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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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    Posted: 27th July 2021

      Our housing teams, Hillcrest Energy Advice Team (HEAT) and our Tenancy Sustainment Service (TSS) are always busy supporting tenants, but during the pandemic demand for help shot up as many people were unable to work or had reduced household incomes. With face to face support not possible, our teams…

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    Posted: 22nd July 2021

      Our housing teams, Hillcrest Energy Advice Team (HEAT) and our Tenancy Sustainment Service (TSS) are always busy supporting tenants, but during the pandemic demand for help shot up as many people were unable to work or had reduced household incomes. With face to face support not possible, our teams…

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  • Are you struggling with isolation or poor mental health?

    Posted: 21st July 2021

      Our housing teams, Hillcrest Energy Advice Team (HEAT) and our Tenancy Sustainment Service (TSS) are always busy supporting tenants, but during the pandemic demand for help shot up as many people were unable to work or had reduced household incomes. With face to face support not possible, our teams…

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