Find support available to you

Click here to search by keywords

The following services are available

Advocacy (Signpost)


Advocacy service for families and guardian so of young people with additional support needs and disabilities.

Al-Anon Family Groups


A fellowship of relatives and friends of people with a drink problem.

Alcoholics Anonymous


A fellowship of people who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that they may solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism.

Baby loss counselling (Held in Our Hearts)


Counselling service for bereaved parents.

Bedrock Supported Accommodation (Rock Trust)


Supported tenancies for up to two years for young people aged 16-25 years old who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Befriending (Held in Our Hearts)


A befriending service for bereaved parents and grandparents, who have experience the death of a baby or infant.

Befriending Network


An online directory for volunteer and befriending opportunities.

Birthlink


Support for adults affected by Adoption with a Scottish connection.

Branching Out (Beechbrae)


An outdoor activities group.

Bridge to Support (Health in Mind)


Support for survivors in Scotland, of childhood abuse by a Jesuit, their staff or a volunteer.

Carer Support Groups (Carers of West Lothian)


A space to connect with other carers.

Change Grow Live Assertive Outreach and Criminal Justice Service (Change Grow Live)


Support for individuals with substance misuse issues and who find it difficult to engage with services, have never engaged before or who continually dis-engage from treatment.

Children and young people’s service (Salvesen Mindroom Centre)


Advocacy and support for children and young people with learning difficulties.

Collective mental health advocacy (Mental Health Advocacy Project SCIO – MHAP)


Individual advocacy for adults experiencing mental health difficulties.

Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Service (Health in Mind)


Creating social networks to reduce loneliness and isolation and offers peer support groups too.

Community Outreach (Open Door Accommodation Project)


Support for young people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless for a variety of reasons.

Community Support Team (Waverley Care)


Community support for people living with or affected by HIV, hepatitis C or poor sexual health.

Counselling (Carers of West Lothian)


A counselling service open to all carers including young carers and disabled people living in West Lothian.

Counselling service (Bridge Community Project)


Affordable counselling service.

Craigshill Accommodation Project (Open Door Accommodation Project)


Support for young people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless for a variety of reasons.

Domestic and Sexual Assault Team – DASAT (West Lothian Council)


A specialised service to adults and children in West Lothian who are experiencing or have experienced domestic abuse.

Enterprise (Prince’s Trust)


Support and resources for young people to start a business.

Experiences of Psychosis (CAPS Independent Advocacy)


A collective advocacy group for people with experience of psychosis.

Financial Wellbeing service (Bridge Community Project)


Tailored support to help you through times of financial hardship.

Future Pathways


Support for people who were abused or neglected as children while they were living in care in Scotland.

Generation Arts


Creative activities for older people.

Good Connections Community Wellbeing Project (West Calder & Harburn Community Development Trust)


A community wellbeing social prescribing service available to people living within the range of West Calder Medical Practice.

Helpline (Signpost)


A helpline for carers and guardians of young people with additional support needs or disabilities.

Home-Start West Lothian


Support for families with children under 5 years old.

IMPACT Project (Action on Smoking and Health Scotland)


Training and resources to workers and volunteers from the Third Sector and the NHS about the adverse effects on mental health of smoking tobacco.

Independent Advocacy (EARS Independent Advocacy Service – SCIO)

Individual mental health advocacy (Mental Health Advocacy Project SCIO – MHAP)


Individual advocacy for adults experiencing mental health difficulties.

Lothian Bipolar 18-30 Self-help Group


Self-help group for people affected by bipolar.

Lothian Bipolar Self-help Group


Self-help group for people affected by bipolar.

Lothian Deaf Counselling Service (Health in Mind)


A counselling service for adults who are Deaf, deafened, hard of hearing or deafblind.

Lothian Education and Recovery Network (CAPS Independent Advocacy)


Experience led learning opportunities about mental health.

Milestone Residential Support Service (Waverley Care)


Intensive support for people living with HIV and hepatitis C.

MOOD Project (MOOD mental health & wellbeing)


Activity based support on your mental wellbeing journey

Much More Than A label (CAPS Independent Advocacy)


A collective advocacy project for people with experience of a personality disorder.

Music Therapy (Nordoff Robbins)


Music therapy for those in need.

Nightstop (Rock Trust)


Emergency short term accommodation for young people who are at risk of or have become homeless.

One2One Project (West Lothian Council)


Tailored benefit advice and support for vulnerable people who are experiencing long and enduring mental health difficulties.

Oor Mad History (CAPS Independent Advocacy)


Collective advocacy project on community history and the arts.

Outdoor Therapy Service (Venture Trust)

PASDA


Pasda aims to improve the health and wellbeing of family carers of autistic adults in Edinburgh and the Lothians through peer support, information and activities.

Personal and Social Development (Prince’s Trust)


Support and resources to support young people’s learning and employability.

Polbeth & West Calder Community Garden


Volunteering opportunities within a community garden.

Re:discover (Health in Mind)


Creating social networks to reduce loneliness and isolation and offers peer support groups too.

S.M.I.L.E. Counselling


Counselling for children and young people in West Lothian.

Safe Sleep Scotland (Scottish Cot Death Trust)


A learning platform which focuses on increasing awareness of safe sleep for infants for the public and professionals.

Scottish Cot Death Trust


A learning platform which focuses on increasing awareness of safe sleep for infants for the public and professionals.

Seen But Not Heard (CAPS Independent Advocacy)


A collective advocacy project for people with experience of eating disorders.

Shared Care Scotland


Assistance for unpaid carers to take regular breaks from their caring responsibilities.

Social Groups for Disabled People (Carers of West Lothian)


Social groups for disabled adults.

Stepping Stones Bereavement Course (Livingston United Parish Church)


Short course for those who are experiencing loss.

Stepping Stones to Wellbeing (Bridge Community Project)


Supports people within your local community to come together and participate in carefully developed groups and courses.

Support Groups for people bereaved by suicide (Neil’s Hugs Foundation)


A safe and confidential spaces for people who have been bereaved by suicide to talk, listen and support each other.

Supported Flats (Open Door Accommodation Project)


Support for young people who are homeless, or at risk of becoming homeless for a variety of reasons.

SX (Waverley Care)


Support and information to improve the physical, sexual and mental health and wellbeing of all men who have sex with men.

The Answer Project


Daycare to the older people who are affected by Dementia or are physically frail.

The Gate (The Donaldson Trust)


Skills development and training service for adults with neuro-diversities.

The Older People Active Lives – OPAL (Cyrenians)


Supports older people to increase their independence and wellbeing.

The Prince’s Trust


Support and resources to support young people’s learning and employability.

The Sounding Board (Trash Panda CIC)


One-to-one support for a range of different difficulties.

Training for families and professionals (Signpost)


Training courses/workshops for carers and guardians of young people with additional support needs or disabilities.

Trauma Counselling Line Scotland (Health in Mind)


A trauma counselling service for people in Scotland who experienced abuse in childhood.

Unique You (Craigshill Good Neighbourhood Network)


Workshops in self-acceptance, self-worth and self-love.

Venture Scotland


A progressive outdoor-based personal development programme for young people.

Veterans First Point Lothian (NHS Lothian)


Support for veterans looking for mental health and wellbeing support.

Vocational Traning Services (Rural & Urban Training Scheme RUTS)


Vocational training and employability support to young people.

Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian


Promoting, supporting and developing West Lothian’s voluntary sector.

Wellbeing Scotland


Offering a range of support to people whose adverse life circumstances have had any impact on their wellbeing.

West Lothian 50+ Network


Activities for people aged 50 years old and over.

West Lothian Cancer Information and Support Service (Macmillan Cancer Support)


Support for people affected by cancer.

West Lothian Food Train (Food Train)


Food support for older people.

West Lothian Foodbank (Trussell Trust)


Emergency food and support to local people.

West Lothian Recovery Service (Change Grow Live)


Support for individuals who are stable with their substance use.

West Lothian services (Alzheimer Scotland)


Specialist services for people with dementia and their carers.

West Lothian Women’s Aid


Information, support and safe accommodation where available for women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

Whitburn Community Fridge (Whitburn and District Community Development Trust)



Young carer groups (Carers of West Lothian)


Support groups for young carers.


Alongside supporting you to manage your own mental health and wellbeing, Westspace also supports you to find local services to meet various needs.

On occasion, however, you may feel yourself or others around you need further support to manage mental health and wellbeing. Please see the West Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership page to find out more about the statutory health and social care services available.


Improve your wellbeing

If you’re experiencing low mood, anxiety, or stress in your life, looking into self-help activities and ideas might be the right option for you.