Featured Local Information
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.
Falkirk Council Website
Information for residents, businesses and visitors of Falkirk Council, council tax and what's on in the local area.
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.
Mental Health - useful contacts
This pdf contains a list of organisations you can contact for help or support in addition to any help you are getting from health professionals. If you are experiencing mental health issues, we recommend you seek medical advice.
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.
Scotland's Service Directory
SSD is a website that contains details of health and wellbeing services in Scotland. Includes GP practices, dental services and support groups and is being developed to include local services Health and Social Care Partnerships.
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 and services
Groups that can help with maintaining a healthy weight
If your main interest is weight loss, Scottish Slimmers, Slimming World and Weight Watchers all have classes in Falkirk and the surrounding area. For more information, please visit the following websites.
Groups that support and advise carers
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
For further information on support from carers, please visit www.falkirk.gov.uk/services/social-care/carers/
Groups that support people with mental health issues
FDAMH is an organisation based in Falkirk for people and families experiencing the impact of mental illness. If you would like to get in contact with them, then please use the following details.
Phone: 01324 671600
There are also a number of national support services available:
Phone: 116 123
Phone: 0800 138 1619
Phone: 0800 838 587
Phone: 0845 328 9655 or 0800 328 9655