Awards we've won

We have received numerous awards and accolades over the years. Many thanks to our volunteers and staff, without whom these would not have been achieved.

Awards

  • Won VASLan ‘Volunteering Organisation of the Year’ award for South Lanarkshire June 2017
  • Awarded Healthy Living Awards for Rigside, Lanark & Kirkmuirhill Community Cafes and the Rural Cafe Decemer 2016
  • Won in 2 categories of the VASLan Third Sector Awards - Active Organisation or Project – Go2Play project and Overall Health and Wellbeing Organisation November 2016
  • Achieved Volunteer Friendly Award 2014
  • Scottish Health Awards Volunteer Team of the Year Finalist 
  • The Herald Society Awards and Ideas Exchange 2011 short listed in the Health Provider of the Year for the Grassroots Project November 2011
  • Healthy Valleys’ volunteer, Gillian Armstrong was runner up  at The Unsung Hero Award at The Herald Society Awards and Ideas Exchange 2011
  • Finalists in the GSK IMPACT Awards – The Kings Fund 2011
  • Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire Volunteer of the Year Award was achieved by Gillian Armstrong June 2011
  • Voluntary Action South Lanarkshire Volunteer Group/Organisation Healthy Valleys’ Grassroots Maternal & Infant Health Project Volunteers were runners- up for this award June 2011
  • Grassroots Maternal & Infant Health Project were finalists of the Volunteers Award at the Scottish Health Awards November 2010
  • Project Worker Morag Austin was awarded the highest achieving student in 2010 for the Royal Society for Public Health Diploma in Nutrition
  • Young Person’s Development Worker received a Youthlink Scotland Award for Youth Health Worker of the Year 2010
  • Successfully retained the Healthy Working Lives Bronze Award 2010
  • Registered to undertake the Mental Health Commendation Award 2010
  • Finalist in the Health Work & Well-being Award for Small Business at the Guardian’s National Business Awards November 2009
  • Volunteer Centre South Lanarkshire Volunteer Group/Organisation Healthy Valleys’ Combating Obesity Team were runners –up 2009
  • Healthy Valleys’ volunteer Jimmy Thomson was runner up for SoLVE’s Volunteer of the Year Award 2009
  • Young Scot Awards 2009 “Talk to Me” youth mental health drama was Highly Commended
  • Grassroots volunteers recognised by Scotland’s Learning Partnership for their achievement in Adult Learning 2009
  • The ISPAL Health & Physical Activity Recognition Programme Award in recognition of innovative and good practice using physical activity to improve public health 2007
  • SoLVE Volunteering Quality Standards Plus Award in recognition of our commitment to Volunteering Quality Standards March 2005