Information and advice (Carers of West Lothian)

Who is this for?

  • All carers including young carers, and disabled people living in West Lothian.

Who provides this?

  • Carers of West Lothian

Description

Carers of West Lothian is a well-established charity offering a range of services developed to meet the needs of unpaid carers and disabled people in West Lothian.

This service provides information, advice and support including one-to-one emotional support. Carers of West Lothian can provide information on a range of topics such as rights, benefits and legal, local services, respite and short breaks, and more to improve overall health and wellbeing.

Carers of West Lothian run a fortnightly benefits advice clinic in partnership with The Advice Shop and a monthly Power of Attorney clinic with Blackadders Solicitors. Get in touch for further details or to book an appointment.

Support is currently being delivered via telephone and online.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Service is appointment only

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 CourtLivingston, EH54 9LA

Social media:

Downloads


Carers of West Lothian leaflet
(1.25 MB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

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

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