WHAT’S ON

Explore our courses, groups and events

You can scroll through our list of courses, support groups and regular events for carers and young carers listed below.

Most of our listings are drop-ins and regular group meetings and don’t require to be pre-booked, but we also have some courses and events which require you to register through Eventbrite. If you need further information on any of our groups or events please contact us.

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

Regular Groups and Drop-ins

Carers Coffee Morning

A regular drop-in coffee morning for carers
Weekly
Every Wednesday

10am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Carers Walking Group

A regular group for carers, walking around Livingston Village, suitable for all abilities
Weekly
Every Wednesday
10.15 – 11am
Sycamore House

Disability Information Drop-in

Drop-in for information, advice and support
Weekly
Every Wednesday

1.30 – 3.30pm
Carmondean Library

Dementia Drop-in Support Group

Support group for carers looking after someone with dementia at home
Monthly – Friday
6th March
3rd April
1st May

10am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Mental Health Support Group

Support for carers of individuals with a mental health condition
Monthly – Monday
2nd March
6th April
No group in May

6 – 8pm
Sycamore House

Parent Carer Peer Support Group

Parent carer peer support
Monthly – Tuesday
Call for dates

9.30am – 12.15pm
Sycamore House

Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement support group for carers and former carers in West Lothian
Monthly – Friday
21st February
20th March

17th April
22nd May
10.30am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Carers Evening Support Group

Meet monthly with other carers, share experiences and make new friends
Monthly – Wednesday
26th February
25th March

29th April
27th May
6.30 – 8.30pm
Sycamore House

Bathgate Social Group

Social group for disabled adults looking to get out and meet people
Monthly – 3rd Tuesday of each month
6 – 7.30pm
Bathgate Partnership Centre

Livingston Social Group

Social group for disabled adults looking to get out and meet people
Monthly – 4th Tuesday of each month
10.30am – 12 noon
Sycamore House

Drop-ins by Appointment only

To contact CoWL for an appointment please call 01506 448000 or email office@carers-westlothian.com. Thank you.

Advice Shop Clinic - Sycamore House

Financial advice for carers
By appointment only – please contact CoWL to arrange
Wednesday
26th February
11th & 25th March

8th & 22nd April
6th & 20th May
9.30 – 11.30am
Sycamore House

Disability Advice Shop Clinic - Carmondean

Financial advice for people with a disability
By appointment only – please contact CoWL to arrange
Wednesday
26th February
11th & 25th March
8th & 22nd April
6th & 20th May
1.30 – 3.30pm
Carmondean Library

Carer Massage

20 minute carer massage
By appointment only – please contact CoWL for an appointment
Wednesday
11th March
8th April
13th May

10am – 12noon
Sycamore House

Power of Attorney Clinic

For carers and people with a disability
By appointment only – please contact CoWL for an appointment
Tuesday
18th February
24th March
21st April
19th May

9.30am – 4.30pm
Sycamore House

CoWL Connects in Armadale

Cuppa and a Chat

A drop-in coffee morning for carers and disabled adults in Armadale
Thursday
26th February
5th & 19th March

2nd & 16th April
7th & 21st May
10am – 12noon
Colinshiels Court

Information Drop-in

Drop-in information, advice and support for carers and disabled adults in Armadale
Thursday
12th March
9th April
14th May
10am – 12noon
Colinshiels Court

Hearing Loss Session

How to manage hearing loss, delivered by Hearing Loss Scotland
Thursday
26th March
10am – 12noon
Colinshiels Court

Basic Footcare Session

How to manage yours, or someone else’s, footcare, delivered by NHS Podiatry
Thursday
23rd April
10am – 12noon
Colinshiels Court

Diabetes Information and Awareness Session

How to avoid, manage and live well with diabetes, delivered by WL Diabetes Scotland
Thursday
28th May
10am – 12noon
Colinshiels Court

Monthly Courses and Events

LCiL Think Out Loud for Parent Carers

Tuesday 3rd March
10.45am – 1.30pm
Sycamore House

First Aid for Carers - CURRENTLY FULLY BOOKED

Saturday 21st March
10am – 4pm
Sycamore House

CoWL at the Movies

Friday 3rd April
6.30pm
Sycamore House

Make & Take Communi-Tea Party Social Night

Friday 22nd May
6pm – 7.30pm
Sycamore House

Young Carers Groups by Referral only

Seniors Group

Young Carers Senior Group
Attendance by referral only
Weekly – Every Tuesday
6.30pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

Juniors Group

Young Carers Junior Group
Attendance by referral only
Weekly – Every Thursday
6.30pm – 8pm
Sycamore House

16+ Group

Young Carers 16+ Group
Attendance by referral only
Last Friday of the month
4pm – 6pm
Sycamore House

Courses, Workshops and Events on Eventbrite

All events below are listed in our Eventbrite pages. Clicking the Event will allow you to register for a place. Please note that places on our courses and workshops can be limited. If you have any issues with registering for an Eventbrite listing please contact CoWL on 01506 448000 or email office@carers-westlothian.com. Thank you.

You can go directly to our full listings on Eventbrite using this link – CoWL Eventbrite

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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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