Useful Links

BELLSBANK WOMEN’S PROJECT

Offers a range of classes and issue based courses including: parenting skills, health and well-being. we are approx. 100 members and offer creche facilties for anyone who needs them.

http://www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk
http://www.volunteerscotland.org.uk/Organisation/Detail/114073/0/Bellsbank-Womens-Project

NORTH AYRSHIRE WOMEN’S AID

www.nawomensaid.org.uk

87-89 New Street, Stevenston
Tel: 01294 602424 E-mail: admin@nawomensaid.co.uk

EAST AYRSHIRE WOMEN’S AID

http://eastayrshirewomensaid.org.uk/

10 Croft Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1JB
Tel: 01563 536001 Fax: 01563 574917
Tel: 01294 602424 E-mail: info@eastayrshirewomensaid.org.uk

30a Ayr Road (by appointment), Cumnock, KA18 1DW
Tel: 01290 423434

SOUTH AYRSHIRE WOMEN’S AID

6 Miller Road, Ayr, KA7 2AY
Tel: 01292 266482

YIPWORLD.COM

Yipworld.com is an internet model of youth provision incorporating a range of formal and informal activities for young people living in the Coalfields Community of East Ayrshire South Authority. We have a state of the art Cybersuite with twelve computers linked to the internet. We also provide Digital TV, games consoles and the opportunity to relax in our recreation rooms equipped with pool tables, juke box and also the cafe area for MacRae’s, our very own cafe.

19 Barrhill Road, Cumnock, KA18 1PG
Tel: 01290 422364 Email: info@yipworld.org

www.yipworld.com

CHAP

CHAP gives individuals in North Ayrshire an opportunity to have their views heard and respected. To assist them to have some influence on their lives. To provide information and independant advice on housing advocacy and relateds issues.

www.chap.org.uk

VICTIM SUPPORT EAST AYRSHIRE

Victim Support East Ayrshire provides practical and emotional support for victims of crime. Help with insurance and compensation claims. Personal safety and crime prevention advice and support if your case goes to court. Information about other agencies. Help with Criminal Justice procedures.

www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk

TERRENCE HIGGINS TRUST SCOTLAND

Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) Scotland is the largest HIV charity in Europe and provides services across Scotland including Ayrshire and Arran. They are the HIV and sexual health charity for life. In Ayrshire THT Scotland provide services a gay and bisexual men and support to the wider LGBT community and people who are HIV positive.

Services include:
1-2-1 support, outreach, group work for LGBT people, advocacy and support for people living with HIV, training on HIV, homophobia, diversity and sexual health.

www.tht.org.uk

THT Group in Ayrshire

NESA (North, East, South Ayrshire) support group for LGBT people is managed by THT and this meets on the third Wednesday of each month.

The Get Rubbered scheme in Ayrshire

A condoms and lube postal scheme for gay and bisexual men delivered free of charge to your door on a monthly or bi monthly basis. www.getrubbered.com

For more details of these and other services offered by THT Scotland contact:

THT Scotland, Breckenridge House, 274 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 3EHTel 0141 332 3838 Email david.bingham@tht.org.uk

www.tht.org.uk

YOUR TEENAGER

Helping you to understand your teenager, YourTeenager contains over 70 articles written by experts who continually update and add new content.

www.yourteenager.co.uk

LETTERBOX GIRVAN

Letterbox is a young persons clinic and information point held at  Z1, 89 Dalrymple Street, Girvan, KA26 9BT every Thursday night. The service is open to young people between the ages of 12 – 20 years.

Opening Times: 7pm – 8:30pm
89 Dalrymple Street, Girvan, KA26 9BT
Tel 01465 716600 Email lindsey.hodge@south-ayrshire.gov.uk

JO’S CERVICAL CANCER TRUST

Run support groups for those affected by cervical cancer throughout the UK including Ayrshire and Glasgow. Further information is available:

www.jostrust.org.uk
Tel 0808 802 8000

 

Counselling Directory

Counselling Directory is a confidential service that encourages those in distress to seek help. The directory contains information on many different types of distress as well as articles, news and events.

www.counselling-directory.org.uk