Volunteer Mentors Needed

Do you have what it takes to be a positive role model for a young person from your community? If so the Intandem mentoring programme run by local youth charity, Y Sort It, would like to hear from you. Intandem mentoring has been running for just over a year supporting young people aged between 8-14 …

Alcohol Charity Celebrates Funding Success

A local charity which supports people with alcohol problems is celebrating a five-year funding award from the Big Lottery Fund. Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA) will use the £389,172 to set up the Steps to Recovery project. This builds on DACA’s previous partnership with the Big Lottery Fund, which concluded successfully in December. Mags …

Volunteer Counsellors Needed

Dumbarton Area Council on Alcohol (DACA) is looking for volunteers to join their counselling team and train as alcohol counsellors. Basic training will take place over 6 – 9 months beginning in September 2017 with an ongoing commitment of 3 hours per week for 2 years. All fees and travel costs will be met by …