Minority Communities

PKAVS provides tailored support to people from minority backgrounds, particularly Eastern European, South Asian, and Chinese.

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Minority Communities

PKAVS supports and empowers the expanding minority ethnic communities in Perth & Kinross, helping hundreds of people to access local services and play an active role in their community.

We are here to support individuals and organisations,
to give tailored support and advice to minority populations across Perth & Kinross.

PKAVS Minority Communities Service run a variety of Support Groups,
all created in response to the needs of particular ethnic minority groups 
and the requests and interests of the people we serve. 

Latest Minority Communities News

PKAVS Loneliness Consultation

June 24th 2022, By pkavs

Loneliness and social isolation are associated with a reduced lifespan equal to someone smoking 15 cigarettes per day - and greater than someone with obesity. Loneliness is also linked to an increased risk of heart disease, dementia, anxiety, depression, addiction, and suicide.

 

PKAVS 50th Anniversary

March 14th 2022, By pkavs

This year, we celebrate our 50th Anniversary, half a century supporting thousands of local people and their communities, at the times when they need it most.

 
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FAQs
- I don’t feel that my voice is being heard. Can you help? - I’m looking for support calls from a befriender, how can I arrange this? - Where can I go for support when facing redundancy? - Can you help me save money on my Energy Bills/Broadband/Insurance costs? - How do I apply for housing support? View All Minority Communities FAQs
 
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The difference we are making
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With this support, the couple were able to take stock of their situation and consider where they wanted to go with their careers, without worrying about how they were going to feed themselves day-to-day, or manage to heat their home.

 
Meet the Minority Communities Team
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Daniel Dutton

Employability & Education Officer
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