If you are a Carer please let us know, you can complete the online form within the “Keep us up to date ” section, or if you prefer just give us a call.
Local Advice Hub – St Margarets Health Centre
A variety of services such as benefits advice, mental health services and help for carers. This is a drop in service for all members of the public.
Mental Health and Wellbeing
Mental Health consists of two dimensions - Mental Wellbeing (for example, life satisfaction, positive relationships with others and purpose in life) and Mental Health Problems (the presence or absence of mental health problems: for example, depression and anxiety).
PKAVS are a local charity supporting the wellbeing of people and communities throughout Perth & Kinross, at the times when they need it most, for over 50 years. PKAVS supports thousands of unpaid carers in Perth & Kinross. We help people be individuals first, carers second. Our support is divided into distinct areas: Young Carers, Young Adult Carers, Adult Carers, Development, and Respite.
Solihull Online Courses for parents/carers
The Scottish Government has negotiated access to Solihull Online. These are courses which help nurture a a caring and supportive relationship by carers and help understanding of the stages of a child's development from pregnancy through to 19 years through interactive activities. Courses available are; Understanding pregnancy, labour, birth and your baby, understanding your baby, understanding your child. understanding your teenager's brain. To access these for for FREE use the code TARTAN.
National Centre for Eating Disorders
We believe that you have the right to get the best help from someone who cares and understands. We believe that therapists deserve the best training and ongoing support to empower their work. This is our mission for people with anorexia, bulimia, binge and compulsive eating, body image issues, weight struggles and for the people who serve them.
0845 838 2040
Anticipatory care planning
If you have a long term health condition, making an anticipatory care plan can help you get back in control over what's important to you. Anticipatory care planning (ACP) means that health and care practitioners work with people and their carers to ensure that the right thing is done at the right time by the right person.
Over 60 + or have a Disability? Eligible for free bus travel
If you are over 60 or have a disability, you could be eligible for free bus travel to get around Scotland and your local area. You can access this via the National Entitlement Card, your pass to free bus travel in Scotland.
Our vision is for a Scotland where everyone who receives support or provides unpaid care can live a full and satisfying life, with the assistance they need to take regular, quality breaks from the everyday demands of their caring routines. In Scotland there are over 650,000 people who care for a family member, partner or friend, who may be ill, disabled, or dependent on drugs or alcohol. Short breaks provide a much needed release from the physical and emotional demands of the care.
Crossroads Caring Scotland is one of the country's leading voluntary sector providers of support for carers and their families. Established as a charity in Scotland in 1978, we provide support services across Scotland, helping people to live independently at home.
0141 226 3793
Coalition of carers in Scotland
The Coalition of Carers in Scotland exists to advance the voice of carers by facilitating carer engagement and bringing carers and local carer organisations together with decision makers at a national and local level.
We're here to help carers and professionals, with expert advice on issues such as carers' benefits, community care and services for carers Looking after someone can be complicated. Our leaflets, booklets and newsletters give you accurate and up-to-date information so you know exactly where you stand.
0808 808 7777
Care Information Scotland
If you look after someone, need care yourself or are planning your future care needs, you can get the information and advice you need here.
0800 011 3200
Caring will affect us all at some point in our lives. We’ll be here for you when that happens. With your help, we can be there for the 6,000 people who start looking after someone each day.
020 7378 4999