NEWS

NEWS

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SSAFA IN SCOTLAND - Impact Report

SSAFA 

We provide lifelong support for those who are currently serving, or have served as a regular or reserve, in the Royal Navy, the Royal Marines, the British Army or the Royal Air Force – and their families. We provide personalised face-to-face support, providing the right help at the right time.


Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill

On 13 August 2020, the Scottish Government introduced the Redress for Survivors (Historical Child Abuse in Care) (Scotland) Bill to the Scottish Parliament. It has been published this morning here: https://beta.parliament.scot/bills/redress-for-survivors-historical-child-abuse-in-care-scotland-bill

The Bill aims to establish a financial redress scheme for survivors of historical child abuse in relevant care settings in Scotland, and, in some circumstances, where the survivor has died, their next of kin.  The purpose of the redress scheme is to acknowledge and provide tangible recognition of the harm suffered as a result of that abuse.  The redress scheme will also offer survivors access to some non-financial elements of redress such as acknowledgement, apology and therapeutic support. 

The Bill builds on previous work with survivors of historical child abuse in care and follows the pre-legislative consultation launched last year. The Bill is the draft legislation and it will now be discussed and examined by members of the Scottish Parliament.


Mental Health Awareness Week

Read to find out about what is happening for Mental Health Awareness Week 18th - 24th May 2020.


Blide Blether December 7th

Hello and welcome to the Blide Blether! In this week’s edition: a common ringed plover, seasonal recipe and update from the latest Creative Writing Group


What's On March 2020

The What's On of our activities for March along with other useful information

 


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