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Organisation

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Sure Start Scotland

http://www.surestart.gov.uk

Sure Start is the Government programme to deliver the best start in life for every child in Scotland by bringing together early education, childcare and health and family support.

Scottish Social Services Council

http://www.sssc.uk.com

The Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) was established in October 2001 by the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001. Its main purpose is to regulate the social service workforce and their education and training.

Care Commission

http://www.carecommission.com

The Scottish Commission for the Regulation of Care (The Care Commission) is a national organisation set up under the Regulation of Care (Scotland) Act 2001 to regulate and inspect Scottish Care Services.

Children in Scotland

http://www.childreninscotland.org.uk

Children in Scotland is the national agency for voluntary, statutory and professional organisations and individuals working with children and their families in Scotland.

Children's Traffic Club Scotland  - Scottish Road Safety Campaign

http://www.srsc.org.uk

SRSC provides links to information about road safety projects for pre-school and primary setting, research and news.

Disclosure Scotland

http://www.disclosurescotland.co.uk

Disclosure Scotland is a service designed to enhance public safety by providing potential employers and the voluntary sector with criminal history information on individuals applying for posts. Disclosure Scotland will issue certificates - known as "Disclosures" - which will give details of an individual's criminal convictions or state that they have none.

Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)

http://www.equalityhumanrights.com

The Equality and Human Rights Commission is a non-departmental public body, independent of Government, established under the Equality Act 2006. Their role is to:

  • ensure people are aware of their rights and how to use them
  • work with employers, service providers and organisations to help them develop best practice
  • work with policymakers, lawyers and the Government to make sure that social policy and the law promote equality and use their powers to enforce the laws that are already in place.

Midlothian Voluntary Action (MVA)

http://www.mvacvs.org.uk

Midlothian's Council for Voluntary Services.

Volunteer Centre Midlothian

http://www.volunteermidlothian.org.uk

Part of a network of Volunteer Centres working across Scotland. There is at least one Volunteer Centre in each local authority area, acting as a "job centre" for volunteers.

Working For Families (WFF)

http://www.midlothian.gov.uk//Article.aspx?TopicId=0&ArticleId=20052

Midlothian Working for Families is a new initiative aimed at helping parents/carers overcome barriers to training or employment.

Midlothian Adult Literacy and Numeracy Initiative (MALANI)

http://www.malani.org.uk

MALANI can help you improve your everyday English and maths; boost your confidence; develop your communication skills; help you get at SQA certificate.

Midlothian Council

http://www.midlothian.gov.uk

Midlothian Council is one of 32 unitary local authorities in Scotland.

Midlothian Mental Health & Wellbeing Information Centre

http://www.midspace.co.uk

Midlothian mental health information.

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