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.
V for Life, a national charity working with Vegetarians and Vegans will deliver two cooking demonstrations. You are welcome to sign up for both or just one session.
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 ⬇️
One-off groups and events on Zoom
7 – 8pm
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
Carers Mental Health 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.
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
firstname.lastname@example.org and we will provide you with the meeting number or link.
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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Open Monday - Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm
Telephone: 01506 448000
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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