People across Scotland are set to benefit from better mental health services thanks to new funding aimed at promoting digital inclusion.
Worth £600,000, the first phase of the Scottish Government’s digital inclusion programme will benefit more than 1,500 people by supporting them to develop skills and confidence, alongside the necessary devices to enable digital access to mental health support and housing services.
After the two-year scheme’s completion, the Scottish Government expects the sector to achieve a shared understanding of how best to support digital inclusion in mental health.
The first round of investment breaks down as follows:
- Aberdeen Foyer – £54,867
- Blackwood Homes and Care – £55,000
- Simon Community Scotland – £54,982
- Prospect Community Housing– £31,310
- Shettleston Housing Association– £54,980
- Link living – £50,268
- Queens Cross Housing Association – £42,753
- Carr Gomm – £54,677
- Saheliya – £54,773
- Moray Wellbeing Hub – £54,982
- Scottish Association for Mental Health – £51,270
- Cyrenians – £36,244
- Just Bee Productions – £54,229
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