Frontline Fife launches towards equality in homelessness services and gains the Bronze Equality Pathfinder Award, a local recognition scheme developed by Fife Centre for Equalities.
Frontline Fife is a charity which tackles the underlying causes and symptoms of homelessness and poverty through early intervention and prevention as well as through offering support to those in crisis and at risk.
A core aspect of this work is to challenge the social stigma and through creating opportunities for homeless peopl
e to have the freedom to make informed choices. In following this approach, Frontline Fife has taken positive action and created a traineeship people with lived experience of homelessness to grow their knowledge and skills.
To upskill their team in developing fair and equal opportunities, Frontline Fife took part in a series of workshops delivered by Fife Centre for Equalities. The workshops increased their knowledge and understanding of equality, diversity and inclusion across all the protected characteristics of the Equality Act 2010.
Nina Munday, Chief Executive of Fife Centre for Equalities says:
“Congratulations to Frontline Fife on attaining their Equality Pathfinder Bronze Award. Over the past year, their team has learned to develop inclusive practice as well as their understanding of equality and diversity through taking part in workshops and reflective practice”
“The work done by Frontline Fife advances equality and inclusion in housing by challenging the social stigma of homelessness experienced by different communities in Fife”
Caryn Nicolson, CEO of Frontline Fife says:
“Through developing our collective understanding of equalities, diversity and inclusion and by upholding our commitment to applying this knowledge within our staff team and when serving clients and communities, as a charity, we will be able to play our part in making Fife an inclusive place to live for all.”
- Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) was set up in 2014 to work with partners and communities to make Fife a fair, equal and inclusive place to live, work and study.
FCE is a local information and resource centre that helps organisations and businesses with:
- Building skills and confidence in managing equality issues;
- Creating innovative inclusive practices;
- Unlocking untapped talents;
- Improving reachability and responsiveness to service users and customers.
FCE also supports individuals and communities with:
- Dismantling societal and structural barriers;
- Strengthening self-confidence to be themselves;
- Building a universal voice to champion equality, diversity, inclusion and social justice.
Phone: 01592 645310, Text: 07800005834
FCE can also be contacted via Facebook, Twitter, or LinkedIn.
- Interviews/further information
For Interviews with FCE and Frontline Fife, please contact arranged via Elric Honoré, email@example.com
- About the Equality Pathfinders
Equality Pathfinders are organisations taking part in a voluntary and non-competitive recognition scheme leading the way in making Fife a fair, equal and inclusive place to live, work and study.
The local recognition scheme is open to organisations of any sector and size. Active Schools Fife holds a Silver Award and current Bronze Award holders include Fife Contemporary, Kingdom Housing Group, Sky Dunfermline Contact Centre and the Hill of Beath Hawthorn F.C.