Fife Rights Forum

FRF SQUARE

The FRF Coordinator (Laura MacKean) can be contacted using the details below.
  • Email:     laura.mackean@fife.gov.uk 
  • Phone:    03451 555555  ext 460071
  • Address: Fife Rights Forum, 5th Floor, Fife House, Glenrothes, Fife, KY7 5LT

Fife Rights Forum is the partnership organisation for Fife's advice and rights groups. Responsible for co-ordinating the strategic development of advice, rights and financial inclusion work in Fife, Fife Rights Forum strives to support the delivery of high quality advice, rights and financial inclusion services to the people of Fife by: Promoting co-operation, information-sharing and joint-working across the sector ; Sharing and promoting good practice in advice provision ; Supporting the design, delivery and review of advice, rights and financial inclusion services ; Liaising with other partnerships and networks to promote integrated, quality service delivery ; Encouraging community involvement and engagement through effective client/agency interactions.

Fife Rights Forum has more than 300 members and holds quarterly meetings to network, exchange information and discuss topical issues within the advice, rights and financial inclusion sector. The work of the Forum is guided by the FRF Partnership and is supported by the FRF Co-ordinator. If you are interested in becoming a member of Fife Rights Forum please contact the Co-ordinator.

Sainsbury's Bank yesterday opened its new customer service contact centre, Caledonia House in Rosyth.
 

What do you want?

Calling all parents and carers
We want to capture your opinion!
 
Fife Health and Social Care Partnership has launched a new online self-assessment called ‘Smart Life in Fife’.

The tool will ask you a number of questions about your health and daily living. The results will enable people to access advice, services, recommendations or simply purchase daily living solutions such as bathing and kitchen equipment or rails.

These vital services can make everyday activities easier and enable people to live more independently at home for longer.

For further information email smartlife@fife.gov.uk or visit their website.
 
Stagecoach are looking for views on proposed changes to the following bus routes:
 
Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal to Accelerate Growth
 

Scotland's First Green Football Club

Newly crowned SPFL League 2 winners, East Fife Football Club is to become Scotland's first green football club.
 

e-planning

Fife Council is encouraging all agents and applicants to submit their planning applications on the new ePlanning.scot portal, launched on 13 January 2016.  The Council is a partner in the eDevelopment.scot programme, which is refreshing the ePlanning service across Scotland. The new portal replaces the current ePlanning portal  that was introduced in 2009 and provides a facility for submitting planning applications to any Scottish Planning Authority.
 
  CR Smith Manufacturing said its plant investment, totalling five machines, will make its Cowdenbeath factory “one of the most advanced in the country” and will reduce window production times “from days to minutes”
 

Kingdom FM

 
Licence Triggers Investment
 

FORT Directory

The directory for FORT can be found at https://www.servicesfife.org/directory
 
NEW FUNDING ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 THEMED YEAR
 

Health Improvement Training Programme

The 2015-2016 edition of the Health Improvement Training Programme is available now! 
 
Fife Health and Wellbeing Alliance would like your views on the draft health and wellbeing plan for Fife
 

CPAG in Scotland

Do you have staff members who regularly deal with clients, then this is an opportunity to get some up to date information on Benefits and Tax Credits.
 

ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY

NEW Benefits for Migrants Handbook
ORDER YOUR COPY TODAY
 

Sanctions Survival Guide

A Sanctions Survival Guide has been produced to advise you where to get help if your Jobseeker's Allowance has been cut. It explains what sanctions are, how to avoid them and where to find help in a crisis. The important thing to remember is there are lots of organisations out there that can help - you just have to ask
 

Clued Up - £7,000 Award

A Kirkcaldy charity has received a cash boost after being awarded nearly £7000 from the Scotch Whisky Action Fund.
 

Bedroom Tax Appeal Looms

The UK Government's controversial "bedroom tax" policy could be thrown into chaos later this month. The Department for Work and Pensions is launching a bid to overturn a landmark ruling that size does matter when it comes to defining a bedroom.
 

Pop Up Clinics

 The latest dates for the Citizen's Advice & Rights Fife pop up clinics have been announced along with additional clinics.