Fuel Poverty and Cost of Living Case Studies

The following two case studies have been anonymised , but highlight some recent work supporting two network members with fuel poverty and cost of living issues. Fuel Poverty & Cost of Living Case Study 1 C C is a member of one of our Forth Valley Networks. She lives in a council tenancy and claims … Read more

Trustees Needed

Neighbourhood Networks is a registered Scottish charity that facilitates networks of mutual support amongst vulnerable adults in various parts of Scotland, providing flexible support to people within their own communities. We currently operate across the Central Belt of Scotland. The charity is governed by a Board of Volunteer Trustees, some of whom are supported by … Read more

Learning to save a life

Recently we were sent a link for free CPR training, it was only a 15-minute session giving the basics on this via a short video. Before we did the session, we informed all the members of the training and as advised we asked them all to bring a cushion with them that night to practice … Read more

Rali’s story

Rali is an 18-year-old girl whose path was not easy, but she is determined to write the rest of her life story herself. Rali was born in a small town in Bulgaria, where she struggled to find her place among her peers in a mainstream school, as it was decided by the government that funding … Read more

Parent and Carers Report 2023

Neighbourhood Networks worked in partnership with The University of Stirling to find out what the parents and carers of our network members think of our service. Service areas were assessed on a scale from 1 to 10, where 1 is unsatisfactory and 10 is excellent. We were delighted that 92% of parents and carers reported … Read more

Care Inspectorate Report 2023

Neighbourhood Networks are delighted to share our latest Care Inspectorate results with you all. Here is Claire sharing the findings of the report and we have also attached an easy ready copy of the report below. We are absolutely over the moon that we have retained our high score and it is testament that staff … Read more

Our Community Living Worker Roles

Sometimes its hard to really know what a job role involves from the job description. Recently 5 of our team shared their thoughts and experiences of being a Community Living Worker at Neighbourhood Networks. Episode 1 is Danielle explaining who we work with. Episode 2 is Wendy sharing more about the flexibility of the role … Read more

Website update tender

Neighbourhood Networks Website Brief – December 2022 Background Neighbourhood Networks is a registered Scottish Charity developing and facilitating peer support services for vulnerable adults across the central belt of Scotland.  We currently deliver services in 10 Local Authority Areas across this geographic span. We have a staff team of 53 people and one central office … Read more

Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme Internship Update

Last Summer, I was looking for internship opportunities to build on skills and gain experience. Fortunately, I got tagged on LinkedIn by #MaryDuffy to apply for the Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders Programme. Going through all the application stages, I was successfully selected as one of the interns in October 2021. The Minority Ethnic Emerging Leaders … Read more

World Environment Day

Sunday 5th June marks ‘World Environment Day’ 2022, 50 years on from the very first World Environment Day in 1972. This year’s slogan is ‘Only One Earth’, and is focused on ‘Living Sustainably in Harmony with Nature”.  You can watch a video about it by clicking here. It is important to be aware of and … Read more