Carer Support Groups (Carers of West Lothian)

Who is this for?

  • Unpaid adult carers

Who provides this?

  • Carers of West Lothian

Description

Carers of West Lothian run a number of support groups for carers.

These carers groups are a great way to connect with people and helps to reduce isolation. Talking to other carers who understand how you are feeling and sharing experiences can be a very positive experience.

All groups are run by Carers of West Lothian support staff and/or peer volunteers.

Carers Coffee Morning
every Wednesday
In-person at Sycamore House – 10.00-11.30am

Online – 11.45am-12.30pm



Mental Health Carers Support Group
Blended – In- person and Online (Sycamore House and Zoom)

First Monday on Month

6.00-7.30pm



Carers Evening Support Group
Sycamore House

6.30-8.00pm



Bereaved Carers Support Group
Blended – In- person and Online (Sycamore House and Zoom)

Second last Friday of month

10.30am-12 noon

Dementia Carers Support Group

In-person at Sycamore House

First Friday of month

10am-12 noon

Armadale Carers Cuppa & Chat

Armadale Parish Church Hall

Second Thursday of month

10.30am-12noon

Take out sentence – Please note, these groups are currently running on zoom while Covid-19 restrictions are in place.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Private parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

Sycamore House, Quarrywood Court, Livingston, EH54 9LA

Social media:


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Downloads


Carers of West Lothian leaflet
(1.25 MB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Bereavement, grief and change
Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Social groups
Women

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