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;
Cleaning Service – (assistance with general housework)
Laundry Service (assistance with laundry at home
Ironing service – (assistance with ironing at home)
We are a small family-oriented church who meet each Sunday at 11am, with a creche, Sunday School and Youth Group. All are welcome to join us. We also meet through the week for Bible Study and prayer, and have the following community groups:
– Knit & Natter, 1st and 3rd Monday of each month, 2-3.30pm, tea & coffee etc provided. A group for those with an interest in knitting, crochet, crafting; no skill level required, all are welcome even if just to chat!
– CBC Toddlers, Tuesdays (term-time), 9.15-11.15, £1 per child to cover costs, tea & coffee etc provided. A group for parents, grandparents, childminders, carers and pre-school children from birth upwards. Play, weekly craft, snack, and song time.
– 1st Saturday of the month (not July/August), Men’s Breakfast, 8.30-10.30. Breakfast provided, discussion on matters of faith and friendship.
We are always looking for volunteer Befrienders who could commit to an hour or so each week to visit an elderly lonely person in Carnoustie and district.
Established in 2009, Carnoustie Social-Eyes is the only independent social group for Blind or partially sighted people in Angus. The members, who all have a visual impairment, exclusively run Social-Eyes. The group meet on the first Tuesday of every month in Carnoustie.
Members have the opportunity to chat over coffee and biscuits in a relaxed, informal and empathetic way.
Members also enjoy regular talks given by guest speakers, quizzes, and tactile board games. Highlights of the year are the summer and Christmas lunches, and a visit to the local pantomime.
The cost is £1 per month.
New members are always welcome.
If you, or someone you know has a visual impairment, and are interested in joining Carnoustie Social-Eyes, please contact the Secretary, Margaret Morrison on 01241 854936, email email@example.com or visit the group website at http://www.social-eyes.scot/ or follow us on Facebook.
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
Colourful Carnoustie is a group of volunteers who are dedicated to improving the environment, primarily through developing and maintaining the floral ‘look’ of the town. We work with local schools and organisations and in both 2015 and 2016 Carnoustie won gold awards in the Beautiful Scotland competition. We took a year out in 2017 but are now gearing ourselves up for a vigorous and enjoyable 2018, especially with the Open in the town this July.
Carnoustie to Barry is a long town. Our efforts to date have mostly been focused on the town centre, but we would like to expand west along Dundee Street and Barry Road. And to do this we need help! Help of any kind is much appreciated, whether in providing ideas, helping with projects, an hour or two of planting up or weeding, taking responsibility for watering one or some planters, fund-raising, or simply following us on Facebook and spreading the word.
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.
Kinloch Kids Club is an Out of School Care Club aimed at providing good quality affordable childcare. We aim to promote and encourage the development of children within a safe, secure and friendly environment, enabling them to play and have fun with other children enhancing social skills and gaining confidence in themselves within a supportive environment
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
Follow us on Twitter – http://twitter.com/NHSTayside
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.”
This area (the Health and Social Care Partnership ‘south-west’) is the only one without these facilities
Do you have an adult with learning disabilities in your family?
If so, join SAPALD, the local charity dedicated to making life better for adults and their family carers.
• Working to provide permanent residential accommodation in our area
• Working to provide suitable residential respite accommodation for adults and their family carers
• Fundraising to provide twice yearly outings for adults and carers to places of interest to them
• Establishing small community groups of adults to provide activities and entertainment for them
If you are interested in joining us, either as a family member or as an associate, please contact us via our website at www.sapald.co.uk, (where you can find application forms), our email firstname.lastname@example.org or write to: Secretary, SAPALD, 52 Lochend Road, Carnoustie, DD7 7QF.
Talking Point provides a relaxed, safe, non-judgmental environment for men to talk about their state of mind and how it affects their lives. There is no requirement to speak, but we recognise the challenges and stigma of mental health difficulties, particularly among men, and hope to provide a place to help change this.
Meets 7pm, 1st Wednesday each month, currently at Laing Park, home of Carnoustie Panmure FC. Tea & coffee etc provided.
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
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 Cycle Hub Community Interest Company is a social enterprise partly run by volunteers and dedicated to supporting and developing cycling. The project encourages people to lead healthier lives and reduce short car journeys and co2 emissions in Angus through cycling.
provide cycling, Bikeability and Bike Maintenance coaching and training
organise cycling and MTB events and workshop
run social and guided rides
have a community cycle hub and bike recycling workshops
provide local cycling information
provide bike hire
offer skills track hire
offer second hand and recycled bike sales
clothing, parts and accessories
Angus Independent Advocacy is an independent organisation working alongside vulnerable people to help them have their voice heard and safeguard their rights. We work with people who are at risk of being unable to safeguard their rights, and who may have:
mental ill health
a learning disability
an acquired brain injury, or
are an older person.
Montrose group meet on the last Monday of each month (except December) at the Links Medical Centre, Montrose 2pm-4pm.
Carnoustie group meet on the last Wednesday of each month (except December) in The Parkview Health Centre 2pm-4pm.
The group is a self help support group who have regular monthly meetings with speakers on various subjects, as we feel that good information and communication is important in the self management of our conditions and the more we know what is available to us, the more we are able to cope with everyday life.
During the group sessions we also have relaxation and seated exercise sessions so there’s maybe something you can take and enjoy at your leisure which will help you manage a little better.
Our group is open to all members of the public who suffer from or care for someone with a long term medical condition, not only from the Angus area but also from Dundee. We have a signpost links page on our website and we have a small library of DVDs, CDs and leaflets available to our group members. There is no charge for attending any of our meetings and a list of speakers is on our website at http://www.altcsg.org.uk
We are a charitable organisation run entirely by volunteers, operating throughout Angus producing CDs of local news for blind and partially sighted people. We provide a monthly CD, with the local news for your area, delivered free of charge to your door. We have teams covering the local newspapers in Arbroath, Brechin, Carnoustie/Monifieth, Forfar/ Kirriemuir, and Montrose. We are always looking for volunteers to read extracts from the local newspaper at a recording session held once a month, taking no more than an hour, and volunteers who are proficient with laptop use to help with recordings.