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Lanarkshire Carers Centre would like to wish you a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year for 2020!

We will be closed during the festive period
from close of business Tuesday 24 December and will
open again on Friday 03 January 2020.

If you require urgent assistance during this period, please contact:
Social Work Emergency Services
North Lanarkshire: 0800 121 4114
South Lanarkshire: 0303 123 1008

Feeling snowed under? - A Guide to Surviving Christmas

North and South Lanarkshire Councils, in partnership with NHS Lanarkshire have launched special festive guides; "Feeling snowed under? - A guide to Surviving Christmas".

The booklets contain some handy hints and tips for surviving the festive holiday season, as well as useful information and telephone numbers in case you need support.

You will also find key contact details for emergency services during the winter, financial and benefits help lines; stress control advice, domestic abuse support and alcoholics anonymous.

Practical tips on staying safe at home and on nights out are also included.

To access the Surviving Christmas guides for both North and South Lanarkshire, please click here.

To find out further information on winter services and festive holiday arrangements for council services please click the links below:

Important & Useful Numbers

We would also like to remind you of some important numbers we have previously shared, if you are feeling overwhelmed or you are struggling and need someone to talk to, please call:

Samaritans - 116 123
Breathing Space - 0800 83 85 87
Chris's House - 01236 766755
The CALMzone - 0800 58 58 58
Switchboard LGBT+ Helpline - 0300 330 0630
Scottish Women's Aid - 0800 027 1234
Rape Crisis Scotland - 08088 01 03 02
Lanarkshire Rape Crisis - 01698 527003
Abused Men in Scotland Helpline - 0808 800 0024
Shakti Women's Aid - 0131 475 2399
ManKind Initiative - 01823 334244
Childline - 0800 1111
The Silver Line - 0800 4 70 80 90
NHS 24 - 111

Please remember: If you require support with your caring role you can get in touch with Lanarkshire Carers Centre:

Hamilton Centre
60 Castle Street, Hamilton, ML3 6BU 

01698 428090

Airdrie Centre
92 Hallcraig Street, Airdrie, ML6 6AW

01236 755550

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