Christmas and New Year

Our Christmas events are over and we enjoyed seeing every one at the lunch, the wreath workshop and the craft session. The hub office will be closed from 12pm Friday 22nd Dec until 9am Wednesday 3rd Jan. Our latest news update with all the news of our sessions starting up in January, can be found here. New activities include Music and Movement, Chair Yoga, Singing, Tai Chi and various other wellbeing sessions. They are all listed here. We look forward to seeing many [...]

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Christmas Events at the Hub

Christmas is coming and we have several events planned for the season at the Carers' Hub. You can sign up for each event through the links below or call Harriet at Reception on 0141 764 0550. On 1st Dec, 10am - 12pm, there will be a workshop to make a Christmas wreath with willow and natural materials, then the wreath can be re-used and redecorated for other seasons of the year.  You can sign up for this event here. On 7th Dec, 1-3.30pm,  [...]

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New staff at the Hub.

Over the past two months we have had three new staff join the Carers Hub - Lorna, Louise and Ruth.  We had a Meet and Greet event in October and invited carers to come and get to know the new team. Lorna and Louise will be working with Adrienne as the support team for carers and Ruth is the new Hub Manager. Lorna is the Autism Family Support worker and Louise is providing support for Parent Carers and Older Carers. We look forward [...]

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New Premises – 26 Penston Road, Queenslie, Glasgow

We are pleased to announce that we have moved to new premises.  As of the 26th of January 2023, our new address is 26 Penston Road Glasgow G33 4AG. Our phone number or email will not change. It is still 0141 764 0550, and our contact email address is still We will answer phone calls and emails promptly during our move. Please update your records with our new contact information: Glasgow East End Community Carers Ltd 26 Penston Road      Glasgow, G33 4AG [...]

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New Vaccination Information For Unpaid Carers – 15th February 2021

DELAY TO GROUP 6 VACCINATIONS SCOTLAND  The Scottish Government expects a delay to the start of Group 6 vaccination rollout – including unpaid carers. This phase was due to begin week commencing 22nd February for those known to the Scottish benefits system and NHS with all remaining carers following shortly after.  The reasons for the delay are due to a higher-than-predicted uptake of the vaccine together with available supply.  ScotGov reports that figures have passed 1 million first dose vaccinations in Scotland. Second [...]

New £250 Best Start Grant – School Age Payment

CHILDREN BORN BETWEEN 01/03/15 AND 29/02/16  NEW £250 BEST START GRANT - SCHOOL AGE PAYMENT  APPLY NOW - DEADLINE IS 28th FEBRUARY  Social Security Scotland’s Best Start Grant - School Age Payment is a new £250 payment to help with the costs of preparing for school when a child is first old enough to start primary school.  IF YOUR CHILD WAS BORN BETWEEN 1ST MARCH 2015 AND 29 FEBRUARY 2016  YOU MAY BE ELIGIBLE  If so, you can apply if you meet the [...]

Latest Vaccination Information For Unpaid Carers 5th February 2021

 Scotland’s unpaid carers will begin to receive Covid-19 vaccination from week commencing 22nd February.  Phase 1 – starting 22nd February Those already identified as an unpaid carer via Social Security Scotland and the NHS will begin to receive letters with a scheduled appointment. The letter will give information on how to change your appointment time and location. You’ll be able to do this by phone or by logging into an online portal.  Phase 2 – starting early March Those not already known as [...]

100 Winter Warm Packs Available From Carers Hub

SP Energy Networks have donated 100 Winter Warm Packs to keep our older carers and older cared-for-people cosy over the coming months.  The top-quality Winter Warms Packs comprise a large sports tote bag, thermal hat/gloves/scarf set, thermal socks and a bright fleece blanket with storage pouch.  To get your free warm pack please call Gillian on 07823 414076 and we will arrange delivery whilst supplies last. 

Additional Funding for Unpaid Carers

January 2021  This month the Scottish Government announced an additional £750K for unpaid carers in Scotland. Extra funding to support unpaid carers - (  Funding will be administered to Local Authority carers services, by Shared Care Scotland.  It comes in response to concerns about increasing pressure on carers – particularly while many traditional respite breaks are restricted or unavailable.  The funding is designed to allow Local Authority carers services in Glasgow to react flexibly to the needs of carers in their area. [...]

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