Angus Independent Advocacy
Angus Independent Advocacy is an independent organisation working alongside vulnerable people to help them have their voice heard and safeguard their rights. We work with people who are at risk of being unable to safeguard their rights, who may have:
- Mental Ill Health
- a Learning Disability
60 High Street
Tel: 01241 434413
Angus Young Carers Project
Information and support for young carers
Angus Carers Centre 8 Grant Road, Arbroath, Angus, DD11 1AP
Tel: 01241 439157
Training programmes to help young people aged 16+ take steps towards employment
77/79 Friars Vennel
2 Back Rampart
Tel: Dumfries 01387 256310 or Stranraer 01776 700973
Argyll and Bute Addiction Team
The Argyll and Bute Addiction Team (ABAT) is an integrated team comprising staff from NHS Highland and Argyll and Bute Council. Staff include Social Workers, Nurses and a Psychiatrist all of whom are specialists in Addiction work. ABAT provides services across Argyll and Bute from bases in Dunoon, Rothesay, Helensburgh, Oban (outreach to Mull and Tiree), Lochgilphead and Campbeltown (outreach to Islay). Services include Assessment, Recovery Planning, Harm Reduction, Sexual Health Information, Blood Borne Virus Information and Testing, Opioid Replacement Therapy and Naloxone Training and Supply. Referral is via another professional e.g. GP, Social Worker etc. Members of the public and fellow professionals are most welcome to contact us for information and advice.
Argyll and Bute Hospital,
Tel: 01546 605602
Argyll and Bute Homeless Service
Argyll and Bute Homeless Service can help with emergency accommodation, permanent housing, advice on the legal rights of spouses and co-habitees, and referral to support agencies.
If you have nowhere to live, or if you are worried about losing your home, or if you would like to discuss your housing options, please contact our homeless service who may be able to help you stay in your own home or can assist you to find other accommodation.