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
Organisations that help the visually impaired
Forth Valley Sensory Centre is a local independent charity for people with Sensory Loss. The centre has a computer suite equipped with software specifically for visually impaired people and classes are available. There is also a resource area where people with visual impairment can access information on line, with help from our team if you need it.
Organisations based at the Centre, who provide support for people with visual impairment, include:
- Falkirk Council Sensory Team
- Scottish War Blinded
- NHS Forth Valley Low Vision Service
Information regarding all services available at Forth Valley Sensory Centre can be found using the following details.
Phone: 01324 590888
Organisations who provide computer or IT support for those with a visual impairment
Forth Valley Sensory Centre is a local independent charity for people with Sensory Loss. The centre has a computer suite equipped with software specifically for visually impaired people and classes are available. Sight Scotland Veterans (previously Scottish War Blinded), based at the Centre, provide free IT equipment, training and advice for their members following assessment.
For more information, please use the following details.
Phone: 01324 590888