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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.
Information for residents, businesses and visitors on Falkirk Council, council tax and what's on in the local area.
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.
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.
Forth Valley Top Toes provide a personal foot care service to elderly and disabled people who have no underlying medical conditions but are unable to cut their own toenails and struggle to afford private podiatry.
For more information, please visit the website by clicking here.
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 click here.
To get a MECS system installed, please contact your local social work office or MECS on 01324 506520.
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
The 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 including access to work.
To get in contact, please use the details below.
Address: Forth Valley Sensory Centre, Redbrae Road, Falkirk, FK1 4DD
Phone: 01324 506400
Text: 07736 149585
Alternatively, you can also visit Falkirk Council's website by clicking here.
If you have a child with a disability, Social Services may be able to offer you help at home, access to specialist equipment and short breaks away from home for your child. We will need to asses your needs to find out how we can help.
For more details, please visit Falkirk Council's website by clicking here.
Age Scotland is part of a national charity providing advice, information and support to older people. If you'd like to get in contact, please use the details below.
Website: Age Scotland
Phone: 0800 12 44 222
Falkirk Community Trust runs gym and fitness classes in venues all over the district. The Go Card is a concessionary card which can be used throughout Trust facilities for free or discounted access to a range of our services and activities. For more information visit www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org.
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
Forth Valley Advocacy is an independent organisation for those who experience mental health problems. The service ensures the views of the individual are heard, particularly relating to complaints and treatment under the Mental Health Act and/or Adults with Incapacity legislation.
If you'd like to get in touch, please use the following details.
Phone: 01324 557070
Website: Forth Valley Advocacy
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