Support Our Local Community: COVID-19 Response, Recovery and Resilience

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Our community in South Lanarkshire has worked incredibly hard for the past 21 months to ensure the health and safety of our people continues throughout the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. It has been hard for all of us. We have had to adapt to a completely different way of working to continue serving the community, especially those in vulnerable situations.

Summary of a Live Webinar: Lanarkshire COVID-19 Information Session

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On Friday 26th November, NHS Lanarkshire officials were joined by Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan) and Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire (VANL) member of staff for a free online information session on current guidance on COVID-19 safety arrangements. This event aims to help the third sector organisations to return to pre-COVID-19 operations while maintaining the safety of the people.

Survey of The Lanarkshire Voluntary Sector - Deadline Extended

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VASLan South Lanarkshire’s Third Sector Interface is pleased to invite you to complete a survey of the Lanarkshire Voluntary Sector.

The survey is to ensure we inform Lanarkshire’s Health and Social Care Integrated workforce plan, as we want to ensure that the views and comments of South Lanarkshire’s Voluntary and community groups have a voice in what will be submitted to the Scottish Government by July 2022.

It is a short survey of 11 questions. Please make every effort to complete and submit the form.

Right Care, Right Place (Winter 2021)

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We can all do our bit to reduce the pressure on our NHS by seeking the right care in the right place for our health needs.  Here’s a guide to some of the services offered by the NHS, to help you determine the best one(s) for your healthcare needs: 

NHSinform.scot

This website provides accurate and reliable information to help you make informed decisions about your health needs. It includes advice and information on:  

Feeling snowed under? A guide to surviving Christmas

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We all recognise that Christmas and New Year are times of great celebration providing people with an opportunity to come together, exchange gifts, share memories and show friends and family how important they are to us.

However, it is almost impossible to get through Christmas without experiencing some level of stress.

For many it can be a time that brings financial pressure, stress, loneliness and can remind us of sad times in our lives.

The Communities Mental Health & Well Being Fund is now open for application

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The Communities Mental Health & Well Being Fund is now open for South Lanarkshire area!

The ambition of this fund is to support initiatives that promote mental health and well being at a small scale, grassroots, community level. It should be accessible to all groups, no matter how small or inexperienced they are.