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Email office@carers-westlothian.com | Tel 01506 448000

Explore our courses, groups and events

Scroll through our lists of Courses, Regular Events and Meetings for carers and young carers. The buttons below will take you down the page to the specific events you are looking for.
To enquire about any of our courses or to make an appointment, click on the course info to take you to our Contact page.

Keep an eye on our Latest News page too, for up to date announcements regarding our courses and events.

Courses and workshops

Places are limited on our courses and workshops – please contact CoWL to register your interest or reserve a place

Emotional Resilience

Adapt to stressful situations

Wednesday
3rd, 10th and 17th April

6pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

Limited places – contact CoWL to reserve a place

Basic Foot Care

Foot Care Awareness

Dates to be confirmed
September / October

Times to be confirmed
Sycamore House

Limited places – contact CoWL to reserve a place

Mindfulness for Relaxation

Effective way to reduce stress 

Wednesday
1st, 8th and 15th May
6pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

Limited places – contact CoWL to reserve a place

LCiL Getting it Right for your Child

For parents and guardians of a child with support needs

Thursday
13th and 20th June
10.30am – 12.30pm
Sycamore House

Limited places – contact CoWL to reserve a place

Parent Transition Course

For parents and guardians of young people with support needs moving into adulthood

Thursday
2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd May
9.30am – 12.30pm
Sycamore House

Limited places – contact CoWL to reserve a place

First Aid Course

Emergency First Aid

Saturday
11th May
10am – 4pm
Sycamore House

Limited places – contact CoWL to reserve a place

Weekly groups

Carers Coffee Morning

A drop-in coffee morning for carers

Wednesday
10am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Carers Walking Group

A walking group for carers, suitable for all abilities

Wednesday
10.15am
Sycamore House

Disability Information Drop-in

Drop-in for information, advice and support

Wednesday
11.30am – 1.30pm
The Ability Centre

Monthly groups

Mental Health Support GP

Support for carers of individuals with a mental health condition

Monday
1st April, 3rd June, 1st July

6pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

Evening Support Group

Meet carers in a social group

Wednesday
24th April, 29th May, 26th June

6.30pm – 8.30pm
Sycamore House

Bereavement Support Group

Support group for bereaved carers

Friday
19th April, 24th May, 21st June

10.30am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Dementia Drop-in Support Group

Support for carers of individuals with dementia

Friday
5th April, 3rd May, 7th June

10.00am – 12noon
OT Dept, St John’s Hospital

Clinics

Power of Attorney Clinics

Contact CoWL for an appointment

Tuesday
23rd April, 21st May, 18th June

9.30am – 4.30pm
Sycamore House

Home Energy Clinic

Useful energy and money-saving tips
By appointment only

Wednesday
24th April, 29th May, 26th June

10am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Advice Shop Clinic - Sycamore House

Financial advice for carers
By appointment only

Wednesday
3rd and 17th April
1st, 15th and 29th May
12th and 26th June
9.30am – 11.30am
Sycamore House

Advice Shop Clinic - Ability Centre

Financial advice for people with a disability
By appointment only

Wednesday
3rd and 17th April
1st, 15th and 29th May
12th and 26th June
1.30pm – 4.30pm
The Ability Centre

Carer Massages

Contact CoWL for an appointment

Wednesday
10th April, 8th May, 12th June

10am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Young Carers groups

Seniors Group

Young Carers Senior Group

Attendance by referral only

Tuesday
6.30pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

Juniors Group

Young Carers Junior Group

Attendance by referral only

Thursday
6.30pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

16+ Group

Young Carers 16+ Group

Attendance by referral only

Friday
4pm – 6pm
Sycamore House

Events

Carers Week

Getting carers connected in their communities

10th – 16th June

Fork & Field Lunch

Lunch for Carers 

Dates to be confirmed
June / September / December

Times to be confirmed
Fork & Field, Mid Calder

FIND US

Carers of West Lothian
Sycamore House
Quarrywood Court
Livingston, West Lothian
EH54 6AX

(See Google map on Home or Contact page)

CONTACT US

Telephone: 01506 448000
Email: office@carers-westlothian.com

Registered Scottish Charity No. SC019628

Company Limited by Guarantee Company Number SC226434

EXTERNAL QUICK LINKS

St John’s Hospital - 01506 523000
NHS 24 - 111 / Web - NHS UK
Samaritans - 116 123 (Free from landlines and mobiles) / Web - Samaritans
Breathing Space – breathingspace.scot
Childline - 0800 1111 / Web - Childline.org

HELP OUT OF HOURS

West Lothian Council Social Work Services - website WLC Social Work
Out of Hours Emergency Service 01506 281028 / 281029
West Lothian Council main number 01506 280000
West Lothian Council Social Work Services 01506 282252

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