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, 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, 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.
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.