The Sounding Board (Trash Panda CIC)

Who is this for?

  • People aged 14 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Trash Panda CIC


Trash Panda offers one-to-one support for anyone in West Lothian.

The team will be there to talk whether it’s something small or life-changing. Maybe you are struggling at work and family life or maybe you aren’t in the best headspace and don’t know where to turn. Trash Panda will be there to regularly catch up with phone calls, messages, video calls and walk and talk sessions. Trash Panda will also help guide you to further support with other services available throughout West Lothian such as counselling.

There is also online yoga classes, support groups and meditation. In addition, there are additional projects such as Positive Steps Walking Challenge and a Youth Programme for school leavers.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Trash Panda can be contacted 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and strive to respond to all enquiries within seven hours.

Contact Details

Katy Forrester
47 Athol Terrace, Bathgate , EH48 4DN

Social media:

Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others


Black and minority ethnic communities
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people
Social groups
Substance use
Young people

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