training dates coming up:
Wednesday 30th April, Rosyth
Thursday 29th May 2014, Glasgow
This is a full day of training aimed at professionals and volunteers who support individuals experiencing isolation, loneliness and vulnerability due to a lack of positive relationships in their lives.
Scottish Social Networks
This website is for all those who:
- have an interest in homelessness, social inclusion, communities or mental health and wellbeing
- are involved in mediation, mentoring or befriending.
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- presents the evidence on how positive social networks can prevent and resolve homelessness, break down exclusion and enable the development of sustainable communities
- considers measures to build and rebuild social networks, particularly mentoring, befriending and mediation (identified by the Homelessness Task Force as key measures)
- shares research, best practice and resources from across Europe, the UK and Scotland