Mrs M's experiences Mrs M is of Asian origin and has been the primary carer of her husband since they moved to Scotland. Her husband was diagnosed with several physical and mental health conditions which limited his physical movement, subsequently making him largely dependent on Mrs M’s care. The family’s social worker decided to contact … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 2: Accessing Personal Care
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are pleased to announce that six more community-led groups across Fife have been awarded the Fife Equality Community Grants – a local funding initiative developed in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and members of Fife Equalities Forum. The latest round of Fife Equality Community Grants, which closed in … Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities: Small Investments in Fife Communities
The Fife Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is now open, with just over £1 million available in this financial year, and the same again from April 2022. It is being managed in Fife by Fife Voluntary Action, with support from local statutory partners. The fund outcome is to develop a culture of mental wellbeing and prevention within … Continue reading The Fife Communities Mental Health and Wellbeing Fund is open for applications!
Mr. C and his experience of looking for a befriender in Fife: Mr. C, referred to the project by a family member, is one of the clients seeking befriending support. Mr. C is of Eastern-European origin and has recently struggled to engage with others and has not had as much social interaction as he used … Continue reading ME60+ Case Study 1: Befriending for Minority Ethnic Older People in Fife
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. Click here to download as a PDF: FCE Frontline Fife BRONZE Award PR 01-10-21 Frontline Fife is a charity which tackles the underlying causes and symptoms of homelessness and poverty … Continue reading 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.
Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) are honoured to announce the first set of projects to be awarded the Fife Equality Community Grants – a local funding initiative developed in partnership with The National Lottery Community Fund and members of Fife Equalities Forum. The first of two rounds of Fife Equality Community Grants received 19 applications in total. After much deliberation by an assessment panel, eight projects have been awarded £300 each to proceed with … Continue reading Fife Centre for Equalities: Small Grants but Big Outcomes
All of us at Fife Centre for Equalities would like to say a HUGE thank you to everyone who hosted, attended and supported the wide range of events that took place as part of Diversity Week Fife 2021! This year our theme was “Rebuilding Community”, with groups and organisations bringing people together safely as we … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife 2021 – Thank You!
Recently I have been feeling uncomfortable with my surname. I love my husband and I am happy to share his name. However, professionally, I feel it isn’t right that I associate my success with a name that I wasn’t born with, i.e. not my own family name. It is well documented that people with ‘foreign’ … Continue reading “What’s in a Name?” – Nina Munday (née To), Chief Executive, Fife Centre for Equalities
Get into that Friday Feeling with the latest Diversity Week Fife events! The North East Fife Community Hub will be treating you all to their Mexican Menu today! The Sole Sisters will be at Pittencrieff Park this morning for a group walk and a chat. Today Sam’s Mental Health Cafe will be in Kirkcaldy! Pop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 9!
It’s a wet one out there today, pop in, stay dry and enjoy some of the exciting events taking place today! The North East Fife Community Hub are providing a taste of Italy today with their latest menu! Fife Voluntary Action’s Mental Health Forum is taking place this morning, coming together to learn about new … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 8!
We’re midway through Diversity Week already! We hope you’ve enjoyed all of the fantastic events so far, but there is still a lot to come. Check out the lowdown for today: The North East Fife Community Hub are travelling closer to home with some traditional Scottish dishes. RoSPA will beholding a webinar exploring community safety … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 7!
We’ve got another busy day lined up as we carry on the Diversity Week Celebrations, check out today’s featured events: We’re continuing to raise awareness of Workforce Mental Wellbeing and Suicide Prevention with the #ItsEveryonesJob campaign. Today at the North East Fife Community Hub you’ll have the chance to try out their Indian Menu! Sam’s … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 6!
We’ve got another busy day of events as we kick off this week’s celebrations! Please note before we go into today’s events, the FCE Annual Gathering taking place this evening is cancelled: “We regret to inform you that we have taken the decision to cancel the annual gathering tomorrow evening at St Bryce Kirk. Since yesterday, some of the FCE staff and volunteers’ families have … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 5!
Take it easy this Sunday with our Diversity Week Fife events! It’s the last day of the Anstruther Harbour Festival! Make sure to pop along and join in with loads of local crafts, good food and performers. Greener Kirkcaldy are hosting a social bike ride around Kirkcaldy, following trails around its 3 largest parks! Pop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 4
A busy day this Saturday across Fife as we keep the celebrations going! At EATS Rosyth today we’ve got a “Grow your own salad bowl” workshop, looking at how to grow your own salad and greens in a small spot or windowsill. Sam’s Mental Health Peer Support are hosting one of their mental health drop … Continue reading Diversity Week Fife – Day 3!