other organisations based at the hub

Solway Credit Union is a co-operative financial institution that is owned and managed by its members to promote regular saving and provide credit at reasonable rates. For more information contact 01387 267200 or email info@solwaycreditunion.co.uk or visit their website at www.solwaycreditunion.co.uk 


Direct Inclusive Collaborative Enterprise (DICE) assists disabled people to access self-directed support including individual budget/direct payments. For more information please contact 01387 269161 (select option 5) or email dicecollaborative@gmail.com or visit their website at www.directinclusive.org


Dumfries and Galloway over 50’s Group raises awareness of the issues and needs of older people and lobbies for better representation of older people in the planning of local services. For more information please contact 01387 269161 (select option 6) or email info@thehubdg.org.uk


Dumfries and Galloway Hard of Hearing is a local charity (SCIO) which provides services for people who are hard of hearing. The group operates across Dumfries and Galloway offering a care and maintenance service of NHS hearing aids and providing support and advice for their Service Users. For more information please contact 01387 269161 (select option 5) or email infodghhg@gmail.com 


Families Outside  is a national charity in Scotland that works solely to support the families of people involved in the Criminal Justice System. They work to mitigate the effects of imprisonment on children and families. For more information please email mary.smith@familiesoutside.org.uk


Community Enterprise in Scotland Dumfries & Galloway (CEIS D&G) is a national employability social enterprise organisation that provides employability and skills training to assist people into work. For more information please contact 01387 269161 mobile 07908251347 or email sheila.mogg@ceisdandg.co.uk


Energy Agency is a charitable organisation providing free, impartial and expert advice to households, businesses and communities, covering energy efficiency, renewable energy and sustainable transport. For more information contact 01387 269161 or email colinholden@energyagency.org.uk


Scottish War Blinded gives free support to ex-service men and women, no matter if the lost their sight during or after service. The majority of veterans currently benefiting from their services have developed sight loss as a result of age related sight loss, such as macular degeneration. For more information contact 07718 486322 or email michael.seed@scottishwarblinded.org

Nithsdale Walking Works Network provides a weekly programme of volunteer led short risk assessed group walks to improve the health and wellbeing of older people. For more information about participating as a walker or as a volunteer please contact 01387 269161 (select option 3) or email sharon.cameron@thehubdg.org.uk


CAPE Network (Community Action Through Participation and Engagement Network) is a group of trained PA practitioners that carry out community engagement and consultations with local communities. For more information contact 01387 269161 or email info@thehubdg.org.uk 


Community Defibrillator Project provides defibrillator units and for local communities in rural areas at some distance from emergency services. For more information contact 01387 269161 or email info@thehubdg.org.uk 

Social Prescribing Project is an initiative involving 10 voluntary sector organisations across Scotland who assist people manage long term conditions through facilitating access to local support networks to improve their health and wellbeing. For more information contact 01387 269161 or email info@thehubdg.org.uk 



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