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Tayside Cancer Support
Address: Tayside Cancer Support
Block C, Room 025
Ninewells Hospital
Dundee
DD1 9SY
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Tayside Cancer Support offers the opportunity for anyone affected by cancer in Tayside to receive emotional, social and practical support, either on an individual basis or in a group setting.
The charity has been in existence since July 1994, and is made up of an Executive Committee of voluntary Trustees, one paid employee and approximately twenty volunteer befrienders. We work with cancer patients, their families, carers and friends. We do this alongside healthcare professionals and other charities and support groups to provide vital support and information.​

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Address: Room 3004
East Day Home
Kings Cross Hospital
Dundee
DD3 8EA
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The Scottish Health Council supports and promotes communities and health and social care organisations working together to shape services and help ensure they best meet the needs of those using them, their families and carers. Support we provide includes meeting with communities and groups to raise awareness of the spectrum of different ways people can give feedback, share views, raise concerns and use their experiences to help shape services, and of the support available to do so.  We also run free Voices Scotland workshops which to help people understand the structure of health and social care and how to work together with services to identify and deliver improvements. If you would like us to come and speak to your community or group or run a workshop, please contact us at our local office.

Business Website Address: http://www.scottishhealthcouncil.org
Business Phone Number: 01382 740074 ext 71413
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Dundee Woodcraft Folk
Address: 1 Victoria Road
Dundee
DD1 1EL
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The Woodcraft Folk Dundee & Forfar is an independent charity based on a national movement that exists to empower and educate young people and children.

The Woodcraft Folk is built upon principles of peace, friendship and conservation.

We work to uphold and promote these principles by running regular activities both outdoors and indoors with children and young people locally.

Business Website Address: http://www.woodcraftdundee.org.uk/
Business Phone Number: 01382 206 222
Dundee Russian School
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We are supplementary Russian School in Dundee. We meet every Saturday during the term time at Craigie High School in Dundee.
Our curriculum includes subjects of Russian, Art, Math, Drama. We have classes for children and adults.
We organise cultural and educational events and aim to promote Russian culture in Scotland.
We also provide excellent volunteering opportunities.
We are keen to make new friends with the organisations of similar ilk and open to any ideas promoting diversity and pursuing charitable goals.

Business Phone Number: 07742624807
Address: ADHD Support Centre Unit 15
Manhattan Works
Dundonald Street
Dundee
DD3 7PY
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Social Activity

We run youth clubs on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday 6pm – 8pm. Open to children ages 5 – 18 with ADHD

Business Phone Number: 01382 456873
Address: Whitfield Library
71 Lothian Crescent
Dundee
DD4 0HU
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Literature, Education & Employability, Children & Families

Welcome to your local library!
Every library offers free Wi-Fi and PC internet facilities.
Membership is free and each location has a large selection of books available to borrow. Family activities and reading groups run in a number of Community Libraries where information and digital support is also available.
Pop in and ask us about the services we offer.

Business Phone Number: 01382 432561
Address: Dundee & Angus College
Gardyne Campus
Gardyne Road
Dundee
DD5 1NY
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Physical Activity

One of the fastest growing wheelchair sports in the world, wheelchair tennis integrates very easily with the non-disabled game since it can be played on any regular tennis court, with no modifications to rackets or balls. Wheelchair tennis players are allowed two bounces of the ball and therefore can play against other wheelchair tennis players, and alongside or against non-disabled friends and family.

Saturdays 10am – 11am

Business Phone Number: 07979 150617
Address: Dundee & Angus College
Gardyne Campus
Gardyne Road
Dundee
DD5 1NY
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Wheelchair Rugby League is unique in that it offers both disabled and non-disabled players of both sexes the opportunity to compete both with and against each other on a level playing field.

The sport is unique amongst wheelchair sports in that it is not a derivative but rather is faithful to the rules of the game with tries, conversions and all the other familiar aspects of the game which makes it instantly recognisable as the game of Rugby that we all love.

Wednesdays 6pm – 8pm

Business Phone Number: 07979 150617
Address: Dundee & Angus College
Gardyne Campus
Gardyne Road
Dundee
DD5 1NY
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Sports & Games

Para-Badminton is similar to Wheelchair Tennis in that it is faithful to the rules of the able-bodied sport. Players compete in singles (men / women), doubles (men/women) and mixed doubles. Players are classified into “Sport Classes” to ensure fairness in competition.

Saturday 10am – 11am

Business Phone Number: 07979 150617
Victim Support Angus
Address: Victim Support Angus
1st Floor Merrin House
50 East Abbey Street
Arbroath
DD11 1EN
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Victim Support provides free and confidential practical and emotional support and advice for anyone who has been affected by crime.  Victim Support has a community service for victims and anyone affected by crime and also a Witness Service who provide support to all witnesses in court.

Business Phone Number: 01241 878507
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Address: Verdant Works
West Henderson Wynd
Dundee
DD1 5BT
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Verdant Works is a world class visitor attraction which tells the story of Dundee’s industrial textile heritage in the atmospheric setting of a beautifully refurbished Mill building. Hear the tales of the mill workers, see how they lived and worked in an industry which enveloped Dundee. Explore this amazing building, see (and hear) the machines at work, and step back to a time where the Mills were the heart of Dundee.

Business Website Address: https://www.verdantworks.com/
Business Phone Number: 01382 309060
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The Health Shop
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The Heath Shop is a free health information resource unit that provides health promotion and disease management information.
Health shop staff and volunteers can help people living with long term conditions access information to help them manage their condition. We are able to signpost to local and national organisations and sources of support that can help further support patients with their condition.

Our information can be used to encourage self management which means that  patients are

•better informed about their condition(s)

•better prepared for everyday challenges

•better supported when they need it

The information provided at the Health Shop is not a substitute for medical advice but is there to support it.

 

Health Shop volunteers are happy to send out information on request and can liaise with ward staff to ensure that in-patients can receive the health information that they require.

 

The Health Shop has sites at:

• Ninewells Hospital, main concourse

• Perth Royal Infirmary, by main reception

• Whitehills HCCC, by main reception

• Links HC, by outpatient‘s reception

• Brechin HC, within waiting area

The Health Shop provides a focal point for raising awareness of various health weeks and campaigns. A table and display board can be used on request at most units.

A hearing aid battery and re-tubing service also runs from Ninewells and Whitehills Health Shops. Times of this service is available from each unit and can be accessed on our facebook page @NHSTaysideHealthShop

Business Phone Number: 01382 633859
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Address: The Circle 4-6 Staffa Place
Dundee
Scotland

DD2 3SX
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Food Train provide vital services to older people in the community this includes a shopping delivery service, befriending services and a meal sharing service called Meal Makers.

Business Phone Number: 01382 810944
Address: Fintry Primary School
10 Findcastle Terrace
Dundee
DD4 9EL
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Sports & Games

Powered Wheelchair Football club based in the Dundee area and open to children and adult powerchair users who wish to take part in this great fun sport.

Business Phone Number: 01382 436962
Address: 3A Wellbank Village Hall, Kellas Road
Dundee
Scotland

01241 854070
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Encouraging the breeding, exhibiting and welfare of budgerigars in the Tayside area. Annual open show held on last Sunday in July at Wellbank Village Hall.

Business Phone Number: 01241 854070
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Tay Maritime Action
Address: 109b Tay Street
Newport on Tay
DD6 8AR
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Taymara (Tay Maritime Action) is a voluntary sector organisation which serves the geographic areas of Fife, Dundee, Angus and Perth & Kinross – with our vessels and qualified crews providing safe access to the exciting Tay River and North Sea coastal marine environment. Taymara provides knowledge, qualifications, skills and memorable maritime experiences for all, but especially for those who are disadvantaged or vulnerable.

Business Website Address: http://www.taymara.org
Business Phone Number: 01382 542516
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STRIDE UK
Address: 110 Restenneth Drive, Forfar, Angus
DD8 2DD
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STRIDE is a registered charity (SC044225) which aims to relieve poverty and alleviate suffering of African people in Angus and Dundee city, Scotland and the wider UK.

STRIDE organises and coordinates events aimed at bringing together both African people and other people in the local neighbourhoods in planning on things like local community engagement activities, gardening activities, helping young people with career choices, signposting Africans to other agencies for support with problems such as abuse, gender-based violence, mental health and other social/economic problems.

STRIDE predominantly works in Angus and Dundee city councils.

Social isolation and loneliness are major causes of mental health problems and other anti-social problems amongst inter-generational African people in Angus and Dundee city. Due to their migratory pattern, some African families are isolated due to lack of extended families for support and lack of a community project to bring them together.

Business Phone Number: +447824825612
Skilz Academy
Address: Within Soccerfield
Old Glamis Road
Dundee
DD3 8LF
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Skilz Academy aims to use the power of sport to make a positive impact by offering first class coaches, excellent facilities and programmes that meet the needs of the people we work with. By impacting on our communities positively we will all benefit from a more motivated, confident, happier and healthier society.

Business Website Address: http://www.skilzfootball.academy
Business Phone Number: 07802 686847
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Shelter Housing Aid Centre
Address: 4 S Ward Rd
Dundee
DD1 1PN
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Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.

Business Website Address: http://scotland.shelter.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 0844 515 2528
Shelter Dundee
Address: 268 Perth Road
Dundee
DD2 1AE
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Shelter Scotland helps over half a million people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support and legal services. And we campaign to make sure that, one day, no one will have to turn to us for help.

Business Website Address: http://scotland.shelter.org.uk
Business Phone Number: 01382 665094