To provide an information and advice service for people with disabilities, their families and carers and other individuals and groups in West Lothian, that will enhance their knowledge and increase their choices on disability issues.
The information service provides information on:-
- Community Care
- Equality Act
- Aids and Adaptations to Daily Living
- Employment / Training
- Transport and Mobility Issues
- Research on Charitable Trusts
- Local Community Facilities
- Voluntary Organisations
- West Lothian Council Services
- Health Services
- Government Services
- Leisure and Recreation
- Places of Interest to Visit
- Welfare Benefits.
As of 20th January 2016 Capability Scotland Advice and Support Service West Lothian and West Lothian Advice Shop will be offering benefit advice sessions for disabled people. These sessions will take place every fortnight on the first and third Wednesday of the month and are by appointment only. They can help with completing Employment and Support Allowance forms and Personal Independence Payment Forms as well as carrying out a benefits check and discussing appeal options. To make an appointment call 01506 674 955 or Freephone 0800 820 3820, or email: AdviceWestLothian@capability-scotland.org.uk
Monday – Thursday, 9.30am – 4.00pm
Friday, 9.30am – 12.30pm.
Phone: 01506 674 955
Helpline number: 0800 820 3820