A Veteran’s Best Friend – a new charity for ex-armed forces in Fife

A Veteran's Best Friend (AVBF) – a newly established armed forces veteran’s charity based in Fife that aims to help veterans with mental health conditions, in Scotland. This will be done by providing mental health assistance dogs and providing a drop-in-centre for the local veterans to make use of 5 days a week. This is … Continue reading A Veteran’s Best Friend – a new charity for ex-armed forces in Fife

FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace

2018 was the Year of Young People and FCE committed to providing a platform for young people’s voices, ideas and experiences about equality to be heard. We were awarded £800 from BEMIS for the conference to invite young people to tell us what matters the most and explain what they would like to do to … Continue reading FCE YOYP Equality Conference: a first step in finding #YourSpace

#YOYP Equality Collective – Your Space

Following on from the #YOYP Equality Collective Planning Meeting, we are holding an information and consultation event for young people to work together and shape a space for ALL young people to be themselves. The space would allow young people to get advice, support and guidance about the things that matter to them without fear … Continue reading #YOYP Equality Collective – Your Space

#YOYP Equality Collective event planning at Scottish Parliament

Our #YOYP Equality Collective meeting took place last Friday at the Scottish Parliament.  Thanks to Ewan from the Scottish Parliament Outreach Team, the planning group was lucky to have a quick visit of Holyrood in the quiet after hours before settling in the committee room to plan the next Equality Collective event. The discussions covered … Continue reading #YOYP Equality Collective event planning at Scottish Parliament

FCE #YOYP Equality Conference – a quick Blog

We were really impressed by the energy and enthusiasm of participants of our #YOYP Equality Conference on Thursday 8 November 2018. Introducing FCE We started off dropping our labels by being Human Pizzas (click here to find out more) and then we got stuck in more serious discussions around equality and privilege. Pizza game Young people … Continue reading FCE #YOYP Equality Conference – a quick Blog

Creating an Accessible Jam Shed – Case Study

FCE were approached by West Fife Enterprise to help them develop an accessible Jam shed. The aim of the shed is to provide an accessible space where people from all walks of life can come together in a relaxed informal setting to play, learn or teach a variety of musical instruments.  The Jam shed is … Continue reading Creating an Accessible Jam Shed – Case Study

Building Confidence through Volunteering – Case Study

Jennifer is a 35-year-old woman that lives with anxiety and depression. She finds it difficult to meet new people and lacks confidence, especially in social situations. As a consequence, Jennifer is unemployed and feels isolated.     During Diversity week in September 2017, Fife Centre for Equalities(FCE) hosted a family fun day at the High Valleyfield … Continue reading Building Confidence through Volunteering – Case Study