group during the first five weeks of lockdown.
Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
Additional Client Support
People living with HIV and other blood borne viruses can now access emergency support through our new Lottery funded COVID-19 service. This is non-means tested and will be tailored to meet the additional support needs of those living with HIV/BBVs during the COVID-19 crisis. Self referrals and enquiries from service partners: Call 0141 332 3838 email email@example.com Message us privately on Facebook or Twitter THTScotland
Institute of Race Relations
Beyond English Borders: Asylum Hostels And Asylum Hotels In A Time Of Covid-19
John Grayson of South Yorkshire Migration & Asylum Action Group continues his exposés of conditions in Scotland, Ireland and other countries of Europe for asylum seekers in supposedly safe accommodation.
The Young Women’s Movement
Young Women Lead 2019/20 Inquiry Launch: transition from education to employment for young Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) women
SURVEY 1 – Young BAME Women’s In Employment In Scotland
Survey 2 – Employers And BAME Women In Scotland’s Workforce
Survey 3: Teacher Survey
Survey 4: Education Survey
Glasgow Disability Alliance
GDA's Covid 19 Resilience Response
For help, call 0141 556 7103, text 07958 299 496 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Glasgow Centre for Population Health
Our response to COVID-19 and thoughts for the future
LGBT Health and Wellbeing
Lots and lots going on: events and socials, screenings, support services
Child Poverty Action Group
Can You Help? Life Under Lockdown
The Cost of the School Day team wants to hear from parents and children about life since schools closed. Lots of support has been put in place around things like learning at home and help with the cost of food – we want to hear from parents and children about what is working well, and what could be improved.
Disability News Service
Coronavirus round-up: Supercharged inequalities, shielding, and wellbeing concerns
Blog | Coronavirus and my mental wellbeing
Women’s Support Project
Launch of new helpline for women selling or exchanging sex
The Women’s Support Project is a partner on the CLiCK project, launching a brand new helpline that women who sell/exchange sex or images online can use to get in touch with a CLiCK Women’s Worker. The Helpline number is 0300 124 5564 and is available: Tuesday 3pm-5pm, Wednesday 11am-7pm, Thursday 6pm-9pm, Saturday 12pm-2pm
Justice Committee call for views on the Hate Crime and Public Order (Scotland) Bill
Submit views before 24 July
Justice Committee stresses new laws on family breakdowns must be properly funded if they are to help children
Talking about Mental Health During the Coronavirus Outbreak
Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland
A public health approach to reducing gambling harms in Glasgow
Written by: Councillor Annette Christie, Convener for Wellbeing, Empowerment, Community & Citizen Engagement (WECCE) Policy Development Committee, Glasgow City Council
Scottish Commission for Learning Disability
Scottish Learning Disability Week is nearly here…
SCLD’s Engagement & Influencing manager, Kenneth Fleming, writes about why holding Scottish Learning Disability Week is more relevant now than ever in this time of global crisis…
NHS Health Scotland
Survey for front line services: Protecting and supporting people vulnerable to harms associated with gambling online during COVID19
Responses due by 15 May 2020
Public Health Scotland
COVID19: the story behind the data
Today, we are publishing the first of a series of weekly reports intended to provide a narrative around the statistics and data that are routinely published on COVID19.
GCVS Employers Advice Service
Furlough – 18th May, 2pm to 4pm
Homeworking/Loneworking – 28th May, 10am to 12noon
Managing Leave – 15th June, 2pm to 4pm
Managing Stress – 24th June, 11am to 12.30pm
Data Protection – 1th July, 11am to 12.30pm
Restructure & Redundancy – 24th July, 2pm to 4pm