Lanarkshire Carers

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Lanarkshire Carers
Ground Floor Left, Princes Gate
60 Castle Street

Public phone: 01698 428090 / 01236 755550


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Lanarkshire Carers is a resource for carers across Lanarkshire to access information, advice and a range of direct support services to support them in their caring roles. We work with and for carers to develop and deliver services that make a positive difference in their lives. Lanarkshire Carers is commissioned by Health and Social Care North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire Health and Social Care Partnership to provide Adult Carer Support Services. Early Intervention and prevention is key to ensuring carers continue to manage and do not reach crisis point. Lanarkshire Carers empowers carers to sustain their caring role through a self-management approach, by working in partnership with a range of organisations and services that can support them. The support and services that we provide include: Adult Carer Support Plans. Preventative support and future planning using Emergency Planning and Anticipatory Plans. Emotional and Practical Support on a one-to-one basis with the carer using our nationally recognised Personal Outcomes Toolkit. Support to access a Short Break, enabling carers to have a life outside or alongside their caring role and maintain their health and wellbeing so they can continue to provide care. Helping carers to feel confident in their caring role and look after their own Health and Wellbeing through our Carer Training Programme. Our On-Demand Wellbeing Library to give carers a short break away from their caring role and help them cope better with life as a carer. Dedicated support for carers from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities including multi-lingual support. Tailored support for Young Adult Carers (aged 18-25). Support when engaging with social work and partner organisations. Carer Legal Clinics where carers can obtain advice on topics such as Guardianship and Power of Attorney with a solicitor. An opportunity for carers to have their voices heard to promote direct involvement and influence improvement in the planning and delivery of health and social care services. A virtual drop in service for carers wishing to access carer support via a video call via the NHS Lanarkshire Near Me platform. Our Lanarkshire Carers Call helps carers to feel less isolated and a contact for further support when required. This service is available in a range of languages including English, Urdu, Arabic and Polish. For more information on the services provided by Lanarkshire Carers, please visit our website:

Target group: Unpaid Carers.

Area served: Unpaid Carers living in North and South Lanarkshire.

How to contact: We can be contacted by phone on 01698 428090 / 01236 755550 . Email: . Website: . Also on Social Media: Facebook: Lanarkshire Carers / Twitter: @Lan_Carers / Instagram: @lanarkshirecarerscentre. To stay up to date with the services offered to carers in Lanarkshire, please sign up to their electronic mailing list -


Monday: 9am - 4.30pm

Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm

Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm

Friday: 9am - 4.30pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Level entrance. Disabled Parking available on request.

Other information

Languages other than English: Provision of information, advice, and support in multilingual formats (the current BAME staff team offers support in 5 languages). On-demand language access in more than 240 languages through spoken interpretation via Language Line and written translation.

Charity number: SCO29160

Year established: 1995

Staffing: 35 staff, 14 volunteers.

Public transport: Town centre location.

Record last checked: 17 November 2023


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