• Aberdeen charity launches a new Autism Information Hub written by Autistic People to increase society’s understanding of Autism 22/09/20 - Press Release   21st October 2020   Aberdeen charity launches a new Autism Information Hub written by Autistic People to increase society’s understanding of Autism   Triple A’s and One Stop Shop Aberdeen are delighted to announce the launch of their new Autism Information Hub. The Hub has been created as part of the Understanding Autism campaign which is funded by the Scottish Government in partnership with Inspiring Scotland. The Read More
  • Local Empowerment Groups 21/09/20 - The Aberdeen City Health and Social Care Partnership are currently forming Local Empowerment Groups (LEGs) across Aberdeen City. It is the hope that these groups will be made up of local people who are interesting in improving health and wellbeing in their neighbourhood. We are looking for local people who have experience and knowledge about their community who are interested in using their skills to help ensure that the right health Read More
  • The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (Meetings of Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisations) (Coronavirus) 17/09/20 - The above regulations have now been laid in the Scottish Parliament, a copy of the regulations and supporting information can be found here. These regulations extend the ‘relevant period’ set out in Schedule 14 of the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020, meaning that SCIOs can continue to hold remote members meetings until 30 December 2020. The continuing restrictions necessitated by COVID-19 mean that a SCIOs ability to hold general Read More
  • Barnardo’s Works Opportunities 09/09/20 - Please find below our list of opportunities for September/ October in Aberdeen. Most of our programmes will involve some degree of blended delivery but we are attempting to arrange face to face meetings with all new referrals. Barnardo’s Work Opportunities
  • The ACVO Survey 2020 07/09/20 - ** We’re aware that some of you may have experiences some difficulties when completing the survey.  The problem has now been rectified and we hope you will take part once more.|**  3rd Sector Organisations have been working extremely hard throughout this crisis. As we move into living with the impact of Covid-19, ACVO would like to let you know more about what we do, hear from you about what you Read More
  • ACVO IS HIRING! 28/08/20 - Could you be our next Communications Officer? We are currently looking for a new Communications Officer to join our fantastic team and to help promote Aberdeen’s rich and diverse 3rd Sector. To find our more and to download our application pack click here. Applications close Friday 11th September!
  • TV Licenses for over 75s Information 24/08/20 - Are you, or is someone you know, over 75 and going to have to pay for a TV licence in the near future? If so, please remember the only way you will be contacted about this is by post. As of 3 August 2020, TV Licensing will be sending out letters to anyone over 75 and asking them to either pay for their licence or apply for a free one. Read More
  • ACVO Blog: Giving in Aberdeen 2020 12/08/20 - There is so much uncertainty around us. The rise in COVID-19 cases and the re-instating of the lockdown rules in Aberdeen has proven that although things are getting better, the progress we have made over the last few months is really fragile. The effects of the pandemic will be with us for the foreseeable future and we need to continue adapting. Today, as we hear whether the local lockdown is Read More
  • ACVO Press Release: Giving in Aberdeen 2020 12/08/20 - NEW REPORT FROM ACVO FINDS CORONAVIRUS HAS ENCOURAGED PEOPLE TO DONATE TO LOCAL CHARITY  ACVO – Aberdeen’s 3rd Sector Interface – today launch the Giving in Aberdeen 2020 report based on the findings from a survey of over 180 participants carried out earlier this year. The 2020 report  is split into three parts – before, during and after lockdown – and found that of those surveyed, 40% had been encouraged by Read More
  • ACVO Blog: At The Roots of Sustainability 03/08/20 - We  know that all over Aberdeen there are buildings where local people have always gone to find responses  to their needs for support, leisure, learning, friendship, advice and more.  Many of these places have been largely self-reliant until lockdown – their managing organisations generating a substantial  part of their income from hiring out space, operating a café, memberships, events etc.  Now their prospects are challenged by pre-vaccine Covid19 life and Read More