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The First 6 months of MyTime Scotland

I can’t believe it has been 6 months, time really does fly! Building on the feedback and momentum from the consultation ‘Conversation Cafes’ the first MyTime Peer Support Group started in March 2019. It has been a busy, challenging, rewarding and exciting time for the group coming together, meeting me and the other group members […]

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#NoAddressInThePress

#NoAddressInThePress

“They don’t care about my life, or my children’s lives, all they want to do is get a headline.” Family Member, Dundee. When a family member goes to prison the family feel like they’ve hit rock bottom, but when their address is printed in the press they have a whole new situation to deal with. […]

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West Highland Way and Ben Nevis fundraiser

In May this year one of our family members we have supported, and friend embarked on a mission to not only walk the West Highland Way (a mere 96 miles) but also to finish this off in style with a climb up Ben Nevis. All this was done to raise funds for Families Outside and […]

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Families Outside and Street Sport BBQ

The middle of the Summer holidays and time for a fun day out with Families Outside and Streetsport in Aberdeen. So many of the children we work with do not have the money to go away or even manage a day trip in the Summer holidays. The parents that we work with struggle to feed […]

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My mum was released from prison, we weren't prepared

My mum was released from prison, we weren’t prepared

My Mum was released from prison just before Christmas 2016. She managed to keep her own house, and therefore a few days before she was released we tidied up, cleaned, made sure she had a little bit of shopping in, like the essentials: bread, milk etc. Also I contacted her doctor for advice and found […]

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