Community One Stop Shop

Project Summary:

The Community One Stop Shop requires funding to provide a local advice, information, support and advocacy service in the deprived areas of Broomhouse, North Sighthill and surrounding areas in Edinburgh.  The grant will primarily be used to provide advice to clients experiencing issues with their bills/debts, carry out benefits health checks and income maximisation exercises for their clients including providing energy efficiency advice.  They aim to target families with young children, young people setting up home for the first time and vulnerable older people.  The funding will be used to fund part of the Information and Development workers annual salary.

Expected Number of Individuals: 450

Expected Number of Households: 300

Trustees Meeting: June 2007

Funding Amount Approved: £30,000

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