Local Health & Support

East Ayrshire Advocacy Services

Advocacy helps you to speak up for yourself so that people will listen to you and take notice of what you say.
01563 574 442

East Ayrshire Council

Information about services provided by East Ayrshire Council.
01563 554400

NHS Ayrshire & Arran

Here in NHS Ayrshire & Arran we want the best for our staff and the best for local people. We pride ourselves on improving health and providing a comprehensive range of high quality, safe, effective and person-centred health services. Our strategic direction is based on continuous improvement and services that are centred on the patient or service user.
01563 521133


What is parkrun? Free, weekly 5k events, every Saturday morning, in areas of open space 2k junior parkruns for 4-14 year olds and their families on Sunday mornings. Our local run is at the Dean Park in Kilmarnock Organised by local volunteer teams Walk, run, jog, volunteer or spectate - take part in any way that suits you Open to all, including those who are inactive or have health conditions or disabilities Opportunity to socialise, make friends and be part of a welcoming, supportive community

Dumfries House – Health & Wellbeing Centre

Complementary therapies include reflexology, acupuncture and hypnotherapy to help participants attain outcomes such as fertility wellbeing, menopausal health, living with cancer, chronic pain management, and a weight management programme to help support individuals diabetes and obesity.
01290 425959

Community Connector

Community Connectors are trained and experienced staff who you can meet with and talk about yourself, interests and needs. Where appropriate they can enable you to access and use locally availably resources. If you need support with benefits, housing or work; need support in finding the right volunteering opportunity; daily living skills; or simply someone to talk to, then they could help. Community connectors are based in your local GP Surgeries and are there to compliment GP services.

Empowering over 65s to live well

We deliver a service to support people who are 65 and over to live healthier and more independent lives. We support you to: Develop a Wellbeing Plan to achieve your health and wellbeing goals.and access digital services to help you manage your long-term condition.
01292 559710

Ready Scotland

It’s good to be prepared for emergencies that can happen at any time, such as severe weather, floods and loss of power. The Scottish Government has a Ready Scotland website that provides a wealth of information about preparing for and dealing with emergencies

Scotland’s Health and Care News Channel

HealthandCare.scot is an editorially independent news and information channel for Scotland’s health and social care sector. A reliable place to get objective coverage of the work of health and care services, we provide a single platform for reporting on what’s happening, sharing ideas and providing information about the organisations and people delivering health and care across Scotland.

We are with you

We Are With You provides free, confidential support to people who have issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health. We work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

Crossroads Scotland

Crossroads Caring Scotland is one of the country's leading voluntary sector providers of support for carers and their families. Established as a charity in Scotland in 1978, we provide support services across Scotland, helping people to live independently at home.
0141 226 3793