From 1 April 2013, changes to the Social Fund scheme meant that Crisis Loans for Living Expenses and Community Care Grants stopped. In their place is a new scheme called the Scottish Welfare Fund.
At the Spring/Summer Community Conference in May 2014 we are considering including a debate on the impact of independence on the third sector as opposed to Scotland more widely (for example changes in funding, approaches, national strategy, etc.)
Enterprise Childcare currently have two job vacancies: they are looking for a Sessional Tutor to join their successful Positive Futures Project, and a Nursery Manager for their innovative Pre 3+ Centre in Greenock.
You can Hear Frank Molloy and Karen Pollock with the January Inverclyde Carers Centre News update via Inverclyde Radio Health Matters page, http://www.inverclyderadio.com/Health.
Weekly Funding Alert
This week's funding alert, courtesy of Equality Updates. Click to find out information about a range of funding available locally.