Whats Happening

Here you can read all about what we’ve been up to at DEAP, our latest blog posts and our news, as well as up-and-coming events to put in your diary.

Recent Blog posts

Social Security Scotland – Technical Issues

November 2nd, 2021

Message from DEAP Hello   I have heard today that some of you are experiencing some conflicting email information from social security Scotland, e.g. reminders to complete activities – but you have not yet received the link to start them.   I am not sure what the cause of the…

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Spooky Special Effects at NextSteps2

October 18th, 2021

On Friday, 15th October, NS2 hosted Raymond Uphill-Wood, an instructor from Dundee and Angus College, to give our young people some tips and tricks into how to do realistic special effects in time for Halloween. Using a mixture of wax, fake blood, and even just basic make up, he taught…

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Creepy Crawlies at The Cross

October 13th, 2021

NextSteps2 hosted our own Jim Hopgood’s creepy critters today at The Cross! We were able to learn a bit more about some fascinating spiders, a hissing cockroach (with her babies), and a millipede! We’ll be having drop in sessions every Wednesday from 1pm to 3pm, unless otherwise noted.

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Art and Awareness for NextSteps2: Before and After Lockdown

July 7th, 2021

Prior to lockdown, NextSteps2 had several programmes to engage young people, including Chalk and Talk, a social session where the young people could discuss a variety of topics. Unfortunately, these in-person sessions had to stop with the COVID-19 pandemic, but the youth support workers continued to engage clients through weekly…

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Upcoming Events

Gambling Awareness with NextSteps2!

June 21st, 2021 | 13:30

Come join a 12-week course on Gambling Awareness with NextSteps2! Commencing weekly from Monday 21st June from 1:30pm to 3:00pm at The Cross in Forfar. Please contact Chloe (07563 031301) for more details.

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Next Steps 2 Art Group

June 23rd, 2021 | 13:00

Starting on Wednesday, 23rd June 2021, come along for an eight week art program with Next Steps 2 at The Cross in Forfar. Please contact Grant (07936 912990) or Wilson (07563 031302) for more information, or check out the flyer on https://www.facebook.com/NextSteps2DEAP/posts/272730044629305.    

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Online Training for CSCS

April 22nd, 2021 | 10:00

DEAP is now offering online sessions to our EF and ITA clients working on their CSCS green card. These take place on Wednesdays and Fridays from 11am to 12pm, and are done through Teams. If you would like to participate, please get in contact with your trainer or by emailing…

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DEAP Centres and Pearson Vue Reopened for CSCS Testing

April 6th, 2021 | 10:00

As of 7th April, DEAP centres in Dundee and Fife are open for Health and Safety Level 1 testing. Also, Pearson Vue is now open for CITB Operatives Testing. We will be testing on Wednesdays and Fridays in April at 10 and 11:30am, and Fridays in May at 10, 11:30,…

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