Reap the ben­e­fits

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Fair Start Scot­land builds on the suc­cess of the tran­si­tional ser­vicesWork Able Scot­land andWork First Scot­land, which have been run­ning over the past year – and are on track to sup­port over 4800 peo­ple move to­wards and into em­ploy­ment.

Fair Start Scot­land is de­liv­ered in nine con­tract ar­eas across Scot­land to re­flect the re­al­ity of Scot­land’s ge­og­ra­phy, re­gional economies and pop­u­la­tion spread.

Fair Start Scot­land is be­ing de­liv­ered cor­rob­o­ra­tively across a range of pri­vate, pub­lic and third sec­tor de­liv­ery part­ners in­clud­ing a range of spe­cial­ist providers to en­sure peo­ple re­ceive the right type of sup­port for them.

Fair Start Scot­land has been de­vel­oped by lis­ten­ing to the views of peo­ple who rely on em­ploy­ment sup­port.

Is funded by the Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment, with Scot­tish Ministers com­mit­ting an ad­di­tional £20mil­lion over and above UKG fund­ing in each year of Par­lia­ment.

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