Social Firms Scotland is the national support body for Social Firms in Scotland. A Social Firm is a specific type of Social Enterprise where the social mission is to create employment, and meaningful work (incl training and volunteering opportunities) for people who face significant barriers to employment – in particular, people with a disability (including mental ill health and learning disabilities) a substance abuse issue, a prison record, a homelessness issue and young people.

EVENT

Community Wealth and Wellbeing Conference  

Co-hosted by SFS, Senscot and Scottish Community Alliance, Cumbernauld, Nov.25th-26th

NEWS

Briefing Paper

Halving the Disability Employment Gap: The Role of Social Firms

 

RT @SocEntScot: Firstly we have a Highly Commended Award for…Jonny Kinross, CEO, Grassmarket Community Project, a very close race for this…3 hours ago

The Bread maker is an artisan bakery and coffee house, offering premium quality products, using the best ingredients and the highest manufacturing standards while functioning as a social firm allowing adults with learning disabilities to fully participate in a thriving and growing concern