Featured Local Information
NHS Forth Valley mental health information
A self-help site for a variety of mental health, stress and anxiety related conditions. Read it, download it, listen to audio files or watch videos. You can also forward it on to others who you feel would benefit from it.
As the Third Sector Interface for the Falkirk Council area, CVS Falkirk are a local, independent charitable company which exists to promote, develop and represent the third sector and volunteering.
Falkirk Council Website
Information for residents, businesses and visitors on Falkirk Council, council tax and what's on in the local area.
Falkirk Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP) Website
The Falkirk HSCP brings together a broad range of health, social care, and support services for people in Falkirk. The website provides key information and news updates with access to the Partnership’s publications, including the Strategic Plan 2019-2022. It also includes information on the HSCP’s governance arrangements and a timetable for future meetings.
A Local Information System for Scotland (ALISS)
ALISS is a website that can be used to search for local resources. Each search can be done for a specific organisation or be done by location, with the search being narrowed or extended depending on the chosen mileage.
Fire service safety check
As part of their commitment to building a safer Scotland, Fire Scotland offer everyone in Scotland a free home fire safety visit. They can also fit smoke alarms free of charge if your home requires them. It's so easy to arrange.
To get in touch, please use the following details.
Website: Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Phone: 0800 0731 999
Text: ''FIRE'' to 80800
Independent sources of help and advice for those with a disability
Falkirk Council Sensory Services Team can help if you, a friend or family member need help coping with being deaf, blind, deafblind or hard of hearing. We can provide services that can help make everyday living much easier. Action on Hearing Loss are also based at the Sensory Centre. For further information, use the following details.
Phone: 01324 590888
Text: 07341 560709
Website: Forth Valley Sensory Centre
Local information - community alarm and telecare services
The Mobile Emergency Care Service (MECS) provides a prompt response to alarm calls from people using pull-cord systems, dispersed alarms or telecare equipment in their own home. For more information, please visit www.falkirk.gov.uk.
To get a MECS system installed, please contact your local social work office or MECS on 01324 506520.