Glasgow

Local support in Glasgow

 

Glasgow City Council

The main contact details: Click to link to website

The general enquiries phone number is 0141 287 2000

The out of hours emergency service is on 0800 811 505

The page for Care and Support is: Click to link to website

The contacts for Social Care Direct are:

Tel:  0141 287 0555

Email: socialcaredirect@glasgow.gov.uk

The web page for the Social Care Direct team is: Click to link to website

 

Direct payments website:
Web: Click to link to site

 

Your Support Your Way Glasgow

This is a website with information and advice to help people live independently:

web: Click to link to site

 

Independent information on SDS

 

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living 

GCIL provide services for people who  are thinking about managing their own support.

Tel: 0141 550 4455

Online contact form: Click to link to site

Web: Click to link to site

 

Glasgow Disability Alliance 

A membership-led organisation which brings together disabled people and groups in Glasgow.  Their main activities are around being a collective voice for disabled people.

Tel: 0141 556 7103

Email: info@gdaonline.co.uk

Web: Click to link to site

 

Independent Advocacy

The Advocacy Project 

Provides advocacy support to:

  • People aged 16 and over who have a physical disability
  • people aged 16 and over who have a mental health problem
  • older people aged 65 or over, especially older people affected my mental ill health, incapacity  and/or those at risk of harm.

Tel: 0141 420 0961

Email: enquiry@theadvocacyproject.org.uk

Web: Click to link to website

 

Equal Say 

Provides independent advocacy to people with a learning disability: Click to link to website

Tel: 0141 337 3133 / 0141 556 3477

Email: sam@equalsay.org or use the contact form at: Click to link to website

 

Partners in Advocacy 

Provides independent support to children and young people in Glasgow who have additional support needs or mental health difficulties.

Tel: 0141 847 0660

Email: glasgow@partnersinadvocacy.org.uk

Web: Click to link to website

 

Carers Support

The Carers Centres 

They provide advice, information and support to people who care for a relative or friend in many situations.

 

Glasgow North East Carers Centre

Tel: 0141 781 0728

Email: contact@gnecarerscentre.com

 

Glasgow North West Carers Centre

Tel: 0141 276 1066

Online contact form: Click to link to website

 

Glasgow South East Carers Centre

Tel: 0141 423 0728

Email: dixon.carers@btconnect.com

 

Greater Pollok Carers Centre

Tel: 0141 882 4712

Email: pollokcarers@volunteerglasgow.org

 

Glasgow East End Community Carers

Tel: 0141 764 0550

Email: centre@eastend-carers.co.uk

 

West Glasgow Carers Centre

Tel: 0141 959 9871

Email: westcarers@volunteerglasgow.org

 

Alzheimer Scotland

Offers support and information for carers of people who have dementia.

The Carers Information and Support Line is 0141 353 6504, and available Monday to Friday, 9-5.

The 24 hour dementia helpline is 0808 808 3000

 

Glasgow Association for Mental Health

Provides support to carers of people with mental health problems:

Tel: 0141 552 5592

Email: info@gamh.org.uk

Web: Click to link to website

 

Other useful organisations

Glasgow Centre for Inclusive Living 

They provide services for people who  are thinking about managing their own support.

Tel: 0141 550 4455

Email: gcil@gcil.org.uk

Web: Click to link to website

 

Glasgow Disability Alliance 

A membership-led organisation which brings together disabled people and groups in Glasgow.  Their main activities are around being a collective voice for disabled people.

Tel: 0141 556 7103

Email: info@gdaonline.co.uk

Web: Click to link to website

 

Adult Protection

Glasgow City Council
40 John Street
Glasgow
G1 1JL

Telephone: 0141 287 0555

Out-of-hours telephone: 0800 811 505

E-mail: socialcaredirect@glasgow.gov.uk

Post: Social Care Direct, Glasgow City Council, PO Box 26845

Web: Click to link to site

 

 

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