As a result of poverty – not a shortage of food – too many people don’t have enough food in Scotland. A Menu for Change aims to tackle this by evolving the emergency response to make sure those facing an income crisis can afford to buy their own food.
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We are building a directory of support that people can access in a crisis, as an alternative to emergency food provision. If you are a community food initiative, financial inclusion/money advice service, welfare rights advice service, Scottish Welfare Fund or provider of other relevant services for someone facing food insecurity, we invite you to register with us.
Government researchers won’t have to look far to find the existing evidence that the fundamental problem is one of low income
There are important things that we can be doing right now in our local communities to help reduce the need for emergency food aid.
Today the Scottish Government has released new statistics relating to the Scottish Welfare Fund. The figures show last year a 6% rise in the number of crisis grant applications received by local authorities in the past year. Read our briefing on the Scottish Welfare...
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