Events & Whats On

See below for all our Upcoming Events or our Regular Activites.

 

Upcoming Events

PENUMBRA: Wellbeing Point Timetable

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DATE: TIME: VENUE:
Monday 27th May 10pm-12pm Central Library, Wellgate, DD1 1DP
Wednesday 30th May 12.30pm-2.30pm Kirkton Community Centre, Derwent, Avenue, DD3 0AX
Thursday 31 May 11am-1pm Lifegate Community Cafe, Whitfield, Haddington Crescent, DD4 0NA
Wednesday 5th June 11:30am-1:30pm Main Street Cafe, Coldside Parish Church, Main Street, DD3 7HT
Thursday 6th June 11:30am-1:30pm Menzieshill Community Centre, Orleans Place, DD2 4BH
Friday 7th June 11am- 12:30pm Lifegate Community Cafe, Whitfield Haddington Crescent, DD4 0NA
Friday 7th June 1pm-2pm Park Avenue Church Hall, Park Avenue, DD4 6PP

June 2019

Sat 15th June
Carers of Dundee Event

This event will be held on Saturday 15th June 2019 at Slessor Gardens, Dundee, from 12-4pm. The event is intended to raise awareness of carers, celebrate the work of the Carers Partnership, organisations and community groups which support carers in the City.

The event will have a marquee, with information stalls for people to visit along with performances and family fun activities to encourage people to get involved.

Learn more here: http://carersofdundee.org/carersweek2019

 

Regular Activities

If you would like to let us know about an upcoming event or regular activity you organise, please get in touch.

Arts & Crafts Group

Informal group open to carers of all ages. Come along and get involved in a variety of different arts & crafts.

When: Every Wednesday (Jan-Nov), 2pm – 4pm
Where: Dundee Carers Centre, 132-134 Seagate, Dundee

Care & Share

Information and social group. Coffee/tea and a light sandwich lunch provided. Carers are welcome to bring along the person they care for.

When: Last Wednesday of the month (Jan – Jun & Aug – Nov) – 10.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Central Baptist Church, Ward Road, Dundee

Carers Blethers

Time for adult carers to come together to share experiences and work together to make sure that carers of Dundee are valued and supported in their caring role.

When: Last Tuesday of the month, 10.30am – 12pm
Where: Dundee Carers Centre, 132-134 Seagate, Dundee

Cinema Club

Come along to enjoy a film and bring along some snacks. Open to all carers and their families.

When: First Thursday of the month, 6pm – 8pm
Where: Ardler Complex

Dementia Cafe

Support, information and advice to those with, or caring for someone with Dementia, Alzheimer’s or anyone concerned about their memory. For people who can safely attend or bring their own support.

When: Second Thursday of the month, 2pm – 3.30pm
Where: St Mary’s Community Church, St Kilda Road, Dundee

Drop-in Cafe

For carers, disabled people and their families. There are therapies available on the day as well as tasters sessions e.g. IT, mindfulness, health checks. There will usually be a Welfare Rights worker and Short Breaks staff member available for information and advice. Tea, coffee and cakes will be served.

When: First Thursday of every month (excl. Jan)
Where: C Gate, 132-134 Seagate, Dundee

Former Carers Lunch Club

This group is for carers who are no longer in a caring role and are looking for a bit of peer support, social contact and a chance to have a bit of a laugh and a nice lunch. Contact Dave or Isabel on 07746996752.

When: Last Tuesday of every month

Happy Feet Walking Group

Enjoy some fresh air, exercise and company. A short walk followed by coffee/snack. Must book so that transport can be arranged appropriately.

When: First Wednesday of the month (Feb – Nov), 10am – 1.30pm

Health Checks for Carers

The Dundee Keep Well Community Team and Dundee Carers Centre are working together to offer free health checks to unpaid carers over the age of 18. Come along and we will check your height, weight, blood pressure, cholesterol and blood sugar level. We can also discuss your health and lifestyle plus any other health related issues you may have. Call 01382 200422 to book or for more info.

Lifeline

For carers who support someone who is struggling with addiction.

When: 3rd Friday of the month (Jan – Nov), 1pm – 3pm
Where: Dundee Carers Centre, 132-134 Seagate, Dundee

Minority Ethnic Groups

We run a monthly group delivered in Chinese. This group is open to carers and the people they care for and offers a variety of activities including information sessions, training and activities. A free, light lunch is provided. Call 01382 200422 for details.

Ninewells Advice Centre Drop-in

Pop in for a chat with a member of our Welfare Rights Team about carer and disabled benefits, form filling and advice on financial matters such as prioritising spending, bills, managing financial records and budgeting.

When: Alternate Thursdays, 9am – 12pm
Where: Ninewells Hospital

Stressbusters

Sample different techniques to help deal with stress through workshops and speakers. Carers must be referred to this group by a staff member at the Centre. Call 01382 200422 for more details.

When: 1st Friday of the month (Sept – Nov & Feb – Jun), 10.30am – 12.30pm
Where: Dundee Carers Centre, 132-134 Seagate, Dundee