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Evaluation of Sources of Support Service

An evaluation of the Dundee Sources of Support programme which involves Links Workers who support patients who access primary care for non-medical issues.


Appendix 2: Glossary of Selected Services

ADDACTION: drug and alcohol support group for families, young people and adults

ADAPT: debt advice and money management service

CONNECT: focuses on the issues faced by people as a result of the benefits changes

CRAIGOWL: provides learning opportunities, training, qualifications, and support to people who want to improve their circumstances

DAMH (Dundee Association for Mental Health): umbrella organisation that provides a wide range of services (activities, support/advice, meeting place etc.) for people with mental health issues

DEEAP (Dundee Energy Efficiency Advice Project): provides advice and help on energy efficiency in the home

DEIT (Dundee Early Intervention Team): provides support to vulnerable children and families

DHLI (Dundee Healthy Living Initiative): provides opportunities and support for people to meet their health needs within their local community

ECLIPSE: a service for people striving to move into or maintain recovery from drug and alcohol problems

FAIRBRIDGE: provides individually tailored personal development plans for young people

LATTICE: local crafts group

MID-LIN DAY CENTRE: provides a wide range of activities for older people

PENUMBRA: promotes mental health and well-being

POSITIVE STEPS: promotes health and well-being and social lifestyles of vulnerable adults

REMPLOY: expands opportunities for disabled people in sustainable work both internally and externally

TAPS (Tayside Alcohol Problem Service): provides counselling and support to adults who feel they require advice or help with alcohol problems, and to their relatives

TCA (Tayside Council on Alcohol): provides advice and a range of services to adults, children and families with alcohol issues

TIME-BANK: a volunteering initiative that utilises and shares skills within local communities

WRASAC (Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre): provides free and confidential support to women and girls aged 13+ who have been raped, sexually abused or sexually exploited

Contact

Email: Naureen Ahmad

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