Category: The Hub Blog

June 2018 Report

June was a little quieter than last month, and we saw a lower number of people needing fuel, food and clothing assistance.  We’ve also been working to try and highlight recurring themes as to why people have to access crisis more »

Volunteering at the Hub

Our volunteers are the life blood of everything we do here.  And with Volunteer’s Week, we wanted to really show our appreciation for everything they do.   We made up wee goody bags, showing just what our volunteers mean to us, more »

Monthly Report: May 2018

May has been our busiest month to date, and we’re seeing an increasing percentage of interactions for people asking for information.  We still seeing a large number asking for help with emergency food aid, and the main underlying causes have more »

April 2018 Report

April was a really busy month for us all.  We said goodbye to Juliet, our Partnership Coordinator, who has helped us carry out some work with our stakeholders.  These activities were supported by the Aspiring Communities Fund, and has given more »

March 2018 Report

The Beast from the East made it particularly challenging for citizens in Dunfermline this month, and lots of people are struggling to make ends meet with the extra expense of fuel bills. On a more positive note, we were delighted more »

Partnership Coordinator Update: Final Stakeholders Event & Training Events

From the feedback received in the one-to-one interviews, many frontline workers expressed interest in attending networking events, but struggled to find capacity to attend them. However, providing the incentive of a training element for an event was far more appealing more »

February 2018 Report

Here’s February’s report, showing again that people are continuing to struggle to make ends meet.  We were pleased to welcome two new advice providers, and we’re now a collection point for Smalls For All! For our Summary Report: For our more »

Partnership Coordinator Update: Stakeholders Event 2

For our second stakeholders event, we invited frontline workers and volunteers for a more hands-on, practical workshop on how we can make the Hub a better place. Nineteen participants from 10 organisations attended, and we reflected on the journey so more »

January 2018 Report

January was a busy month again, and we saw high numbers even from the first day we were open after the festive break.  We put this down to a lot of services still being shut on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday more »

December 2017 Report

December’s report – again we’re seeing quite high numbers (even though we were closed for the week between Christmas and New Year), especially for emergency food aid. We  provided support to local churches and organisations with referrals and booking point, more »

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