ONLINE SESSIONS 

We have several Online Sessions for you

Check this page regularly for our Online Sessions, Events and Activities
Our sessions are delivered through Zoom and Microsoft Teams. Please check out the information further down the page if you are unsure how to access these platforms.
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Let’s get Walking! (Not Online)

What better way to get out, get moving and meet people, than going for a walk?
As restrictions around meeting others outside ease and the weather improves, we are going to be holding short walks in different locations across West Lothian.

 

Find out more here

Benefits Advice Clinic

We have a new fortnightly Benefits Advice Clinic on Teams, with a benefits advisor from Advice Shop, covering benefits information, checks, and form filling.
Wednesday morning 9-12

Appointment only – contact us

Join our regular sessions on Zoom!

We’re running several weekly and monthly Zoom sessions, as well as some one-off sessions, and are looking at other ways we can use Zoom so watch this space! We will be adding more groups over the next few weeks so drop in regularly to this page to check for the latest additions.

Scroll down the page to see our list of current groups you can join with Zoom
or scroll to the bottom if you need to know how to access, set up and use Zoom ⬇️

If you would like to join any of these Zoom sessions, please get in touch on 01506 448 000
or email office@carers-westlothian.com Details are also on our social media – visit our page here

One-off groups and events on Zoom

Quiz Night

For all carers, young carers, disabled people and their families
Thursday
30th September
7 – 8pm

Weekly Groups on Zoom

Senior Young Carer Group

Tuesday 6 – 7pm

Carers Coffee Morning Group

Wednesday 10 – 11.30am

Junior Young Carer Group

Thursday 6 – 7pm

Monthly Groups on Zoom

Mental Health Carers Support Group

1st Monday of the month
6 – 7pm

Evening Social Group for Disabled People

3rd Tuesday of the month
6 – 7pm

Morning Social Group for Disabled People

4th Tuesday of the month
10.30 – 11.30am

Carers Evening Support Group

Last Wednesday of the month 6.30 – 8pm

Bereaved Carers Support Group

2nd last Friday of the month
10.30 – 11.30pm

Young Adult Carer Drop-in

December meeting 11th December 3.15 – 4.15pm

How to access our Online Sessions

It’s easy to download the Zoom app or use Teams to join our sessions but if you need any support getting set up, please don’t hesitate to get in touch. We’d be delighted to help you join us.

ZOOM

You can access zoom by signing up on a PC or laptop or you can download the app to your mobile or tablet
  • For PC and Laptop – sign up via this link https://zoom.us/
  • For the app – download it from App Store or Google Play. This is what the app logo looks like –

Joining a Zoom group session
  • To join the group via the app, you will need a meeting number
  • To join via Internet access, you will need the URL link
  • These numbers and links are different for each group

If you would like to join one of our Zoom sessions, please get in touch on
01506 448 000 or by email on
office@carers-westlothian.com and we will provide you with the meeting number or link.

MICROSOFT TEAMS

Join from the App
  • From your calendar, select Join on a meeting before it has started or one that’s in-progress.
  • Turn your camera on
  • Choose your audio settings
  • Select Join now
Join a Teams without the App

If you don’t have the Teams app, you can still join a Teams meeting

  • In your email invite, select Click here to join the meeting
    You can also use a dial-in number and conference ID from the email to call in
  • You have three choices:
    1 – Download the Windows app: Download the Teams desktop app
    2 – Continue on this browser: Join a Teams meeting on the web
    3 – Open your Teams app: If you already have the Teams app, go right to your meeting
  • Choose your audio and video settings
  • Select Join now
  • Depending on meeting settings, you will get in right away, or go to a lobby where someone in the meeting will admit you

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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

Open Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Telephone: 01506 448000
Email: office@carers-westlothian.com

CoWL PRIVACY POLICY

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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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