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.

Join Now! VASLan New and Free Membership Program

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Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire (VASLan) is delighted to introduce our new and free Membership Program.

The program is officially announced during the Annual General Meeting on Tuesday morning (16/11). Moving forward, we would like to ensure that our membership is representing the diversity and extent of South Lanarkshire’s third sector.

It is our pleasure to invite you to join the membership of VASLan Third Sector Interface. Please follow the direction below:

NEW SCHEDULE! NHS COVID-19 Community Testing in South Lanarkshire

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On this space, you will find the latest schedule of Mobile Testing Unit in South Lanarkshire, including Home Testing collection sites and pop-up arrangements. Keep yourself updated with the latest information. We encourage you to book before attending to ensure that you are notified of any last-minute changes.


Funding Announcement: Communities Mental Health and Well Being Fund

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Kevin Stewart, MSP, Minister for Mental Well Being and Social Care launched the new Communities Mental Health and Well Being Fund on Friday 15th October 2021. This new fund has been established with £15 million allocated to support mental health and well being in communities across Scotland. The fund has to be administered across Scotland using a collaborative approach between 32 Third Sector Interfaces, Integrated Joint Boards and other key representatives from the respective councils and community.

Job Vacancy at Lanarkshire Carer as Carer Support Worker

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Our colleagues at Lanarkshire Carer has a job vacancy as Lanarkshire Carers. Check out the information below:

Lanarkshire Carers Grade 4, SCP 11 - 14 (£25,274 - £27,954)

Full time 35 hours per week

Carer Support Workers (CSW) work closely with staff, volunteers, carers and partner organisations to develop, plan and deliver comprehensive information, advice and support services for carers in Lanarkshire.

Who Cares? Scotland Harvard Summer School 2022

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Who Cares? Scotland is delighted to tell you that applications for the Harvard Summer School 2022 are now open. Since 2010, Who Cares? Scotland has awarded over 20 scholarships to Care Experienced young people to attend Harvard Summer School. Now, we need your help to get the word out.

What is Harvard's Summer School?

Harvard Summer School Secondary School Program is a seven-week program that runs from Saturday 18 June to Saturday 6 August 2022 and takes place at the Harvard University campus in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA.  

Job Vacancy at Healthy Valleys as Active and Outdoor Partnership Manager

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Healthy Valleys is a community-led health initiative that supports communities in rural South Lanarkshire. We focus on providing opportunities for local people to improve their health and wellbeing and build stronger communities in areas of deprivation or where there are service gaps. Our resilience is our strength allowing us to quickly adapt to support the ever-changing needs of the community since 2003.

We have an exciting opportunity for a motivated and hard-working individual to join our dynamic team.