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COVID-19: latest update on how our services are affected and the support available

COVID-19: latest update on how our services are affected and the support available

Alcohol, Drug and Recovery Services

Ayrshire Council on Alcohol

The Ayrshire Council on Alcohol office in Ayr is now closed and all outreach clinics have been suspended. All individuals have been contacted and are being offered telephone counselling. The service will continue to accept new referrals who will be assessed and offered support via telephone. 

For further information, please contact 01292 281238.

Meal Assists

Care and Share is currently closed until further notice. Riverside Community Trust (Care & Share) - Food parcels are being offered to those in need, and contact being made by phone to establish what other help is required. Hotline numbers: 07421 242996 or 07421 242863

Broken Chains and Ayr Baptist Church are currently closed until further notice.

Mutual Aid Online Meetings

Narcotics Anonymous - https://virtual-na.org/meetings/

Cocaine Anonymous - https://ca.org/meetings/online-meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous - https://alcoholics-anonymous.eu/online-meetings

Al Anon - https://al-anon.org/al-anon-meetings/electronic-meetings

SMART Recovery - https://smartrecovery.org.uk/online-meetings

NHS Addictions Service

All group activities have stopped with immediate effect. New referrals are being accepted with initial screening taking place via telephone. Face to face support is being offered based on need and telephone contact is being provided for non-urgent reviews.

For further information, please call 01292 558900

South Ayrshire Recovery Activities (SARA)

All recovery groups and activities (including Café Hope) in South Ayrshire are cancelled with immediate effect and until further notice.

The Peer Group Facilitators will continue to be available during this time for telephone support. The team are organising daily online check-ins / recovery meetings 7 days a week at 10am and 4pm using the Zoom Meeting platform. See www.facebook.com/recoveryayr for further information on joining the meetings or contact your Peer Group Facilitator.

We Are With You South Ayrshire

All groups have been suspended until further notice. Support will continue to be delivered by phone and social media where possible.

For further information, please call 01292 430529

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