Information and services
If you would like to connect more with other people or be more active in your community, volunteering is a great way to meet new people and have fun at the same time.
By giving time to volunteering in the community, you are not only helping others and making a difference, but you are also helping yourself by developing skills, confidence, employability, health and friendships. It can also help you gain experience, without the same pressures of a paid working environment.
There are a wide and diverse range of volunteering opportunities available in the North Lanarkshire area. There is a local volunteering opportunity out there that will match your interests and availability. If you have the time to spare and would like to find out more about volunteering, please see the attached document or contact 'Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire' using the details below.
Organisation: Voluntary Action North Lanarkshire
Phone (Central Office): 01236 748011
Featured Local Information
Contacting adult social care services in North Lanarkshire
The following website has a form for contacting North Lanarkshire Council about adult social care services.
Energy Grants & Housing Support Services
A video about the new Tech Flat, which has a range of assistive technology available.
Virtual & telephone support service, along with cancer packs service, available for people affected by cancer in Lanarkshire.
"We’re still here for you"
Alzheimer Scotland is Scotland’s national dementia charity. Their aim is to make sure nobody faces dementia alone. They provide information and support to people who are worried about their memory and for everyone living with dementia and their families.
Your guide to parks, green spaces and nature.
A Local Information System for Scotland enabling people to find and share information on resources, services, groups and support in their local communities and online.
For more information visit: https://www.aliss.org/
NHS Lanarkshire - "Practical Tips to help my memory" booklet
If you have a problem with your memory it can have an impact on your ability to do everyday tasks. If you follow helpful habits and routines this may minimise the impact of your memory impairment. This booklet is designed by Occupational Therapists to illustrate some practical strategies that you might find helpful.
What do you want for tea? booklet
Quick and easy recipes to support you to eat well at home.
Food Train in Lanarkshire
Food Train makes hundreds of grocery deliveries every week, ensuring those most in need have access to fresh groceries.
A team of local volunteers help with household jobs, deliver books through their library service.
They also provide friendly social contact and meals through their Meal Makers and befriending services.
Aura in North Lanarkshire
Aura is a new service, supporting people affected by domestic abuse across North Lanarkshire.
This section provides a range of local services and well-being information for you to find advice or seek further assistance to support your health.
Take our quiz to see if you are a carer