July Report

We were delighted to welcome the British Red Cross Friendship Group! They will be here every Monday from 1:30-3pm for anyone who’d like to have a chat and build friendships.  The Well also started this month, to help anyone access local information and support that promote health and wellbeing.  They’re here every Tuesday from 10-12pm. Over the Summer, we were involved …

June Report

Click below to see our report for June. We’ve been busy! We’re delighted to welcome a new advice session from the Fife Migrants Forum. They’re here to help people who have moved to the UK to be able to access services, find jobs and integrate in to their local community. We also welcomed Shirley Anne Somerville MSP, who came to …

April Report

We’ve changed our monthly reports – we thought, along with a new venue, we’d shake things up a bit! If you’d like more information on our reports, please contact us! <<For April’s Report, Click Here>>

March 2019 Report

It was our last month in 7 Douglas Street, and we are helping the Fife Children’s Clothing Bank wind down their operation too, so we noticed a big reduction in footfall towards the end of the month. We are still seeing a large amount of people accessing emergency food aid, with a wide variety of underlying causes, but mostly, we …

February Report

Its still chilly this month, but thankfully a short month for most who get paid monthly. The Hub was quite busy, nearly 300 interactions, and advice sessions are being well attended (especially Kingdom Community Bank and Community Job Club). We’re still seeing a lot of people who are struggling to make ends meet and having to access local food aid, …

January Report 2019

Happy New Year! We’ve got a new look report this month! We collect a lot of stats on the people who attend the Hub, what sessions and the reasons they need help, which can be a bit overwhelming! However, we’re seeing recurring reasons why people are attending the Hub, so we’ve developed a more thematic approach to these reports. See …

December 2018

Christmas can be a stress-filled time, especially for those on a low income.  However, it also can bring out the best in people – we’re always inundated with requests for information Christmas provision, whether its to donate, volunteer or to pass on information to those in the community that need it.  This year we were very pleased to support 6 …

November Report

Full Report Here: Its been quick month, not quite as busy as last, but still seeing a lot of people needing help with food, clothing and applying UC.  We’ve also started showing how many enquiries we’re getting from organisations/workers, enquiring for their clients.  We’re also gearing up for Christmas.  There are lots of help available for Christmas gifts, meals and hampers for …

October 2018 Report

We were busy again this month – we were quieter last month, but with the weather turning colder, and the school holidays, people are feeling the pinch more.   We’re also seeing a lot more people who are “NFA”, or no fixed abode.  This covers a range of homeless situations – rough sleeping, sofa-surfing, hostel, etc.  This might be due to …