Carers of West Lothian

Carers of West Lothian is a well-established local charity offering information, advice and support to all unpaid carers and disabled people in West Lothian.

Carers of West Lothian 0ffer a range of services developed to meet the needs and improve the lives of the people they support through their information, advice and support service.  They support unpaid carers aged 8 upwards providing care and support to family members, friends or neighbours who could not manage without their help.  Their Disability Service provides support to disabled people with a learning and/or physical disability living in West Lothian. The service aims to promote independence and social inclusion.

Support staff can provide emotional and practical support and advice as well as a listening ear and signposting to other services.
Support CoWL provide may include

  • Emotional support such as a listening ear
  • Wellbeing and self-care – complementary therapies like massage, reflexology
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Support for carers
  • Social opportunities – groups, events, and outings
  • Peer support groups inc. school groups
  • Training and workshops
  • Advice clinics – welfare rights, Power of Attorney/legal advice
  • Information and adviceSignposting and referrals to relevant services and agencies
  • Opportunities to have a say on local services and information on your rights
  • Planning for emergencies
  • Breaks from caring – Short Breaks and Respitality
  • Community passes for local attractions – 5 Sisters Zoo and Almond Valley
  • Bereavement support


Sycamore House
Quarrywood Court
West Lothian
EH54 6AX
United Kingdom

Phone: 01506 448 000

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