We are committed to promoting fairness, dignity, respect and equal opportunity for all who live, work in or visit the Falkirk Council area. Our approach is to promote equality based on rights and responsibilities.

You can read about our equality policies for our citizens, communities and employees in our Mainstreaming Report:

Equality Outcomes and Mainstreaming Report

You can find out more about equality and diversity via the websites below:


Publication summaries of completed Equality & Poverty Impact Assessments (EPIA)

Adult Services

Charges for day care for older people
Closure of Asset
Closure of two care homes
Eligibility criteria for support
FDAMH, Caledonia Clubhouse
Increase in non-residential charges
Redesign of daycare services
Redesign of shopping service
Shift the balance of internal and external home care

Children's Services

Building cleaning
Central support staff
Childcare fees - Increase by 4%
CLD review
Community halls - Community transfer or closure
Early years review
External Childcare Placements - Review
External Provision of foster care
Family Support Service
Inclusion Team Review
Local care bed capacity - Review
Nursery and Primary School library services
PPP NPDO contractual arrangements review
Public Conveniences - Staffing and cleaning
Reduction of temporary contracts
Residential childcare placements
School catering - Increased meal prices
School catering - Review meal provision
School lets - Increase charges by 3%
Schools per capita budget
Secondary schools libraries - Staffing
Secondary upper school curricular transport
Support for Learning Assistances - Reduce staffing levels

Corporate & Neighbourhood Services

Deposit Guarantee Service - Publication summary
Redesign Registration Service - Publication summary
Removal of Customer First Service from OSS - Publication summary
Small Repair & Handyperson Service - Publication summary template

Development Services

Community Safety Team
Growth and investment
Reduce the local bus contract
Roads revenue reduction
Youth employment

Falkirk Gay & Bisexual Men's Group

A group for gay and bisexual men over the age of 18 in Forth Valley.

Meets in Falkirk on the last Wednesday of each month between 6:30-8:30pm

"An opportunity to meet like-minded men in a safe and supportive environment."

For more information contact Michael Harkin:

Michael Harkin
Terrence Higgins Trust Scotland
0141 332 3838 or 07880 170688