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DUE TO A SHORTAGE OF VACCINE THE FLU VACCINATION CLINIC FOR PATIENTS AGED 18 AND OVER WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON SATURDAY 10 NOVEMBER.  If you are due a flu vaccine you will receive an invitation by text message or letter.


We will be keeping you up to date with developments as our New Health Centre is built.  For this month's information please look at the News letter.

Health Centre Newsletter Issue 1

Money, Welfare Advice, Housing

Clydebank Social Work team can be contacted for information on many matters  including advice about home care, residential and nursing homes, self directed support, respite and short breaks, community alarm and telecare, children at risk, adoption and fostering, applying for a Blue Badge, Adapting your home and generally assessing your needs. The website is at For the Old Kilpatrick Dalmuir and Clydebank areas call the Adult & Older People Integrated team on 01389 811 760, Mental Health Duty Social work on 0141941 4400 or the community hospital discharge team on 01389 828220. You can report a child at risk by calling 0141 562 8800. Another useful contact is Learning Disability Services 118-120 Dumbarton Road, Clydebank G81 1UG Tel: 0141 562 2333 or 0141 562 2334. In case of an emergency outwith office hours Glasgow and Partners Emergency Social Work Service Tel: 0300 343 1505

West Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) Clydebank  Social Economy Centre,63 Kilbowie Road,Clydebank G81 1BL Help with:Benefits, Debt and Money advice, Consumer issues,Work-related problems , Housing problems,Relationships Tel: 0141 435 7590 

CAB Energy Advice - save money, disconnection, fuel debt, grants for boilers, know your rights. Email Linsey Close  energy advice officer Clydebank:

Clydebank Independent Resource Centre: Money advice, Debts, Benefits Checks, Welfare Issues: 627 Dumbarton Road, Dalmuir, Clydebank, G81 4ET Tel: 0141 951 4040

Centre 81 Welfare Advice  Drop-In at Centre81 on the last Thursday of the month ( Thurs 25th  October, Thurs 29th November 2018)at  Centre81, 2-16 Braes Ave, Whitecrook, Clydebank G81 1DP 0141 553 7070.

Clydebank Jobcentre Plus 627 Dumbarton Road, Clydebank. G81 4ET  Tel: 0141 951 4040 to find out about the benefits and support you’re entitled to including; Tax Credits, Universal Credit, Income Support, Jobseekers Allowance, ESA and Pension Credit.

Food Distribution Centre: West Dunbartonshire Community Foodshare Providing food parcels for those in need - Fridays 1pm - 2.30pm At The Hub Community Centre Clydebank Tel:01389 764135

Scotcash: In partnership with Glasgow Council.“Approachable finance”: affordable  and manageable loans, help with getting a bank account , and  other services i.e. affordable payment for home goods Tel: 0141 276 0525  Some criteria apply. Email:

Money Advice Scotland Helpline 0800 731 4722 A helpline that provides access to free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm

National Debtline Tel: 0808 808 4000 A national helpline that provides free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 8pm and Saturday 9.30-1pm. If you are self employed or own a small business that is in need of debt advice, contact: Business Debtline Tel: 0800 197 6026

Dalmuir Credit Union Credit unions offer an alternative to borrowing from, or saving with national banks. Credit unions are owned and democratically controlled by it's members and offer a range of financial services including loans and savings accounts. Many Credit unions are willing to offer loans to members even when they have been turned down by banks. Tel:0141 952 3776  website:

Glasgow Care Foundation Can support families or individuals with basic household goods Tel:0141 445 2736 

Crisis Grant or Community Care Grant Scottish Welfare Fund one off help - conditions apply

Crisis Grant For people on benefits  or low income . Grants may be available in exceptional situations facing a crisis such as  disaster or emergency, fire, flood, theft, or being unable to afford transport to visit a sick child  in hospital- these are examples Community Care Grant can help people leaving care to live on their own, to stay in their own home, and families facing exceptional pressure in need of essential household items.  to apply see website 

Housing Issues

Clydebank Housing Association 77-83 Kilbowie Road, Clydebank G81 1BL Tel: 0141 941 1044 Apply for housing online at

Positive Action on Housing: An anti-racist , homelessness and human rights charity dedicated to supporting refugees and migrants to rebuild their lives. Support, welfare advice, crisis loans, emergency accommodation, employment support Tel:0141 353 2220 or email:   website

Scottish Refugee Council Telephone Advice Service 0141 223 7979 Advice and support for refugees and people seeking asylum in the UK

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