Case studies

A series of case studies to showcase practice in Scotland.

Centrestage

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
Connecting people who have multiple deprivations to their geographical and social communities across Ayrshire through the arts and food.

COPE Scotland

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
A self-management programme where professionals and public work together for a fairer community and improved resilience for better mental well-being.

Asylum and Roma Team Anti-Poverty Initiative

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
An initiative to encourage Roma and non-Roma families to claim clothing grants and free school meals, which had a positive effect on the school community and beyond.

East Lothian Champions Board

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
Scottish Government initiative, bringing care-experienced young people aged 14-25 into the strategic planning of care services.

Be Active Life Long

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
Active ageing groups, run by and for older people, help over 700 people a week stay active and connected to their community.

Citadel Families Project

Showcasing Community Social Work

Showcasing Community Social Work
A family worker at the Citadel Youth Centre opened up a community based support to families previously reluctant to engage with professional services.

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Young People

Showcasing Community Social Work

Unaccompanied Asylum Seeking Young People
A peer mentoring and support network initiated by the Asylum and Roma Children and Families Team at Glasgow City Council, and co-produced with the young people themselves.

Engage and Create

The Art of Talking

How does facilitating discussions about paintings by Van Gogh & Picasso open up amazing conversations between people with dementia living in care homes?  In The Art of Talking, Rachel Mortimer shows how her social enterprise Engage & Create ignites people's minds, engages their interest, and creates wonderful connections.