Councillor George Gordon offers his support
Our one-to-one service for young people launched in January, and Ecas Outreach Officer Megan Hood has already begun meetings to discuss individual goals and how Ecas can provide ongoing support to navigate opportunities.
Recently, Megan and Ecas Chief Executive Ally Irvine met with Councillor George Gordon, who is the equalities champion at the City Chambers, to discuss in more detail how we will work alongside young adults from 18-30 with physical disabilities in Edinburgh and Lothian.
“Ecas’ new one-to-one service for young people with a physical disability is an exciting and innovative service which I am happy to support,” said Councillor Gordon. “Tailoring support to an individual’s needs will help level the playing field to enable young people to fulfil the ambitions they work so hard to achieve. I look forward to working with Ecas to help deliver this initiative.”
“After two years of conducting our own research into the wide ranging needs and barriers faced by younger disabled adults, we are delighted to have Councillor Gordon’s support for our new bespoke service,” added Ally Irvine. “We look forward to working with Councillor Gordon and encourage those interested in finding out more details to contact us.”
If you or someone you know could benefit from this service to explore personal, educational, or professional goals, please see more information and the application forms, or contact Outreach Officer Megan Hood.