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New Scottish Social Security System Update 7thSep

New Scottish Social Security System Update

Voluntary Action Shetland

The Minister for Social Security, Jeanne Freeman, has recorded an update for carers on the plans for social security in Scotland. In it she sets out the plans and timescales for setting up a social security agency in Scotland and taking over the 11 devolved benefits by 2020. Find out more +

New transitions project from Contact a Family Scotland7thSep

New transitions project from Contact a Family Scotland

Voluntary Action Shetland

A new project is under way to close the information gap around leaving school and next steps for parents and carers of young people living with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Find out more +

Mareel Cinema Trip1stSep

Mareel Cinema Trip

Voluntary Action Shetland

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Latest Carers Newsletter1stSep

Latest Carers Newsletter

Voluntary Action Shetland

You can now view the latest Carers Newsletter - Autumn 2017 Find out more +

Call for Young Carers to take up Carer's Allowance19thJul

Call for Young Carers to take up Carer's Allowance

Voluntary Action Shetland

Young adult carers are the focus of a new campaign between the Scottish Government and Young Scot to raise awareness of what support they could be entitled to. Find out more +

Person Centred Planning training 18thJul

Person Centred Planning training

Voluntary Action Shetland

Person Centred Planning training will be available on Mon 12th, Tues 13th and Wed 14th of June. Further information will come nearer to the date and applications need to be made to SIC Workforce Development. Find out more +

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