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Care Strategy Consultation

Dumfries and Galloway Council are running a consultation on their Carers Strategy.
They want to know what matters to carers, what support (if any) they currently use and what they’d like to see in the future. read more

Volunteer’s Week Celebrations

This year Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway is hosting a Certificate Ceremony during Volunteers’ Week to pay tribute to volunteers throughout Dumfries and Galloway.
You are warmly encouraged to come along to this event and to bring as many of your organisation’s volunteers as possible. read more

Get On Board

How we meet individual and communities’ transport needs will be the priority for a new partnership…and local organisations are being invited to get on board. read more

Change in role for the Interface?

An evaluation of Third Sector Interfaces recently published by the Scottish Government is set to reinforce the role that they play in being a strategic vehicle for third sector involvement in community planning and the integration of Health and Social Care. read more

Connect2016 – Photos

Following on from our Connect2016 Conference, we have gather a collection of images and they are now available as a gallery.
A full Conference Evaluation will be available soon. read more

PDA in Community Involvement

This award will extend or broaden professional or vocational skills and is linked to National Occupational Standards. It is for those who are working (paid or voluntary) within Community Learning and Development settings including CLD Practice, Capacity Building, Youth Work or Adult Learning. read more

Carers Census Consultation

Dumfries and Galloway Council are seeking the views of organisations on a new way for the Scottish Government to collect data in relation to Carers, in light of the recently passed Carers (Scotland) Act 2016. read more

Enabling the State

Hosted by the Carnegie UK Trust this informal workshop will explore what an Enabling State looks like and identify practical opportunities for the community and voluntary sector to give citizens and communities more control and lead the way to a more Enabling State. read more