News 02 Nov 2023

Carers Rights Day – 23 November 2023

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Your rights: Today, tomorrow and the future    

Please see below events we have planned to provide people with information to help support them.

Citizens Advice Bureau – Information Session
(In -person event)

  • Wednesday 22nd November 23
  • 12-2pm
  • C-Gate Centre, 134 Seagate

We will be joined by Lauren from CAB Dundee, who will be doing a short presentation on the financial support that is available to unpaid carers and their families and how they can go about accessing this. There will be time afterwards from some questions.

There will be refreshments from 12noon with the session starting at 12.30pm.

To book your place please call 01382 200422 or email [email protected]

Carers Rights Day – Information Drop In

  • Thursday 23rd November 23
  • 10am – 3pm
  • The Overgate Shopping Centre 

Staff from Dundee Carer Centre will be available to provide information to people about what support is available to unpaid carers, disabled people and their families.

No need to book simply pop along and say hello.

Groupwork Bite Size: Overview of Scottish Benefits

  • Thursday 23 November 23
  • 10am – 12noon
  • C-Gate Centre, 134 Seagate

This 2-hour bitesize session will be an informal discussion about benefit entitlement for Carers and Disabled People. We will be looking at the new Scottish benefits (Adult Disability Payment, Child Disability Payment and Carers Support Payment, which will be replacing carers allowance). Together we will learn more about what these benefits are, how to apply and give you a better understanding on what information is needed when completing the application.

Spaces are very limited so please contact us at [email protected] to book your place. If this event is overbooked we will run another session in December.