ScottishPower Foundation 2021 Social Initiatives

Social Initiatives

Finding Your Feet

Finding Your Feet- Helping Scottish Amputees Thrive After Limb Loss

Finding Your Feet’s programme aims to improve the wellbeing of Scottish amputees by delivering activities that reduce social isolation, increase physical fitness, reduce the stigma around mental health and improve the ability to self-manage

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced Inequalities United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality Education

Action for M.E.

M.E. Advocacy Service

‘M.E. Advocacy Service’ will empower young people and adults with self-advocacy skills to make informed choices and be involved in decisions about their support and care to increase health, wellbeing and self-worth, through the provision of direct advocacy support and workshops.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality Education United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: No Poverty

Street League

Transforming Lives

Street League’s ‘Transforming Lives’ project will work with under-performing secondary schools across six regions in Scotland, engaging over 700 young people most at risk of future unemployment. Through a combination of sport and employment workshops, we will provide a bridge for young people living in the most disadvantaged communities and support them into sustained employment, education or training opportunities.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced InequalitiesUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality EducationUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and well-being

SAMEE

Disabled Entrepreneurs Business Start-up Service (DEBSS)

The ‘Disabled Entrepreneurs Business Start-up Service (DEBSS)’ project will teach valuable self-employment skills to 75 disabled adults living in Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole, and enable them to escape living in poverty through successful self-employment start-up.

Visit the Disabled Entrepreneurs Business Start-up Service (DEBSS) website


United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Reduced InequalitiesUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Quality EducationUnited Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and well-being

Edward’s Trust

Reaching Out

Edward’s Trust ‘Reaching Out’ will remotely support children and young people aged 5 to 16, who are bereaved of a parent, sibling, or grandparent to improve their wellbeing, reduce the anxiety caused by their bereavement and have hope for their future. The therapeutic support will also enable the children to remain or return to school if their absence is caused by the bereavement.

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United Nations Sustainable Development Goals: Good Health and well-being

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