Useful Weblinks

Alzheimer Scotland Service Directories for people with dementia and their carers

Befriending organisations in Scotland -from the Befriending Network Scotland

Better Caring -The link helps to find a care home that suits your needs

British Red Cross A list of office locations

Dementia Helpline Confidential information and support for people with dementia and their families and carers

Directory Enquiries BT’s directory enquiries on the web

The Care Commission The Care Commission’s Homepage

Chartered Society of Physiotherapists Locate a Physiotherapist through this weblink

Citizens Advice Scotland -Locate your local Citizens Advice Bureau

Community Transport – Information about all aspects of Community Transport

Contact The Elderly – Locations of Contact the Elderly volunteer groups

DIAL UK – A List of local centres in the UK

Direct Payments Scotland – Information about direct payments for community care services

EAGA – Details of the Central Heating scheme and other energy efficiency initiatives

Energywatch – The energy watchdog’s homepage

NHS on the Web –  A directory of NHS Services (GPS, hospitals etc) throughout Scotland

Help The Aged in Scotland – A directory of Help The Aged services for older people in Scotland

Housing Care – Help in choosing care & housing options for older people

Legal Services Agency – Locations of Legal Services Agency centres

Mediation UK – This website gives a list of local mediation services

Health groups In Scotland – A directory of local health & health education groups

NHS Health Information – Information from the NHS

RNID Centres – A directory of local RNID centres in Scotland

Samaritans – Details of your local samaritans group in scotland

Scottish Association of Law Centres – Information on Law Centres in Scotland

Scottish Executive Map of Advocacy Services across Scotland

Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance – For further information on advocacy in Scotland

Scottish Parliament – Find your local MSP

Feet For Life – Find your local Podiatrist & Chiropodist

SSAFA Forces Help – Locate your local branch of the servicemen’s and ex-servicemen’s charity

The Pension Service – information on how to contact your local office

The Royal Princes Trust for Carers – Carers Centres in Scotland

MP Directory – Find your local MP with this pariamentary directory

Traveline Scotland – Travel Information in Scotland by Local Authority

UK Passport Office – Contact information for the Passport Office

The Veterans Agency  Contact Details for the Veterans Agency

Victims Support – A directory of Victims Support Centres