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Borders Care Voice, the ALLIANCE, and the Borders Carers Centre are hosting an event to discuss integration and the support it provides for carers. People with both lived and professional experience are invited to come along to Galashiels Volunteer Hall on… Continue Reading Carers and integration
People expect more choice and control over the things that will make a difference to their lives. With so much information available online, it can be difficult to know what information can be trusted. AskSARA is an award-winning online self-help… Continue Reading Need help with daily activities? Ask Sara!
Borders Care Voice is looking for a Collective Advocacy Worker for its You See it All Project. The project started in April this year and aims to give a voice to the most marginalised and socially isolated in the Scottish Borders. We plan… Continue Reading We are recruiting
Our Annual Report for 2018-2019 has just been published. It was presented at our Annual General Meeting in Galashiels on 11th September. You can download the report from our website,
Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol & Drugs will host an event on 1st October 2019, from 1pm-4.30pm in Langlee Community Centre. It will provide information and findings from the ‘Developing Adult Family Support and Recovery’ project commissioned by Scottish Borders Alcohol and… Continue Reading Event to present ADP project findings
Independent Living Fund (ILF) Scotland is developing its strategy for 2020 to 2023 and is keen to hear from as many people as possible to help influence what ILF Scotland prioritises over the coming years. It has created an online consultation so recipients, family… Continue Reading ILF Scotland consultation
Borders Voluntary Community Care Forum (BVCCF – now Borders Care Voice) – carried out an audit of the training needs of the independent and voluntary sector providers in 2008-2009. When that report was submitted to NHS Borders and Scottish Borders… Continue Reading Celebrating 10 years of the Learning Network
We have a vacancy for a collective advocacy worker for our You See It All project. You will help to give a voice to some of the most marginalised and socially isolated in the Scottish Borders. You will work with… Continue Reading We’re recruiting!
Our latest training programme, covering August-December this year, has just been published. It contains details of a range of courses including dementia, adult support and protection, learning disabilities and Scotland’s Mental Health First Aid. You can download the programme here… Continue Reading NEW training programme published
Scottish Borders Council has commissioned consultants to undertake a study on the housing needs of wheelchair users in the Scottish Borders. As part of this work, the consultants have designed a survey to gain a better understanding of the needs… Continue Reading Housing needs of wheelchair users