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Volunteer for Victim Support Scotland

Volunteers are crucial to the work of Victim Support Scotland. Without them, they could not continue to offer support in our local communities and within the court environment to the many people affected by crime throughout Scotland.

Find out more about the different roles available on their website

Listen to Marie talk about her experience of volunteering at Victim Support Scotland here

Fibro Friends United

Come and join FFU Scotland CIC online closed support on Facebook.  Those living with Fibro and care support across Scotland can learn so much about how to manage the syndrome by sharing listening and talking.

FFU Scotland has many varied sister pages from their pharmacy page to resource page and a fun night page. Once you join the main page you can access these too. All closed and confidential

They would love to have you. If you would like any information they can be contacted at or 01294 537566.

Purple Alert

Have you downloaded Purple Alert? Be part of a community that can assist people with dementia if they lose their way.


Elefriends is a supportive online community for people aged 18+ who have low mood or general mental health concerns.  It’s run by the mental health charity MIND and is a safe place to be yourself, listen, share and be heard.

Download on Apple or Play store or click here for more information.

Best Start Grants Available From December 2018

The Best Start Grant replaces the current Sure Start Maternity Grant in December.

Applications are open on the 10 December 2018.

To find out more information and check if you qualify click here – Best Start Grant information



New Beginnings Café, Irvine

Cornerstone are really pleased to let you all know the New Beginings Cafe will officially open to the public on Friday 7th December 2018 from 10:30am – 3:30pm at 19 Townhead, Irvine, KA12 0BL

The people they support and volunteers will run the cafe and it’s open every Wednessday, Thursday, Friday 10:30am – 3:30pm.

All are welcome to come for lunch or even try their amazing homemade cakes!

The New Beginnings Cafe came about as they felt there was a need for something in the community to bring people together and prevent isolation. The cafe will be staffed by their New Beginnings Group along with volunteers. Their New Beginnings Group are a group of young, enthusiastic adults with additional need for support who are looking to have a positive impact on the community. The aim is to provide an upbeat and welcoming environment that will cater to all members of the public. Keep up to date at their facebook page.

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