The West of Scotland Regional Equality Counvil (WSREC) and Govan Community Project (GCP) are delivering an innovative community-led advocacy service to vulnerable and harder to reach minority ethnic (ME) communities in Glasgow and Renfrewshire
Main Aims of Projects
The project was developed to empowering new migrants, Roma communities, asylum seekers and refugees who are regularly in need of linguistic services as well as supporting indigenous ethnic groups such as Middle Eastern, South Asian, Chinese, Central and Eastern European and African communities
provide 1:1 confidential linguistic and culturally sensitive support within the areas of health and wellbeing, welfare and housing advice, reporting hate crime and discrimination and accompany clients to mainstream service appointments
This is achieved by one to one support activities.
Over the course of the project the organisation expects to reach around 3,000 people, engaging with 900 through registrations and signposting out of which 600 receiving intensive support during the lifetime of the project.
Service that MEAP provides
We provide FREE support tailored to your needs, the services that we provide are: advice on creating a CV, support in applying for jobs, access to vacancies & training courses, work experience and Modern Apprenticeships (MAP), develop your confidence, improve your self-esteem and 1-2-1 support, with our dedicated and passionate advisors. Our advisors can speak a wide range of languages such as English, Arabic, Urdu, Romanian, Punjabi, Czech and Slovakian.
Every Friday, excluding bank holidays we at MEETS run a job club from 10am till 1pm, where you can get some career advice and support in employment or training. This is a drop in service. Within the job club we can help you search for jobs, guide you through modern apprenticeships, support you with job applications, support you with college applications, give out helpful tips and general advice.