Y Sort-It Extra

Welcome to the Y Sort-It Extra zone.

This area is still under development. The main hopeful main users for this section will be for partners of Y Sort-It and other organisations.

Check back for updates as this area is expanded.

If you have any questions you wish to ask us simply use the contact menu to find out the various methods to contact us.

 

Y Sort-It Staff Resource Back Up Library

The following link will take you to the main login screen for the Y Sort-It staff resource library back up section.

This section is password protected and only authorised staff members can make use of this resource library.
If you wish to obtain access then please contact the web administrator alan@ysortit.com and we will assess your needs.

Click here to access library portal

 
 
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Y Sort-It News

For the all the best news from Y Sort-It just check out our news section.
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New contact info for West Dunbartonshire advice service

West Dunbartonshire Advice Service (formerly Welfare Rights & Money Advice Service) has relocated from 6-14 Bridge Street, Dumbarton to Garshake.  Some of the contact details have changed as a result of this.  The new main office address is as follows:

West Dunbartonshire Advice Service
Council Offices
Garshake Road
Dumbarton
G82 3PU

The service will still continue to provide advice and assistance over the telephone and offer office appointments in a number of locations throughout West Dunbartonshire (or home visits where necessary). 
It can be contacted on any of the following options but please note the new main telephone number:

  • Main telephone number:               01389 776929
  • Freephone telephone:                   0800 980 9070
  • Fax:                                               01389 737442
  • Email:                                            WRMAS@west-dunbarton.gov.uk
  • Working 4U contact number:         01389 738296, or
  • Online:                                          W4U External Referral Form
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Wrecked and Watsed report available

The official Wrecked and Wasted annual report is now available for download detailing what was achieved etc in 2011/12 period.

Click here for a copy of the report

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The Calvert Trust

The Calvert Trust provides outdoor and adventure holidays for children and adults with disabilities, their carers and their young carers.
 
The Trust have received funding that allows them to give bursaries to people living in Scotland to have a holiday with them at their centre in Kielder.
 
If you are interested or know someone else who might be please contact Calvert directly 01434 250232 or email enquiries@calvert-kielder.com

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CEDAR (Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery)

CEDAR (Children Experiencing Domestic Abuse Recovery) is a new 12 week group work programme for Mothers and Children who have experienced domestic abuse and are in recovery. This is currently being piloted within West Dunbartonshire for Mothers and Children aged 4-16 years old by the Violence Against Women Partnership.
CEDAR is a therapeutic voluntary group-work programme which seeks to increase Mother’s understanding of domestic abuse and the impact on their children.

  • Mother/child relationships are strengthened.
  • Mother’s know how to keep children safe and have support.
  • CEDAR also gives children a greater knowledge of safe behaviour and the ability to manage their emotions and actions in response to domestic abuse.

We are currently looking for Mums and Children who are interested in participating in a CEDAR group and would very much appreciate your help. It is important that:

  • Mums and children are interested and have given consent for a referral to be made as CEDAR is a voluntary programme.
  • That mums and children are not at a point of crisis and the perpetrator is no longer living within the family home.
  • Children and young people between 4- 16 years old.

For More information on CEDAR please use one of the following contacts

Kirsty Calderwood (CEDAR Project Co-ordinator)
Tel No:  01389 772216
Email:  kirsty.calderwood@west-dunbarton.gov.uk
Katrina Johnson (CEDAR Project Co-ordinator)
Tel No: 01389 738664
Email:  katrina.cunliffe@west-dunbarton.gov.uk