Local care services

There are many places to get care support or advice in Dumfries and Galloway.

Support from us

We can organise a range of care support to help you. This could include:

It's easy for us to arrange things with information from you. The first step is to complete a self assessment form to tell us more about your situation:

Apply for help with social care

Specialist help and advice

We work with local and national partners to offer specific support for a range of people who might need specialist help and advice:

Other sources of help and advice

We aren't the only people who can offer care information or support, you might also want to contact some of the other organisations and agencies who work locally:

Contact details
NHS Choices
Find health services near you and get advice on various medical conditions and treatment.
Dumfries and Galloway Citizens Advice Service
Advice services on subjects such as debt, benefits, housing and money.

Call: 0300 303 4321
Dumfries and Galloway Advocacy Service
Free, confidential and personal support to ensure you're listened to and can make informed decisions.
Call:01387 247237
Barnardo's Hear4U Independent support for children and young people designed to ensure you can have a say in decisions that affect you.hear4u@barnardos.org.uk
Call: 01387 264733
The Living WellDatabase of activities and services that promote health and wellbeing in Dumfries and Galloway.
Call: 0300 303 8558
Age Scotland Services to enable and support older people across Scotland when they need it.info@agescotland.org.uk
Call:0845 833 0200
Care Information Scotland Advice and information about care and care services for people living in Scotland.careinformationscotland@nhs24.scot.nhs.uk
Call:0800 011 3200
Parents Inclusion Network Bringing parents and carers together to share information and advice on disability issues.parentsinclusion@gmail.com
Call: 01387 252683
ENABLE Scotland Offering a wide range of services designed to ensure people who have learning disabilities can live the life they want and actively participate in their community.enabledirect@enable.org.uk
Call: 0300 0200 101
Dumfries and Galloway Mental Health Association Support and care services for people with mental health problems.enquiries@dgmha.org
Call: 01387 268615
Care Inspectorate Regularly inspecting care services in Scotland to make sure that they meet the national standards. enquiries@careinspectorate.com
Call: 0345 600 9527
D&G HandyVan Providing help and support with a range of tasks including home security, small repairs, fitting of grab rails and gutter cleaning.Call: 0800 069 9173
Community Circles Helping friends and family come together to talk and plan with a person to achieve their goals.ali@community-circles.co.uk
Call: 01387 270927
Support in Mind Scotland Social support, employability support and carers support for adults affected by mental illness.info@supportinmindscotland.org.uk 
Call: 01387 249513

It's always worthwhile speaking to speak to your family, friends, GP or health visitor too.

Further information

Call 030 33 33 3001 or visit a Social Work office to find out more about the support we can provide as well as other local care services.

Page last updated: 02/09/2019
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