East Ayrshire

Local help in East Ayrshire


East Ayrshire Council

Main Council Website: Click to link to site

General enquiries: 0845 724 0000
Council helpline: 0845 724 000
Textphone: 01563 576167

Online contact form: Click to link to site


My East Ayrshire Community Information Portal

Website: Click to link to site

Out of hours emergency Social Work: 0800 328 7758

Social Care

Email: social.work@east-ayrshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01563 503301

Local offices’ telephone contact information

Cumnock:01290 427720

Galston: 01563 503400

Dalmellington: 01292 552900

Kilmarnock: 01563 554200


Council Self Directed Support

Web: Click to link to site


Council Services for Older People

Web: Click to link to site


Independent Advice

CHAP are a user-led organisation who’ve been giving help and advice to people in Ayrshire about Self-directed Support since 2003. They were formally called Ayrshire Independent Living Network (AILN).

The Michael Lynch Centre for Enterprise
71 Princes Street
KA22 8DG
Tel: 01294 475636

Email: mail@ailn.org

Web: Clink to link to site


Community Brokerage Network
Community Brokerage Network is a community organisation that helps people direct their own support. They are working with East Ayrshire Council and local community groups to provide this independent support for people living in East Ayrshire.

Community Brokerage Network
Milngavie Enterprise Centre
Ellangowan Court
G62 8PH

Tel: 0776 9698 606

Web: Click to link to site contacting online contact form


Independent Advocacy


East Ayrshire Advocacy Services

20 Lindsay Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 2BB.

Tel: 01563 574 442

Web: Click to link to the information leaflet 


Carers Centres


East Ayrshire Carers Centre

Tel: 01563 571 533

Web: Click to link to site

Adult Protection

Local offices’  contact information

Cumnock: call 01290 427720 or email social.work@east-ayrshire.gov.uk 

Galston: call 01563 503400 or email social.work@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

Dalmellington:call 01292 552900 or email social.work@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

Kilmarnock: 01563 554200 or email social.work@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

Web: Click to link to site
Out of hours emergency contact: 0800 328 7758


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