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Getting Help 2021

If you need help and aren’t sure where to turn, there are lots of organisations here to help. Check out our list below, and if you still aren’t sure, please call our partners Citizens Advice and Rights Fife for further help – 0345 1400 095, 10am-3pm, Monday to Friday. Emergency Food Vouchers: You can get an emergency food vouchers for …

Advice and Information Coordinator (Maternity Cover) – Job Vacancy

Advice and Information Coordinator (Maternity Cover) The Dunfermline Advice Hub project is run in partnership with Fife Council, Five Lamps (branded as Conduit Scotland) and a network of Charity Sector organisations. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a lead role in delivering and developing the Dunfermline Advice Hub, a community information and help centre, in collaboration with a range of …

January 2021 Report

The new year presented new challenges with return to increased restrictions due to the pandemic. It was decided toclose The Hub to face to face appointments and to maintain the online and phone service until the restrictions are lifted.Although working from home has its limitations The Hub service has been as busy as ever. I have been taking enquiriesand referrals …

December 2020 Report

December has seen an increase in enquiries , partner engagement and referrals predominantly for the foodbank andfood projects in the area. It has also been a challenging time for many members of the community over the festiveperiod. I put together an information leaflet on all the local food projects who were providing services during this time.This document was shared amongst …

Dunfermline Food Projects – Christmas 2020

Christmas is a busy time, and whilst most find Christmas enjoyable, some find this time of year stressful and difficult to access services. The Christmas Guide is designed to give you all the information you need on the various food projects and support services working in the Dunfermline area, when they’re open, and emergency contact numbers for most situations.  If …

November Report

November has continued to be a busy month with an increase in enquiries and appointments in The Hub. I have increased mycore hours to 35 hours per week thanks to increased funding from Fife Council’s Anti-Poverty fund. This will enableme to deal with more enquiries and build new partnerships in the area. The big news this month is CARF – …

October has been a busy month!

October has seen the return of a some partner agencies starting to use The Hub after being closed for 6 months due the current Covid – 19 restrictions. A full risk assessment has taken place in order to adhere to the government guidelines, and sessions are appointment base only. The following partners who have returned are – Fife Voluntary Action, …

New Opening Hours

Dunfermline Advice Hub will now be open for phone enquiries during the following hours – Monday 12 – 4pm Tuesday 9.30 – 1.30pm Wednesday 12 – 4 pm Thursday 12 – 4pm Friday 12 – 4pm There will also be one to one appointments with the following agencies –Fife Voluntary Action, Fife Addiction Services, DAPL, Community Job Club and Welfare …

Cheerio to our Coordinator!

We’re sad to announce that our Advice and Information Coordinator, Katie Thomson, is leaving the Hub on Maternity Leave from 21st Septebmer 2020. Katie has been leading the Hub since it started in 2015, building the Hub to be a crucial service for the Dunfermline Community. She has coordinated many diverse partnerships across sectors, organisations, and community groups, to make …

Vacancy: Advice & Information Coordinator

**POSITION FILLED** The Dunfermline Advice Hub project is run in partnership with Fife Council, Conduit Scotland and a network of Charity Sector organisations. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a lead role in delivering and developing the Dunfermline Advice Hub, a community information and help centre, in collaboration with a range of charity sector partners.We require an enthusiastic, non-judgemental person, …