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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
Angus Active Schools

Volunteering opportunities

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.

Why volunteer?

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
receive training
gain qualifications
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:

confidence
self esteem
speaking to groups
presenting
managing accounts and budgeting
event organisation

t: @ActiveSchAngus

07771506042
Angus Voice

The aims of Angus Voice are:

To influence the strategic direction of Adult Mental Health Services locally, regionally and nationally, and contribute to their overall improvement;

To support Contributors to become actively involved in the planning, development, evaluation and improvement of mental health services delivered by the statutory, voluntary and independent sectors in Angus;

To raise awareness of mental health issues within the wider community, including in Further Education establishments; and challenge the stigma associated with mental ill health.

Why is Angus Voice Important?

People with direct experience of mental health problems have a unique perspective and expertise. Collective advocacy is an opportunity to harness this expertise and use it to benefit and influence the ways in which mental health services in Angus are developed and run, to educate professionals and the public, and to empower and influence contributors’ lives.

 

We work across Angus, and our office is based in the Angus Independent Advocacy building at 60 High Street, Arbroath DD11 1AW.

Website Address http://angusvoice.co.uk

We’re always keen to hear from people who have lived experience, and who have made use of mental health services in Angus.
 
For more information, telephone Participation Development Workers (job share partners) Sheila 07760 753293 or Callum 07736 679399 or email sheila@communityenterprise.co.uk or callum@communityenterprise.co.uk

http://angusvoice.co.uk
07760 753293

Do you or someone else you know have a hearing loss? FREE Lipreading classes can help. Come and join a lipreading class today.

Learn skills that will help you to cope with everyday situations that you may be struggling with and share your experiences with other people who have a hearing loss.

Learn how your hearing aids works and about equipment to help with your hearing loss e.g. smoke alarms, television aids, flashing doorbells, alarm clocks and amplified phones. (Most of the equipment is FREE).

You will also learn about communication; including coping with the impact of deafness, looking, listening, problem solving, facial expressions, body language and relaxation.

Visits from outside agencies will include:- Deaf Action, Action on Hearing Loss, Hearing Link, Hearing Dogs for the Deaf, Fire Service, and many more.

Advice on tinnitus cochlear implants, access to work, getting benefits and much more. For more information contact:- Susan Brown 01250 872861 or 07940333924.

 

Jubilee Court
Letham
Angus
DD8 2QW
01307 818951

Briefly, our hall is a very well appointed village hall which has a large main hall / function room, a smaller hall and meeting rooms. Free WiFi throughout, a fully equipped kitchen & disabled access. Car park and garden (currently being upgraded)  Contact can be made via our webpage, telephone or Facebook. An online booking form, availability diary and terms and conditions can also be found on our webpage. We can accommodate all kinds of functions, meetings, conferences and events.

http://www.lethamvillagehall.co.uk
07518267291
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Scottish Badgers

Scottish Badgers brings together individuals and groups from across Scotland to promote the study, conservation and protection of Scotland’s badgers, their setts and natural habitats. Together, we seek to encourage tolerance and appreciation of badgers by offering information, advice and guidance to all.

Scottish Badgers is the only charity dedicated to the study, conservation and protection of badgers that operates in Scotland. Please note that Scottish Badgers is not affiliated with, or a branch of the Badger Trust. The Badger Trust is not involved in any work protecting badgers in Scotland.

Scottish Badgers is an independent Scottish charity. It was founded in 1999, with encouragement from the Scottish Government, who perceived a need for a non-statutory body to work in this field.

Scottish Badgers cooperates closely with the Badger Trust, whose activities cover all the other areas of the British Isles. It should be noted that only Scottish Badgers operates in Scotland.
Aims

To promote the study, conservation and protection of badgers, their setts and natural habitat in Scotland.

What We Do

Survey and record the presence of badgers
Provide training for our members and professionals in badger ecology, awareness, field skills, and the law.
Work with young people to fire their imagination and create positive attitudes to the environment
Prevent badger persecution and crime
Provide expert advice to the public on all badger matters
Provide expert advice to professionals in planning, development, transport, forestry and agriculture
Provide expert advice and assistance to the police and the S.S.P.C.A. and expert witnesses to the courts
Increase public awareness of badgers and the threats they face
Host an annual conference on badger matters on the 1st Saturday in October
Initiate and assist with research into badger biology, ecology and behaviour.
Please note that Scottish Badgers is a charity and unable to undertake commercial work

Contact us at E: info@scottishbadgers.org.uk

Tel: 07866 844232

http://www.scottishbadgers.org.uk
07792 142446, 07570 915630 or 07973 273536
STRIDE UK
110 Restenneth Drive, Forfar, Angus
DD8 2DD

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.

+447824825612
The Basement Letham Youth Project
Feuars Hall
15 Square
Letham
Forfar
DD8 2PZ

The Basement is open every Tuesday and Friday from 7pm – 9pm for all P7 Youths and upwards in the old Library building in Letham. To have a safe and welcoming place for Youths to come.

07511 878750
Victim Support Angus
Victim Support Angus
1st Floor Merrin House
50 East Abbey Street
Arbroath
DD11 1EN

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.

01241 878507
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