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Working towards economic recovery
The report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery has been published.
Grassroots Clothing Covid 19 service NOW available
Due to Covid 19, Grassroots Clothing had ceased it's service since March 2020. The service is now being run as a virtual service, posting out clothing to disadvantaged men in the city (depending on cost, possibly wider).
Data Skills for Work
Diversifying the workforce in the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region by helping adults up-skill and re-skill with data to progress in their careers .
COVID-19 Impacts - Edinburgh and South East Scotland
Keep Scotland working: Preparing for the ‘new normal’. Labour Market Insights for Edinburgh and South East Scotland.
Street League - Employability Fund Stage 2 & 3
Open for referrals to EF Stage 2 & 3 programmes in Edinburgh. Daily fitness and employability/personal development sessions with Street League staff.
Poverty and Coronavirus in Edinburgh
Interim report from the Edinburgh Poverty Commission providing findings on the impact of the coronavirus on people in poverty in Edinburgh.
Free online courses
Skills Development Scotland (SDS) has introduced a new portal in response to the COVID-19 pandemic to connect people with thousands of free-to-access online learning materials.
Support Services in North East Edinburgh
People Know How are currently running a service to provide computers to those who need help staying connected in Edinburgh and East Lothian.
Listening Coaching Service for staff & volunteers during COVID 19 pandemic
This service offers listening & coaching for staff and volunteers who are supporting others during this period. Individuals will be listened to about issues they are experiencing at the moment, COVID related or not, and have the opportunity to reflect on this in a safe space.
Creative Edinburgh Funding Opportunities
Creative Edinburgh have put together a list of grants and funding available to help you in light of COVID-19.