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  • Citizen Advocacy in the Community- Friendship Changing Lives

    By Tricia Smith on September 10, 2019
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    New worker starts at Dunfermline Advocacy to support new Project! Pictured: Paul McKee, Development Worker, Friendship Changing Lives Project   Paul McKee joined the Team at Dunfermline Advocacy during the summer, and is now out and about in the Communities of West Fife getting the work of the Friendship Changing Lives Project underway. Rachel Annand, CEO, stated that “Dunfermline Advocacy […]
  • 20th Anniversary at DA!

    By Tricia Smith on August 30, 2019
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    As the weather starts to change to feel more like autumn, this year the end of August marks a special anniversary for myself and Dunfermline Advocacy. My journey with Dunfermline Advocacy began on the 31st of August 1999 when I took up a post of Citizen Advocacy Development Worker, before becoming the lead officer in March 2001. Thanks so much […]
  • Happy 1st DA Anniversary Gemma!

    By Tricia Smith on July 10, 2019
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    Our Citizen Advocacy and Younger People Project Development Worker Gemma has been in post for one year this month!  And what a quick year it has been.   We asked Gemma to note down her thoughts on her first year at DA and he is what she had to say:   “One year already!  I can’t believe how quickly the […]
  • We had an amazing day at our Summer BBQ Partnership Event!

    By Tricia Smith on June 26, 2019
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    On Saturday June 22nd, we saw over forty of our Citizen Advocacy Partners, Advocates, Staff and Trustees attend our Summer BBQ Partnership Event.  We had a glorious day in terms of the weather and everyone really enjoyed both the food and the company. Firstly, a very heartfelt thank you Julie Stokes who works at Tesco Fire Station, Dunfermline. Year on […]
  • Volunteer’s Week 1st to 7th June 2019

    By Tricia Smith on June 7, 2019
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    You will have probably already noticed that we have been busy posting lots of inspirational quotations from some of our Citizen Advocates as part of Volunteers Week. If you missed it, you will find our quotations below.
  • Friendship Changing Lives Project Vacancy

    By Tricia Smith on May 2, 2019
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    Citizen Advocacy in the Community: Friendship Changing Lives Project Dunfermline Advocacy has an exciting opportunity to join our Team in 2019, and to support our work developing our new Citizen Advocacy in the Community: Friendship Changing Lives Project. Dunfermline Advocacy is delighted to have been awarded funding to support vulnerable adults and older people in West Fife who are experiencing […]
  • Surviving Christmas and New Year

    By Tricia Smith on December 14, 2018
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    As the preparations for the festive period are getting into full swing, for many people who live in West Fife, this time of year can be very difficult. Watching others buying gifts, decorating trees and deciding what to have for Christmas dinner can enhance feelings of isolation and loneliness.  Our Citizen advocacy partnerships support people not only to have their […]
  • Huge thank you from Dunfermline Advocacy to the Coop

    By Tricia Smith on November 28, 2018
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    Dunfermline Advocacy has been a charity partner of the Coop Dunfermline stores in Linburn Road, Robertson Road and Pilmuir Street for the past 2 years and has received an amazing £5,037 as a result of money raised through customer spend contributions  and plastic bag charges. Pictured (R – L): Advocate Hazel Smith and her partner Sally accepting a generous cheque […]
  • Festive Blether Partnership Event – Thursday 6th December 2018

    By Tricia Smith on June 13, 2018
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    2018 Festive Blether Partnership Event A date has been set for our last Partnership Event of 2018, our Festive Blether, to take place on Thursday 6th December 2018 from 4 pm until 7 pm in the Dunfermline Carnegie Museum and Library. Pop in anytime between times specified. Contact the office on 01383 624382 or email enquiries@dunfermlineadvocacy.org to confirm your attendance!  […]
  • Annual General Meeting – 15th December 2018

    By Tricia Smith on June 13, 2018
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    2018 Annual General Meeting Our AGM takes place on Thursday 15th November 2018 at 6.30 pm in Parkgate Community Centre, Rosyth.  Please confirm your attendance / apologies by contacting the office on 01383 624382 or email enquiries@dunfermlineadvocacy.org