We are a voluntary organisation working with all members of the public to enhance the community spirit and connection of all individuals in the Arbroath & District area.
8 Grant Rd, Arbroath
Care About Angus is a company developed under the principles of social enterprise providing a home help service. This means the (role of) employees and people receiving home care will have a greater say in the companies activities and the way it goes about business. The new and more democratic approach to service delivery is based on the relationships of trust between the people providing home help services and the people receiving the services. In essence, the means Care About Angus will always act in the best interest of the people involved and provide a unique person-centred service: always positive and actively caring.
Care About Angus offers a local person-centred service to assist people at home with the following;
Light meal preparation
Prescription pick up
Escort to local appointments
9, Haymaket Terrace
Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland works locally in Angus
to improve the quality of life for people after a stroke,
or diagnosis of a chest or heart condition.
provide vital advice, support and information
Freephone 0808 801 0899
arrange group and 1-1 support in hospital and in your local community
provide volunteering opportunities across Angus
Fireworks for Arbroath was founded in November 2014.
That was the year Angus Council stopped providing organised fireworks displays for the community to attend.
A community group was set up, and fundraising began in earnest.
We held hugely successful displays at Inchcape Park in 2015 and 2016.
We then became victims of our own success and Inchape was deemed unsafe by the authorities for the amount of spectators.
So with trepidation in 2017 we headed to our first display at RM Condor.
This was also a great success, with Police Scotland estimating spectators at over 7000 people.
We fundraise all year round and we always need extra volunteers on the night.
This year our display will be Saturday 3rd November 2018 (again at RM Condor).
Gowrie Care provides support to more than 1000 people across Angus, Dundee, Edinburgh, Fife, Glasgow and Perthshire.
We support people with learning disabilities and Autism, mental health, complex needs, people who have experienced or are at risk of homelessness, and the care needs associated with older people.
Support can be provided in a residential setting or in the client’s own home as appropriate.
Our main client groups are: Unemployed people, Carers, Lone Parents, people with health conditions, and people in receipt of Universal Credit in Perth & Kinross
Age Group: Primarily aged 18+ but also 16 and 17 year olds.
Criteria for working with our clients: Mainly unemployed people in receipt of Universal Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Income Support although anyone with a disability can access services.
Other Information: Specialist Advisor Support including Access to Work and specialist disability services. Access to jobs across the UK and Europe, training opportunities, job search assistance, work experience placements, sector based work academies and Work Trials. Assistance provided to Employers with using our Universal Jobmatch service to advertise vacancies
The MS Group in Angus welcomes anyone who suffer MS in Angus.
We hold monthly social outings with good food and cheerful conversation.
We also provide emotional and financial support to anyone who suffers MS in Angus and their carers.
Our contact numbers are:
Janice Robinson – Janice.Robinson@groups.mssociety.org.uk
Angus Group Office – 01307 466113
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
NHS Tayside provides health care services for people in Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross.
For a full lsit of services, please visit our website http://www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk and keep up to date with the latest news by following us on social media.
Follow us on Facebook – http://facebook.com/NHSTayside
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Parent to Parent support parents and carers of children with additional needs living in Angus, Dundee and Perth & Kinross. We can provide one to one emotional support, group support, workshops on managing challenging behaviour, advocacy at meetings and appointments, information about local services and links to other parents with a child with an additional need. Children and young people with additional needs can also receive advocacy and support to help them voice their worries and concerns to parents, teachers, social workers etc.
115 High Street
Penumbra Angus Nova Service offers support to individuals experiencing mental health challenges to engage more fully into their community, by helping them to access mainstream activities and groups such as further education, sports, clubs and work, whether voluntary or paid. The service is available to anyone living in Angus, over the age of 16 years.”
Showcase the Street operate across a number of areas of Angus providing dance and sports classes for the community, as well as wider social impact programmes working with schools and community groups to support areas through the use of sport and dance. If you’d like us to help your community, school or project through our award winning approach.
Please contact us through our website.
Stevie has been working with the Angus Active Schools team since 2010. Sport has always been a huge part of his life and he enjoys developing volunteers and helping provide opportunities for young people to get involved and progress in a wide variety of sports and physical activity. In his spare time he enjoys… all things sport!
We are a small, registered Charity, SCO34175. Our Objectives are to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for families including those youngsters who have a disability, special need or culture needs. We provide a meeting place, usually once a month, so people can get together for the purpose of mutual support and encouragement in their fostering tasks and to organising activities and social events. We offer all youngsters new opportunities and good experience through our activities and day trips. We do this through fundraising and the children help to do this. We try to give the most Vulnerable Children in our area New, Good Experiences. The children we support have experienced many different disadvantages, Neglect which has resulted in the children not growing or reaching their milestones as their peers have. Lack of opportunities including hobbies and school trips due to birth parents poverty resulting in poor self-esteem and feelings of exclusion, Lack of social skills resulting in poor ability to mix with social groups, mix in general public and have appropriate behaviours. Lack of encouragement and praise which would limit their ability to try new activities.
Through trying new experiences and activities the children will learn new physical and social skills. They will gain the development of motor skills and stimulation of mental ability. This is to be done in a controlled environment that they feel safe in, enhancing their self-esteem and their will to go on and try more new experiences. In addition to this it will stimulate their imagination and creative ability as they will experience, hear, see and feel things they haven’t before. The children bond with their carers during our activities, also allowing them to socialise with other children in the same situation.
Active Schools provides a number of exciting volunteer opportunities to those interested in sport or physical activity. Through volunteering with Active Schools you can help out your local school and community as well as gain valuable experience of coaching and working with children and young people.
could you help?
do you have a little time to spare?
could you help lead activities for children?
would you like to gain a qualification in coaching sport or leading other activities?
If so, then think about volunteering with the Angus Active Schools team.
Active Schools relies heavily on volunteers to assist with and run various clubs around Angus. You don’t have to be sporty to lend a hand – just enthusiastic! We are looking for people to help out with a range of activities. From woodland walks to after-school sports clubs – there is something for volunteers of all ages and abilities. The time commitment is up to you and training will be provided.
Volunteering is an ideal way to get involved in sport and physical activity, develop new skills and stay engaged in a sport. Volunteering can be a rewarding activity which helps you to meet new people and take on new challenges through roles such as coaching or administration. There are many reasons to volunteer in sport – volunteers make sport happen and create the next generation of sporting stars. You could be giving back but you’ll also be helping make sport happen, without people like you, sport would not work!
sense of achievement
use your existing skills and learn new skills valuable in other areas of employment
satisfaction of doing something within your own community
free Disclosure Scotland PVG (normally £60.00)
What skills can I expect to gain and develop?
Sport is looking for enthusiastic and confident people just like you to take on a variety of roles. And sport will give back to you too! Did you know that being involved in a sports club can give you the same energy boost as having a pay rise?
Skills and qualities you could expect to develop:
speaking to groups
managing accounts and budgeting
Established in 2000 – 18 years and counting!
The aim of the forum is to provide current information (and be a referral for past records) of Birds, Mammals and Cetaceans in the Angus and Eastern Scotland area. This is done via a forum which is open to the public and where sightings can be posted and viewed. Sightings are obviously not guaranteed but filtered as best as possible, and news regarding sensitive species may be edited if need be. It is also a handy place to post your photographs, ask questions, meet local wildlife enthusiasts and promote local wildlife events.
Angus Cardiac Group is a patient led support group which was established in 1992 with a view to supporting cardiac care and rehabilitation in Angus through member support, social contact, fundraising, partnership working with health professionals and the local authority, and the promotion of patient involvement with the NHS. Membership is not confined to those with coronary heart disease but is open to partners, carers and family members of those with cardiac disease.
THE PURPOSE OF THE GROUP IS TO SUPPORT CARDIAC CARE AND REHABILITATION IN ANGUS BY:
Supporting Group members
Facilitating social contact
Raising funds to support the activities of the Group
Working in partnership with health professionals and others
Promoting patient and public involvement with the health service
Actively seeking new member
ANGUS CARDIAC GROUP IS OPEN TO:
People with coronary heart/cardiac disease
Partners, carers and family of those with cardiac disease
Involved health professionals
Any person interested in the aims and activities of the Group
Anyone with any other long term condition
CURRENT MEMBERSHIP OF ANGUS CARDIAC GROUP CONSISTS OF ALL OF THE ABOVE.
Angus Carers Association is an organisation established by carers, for carers. The Association was established in October 1996 and became part of the Royal Princess Trust for Carers network in November 1997, then becoming known as ‘Angus Carers Centre’. Our vision is that all carers in Angus will receive appropriate information and support to enable them to feel valued and confident in their caring situation, and to develop their own potential. We provide information, advice and a range of services to unpaid carers located in Angus and the surrounding areas. To find out more about the many services that we offer to unpaid carers, visit our website at www.anguscarers.org.uk.
Here at Angus Cat rescue, we are committed to a single goal; we strive to make the world a better place for cats. A group to help people in crisis with their cats, for help, advice and help with re-homing.
Angus Citizens Advice Bureau (SCIO) provides free, confidential and independent advice to everyone who needs it. As a member of the Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux, we have two aims:
· to help people understand their rights and responsibilities and to help them take action to solve their problems
· to work locally and nationally to change policies and practices that are the root cause of problems, preventing issues arising at source