Communities

Here you can interact and learn more about our work with communities. Feel free to make use of our Message Boards (you’ll need to Register first). Learn more about what we’ve been up to in our Blog and News sections. Read about how we find ways to strengthen communities across Scotland in the Your Community section – where you’ll find out more about the ALEC programme.



Latest Entries from Our News & Blogs

Latest News

Wednesday 1st May, 2019

Family Responses – One Year on from the Introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing

Family Responses one year on from the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing Today, 1st May 2019, marks one year on from the introduction of Minimum Unit Pricing (MUP) in Scotland. Since then, governments in Ireland and Wales have agreed to introduce similar measures to improve health outcomes or reduce alcohol-related harms with discussions around the […]

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Tuesday 30th Apr, 2019

Scottish Families has submitted written evidence to the UK Parliament Scottish Affairs Committee’s Inquiry into the Use and Misuse of Drugs in Scotland

We welcome the Scottish Affairs Committee’s current Inquiry into the Use and Misuse of Drugs in Scotland, and the opportunity to participate in the process. We have submitted written evidence, and will also be giving evidence along with family members to the Scottish Affairs Committee at Westminster on 21 May 2019. The new national strategy […]

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Volunteer Blogs

Volunteering with Scottish Families

Monday 13th May, 2019

Volunteering with Scottish Families

Ashleigh first started volunteering with Scottish Families in October 2018 to help with work experience for university. Hi, I’m Ashleigh. I first started volunteering as a helpline adviser for Scottish Families in October 2018 because I was looking for extra work experience for my university studies. Before volunteering with Scottish Families, I had never worked […]

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Staff Blogs

Gill and our Telehealth Support Service

Wednesday 13th Mar, 2019

Gill and our Telehealth Support Service

I’m Gill and I’m fairly new to Scottish Families yet I feel like I have been here much longer. It is an exciting time as we have three new staff members joining the team. It means I will already be passing on the title of the new girl. But I have never written a blog […]

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Our staff's self-care routines

Friday 22nd Feb, 2019

Our staff’s self-care routines

Self-care has become a bit of a buzzword recently, but that’s a good thing. We should be focusing more on ourselves, our emotions and our wellbeing. Working at Scottish Families means the team is supporting families and friends and encouraging them to spend more time for themselves, taking a break and taking a step back […]

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