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Gowrie Care

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.
 

http://www.gowriecare.co.uk
MS Society
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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:

Ina McBeath – 01241 829054

Angus Group Office – 01307 466113

http://www.angusmssociety.org.uk
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Margaret J Forbes Qualified Complementary Therapist and Teacher/Trainer

The therapies that I offer are:

Hypnotherapy, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and REIKI can help treat matters of the mind and body which perhaps hold you back from reaching your full potential in any aspects of your life’s journey.

Please visit my website HYPNOTAP for further information

So if you:

Are you looking to change your life?  

Are there issues and problems you would like to be rid of?

Anything at all that is holding you back from getting the most out of life?

Well, this could be as simple as changing your thought patterns or your beliefs about yourself  because  your reality is created by your “beliefs,” usually deep seated beliefs, sometimes ingrained from birth.  It is from these beliefs that we form our perceptions about the world and ourselves, and from these perceptions we develop our behaviours and how we deal with life.

So if you want to make the changes in your life so that you can do what you want to do and be all you want can be an aid to help you reach your full potential. These therapies are not magic wands but techniques to help you overcome any outdated thoughts and beliefs to enable you to live the life and achieve the goals you dream of.

I can also offer an alternative to the above in the form of a Reiki treatment. The Reiki system of healing is a safe, gentle, non-intrusive technique to treat physical or emotional problems or simply for relaxation.  It is a holistic system for balancing, healing and harmonising all aspects of the body and when the whole body is in balance it can heal itself.

Discover the real you and tap into your full potential now!

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland
3rd Floor, Rosebery House
9, Haymaket Terrace
Edinburgh
EH12 5EZ

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.

 

We can:-

provide vital advice, support and information

Freephone  0808 801 0899

Contact   adviceline@chss.org.uk

 

arrange group and 1-1 support in hospital and in your local community

Contact   darlene.drummond@chss.org.uk

provide volunteering opportunities across Angus

Visit       www.chss.org.uk/volunteering

http://www.chss.org.uk
07918690643
NHS Tayside
NHS Tayside Communications Department
Ninewells Hospital & Medical School
DD1 9SY

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

 

01382 740720
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Care About Angus
Care About Angus

8 Grant Rd, Arbroath



DD11 1JN

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;
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Cleaning Service – (assistance with general housework)

Laundry Service (assistance with laundry at home

Ironing service – (assistance with ironing at home)

http://www.careaboutangus.org.uk
01241 797777
Murton Trust
Arbroath Road, Forfar
DD8 2RZ

Murton Trust manages a thriving nature reserve, visitor farm and tea room, on the outskirts of Forfar.  Murton provides a unique environment in which children, young people and adults can learn and develop skills for life. We wish to enrich people’s lives by using our site as an educational tool that has a positive impact on all ages.

 

As a Scottish charitable organisation with a dual purpose, situated on a former sand and gravel quarry, Murton Trust manages and enhances the natural heritage on the 100 acre site and currently utilises the landscape to provide opportunities for young people from Angus and Dundee (aged 14-19) who are disengaged from formal education, to gain meaningful vocational qualifications or work experience in hospitality and land based skills.
Murton Trust is a Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) accredited vocational training centre, our education programmes make significant differences to the futures of challenged young people.  We support those currently at school and those who have left school with no positive destination who are at risk of future social and employment exclusion, as a consequence of little or no school achievements.
We also operate Murton Tots Outdoor Playgroup throughout term time, working with pre-school children in an outdoor setting introducing them to the benefits of playing outdoors and experiencing nature at an early age.
Since opening 11 years ago, the nature reserve has become a hidden gem, teaming with wildlife including otters. The 80 acre nature reserve flourishes with diverse habitats; lochs, wetlands, woods, wild flower meadows, and nesting sites for sand martins. An abundant array of wetland and wading birds including Little Ringed Plovers a local biodiversity priority species are thriving. The management and design of the site mean paths and seating afford views, and provide access to nature without encroaching nesting sites or damaging habitats. The visitor farm and tea room have grown in popularity and are firmly established as a tourist destination, featuring in the list of top 20 places to visit in Angus.  Murton recognises the importance of tourism to its future sustainability and has become a key player in the Angus Tourism Cooperative established across the county by tourist attractions, hospitality businesses and accommodation providers.

 

 

http://www.murtontrust.org.uk
01307 466041
Parent to Parent
Ardler Clinic, Turnberry Avenue, Dundee
DD2 3TP

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.

 

http://parent-to-parent.org/
01382 817558
Penumbra
First Floor
115 High Street
Arbroath

DD11 1DP

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.”

http://www.penumbra.org.uk
01241 873900
Job Centre Plus
Service Rd, Forfar,
DD8 3HY

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

 

 

https://www.gov.uk/jobsearch
0345 604 3719
Ranger Centre
Forfar Loch Country Park
Craig o’ Loch Road
Forfar
DD8 1BT

Located on the west edge of the historic burgh of Forfar, visitors can escape to the countryside yet be only a five to ten minute walk from town centre facilities.

The 4 kilometre (2½ mile) path around Forfar Loch is suitable for all abilities and forms part of the wider Forfar Path Network.

Kingfisher, otter, fox and roe deer are among the regularly spotted park residents. Look out for fishing osprey during the summer.

The Park is open 365 days per year.

01307 461118
Dundee and Angus College Forfar Learning Centre
22 West High Street
Forfar
DD8 1BA

A relaxed and comfortable environment to study full and part-time courses and enjoy a wide range of leisure classes.

Besides two state-of-the-art IT suites, the centre houses two boardroom/meeting rooms fully equipped with presentation equipment which are available to let by the local business community.

Disabled access and parking is available. There is a car park to the rear of the Centre off Myre Road and free parking is also available in the public Myre Car Park.

We also link up with Dundee community organisations to provide courses to suit your needs and interests.
Community learning gives you the chance to learn new things that will be fun and interesting and can give you ideas about further study or help you with your career. These include Taster courses (you gain a College Certificate for completing these) and Certificated courses (including assessments leading to a certificate from SQA).

Our Community Learning Team works with learners of all ages from the community.  We are here to help you find out about and join community courses, short courses in the College, and Flexible IT Learning.

We work in partnership with Discover Learning – a partnership between Dundee and Angus College and Dundee City Council Leisure & Communities Department.

The partnership provides access to learning opportunities in your own neighbourhood, taking into account barriers to learning such as unemployment, childcare arrangements, shift work etc.

You can find out more about learning in your local community on the Discover Learning website. There are many places where you can learn throughout Dundee, so there’s bound to be someplace very near you.

Contact the Dundee Campus Community Learning Team on 01382 834862 or scl@dundeeandangus.ac.uk

01307 461828
Angus Cat Rescue

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.

http://info@anguscatrescue.co.uk
07982064765
Angus Cardiac Group

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.

 
ABOUT US

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 Archives
Angus Archives
Hunter Library
Restenneth Priory
By Forfar
DD8 2SZ

The archive has a wealth of resources, from original documents, thousands of photographs, books, unique indexes, transcripts, family histories & research files.

If you need advice, please visit, phone or email the archive for assistance.

You can explore our sources in more detail by selecting an option from the following:

Angus Building Image Index
Angus People Image Index
Angus County Council records
Burgh Records
Indexes of documents, books and photographs
Local History Collection of books
Manuscript collection
Research Files
Transcripts of hard to read documents

01307 468644
ANGUSalive
ANGUSalive
Head Office
William Wallace House
Orchardbank Business Park
Forfar
DD8 1WH

The charity ANGUSalive is the culture, sport and leisure trust for the county of Angus and has been operating since 1 December 2015. We are ambitious and aim to provide the best services for our customers.

ANGUSalive offers residents and visitors to Angus a wealth of services which inspire healthy, active and creative lifestyle choices through the use of our sports centres, country parks, theatres and venues, museums, galleries, archives, libraries and ACCESS offices. We have five service areas which form our culture, sport and leisure offering:

Libraries
Museums, Galleries & Archives
Sport & Leisure
Countryside Adventure
Theatre & Venues

ANGUSalive has almost 500 employees, led by a chief executive and senior management team. The chief executive reports to the ANGUSalive board which comprises of five independent directors and four council directors who are Angus Council elected members.

It promotes, operates and delivers services on behalf of Angus Council.

ANGUSalive is a company limited by guarantee registered in Scotland No. SC499155 and is a registered Scottish charity No. SC046133. Registered office Angus House, Orchardbank Business Park, Forfar, DD8 1AN.

http://angusalive.scot
01307 492600

Laura has been working in Active Schools in the Forfar cluster for 11 years. She is very passionate about sport, and enjoyed competing in athletics and netball for many years.  Outside of work Laura enjoys spending time with her husband and son.

07771506040

Andy started with Angus Council in 2005 as an active schools coordinator in North Arbroath and has now been in the lead coordinator role for 10 years. Sport has played a big part in Andy’s life having previously worked in sports development and leisure facility management roles. Outside of work it’s pretty much all sport too! The days of team sport are long gone for Andy, and he now fills his time on the golf course, on the bike, and in the winter on the snowboard.

07795496039
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