Linking Our Community

Helping the Hawthorn Community get linked in

Why not get linked into other important services and opportunities available in the wider Possilpark area.  Here are some basic information on four key areas:

 

Health

 


 
Glasgow Community Health Partnership website has lots of useful information about community health services and advice available in the Possilpark area.  Please visit their website for further information.


Employment & Training

 


 

Jobs and Business Glasgow was established by Glasgow City Council to stimulate economic activity in the city.  It offers specialist employability support for unemployed young people (16-19 years), unemployed adults and those requiring additional support with childcare, health and wellbeing. Jobs & Business Glasgow can provide access to training and leaning opportunities and can help people identify and develop employability skills.  For more details of the services offered by Jobs & Business Glasgow please look at their website  http://www.jbg.org.uk/ or contact Possilpark Office at 18/20 Balmore Road, Glasgow, G22 6RN, Telephone 0141 274 3436

 


Young Peoples Futures (YPF)  

  
Young Peoples Futures (formerly known as Young Possil Futures) is a charitable company (working with children and young people aged between 5 and 18 years old that provides drop-in based diversionary activities in the Possilpark.

The aim of Young Peoples Futures is to create a safe and nuturing environment for children and young people, to assist in their development and to play a full and informed part in the ongoing regeneration of their local neighbourhoods. Look on YPF website for more information and to find out what’s on  http://www.youngpossilfutures.org.uk/
 

Childrens Inclusion Partnership (CHIP)

A partnership between Stepping Stones for Families and Barnardo’s. The Children’s Inclusion Partnership (CHIP) uses a community development approach. This enables families and children to:

•    Think about what is going on in their communities
•    Speak out about it
•    Achieve positive change as a result
•    Communities feel stronger and are more optimistic through influencing the circumstances and decisions that affect them

Children in North Glasgow communities will have a hopeful vision for the future and the community and will have a hopeful vision for its children.  The Children’s Inclusion Partnership run events and programmes in North Glasgow throughout the year. If you’re from the area or want to get involved contact the CHIP team to find out more.

For more information on CHIP see http://www.ssff.org.uk/glasgow/children%e2%80%99s-inclusion-partnership/. Address:  Suite 5.09, The Whisky Bond, 2 Dawson Road, Glasgow, G4 9SS.  Telephone no: 0141 353 6339.  Email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Office hours: Monday – Friday 09.00-16.30

 

 

Stepping Stones For Families

Based in Keppoch campus we provide a range of family support services, including sessional childcare, delivered by qualified childcare workers. We offer learning and support groups for parents, such as health work and parenting support supported by our Family Health and Wellbeing team. For more information have a look at their website http://www.ssff.org.uk/glasgow/possilpark-family-centre/. Address: Keppoch Campus, 65 Stonyhurst Street, Possilpark, Glasgow, G22 5AX. Tel: 0141 336 2129 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Learning

To inspire Glasgow’s citizens and visitors to lead richer and more active lives through culture, sport and learning.

Glasgow Life aims to deliver world class cultural and leisure services to you. Glasgow Life and its sub brands:

• Glasgow Arts
• Glasgow Communities
• Glasgow Events
• Glasgow Libraries
• Glasgow Museums
• Glasgow Music
• Glasgow Sport
• Young Glasgow


Log onto Glasgow Life Website http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk for more information on Glasgow Life services many of which are free for children and adults alike, take a look and see what is available in our area and Across the city.

 

North Glasgow College is one of the main providers of quality learning and teaching in Scotland. We have thousands of learners studying a variety of subjects each year.  So why not see what interests you and join us at the NEW North Glasgow College. http://www.northglasgowcollege.ac.uk/ Phone: 0141 630 5000  Fax: 0141 630 5001  Main address: 123 Flemington St, Glasgow G21 4TD   Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Volunteering


 
Volunteer: You won’t believe what you can do! At any point in time there are 100s of volunteering opportunities in Glasgow looking for 1,000s of people to help! There’s a huge variety of activities you can get involved in – with a wide range of organisations, charities, community groups and clubs – and some opportunities only need a few hours each month. For more information visit their website:  http://www.volunteerglasgow.org/volunteer/#sthash.rA7NF4f3.dpuf