North Argyll Carers Centre

There are lots of people just like you in Oban, Lorn and The Isles, who look after someone who could not manage on their own.

We care for those who care

Do you help to look after someone who could not manage without your help? Maybe an elderly parent, or a partner or child with disabilities or an addiction.

There are lots of  people just like you in Oban, Lorn and The Isles, who look after someone who could not manage on their own.

North Argyll Carers Centre want to make sure that you get all the information, help and support you need to help you carry out your vital role. Just click on any of the links below to find what we can offer or call us on 01631 56 44 22

What We Offer

We offer a wide range of emotional support, practical support and care including: One to one support, information, adult carer support plans and young carers statements, outreach service, hospital liaison service, a carers learning and activities programme, regular groups, respite opportunities, stress relieving therapies, counselling, a young carers service and much more...

Support Services and Activities

We offer a wide range of care and support including:​

  • Emotional support
  • Practical support
  • A weekly coffee morning (Tuesdays)
  • Counselling
  • Support for carers living in rural areas & the islands
  • Access to Benefits Checks
  • The Cherish Transport Fund
  • Stress Relieving Therapies
  • Young Carers Services
  • Young Adult Carers Service
  • Support Groups
  • Training & Activities
  • Social Outings & Residential Trips
  • Access to respite
  • Carers Support Plans
  • And many other groups#

Regular Support Groups

We run an interesting and varied programme of events, groups  and activities for carers and bereaved carers. Our programme is constantly changing & adapting so please get in touch for the latest news.

Our current programme includes:​

  • Zoom Coffee Morning- Weekly on Tuesdays at 10.30am
  • Still Caring - Our groups for bereaved carers on the mainland & Mull
  • Time for me - Monthly groups meeting in Kilmelford & Tobermory
  • Blether group - meeting weekly, currently outdoors.
  • Mindful walking - weekly in Oban​
  • Parkinsons Support Group - meeting monthly for carers & cared for. Contact Sharon for more info:

​Chat to Mairi for the latest news:

​The Cherish Fund

The Cherish Transport Fund enables North Argyll Carers Centre in Oban to support those living locally to access comfortable and appropriate transport. The Cherish Fund is here to support the transport needs of those with health concerns and their carers. If you would like to apply to the Cherish Fund for support or would like to find out more information please contact North Argyll Carers Centre.

Respitality, Respite + Hospitality

Respitality, Respite + Hospitality provides a unique way for Carers Centres and the Scottish Hospitality sector to work together to provide short breaks meals, spa days and beauty treatments to full-time unpaid carers.

Businesses can give directly to the Carers Centres involved in the project - North Argyll Carers Centre. Contact Zivile - Email: Phone: 01631564422 or Email or call 01383 622462.

Address: Albany Street, Oban, PA34 4AL

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01631 56 44 22

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