Archive for the Wider Role Category

Breaking Barriers to Employment

Breaking Barriers to Employment

Community Links Scotland has been working with Arklet Housing Association to develop and manage a programme that aims to break down the barriers women from black, minority and ethnic backgrounds can face when seeking further education courses and employment.

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Roots to Confidence

This has been a particularly successful, albeit small project both for Community Links Scotland and Dunbritton Housing Association who have supported the project over the last two years as part of their Wider Role activities. The project involved working with a local women’s refuge; the main aim of our work being to assist the staff […]

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Keep Your Money Safe in Grand Central Savings Bank

Keep Your Money Safe in Grand Central Savings Bank

Greenock branch of the Grand Central Savings bank provides a safe and accessible place for the unbanked to keep their money and offer a place where they may receive friendly help and advice. Through the support of Community Links Scotland in preparing Wider Role applications, River Clyde Homes, a project partner on the Greenock branch, […]

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A Job Well Done

Each year we work with our client Registered Social Landlords (RSLs) to develop a programme of projects for potential Wider Role support. Outline ideas are submitted to the Scottish Government Wider Role Team who then arrange to visit each RSL for a Programme Meeting to ‘quiz’ them further on the justification, benefit and match funding […]

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