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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.
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.
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
You may be entitled to carer's allowance if you currently care for a person who receives attendance allowance (various rates) or disabled living allowance. This person does not need to live with/be related to you. This weekly allowance is a taxable benefit.
For more information, please visit Falkirk Council's website by clicking here.
The Carers Centre provides information and support to carers of all ages living in Falkirk district and Clackmannanshire.
Address: the Carers Centre, 1a Bank Street, Falkirk FK1 1NB
Phone: 01324 611510
Website: Carers Centre
For further information on support from carers, please click here.
The Head Injury Information Directory is a list of support available in Scotland for anyone affected by a brain injury. If you'd like to visit their website, please click here.
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