The first 2021 meeting of the Compassionate and Included Communities Forum takes place on Wednesday 27th January, 2pm – 4pm, and can be accessed via the Zoom link, or with the meeting ID: 972 2993 0991.
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Scottish Government researchers are recruiting people to help them better understand and predict the next stages of the COVID-19 epidemic in Scotland. People are eligible to take part if they live in Scotland and are aged 18 years old or over. Participants will be sent a survey every 2 weeks by email. Participation in the surveys is entirely voluntary, and participants can opt out of receiving or completing them at any time.
Children’s Hearings Scotland (CHS) is now recruiting volunteer Panel Members, and accepting online applications until 11:59pm on Monday 15th February. Panel Members take part in children’s hearings, often otherwise known as “children’s panels”, where their role is to listen and make legal decisions for, and with, infants, children and young people. Panel Members are supported by CHS, and are required to undertake comprehensive training to prepare them for the role.
The Third Sector Homelessness Fund is open to applications from third sector organisations on the frontline of delivering homelessness services in Scotland. The fund aims to support third sector organisations to innovate and transform the services they provide to people around homelessness; organisations that originally applied to this fund in early 2020 will need to complete a new application for funding. The deadline for applications is 12pm on Monday 8th February.
Falkirk and Clackmannanshire Carers Centre’s “Care with Confidence” Falkirk sessions return on Tuesday 26th January, with “Dentistry and Dementia”. Sessions take place via Zoom, 10:30am – 12pm. All carers are welcome, and sessions are free.