Need Help Now?

OPAL is not an emergency service. If you need help right now, here are some useful phone numbers for you: Breathing Space: The Samaritans: NHS 24: East Dunbartonshrie Council: Alzheimer Scotland 24 Hour Dementia Helpline: Out-of-Hours Social Work: Childline Scotland Rape Crisis Scotland: East Dunbartonshire Women’s Aid SP Energy Networks (power cut): Scottish Water (water… Continue reading Need Help Now?

Covid-19 Update:19th July

From Monday 19th July all of Scotland has moved to Protection Level 0 – but there are still restrictions in place, and the danger from the coronavirus disease has not ended. In Protection Level 0 you can meet friends and family in social groups of up to: 8 people from 4 households in someone’s home,… Continue reading Covid-19 Update:19th July

‘Improving the Cancer Journey’ (ICJ Service): help shape this new service for people living in East Dunbartonshire

On behalf of the East Dunbartonshire HSCP: The voices of people affected by cancer are at the centre of everything we do.  We are looking for people with lived experience of cancer or for caring for someone with cancer, who would like to be part of a local forum for East Dunbartonshire.  The forum will meet… Continue reading ‘Improving the Cancer Journey’ (ICJ Service): help shape this new service for people living in East Dunbartonshire

HSCP Strategic Review: Share your views of Older People’s Social Support in East Dunbartonshire

The East Dunbartonshire HSCP strategic review will explore what older people, their carers and other stakeholders feel are important factors in accessing social support opportunities in their local communities.  The aim of the review is to deliver a five year Social Support Strategy for Older People which ensures that older people have access to good… Continue reading HSCP Strategic Review: Share your views of Older People’s Social Support in East Dunbartonshire

Covid-19 update: 17th May

From Moday 17th May, all of mainland Scotland with the exception of Glasgow and Moray is moving to Covid Protection Level 2. Up to six people from three different households will be able to meet in each others’ homes or gardens without physical distancing. This is an accelerated approach – this level of restriction was… Continue reading Covid-19 update: 17th May

Covid-19 Update: 26th April

As of Monday 26th April, all of Scotland has moved to Protection Level 3. Up to six people from two households can meet indoors in a venue like a café, pub or restaurant with proper physical distancing and hygiene measures in place. Up to six people from six households can meet outdoors in a private… Continue reading Covid-19 Update: 26th April

Covid 19 Update: 16th April

On Tuesday the Scottish Government announced an ‘accelerated easing of restrictions‘ coming into force today, Friday 16th April. East Dunbartonshire remains in Protection Level 4, and the Stay Local guidance from last month remains in place; however from today travel across Scotland is allowed, and you are able to meet outdoors as a group of… Continue reading Covid 19 Update: 16th April

OPAL Easter opening hours

The OPAL lines will be closed tomorrow on Good Friday, but open on Saturday between 10–12 and all day Easter Monday. Have a great long weekend when it arrives