Name of organisation

East Renfrewshire Carers’ Centre

Address

Barrhead Resource Centre,
8 Carlibar Road,
Barrhead,
G78 1AA

Telephone

0141 638 4888

Overview of services

Our core services include,

  • emotional support
  • information and advice services
  • Income maximisation
  • Health & wellbeing services
  • Training (on issues related to being a carer)
  • Support Groups
  • Social activities
  • Access to grants
  • Any help required to help carers communicate with professionals such as doctors, Social Workers etc.

Having caring responsibilities can affect people’s ability to find and sustain work, education or training. We can offer advice about your rights as a carer and advise on what support is available.

Who can we help

Our services are for carers and young carers living in East Renfrewshire. Not to be confused with care workers, carers look after someone and support a family member or friend who has an illness, medical condition, disability, mental ill health or addiction problem.

We provide a service for young carers from aged 8 plus and adult carers

Referral process

Referrals can be made through our website or by contacting the office.