People First are pleased to relaunch our National Newsletter. It has been many years since we published a National Newsletter and we are excited to share this with you. You can read the Newsletter by clicking on the Newsletter button below.
Parents Group Celebration
‘The Parents’ Group held an event to celebrate our 10th birthday on 26th January 2017.You can find out more information about the event by clicking on the button below. This will take you to the Parents page where there is more information about all the work that the Parents Group have done over the years.
People First (Scotland) was formed in 1989 and in 2014, we were going for 25 years.
This is a presentation we gave to the 25th Anniversary celebration which tells you a little bit about our history.
We held our Anniversary celebration on the 29th October 2014 with over 100 members and quite a few “friends of People First”. Here is a short video of the day.
New appointments in People First (Scotland)
Mike Tait is retiring from the post of Service Manager of People First after a long time in the role both as a volunteer since the beginning of the organisation and being employed by us for the last few years.
The Staffing committee has now advertised, interviewed and made a decision and Rhona Neill has been appointed. She will take up the position from the 1st January 2017 when Mike will have finished.
Rhona has worked with people with learning disabilities for most of her working life, in various support roles and, for the last 11 years, she has worked with People First as both local development worker and National Development Worker. We are delighted to have her in this new role of Service Manager.