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Self-Employment Income Support Scheme

The Self-employment Income Support Scheme (SEISS) will support self-employed individuals (including members...

Business Support Fund NOW OPEN.

The Scottish Government Business Support Fund is now open for applications and being managed by Dumfries & Galloway Council. Dumfries and Galloway Council has set up a dedicated Economic Recovery Team in response to the economic...

Providing free school meals and ensuring the welfare and support of our children and young people is a key priority for our council. Due to the ever-changing circumstances of COVID19 we will make sure that a food pack is available to all children and young people who meet the ...

SDS is continuing to provide career information, advice and guidance for all people. Our advisers are currently now all working from home. Our service offer is being delivered via the phone or virtually during the hours of 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday. Customers in the first instance should...

NEW WEBSITE CREATED TO HELP DURING COVI-19 PANDEMIC.

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway (TSDG) has created a new website to give the public easy access to what help is available from local organisations during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The map-based site can be found...

HMRC Time to Pay Service

The telephone number has been changed to the HMRC Covid-19 Helpline. 

Businesses and self employed individuals who are concerned about paying tax due to coronavirus should call 0800 024 1222

CPAG (Child Poverty Action Group)

Supporting families during the Covid-19 pandemic

The UK government has announced emergency measures on statutory sickness pay, employment and support allowance and universal credit. CPAG also welcome the changes to...

The River of Life Church next to Dumfries Train Station have extended their hours to 7pm 7 days a week, offering free food to anyone who may need it. Both Aldi and Marks and Spencers are donating fresh food daily to this food bank.

Update from Dumfries and Galloway College.

College is still open for applications and we are still processing these as best we can.

Any queries can be directed to admissions@dumgal.ac.uk

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If you were preparing to leave school but don’t have a job, course or training planned, get in touch with your local Employability and Skills Key worker or Skills Development Scotland Careers Advisor for advice and information on what you can be doing now.

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