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Equalities Monthly - April 2024!

Hello world!

Welcome to the April edition of our Equalities Monthly, we can't believe how quickly the month has flown by! We're excited to show you all of the local events, awareness days, consultation opportunities and more.

We are always on the lookout for new activities and updates to add to our monthly, if you or your organisation has something coming up that you would like us to share, contact us and let us know.

You can also submit events to our new look Equality Calendar!


What have we been up to at FCE?

March has been a month of planning, research, drop-ins and more! We have been busy preparing for our upcoming Get-Togethers, consultation inputs, end of year reporting and our Equality Briefings.

The Fife Equalities Forum came together on 13 Mar 2024 with members sharing service updates and possible points to collaborate.

We have been celebrating International Women's Day with a range of events alongside partners in the Fife Violence Against Women Partnership and Soroptimists!


Equality Calendar Dates to look out for:

Our Equality Calendar showcases all of the upcoming equalities awareness days, partners events and local consultations! Check out some of the upcoming international days below:

Click here to visit our Equality Calendar, share your events and see what's on!


What's happening at FCE?

Upcoming Get-Togethers

On Tue 23 Apr 2024 we're going to be having a wee Get-Together at the Old Parish Centre, Short Lane, Cupar KY15 5EQ.

It's a great opportunity to meet new people, form connections, learn about what's happening in Fife and share any concerns or barriers that you are currently facing.

Come along and join us for a cuppa and a blether - if you're interested in coming, please contact us at at, calling 01592 645310 or text 07800 005834 so we can account for numbers.

Scottish Disability Commissioner Consultation - Drop-in Sessions

Fife Equalities Forum

Equality Calendar

FCE Companion Support

Is Fife becoming fairer?


Our Partners' News and Events

Fife Health and Social Care Partnership - Annual Carers Experience Survey

We are keen to hear about your experience as an unpaid carer and how you are supported to carry out this important role. Your feedback will help inform and shape our improvement plans and decisions about what support we are able to offer you. 


You can access the Annual Unpaid Carers Experience Questionnaire by clicking here.

Community Learning Development - Overdose Awareness and Naloxone Training in the Hubs

The Leven Programme - Community Capsule

The Ecology Centre - Forest School Programme

Transition St. Andrews - St. AndReuse

Fife Health and Social Care Partnership - Mental Health Awareness Week 2024


Consultations to look out for

Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence Bill: consultation:

This consultation on proposals for a Learning Disabilities, Autism and Neurodivergence Bill seeks the views of everyone on how to ensure equality of opportunity for all by embedding equality, inclusion and human rights into practice.

Learn more here.

Scottish Court Fees 2024-25:

Investing in Planning: a consultation on resourcing Scotland’s planning system

Disclosure Scotland fees: discounting, waivers and accredited bodies consultation

Consultation on the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (Incorporation) (Scotland) Act 2024: Statutory Guidance on Part 2 and 3, section 18


Staying Safe and Keeping Connected

The winter season can be especially tough for some. Fife Adult Support and Protection have released their Staying Safe and Keeping Well booklet, which has a wide range of different support available for anyone looking for a little helping hand.

Are you concerned about someone who may be at risk of harm or neglect?

Call the Fife Adult Protection Phone Line on 01383 602200 or in an emergency call 999.

If you have concerns about a child, call Social Work on 03451 55 15 03 or Police 101.




Get in touch

Do you have any concerns that you would like to share? Or just looking for a chat? Get in touch!

Call us on: 01592 645310

Text us using: 07800 005834

Or even write to us: New Volunteer House, 16 East Fergus Place, Kirkcaldy KY1 1XT


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