South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership recently approved 2 years’ worth of funding totalling £1.26m to 12 South Lanarkshire based third sector organisations.
This funding will go some way to strengthening and developing community-based services in South Lanarkshire to deliver person-centred support, reduce social isolation, improve and maintain mental health and well-being and promote independence.
The application process was hugely oversubscribed, and assessments were very robust with final decisions determined by a panel drawn from representatives of the Health and Social care Partnership, the third sector and the independent sector.
Funded Projects are as follows:-
- Clydesdale Community Activities Group – Making Friends Project
- Clydesdale Community Initiatives – Social Prescribing Support
- Coalburn Miners Welfare – Community Based Social Activities
- Darcy’s Equine Assisted Learning CIC – Stable Pathway Project
- Forth Community Resource Centre – Getting people back into the community
- The Haven – Haven services for wellbeing
- Hamilton CAB – Health and Social Care Hub
- Healthy and Happy – Transforming Lives
- Health Valleys – Community Circles
- Lanarkshire Association for Mental Health – Volunteer Befriending Service
- Older and Active in East Kilbride – Living Well in East Kilbride
- VASLan – Social Enterprise Development for Health and Social Care