CAP Christmas Tips

Its only 2 months to Christmas now, and the pressure is on to spend! But how can you keep control of your finances, yet still have a happy Christmas? Helene Kelly, CAP Centre Manager in Dunfermline, gives these hints and tips to her clients, worried about Christmas.  These handy, practical tips are inspired from CAP clients own experience of living …

CPW15 – Changeworks

Image courtesy of Changeworks Its Challenge Poverty Week! This is our opportunity to raise awareness of the poverty in our community today, but also recognise the great work that our community organisations do to help those in crisis.  For our last feature, we’re showing the great work of Changeworks. On the last Tuesday of the month, the Changeworks Affordable Warmth Advisor holds appointments …

CPW15 – Dunfermline Advice Hub

Its the second last day of Challenge Poverty Week, and today we’re showing the work of…. ourselves! The Dunfermline Advice Hub is a community resource centre for anyone who needs help and support, and don’t know where to turn. We’re open Monday-Friday, 10am to 4pm, and offer a friendly, and efficient signposting service, finding the right support agency that can …

CPW 2015 – The Express Group (Fife) Ltd

Express group (Fife) Ltd has for over 38 years, helping people with mental health problems (in Fife) on their road to recovery by providing a safe environment to share experiences and offer mutual support.  Support is also given on a one to one basis to help service users develop their own individual recovery plan, with a view to service users …

CPW15 – CAP Christians Against Poverty

Its Challenge Poverty Week! This is our opportunity to raise awareness of the poverty in our community today, but also recognise the great work that our community organisations do to help those in crisis.  Today we’re showing the great work of Christians Against Poverty (CAP). CAP are passionate about releasing people in our nation from a life sentence of debt, …

CPW15 – Dunfermline & District Credit Union

Its Challenge Poverty Week! This is our opportunity to raise awareness of the poverty in our community today, but also recognise the great work that our community organisations do to help those in crisis.  Today we’re showing the great work of the Dunfermline & District Credit Union Ltd. The DDCU have been running for 21 years, and is a community-led …

CPW15 – Furniture Plus

Its Challenge Poverty Week! This is our opportunity to raise awareness of the poverty in our community today, but also recognise the great work that our community organisations do to help those in crisis.  Today we’re showing the great work of Furniture Plus Furniture Plus is the largest furniture re-use, recycling and repair organisation in Fife. Its main aim is to …

CPW15 – Dunfermline Foodbank

Its Challenge Poverty Week! This is our opportunity to raise awareness of the poverty in our community today, but also recognise the great work that our community organisations do to help those in crisis.  Today we’re showing the great work of Dunfermline Foodbank  The Foodbank have been running for 3 years, and in that time they have provided food for 6319 …

Challenge Poverty Week: 17th to 23rd October 2015

  Its Challenge Poverty Week! This is our opportunity to raise awareness of the poverty in our community today, but also recognise the great work that our community organisations do to help those in crisis. Follow our Twitter and Facebook pages, or keep checking back here every day to see what’s being done in our community to combat poverty.