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Mental health provision added to ScotsCare services

Mental health provision added to ScotsCare services

With more than 50% of our clients dealing with mental health issues, it’s important that they are given the support and treatment they need. That’s why ScotsCare are pleased to announce the launch of a joint pilot project with Camden Psychotherapy Unit. Read more.

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From trapeze to trail: ScotsCare kids learn new skills on adventure holiday

From trapeze to trail: ScotsCare kids learn new skills on adventure holiday

Posted in Events, ScotsCare news, Volunteers on 23/08/15
On Wednesday 5th August, ScotsCare left with ten young people on a three night adventure holiday in East Sussex. The youngsters, who are children of ScotsCare clients, enjoyed the three night activity trip at a PGL centre by partaking in various skill-building activities from climbing, canoeing to abseiling. Read more.

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ScotsCare set sail on volunteers’ boat trip

ScotsCare set sail on volunteers’ boat trip

Posted in Events, ScotsCare news, Volunteers on 10/08/15
Here at ScotsCare we believe in looking after those who help others. Our 51 volunteers help support our services, but most importantly – our clients. From receptionists to Blether Buddies, our volunteers lend a helping hand, and often an ear, to fellow Scots. Read more.

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We're recruiting Reception and Helpline Volunteers

Posted in Uncategorized on 13/05/15
ScotsCare is looking for 1 or 2 volunteers to join a friendly team that provides cover on our front desk and helpline. Working in pairs you will welcome visitors, deal with incoming calls and enquiries, enter information onto our database, send out application forms, screen and transfer telephone calls, take messages, deal with post and occasionally assist with large mailings. Read more.

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ScotsCare silverware on BBC television!

Posted in Uncategorized on 05/05/15
In case you missed it – ScotsCare was featured on BBC’s The Antiques Roadshow on Sunday 3rd May, which took place at Kelvingrove Museum and Art Gallery in Glasgow. Read more.

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A call for Blether Buddies!

A call for Blether Buddies!

Posted in Uncategorized on 23/01/15
Volunteer buddies are urgently needed in the following areas: • Kingston Upon Thames • Dorking • Luton The role involves spending between 1 – 3 hours once a week or fortnightly with one of our clients over a 6 month period to provide companionship, conversation and a listening ear. Read more.