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Dundee - Other Support

 

Use the contacts below for help or to find out more information.

 

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)01382 307494

Dundee Citizens Advice Bureau are involved in many projects across Dundee and Scotland. Their projects are designed to help us assist you with any problems you have ranging from debt management to assistance with court actions and leaving the armed services.

 

Welfare Rights Service – 01382 431205

The Welfare Rights Team can help Dundee residents sort out a wide range of benefit and tax credit problems.

 

Penumbra Nova Project Dundee – 01382 223 487

Penumbra’s Nova Project is a peer support scheme which encourages people with mental health problems to get involved in their community and offers flexible support to enable them to do so. Staff work with people in the city and surrounding area, helping them to access mainstream activities.

www.penumbra.org.uk

 

DAMH (Dundee Association for Mental Health) – 01382 227288

Dundee Association for Mental Health tries where possible to provide facilities within the community for people suffering from or recovering from the effects of mental ill health and their friends and relatives. The Association believes that an emphasis should be placed on the concept of recovery.

www.damh.org.uk

 

Dundee City Alcohol and Drugs Partnership

The ADP is responsible for the implementation of national policies in relation to substance misuse at a local level and for measuring NHS HEAT Targets for access to substance misuse treatment and care services.

www.dundeepartnership.com/content/alcohol

 

Addaction Dundee – 01382 206888

An initial point of contact for anyone experiencing difficulties with their own or someone else's substance (drug and/or alcohol) use.

www.addaction.org.uk

 

Tayside Council on Alcohol (TCA) – 01382 456012

TCA can offer support, information, advice and counselling services for those concerned about their own or another person's use of alcohol.

www.alcoholtayside.com

 

Tayside Substance Misuse Service (TSMS) – 01241 435820

An NHS Tayside facility which provides assessment and treatment for individuals experiencing alcohol and drug dependency.

 

The WEB Project: Key To Change – 01382 458128

Young people (age 12-17) can get in touch re: any issues relating to drugs, alcohol & sexual health to seek support.

 

Dundee Women’s Aid – 01382 207099

Dundee Women’s Aid offers a free, confidential, and non-judgemental service to women, young people and children who have experienced domestic abuse.

www.dundeewomensaid.co.uk

 

WRASAC (Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre) – 01382 205556

We provide free and confidential support services to women and girls aged 13 years and over who have been raped, sexually abused or sexually exploited at any time in their life.

Email: info@wrasacdundee.org

www.wrasac.org.uk

 

Barnardos – 01382 596866

Barnardos works towards the prevention of domestic abuse and enable families to live without fear of domestic abuse. We can help by providing 1:1 support to help victims deal with past and ongoing experiences, facilitate group work and undertake work with children and young people.

 

Spiritual Care

If you find yourself in hospital or are visiting someone in hospital and would value someone to talk to, please ask a member of staff to contact a Chaplain. This service is available 24 hours a day, every day.

 

Money Crisis App

Are you having worries about finance?  There is help available for you.

You can download the Money Crisis App and it can direct you to the possible options that may be right for you.

The app can also be used by professionals who are looking for ways to help someone in financial difficulties. Available for Android or Apple devices.