Eastend Empowering Stars SCIO

We are a registered charity providing a variety of different activity sessions to enhance the mental, physical and emotional well-being of children and the elderly throughout the East End of Glasgow.

How does your organisation contribute to preventing suicide and supporting those affected by it?

By providing support services and check ins with service users weekly and offering as much support as we can to all users. We also offer free funded therapy sessions for anyone wanting professional support.

What are your current priorities?

To work as a team and promote our charity and it’s support services and ensure they stays available as they are a lifeline to many.

What challenges are you currently facing?

All our support services have been online for the past year and we have just brought them back last month and the anxiety levels of our service users have increased which is a challenge for our team.