Welcome to our community support section for those living in the Linlithgow area. Here you’ll find information and advice as well as links to useful resources.
Cost of Living Crisis and Home Energy Advice
With the current cost of living crisis affecting most in our community, we are able to signpost to a number of useful resources providing guidance and handy tips. Please find below a number of links to information we hope you will find useful:
The Scottish Government’s cost of living support for urgent help with money, food or fuel here. Further financial advice support and resources can be found on Home Energy Scotland’s website here
Warmer Homes Scotland’s funding and support programme for households struggling to stay warm and keep on top of energy bills here
Support and Contacts
There are a number of online centres of information to help direct you to help during the cost-of-living crisis.
West Lothian Council Advice Shop here
Community Connections are in Linlithgow Library every Thursday from 1pm-4pm.
Not sure what support is out there? Come along to the Health & Wellbeing drop-in sessions run by West Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership to have a conversation, enjoy a cuppa and be pointed in the right direction.
West Lothian Food Bank number is 01501 229 307
1st Step Café – 12-2.30pm on a Thursday in Longcroft Halls, for a hot meal and a chat. There is also an Eco-Hub at Bridgend open Wednesday/Friday 11am-1.30pm and Thursday 6-8pm. Email: email@example.com or on www.facebook.com/1stStepcafeandbikes
Chatty Table – Monday mornings 10.30am – 12 noon at Costa Coffee run by the New Well, Thurs 2-3.30pm at the Coffee Neuk Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
West Lothian Council has put together a map of warm spaces in the area. Find it here. They have also created a cost of living hub – a one-stop shop for advice on how to access financial and practical help – here.
Several community groups, local charities and the Community Council are working together to support our local community through this winter. In the coming weeks we will add further information to this page. If you or your organisation would like to get involved or submit information please email Carol Clarkson: manager@LinlithgowCDT.onmicrosoft.com