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Alzheimer Scotland. Perth & Kinross

Dementia Advisor

 

Fiona  Matthews
POA Hub
Murray Royal Hospital
Muirhall Road
PH2 7BH


Alzheimer Scotland believe that no-one should go through dementia alone. It is Scotland’s leading specialist dementia charity and works to improve the lives of everyone affected by the diagnosis of dementia and the community they live in. Your local point of contact is Fiona Matthews, Perth and Kinross Dementia Advisor, who can offer information and support if you are worried about your memory, living with a diagnosis of dementia or supporting someone living with dementia. For further information, please contact Fiona or there is also a Freephone 24hr Helpline: 0808 808 3000.
Telephone 01738 562358
e-mail address fmatthews@Alzscot.org
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Meeting place n/a Website www.alzscot.org


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cedar - Perthshire

contact

 

cedar  



The CEDAR Project is a therapeutic group work programme for children and young people aged 4 - 16 who have experienced domestic abuse. Mothers also have the opportunity to attend a women's group to support their children
Telephone 01738 635404 (option 5)
e-mail address contactus@perthcedar.co.uk
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Meeting place n/a Website www.cedarnetwork.org.uk


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Dyslexia, Fife

Chairperson

 

Dawn  



This is a branch of Dyslexia Scotland.
Improve local information to those interested in dyslexia with the aim of supporting dyslexic children and adults to reach their potential. Please visit website for further information.
Telephone 0844 800 84 84
e-mail address dyslexiafife@gmail.com
Meeting times



Meeting place Website www.dyslexiascotland.org.uk


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Home Start

Manager

 

Home Start  
Unit B11, Highland House
St Catherine’s Road,
Perth
PH1 5YA


Being a parent is a hard and lonely job, and often it feels like you are the only person in the world who thinks so! Dealing with the stresses of day to day life or picking up the courage to go along to toddler groups etc can sometimes seem too much.
Home-start volunteers provide one to one support for families with at least one child under the age of five right across Perth and Kinross. Volunteers have parenting experience so can relate to what you are going through. Support can include help to manage a child’s behaviour, provide a listening ear while you cope with a difficult situation (perhaps as a result of family breakdown, illness, isolation or bereavement), or provide practical support such as helping you access toddler groups and other services or develop strategies to keep on top of those household chores. Support is led by you and geared towards helping you feel stronger about your role as a parent. If you feel you would benefit from the support of a Home-start volunteer then talk to your health visitor, call Fiona or Tania on 01738 638847 or e-mail info@homestartperth.org.uk.
Telephone 01738 638847
e-mail address manager@homestartperth.org.uk
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Meeting place n/a Website www.homestartperth.org.uk


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Hope Pregnancy Crisis Centre

Contact

 

Contact  
40 St John Street
Perth

PH1 5SP


Hope provides free support and advice to anyone facing a pregnancy crisis or any form of baby loss whether it be miscarriage, still birth, adoption or termination. Hope is confidential and non judgemental. In addition Hope provides baby equipment and clothing to anyone struggling to provide for their new baby. Hope also has a schools team giving lessons on unplanned pregnancy and development of the foetus. Out of office hours the phone diverts to a mobile
Telephone 01738 621174
e-mail address hope-pregnancy@btconnect.com
Meeting times

Monday - Friday
10am - 2pm - office open

Meeting place Office Website


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Kinross Hub - Cafe for Carers

Contact

 

Gail  Boath



The hub cafe is an informal meeting place to chat over a cuppa with other carers, cared for and family members. Contact Gail Booth 01577 867306
Telephone 01577 867306
e-mail address GLBoath@pkc.gov.uk
Meeting times

1st Monday of month
10.00 - 12.00noon

Meeting place St Paul's Episcopal Church Hall Website


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Kinross Recovery & Conversation Cafe

contact

 

Shona  Fowler



Or contact Richard Lister: 07885 971298 or by email:richard.lister@cairscotland.org.uk

This weekly group is for anyone with an interest in improving their wellbeing and needing support on their recovery journey from addiction or substance misuse.
The Café aims to get people speaking about recovery and wellbeing in all its many forms and provides the opportunity to
* share ideas,
* information and resources
+ explore support networks and ways of moving forward
* breakdown isolation
* improve health and wellbeing.
Drop in and have a cuppa and a chat.
Supported and funded by "Broke Not Broken" a local charity tackling the effects of poverty.
Telephone 07896 280843
e-mail address shonafowler@nhs.net
Meeting times

Tuesday
13.00 - 15.00

Meeting place Millbridge Hall Website


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Kinross-shire Time Exchange

 

Time Exchange  



Kinross-shire Time Exchange is a Time Bank: a way for people to share talents, resources and skills in a mutually beneficial way. Time Exchange grew out of the Kinross Compassion Group, a small gathering of local people linked to the Charter for Compassion, a growing world-wide movement.
Telephone 07469758984
e-mail address admin@kinrosstimeexchange.org
Meeting times

Every 2nd & 4th Thursday
12.30 - 1.30

Meeting place St Pauls Episcopal Hall, Muirs Website www.kinrosstimeexchange.org


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Perth Samaritans

Contact

 

Samaritans  
3 King's Place
Perth
PH2 8AA


Contact us by phone or email or visit the office. We are open:
Monday: 16.30-21.30
Wednesday: 08.30- 11.00 and 19.30 - 21.30
Thursday: 16.30 - 19.00
Friday: 10.00 - 16.30
Sunday: 08.00 - 21.30

No pressure, no names, no judgement. We're here for you, anytime.
Telephone 01738 626666 or 08457 909090
e-mail address jo@samaritans.org
Meeting times

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Meeting place 3 King's Place, Perth, PH2 8AA Website


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PKAVS

Contact

 

PKAVS  
The Gateway
North Methven Street
Perth
PH1 5PP


PKAVS is the leading charity enhancing lives and connecting communities throughout Perth & Kinross. Every year, we improve the quality of life of over 5,000 local people, including adults with mental ill health, young and adult unpaid carers and minority communities. Through support and working in partnership, we help individuals to overcome personal barriers and ensure they have every chance to achieve their goals in life. We are a charity with a big heart and a long history of giving, and have been helping individuals and families across Perth & Kinross since 1972. Through our ‘one-stop-shop’ Hubs for Carers, Mental Health & Wellbeing, Minority Communities, Third Sector and Volunteering, we bring support and connections to those who need it most in our local communities, whilst strengthening Perth & Kinross’s voluntary sector.
Telephone 01738 567076
e-mail address admin@pkavs.org.uk
Meeting times

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Meeting place Website www.pkavs.org.uk


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PLUS Perth

contact

 

Claire  Thomson
77 Canal Street
Perth
PH2 8JJ


PLUS is a member-led local charity and social movement which gives hope and opportunity to those affected by disadvantage; in the main to those with experience of mental ill health and substance misuse.
The office is open for mental health signposting and enquiries.

Our vision is for a world of wellbeing where people experiencing mental distress are fairly treated with compassion, understanding and respect and can follow their hopes and dreams wherever they lead.
Telephone 01738 626242
e-mail address Claire@plusperth.co.uk
Meeting times

Mon-Fri
09.30 - 16.000

Meeting place Office Website www.plusperth.co.uk


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Positive Choices

Office Administrator

 

Steve  Morton
24 Whitefriars Street
Perth
PH11PP


To give clients a list of contact details of agencies able to answer specific disability related queries. Long Term Conditions Management Courses and Peer Support Groups. Scottish Charity Number SC031076
Telephone 01738 440099
e-mail address enquiries.positivechoices@gmail.com
Meeting times

Mon - Thurs
9.00am - 3pm

Meeting place 24 Whitefriars Street Website www.positive-choices.org.uk


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PUSH

Community Connecting Coordinator

 

Stephen  Murray
1/1 Methven Mews
55 South Methven Street
Perth
PH1 5NX


We work with people with learning disabilities and are a user led organisation which promotes inclusion in the community. We do this is in a variety of ways while simultaneously working on daily living skills and social skills to build confidence and ability. Some of our main projects are; running a charity shop which is set up as a works skills development program teaching the volunteers the necessary skills to sustaining employment while working through a tiered program. The Let’s Go group which meets on a Monday evening – this group utilises the community to build social skills and work on confidence concerns. The Media Group also meets on a Monday evening and they are responsible for writing and publishing the newsletter. On Wednesday evening we have a Creative group looking at alternate ways to approaching art and being creative. On a Friday morning we have a group that caters to older adults with learning disabilities, G.O.L.D , which explores issues and addresses concerns that are important to them. In addition we have other projects which we run on an infrequent basis and details can be found on our website.
Telephone 01738 621929
e-mail address manager@pushinfo.org
Meeting times

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Meeting place Various Website www.pushinfo.org


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RASAC (Rape & Sexual Abuse Centre)

Contact

 

RASAC  
18 King Street
Perth
PH2 8JA


We offer free, confidential and non-directive support to women aged 12+ and boys aged 12 - 18 who have experience sexual violence at any time in their lives. We are based in Perth but cover Kinross-shire.
Telephone 01738 630965
e-mail address rasacpk@gmail.com
Meeting times

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Meeting place Website www.rasacpk.org.uk


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Young Carers Project

 

 Administrator
The Princess Royal Trust Carers Centre
The Gateway
North Methven Street
PH1 5PP


The Princess Royal Trust Carers Centre, Perth & Kinross
The project aims to assist and support Young Carers.
Telephone 01738 567076
e-mail address youngcarers@pkavs.org.uk
Meeting times

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Meeting place Website www.carers.org/local-service/peth


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