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Digital device scheme reduces social isolation among vulnerable people in Tayside

Vulnerable people experiencing social isolation in Tayside are getting connected to loved ones, community groups and vital services thanks to a nationwide digital initiative. Connecting Scotland is a Scottish Government scheme, managed by the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, which aims to get every citizen in the country online. Set up in response to the pandemic, the programme has enabled local charity Hillcrest Futures to hand out iPads and MiFi…
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  • Scotland’s first needle exchange vending machines aim to lower drug deaths

    Posted: 27th July 2021

    Hillcrest’s Energy Advice Team (HEAT), which aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award. HEAT were nominated for the Margaret Blackwood Excellence in Housing Innovation Award in recognition of the support they offer tenants who are struggling to pay…

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  • Our Covid-19 survey: the results

    Posted: 22nd July 2021

    Hillcrest’s Energy Advice Team (HEAT), which aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award. HEAT were nominated for the Margaret Blackwood Excellence in Housing Innovation Award in recognition of the support they offer tenants who are struggling to pay…

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  • Are you struggling with isolation or poor mental health?

    Posted: 21st July 2021

    Hillcrest’s Energy Advice Team (HEAT), which aims to reduce fuel poverty and keep tenants warm over winter were delighted to scoop a top industry award. HEAT were nominated for the Margaret Blackwood Excellence in Housing Innovation Award in recognition of the support they offer tenants who are struggling to pay…

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