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  • Changed Priorities April 18, 2017 Having become deeply involved in the response to plans to close half of the Glasgow-area job centres, and having worked in both Bridgeton and Shettleston, I decided to find out for myself what it would actually mean to have to go from Bridgeton to Shettleston to sign on.  I use public transport and I know ...
  • DWP’s Response To Job Centre Closures Consultation Expected Any Day  April 18, 2017 Faith in Community Scotland joined Single Parent Families Scotland, The Citizens’ Advice Bureau, The Poverty Alliance, The Church of Scotland’s Church and Society Council, and many more organisations, in roundly condemning not only plans to close 8 job centres in Glasgow, but the decision to consult on the closure of just three of those jobcentres; ...
  • Dundee Fairness Baton Passes To New Commissioners. March 29, 2017 Dundee Aerial Shot New Group To Take Forward The Work Of The Fairness Commissions  On Thursday 23 March, almost one year on from the conclusion of the Dundee Fairness Commission Jimmy Black, Chairperson, handed over the fairness baton to new Community Commissioners. The move signals the start of a new stage in the fairness conversation, one that will involve ...
  • New Volunteering Guidance March 15, 2017 DWP Publishes New Guidance on VolunteeringThe Department of Works and Pensions, in consultation with Voluntary Action Scotland and other TSI’s, has published new guidance on volunteering.    Regardless of your work status, volunteering can have a whole range of benefits to an individual’s employability and wellbeing. The new guidance is designed to ensure people are receiving consistent advice on whether their volunteer role ...
  • Faith in Throughcare Training Dates Announced March 8, 2017 Volunteer with Faith in ThroughcareFaith in Throughcare recruits and trains a team of throughcare volunteer mentors, to work alongside people coming out of prison. Our volunteers come from all walks of life and have varied life experiences, including some people who have their own personal experience of being in prison.   The training for volunteers in this role is comprehensive, 30 ...
  • Step Inside The Poverty Truth Commission February 24, 2017 Poverty Truth CommissionAcross this year’s Poverty Truth Commission, we will be bringing you the view from inside the commission, as Jane and Sadia share their thoughts and experiences of being a Commissioner.   We feel lucky to be part of The Poverty Truth Commission. Honored that people would be willing to share their stories with us, and proud of the work ...
  • Community Worker – Dundee January 17, 2017 Faith in Community Dundee Vacancy  –  Community Worker  –  (28 hours p.w.) ° Do you believe in the dignity, resilience and potential of all people in  Dundee?° ° Do you want to be a part in helping Dundee do all it can to achieve  fairness across the city? Interested then click here for details!  
  • In Wi’ the Mix – Learning Resources December 5, 2016 Free Online Learning Resources These online learning resources relate to the value of local faith groups working together to tackle difficult issues within our communities, specifically in this case sectarianism.  However, we feel that the lessons learned can be applied to many issues facing communities and hope you will view the resources and think about how ...
  • Poverty Truth Commission Report 2012 July 11, 2016 Poverty Truth Commission Report (One Year On) April 2012. Have read and see what success the PTC in Scotland have achieved Poverty Truth Commission Report 2012.
  • Tackling Poverty Together Report June 29, 2016 Tackling Poverty Together was an initiative of Faith in Community Scotland that ran between 2014 and 2016.  TPT supported communities that had been especially affected by Welfare Reform issues such as benefit delays, sanctions and other changes to the UK’s system of social security, enabling those communities to develop or expand work to address these ...