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