Rowan Alba Ltd

 Signed 3 years ago

Third Sector category: Social Care

Organisation statement:

Frontline charity in Edinburgh supporting homeless and vulnerable individuals especially those experiencing trauma, addictions and mental health issues

Commitment to digital participation:

As part of our organisational ethos to support and include we will work to help marginalised individuals improve digital skills to increase their participation in society

Support offered:

Our volunteers will deliver advice and support with digital skills to isolated older people as part of our befriending service

Support wanted:

Volunteers with digital skills knowledge. Tablets and smart phones for distribution to clients who currently do not have access to devices.

Rowan Alba Ltd has been supported by the Charter Fund

Making Connections

 Funding provided 2 years ago

We will support 60 older people (50+) receiving 1:1 befriending support from our volunteers as well as 12 older residents of our supported accommodation. All these individuals lack basic digital skills. Most do not own a ‘smart’ device, some do not even have phones. This was highlighted during Cov… Read more

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