Events & Whats On

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

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Upcoming Events

Carer Interest Network Gathering – Tuesday 27th August 2019
9.30am – 11.30am at C-Gate, Dundee Carers Centre.
The Carer Interest Network is a means of working together more effectively and proactively in meeting the needs of carers. The network is open to all organisations providing generic and targeted support to unpaid carers across Dundee. Please click here to view more information about the August meeting.


PENUMBRA: Wellbeing Point Timetable

Click here to download timetable from 19th – 31st August 2019

DATE: TIME: VENUE:
Wednesday 14th August 12.30pm – 2.30pm Menzieshill Parish Church, Charleston Drive, DD2 4BD
Thursday 15th August 11.30am – 1.30pm Main Street Cafe, Coldside Parish Church, main St, d3 7HT
Friday 16th August 9am – 11am Adamson Court, DD2 3EF
Friday 16th August 11am – 1pm Lifegate Cafe, 50 Haddington Crescent, DD4 0NA
Tuesday 20th August 12pm – 2pm Charleston Community Centre, Craigard Rd, Dundee
Wednesday 21st August 1pm – 3pm Menzieshill Parish Church, Charleston Drive, DD2 4BD
Wednesday 21st August 11.30am – 1.30pm Main Street Cafe, Coldside Parish Church, main St, d3 7HT
Thursday 22nd August 12.30pm – 2.30pm Kirkton Community Centre, Derwent Ave, Dundee
Thursday 22nd August 3pm – 5pm North Eastern Bar, 173 -177 Princes street, DD4 6DQ
Friday 23rd August 12pm – 2pm Park Avenue Church Hall, 18 Park Ave, DD4 6PP
Monday 26th August 11am – 1pm Tulloch Court, Hilltown, Dundee
Monday 26th August  2.30pm – 3.30pm Carseview Centre, 4 Tom McDonald Ave, DD2 1NH
Tuesday 27th August  10am – 12pm  Wellgate Library, Dundee
Tuesday 27th August 2pm – 4pm Ardler Community Centre, Turnberry Ave, DD2 3TP
Tuesday 27th August 2pm – 4pm Maxwell Centre, St Salvador Street, DD3 7EW
Wednesday 28th August 1pm – 3pm Menzieshill Parish Church, Charleston Drive, DD2 4BD
Thursday 29th August 2pm – 4pm Ellenbank Bar, 128 Alexander St, DD3 7DE
Friday 30th August 11am – 1pm Lifegate Cafe, 50 Haddington Crescent, dd4 0NA

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

Self-led, informal group open to adult carers (16+). 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.

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