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Useful Contacts 

 

The list of contacts below is a useful starting point. These organisations can link you to other services and support in your area. Unless otherwise stated the organisations are available within office hours.

Information and support for carers

Princess Royal Trust Lanarkshire Carers Centre
  • North Lanarkshire: 01236 755550
  • South Lanarkshire: 01698 428090
  • Urdu/Punjabi enquiries: 07780 926595
  • Princess Royal Trust for Carers website: www.prtlcc.org.uk
Carers Information Line
  • North Lanarkshire: 0800 028 0287
  • South Lanarkshire: 0800 085 3945

(9.00am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday)

Young Carers
  • North Lanarkshire Young Carers Project: 01698 258801
  • South Lanarkshire Young Carers Service: 01698 455400
Carer Support Team

Co-ordinator for Carers:

  • Hairmyres: 01355 585522
  • Monklands: 01236 712566 pager 201
  • Wishaw General: 01698 366118 pager 661
North Lanarkshire Carers Together
South Lanarkshire Carers Network
  • Tel: 01698 285163
  • Co-ordinator for Young Carers Health: 01698 285163
  • South Lanarkshire Carers Network website: www.slcn.co.uk
Mental Health
  • Tel: 01698 361100 ext 8540

Social Work Offices (North Lanarkshire)

North Lanarkshire Council website: www.northlan.gov.uk

Airdrie Social Work Locality
Coats House, Gartlea Road, Airdrie ML6 9JA
Telephone: 01236 757000
Fax: 01236 757001
Email: AirdRecServices@northlan.gov.uk
Bellshill Social Work Locality

303 Main Street, Bellshill ML4 1AW
Telephone: 01698 346666
Fax: 01698 748686
Email: BellRecServices@northlan.gov.uk

Coatbridge Social Work Locality

122 Bank Street, Coatbridge ML5 1ET
Telephone: 01236 622100
Fax: 01236 622137
Email: CoatRecServices@northlan.gov.uk

Cumbernauld Social Work Locality

Bron Chambers, Bron Way, North Carbrain Road, Cumbernauld G67 1DZ
Telephone: 01236 638700
Fax: 01698 403080
Email: CumbRecServices@northlan.gov.uk

Motherwell Social Work Locality

Scott House, 73/77 Merry Street, Motherwell ML1 1JE
Telephone: 01698 332100
Fax: 01698 332165
Email: MothRecServices@northlan.gov.uk

Shotts Sub Office

169 Station Road, Shotts ML7 4BQ
Telephone: 01501 824700
Fax: 01501 824711
Email: ShottsRecServices@northlan.gov.uk

Wishaw Social Work Locality

King’s Building, King Street, Wishaw ML2 8BS
Telephone: 01698 348200
Fax: 01698 348269
Email: WishRecServices@northlan.gov.uk

Social Work Headquarters

73/77 Merry Street, Motherwell ML1 1JE
Telephone: 01698 332000
Fax: 01698 348230

Carers Liaison and Support Project (CLASP)

Wishaw and Shotts: 01698 354009

North Lanarkshire Council Social Work Emergency Service: 0800 121 4114

Social Work Offices (South Lanarkshire)

South Lanarkshire Council

South Lanarkshire Council website www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk

For all local offices, telephone: 0303 123 1008

Council Offices
South Vennel
Lanark ML11 9JT
Email: swloclydesdale@southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Civic Centre
Andrew Street
East Kilbride G74 1AB
Email: swloeastkilbride@southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Brandon Gate
1 Leechlee Road
Hamilton ML3 0XB
Email: swlohamilton@southlanarkshire.gov.uk
Royal Burgh House

380 King Street
Rutherglen G73 1DQ
Email: swlorutherglen@southlanarkshire.gov.uk

South Lanarkshire Council Social Work Emergency Service .......... 0303 123 1008

Other Useful contacts

Financial information

(Age 60+)
Motherwell Pension Centre
Tel: 0845 6060265

(Age under 60)
Contact local Job Centre

In North Lanarkshire, financial information is available from Your Money Helpline: 01698 403170
In South Lanarkshire, financial information is available from The Money Matters Advice Service: 0800 123 1008 “Tell them you are a Carer”

Local and national contacts

Below are the contact numbers of some more Helplines. Again this list does not include all the Helplines available but provides you with a starting point.

NHS Lanarkshire General Enquiry Line

Tel: 0300 3030 243

NHS Lanarkshire website www.nhslanarkshire.org.uk

Chest Heart and Stroke Advice Line

Tel: 0845 0776000

Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland website: www.chss.org.uk
Provides information and advice for people affected by heart disease and stroke.

Alzheimers Scotland - Action on Dementia Helpline

Tel: 0808 808 3000
Email: helpline@alzscot.org

Alzheimer Scotland website: www.alzscot.org
Provides information and advice for people affected by dementia

Alzheimers (Lanarkshire)

Tel: 01698 275300

Samaritans Lanarkshire

Tel: 01698 429411

Samaritans website: www.samaritans.org.uk

Mental Health Services - Lanarkshire Links
Tel: 01698 265232
Lanarkshire Alcohol and Drug Partnership (Lanarkshire ADP)
Tel: 01236 707583
Lanarkshire Ethnic Minority Action Group (LEMAG)
Tel: 01698 452154/5
www.lemag.org.uk

NHS 24 - Out of Hours
Tel: 111
Hairmyres Hospital
Tel: 01355 585000
Monklands Hospital
Tel: 01236 748748
Wishaw General Hospital
Tel: 01698 361100

Meridian Drug and Alcohol Service
Tel: 01236 423900