Silver line scotland 0800 470 8090 24 hour helpline for older people and their families: signposting, information, befriending, local contacts, access to Age Scotland services locally and nationally.
Royal Voluntary Service 01343 542862
Volunteer-led support to help older people remain independent, including transport, help at home, befriending, meals on wheels, preparing for hospital (before, during and after) and more.
Independent support for all unpaid carers, young and old throughout Moray. Carers can drop by the office at 44 High Street, Elgin Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm or ring to arrange an appointment with a Family Wellbeing Worker.
Avenue 17 Institution Road, Elgin,IV30 1QT, 01343 540801
Mediation and counselling for families. Some services charged for. Children and young people’s counselling free of charge. There are private/commercial counselling services available which people may choose to access. Details can be found via an online search, or the telephone directory, as well as recommendations from friends or others.
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Also accessible at: Skills Development Scotland Careers Centre, 232 High Street Elgin, IV30 1BA, 0800 917 8000. Online resource to help prepare for, and find, work and training. All age, 16-retirement
Fitness and Exercise
Moray Leisure Centre
Moray leasure centre offers a number of classes to help you get fit and keep fit.
Moray Mental Health
firstname.lastname@example.org (personal email address for Peter, convenor of the group)
01343 547724 (private number – Janice Gordon, Membership Secretary)
Weekly drop-in meetings at Moray Resource Centre, Maisondieu Road, Elgin, 10.30-12.30.
Community support group run by and for individuals with experience of mental health problems, including carers.
Living Life 0800 328 9655 Mon-Fri 1pm-9pmFree phone service for anyone aged 16 and over experiencing low mood, mild/moderate depression and/or anxiety. Offering telephone support with either a Guided Self Help Coach or fully trained CBT professional
Breathing Space 0800 828587
Someone to talk to if you’re feeling down or depressed. Experienced advisors will listen and provide confidential information and advice.
MOODJUCE – This site is designed to help you think about emotional problems and work towards solving them. Emotional problems are often the mind and body’s way of saying that something needs to be changed in our life