Inverclyde carers' centre

INVERCLYDE CARERS’ CENTRE   

Inverclyde Carers Centre, 68-70 Cathcart Street, Greenock, PA15 1DD    01475 735180

Provides a range of support to parents and other carers including help with benefits applications, carer training, support groups and help to find funding.  The ICC has also negotiated discounts with many local businesses that can be acquired with an ICC Carer’s Passport.  You do not need to be in receipt of carer’s allowance to register with the ICC.

 

YOUR VOICE   

Your Voice, Inverclyde Community Care Forum, 12 Clyde Square, Greenock  01475 728628

Your Voice – Inverclyde Community Care Forum (ICCF) brings together all local voluntary and community groups to build a collective voice in relation to community care and enable the voice of service users and carers to be heard in the planning and provision of community care services in Inverclyde

 

COMMUNITY CONNECTORS              

Community Connectors, 12 Clyde Square, Greenock   01475 728626                                                                           

Community Connectors provide conversation and encouragement that someone needs to get back on track and take part in activities and interests.

 

HSCP MONEY ADVICE SERVICE                                                                                     

1A Hamilton Gate, Oak Mall Shopping Centre, Greenock, PA15 1JW      01475 715965

Provides free, confidential advice and assistance on a wide range of welfare benefits including DLA, incapacity benefit, income support, universal credit, carer’s benefit and housing/council tax benefit.  This service can also offer representation at appeals and tribunals.

 

SOCIAL SECURITY SCOTLAND                                                                                           

0800 182 2222

SSS administer and deliver a range of new benefits from the Scottish Government, many of which are intended for families

with young children. 

www.socialsecurity.gov.scot

 

FINANCIAL FITNESS                                                                                                               

29 West Stewart Street, Greenock, PA15 1SH     01475 729239

Financial Fitness is a local community organisation that provides free, impartial advice about debt management, benefits and income maximisation.

finfitteam@yahoo.co.uk

financial-fitness.uk