Coronavirus (COVID-19) Updates

Community resilience groups

We have been humbled by the generous offers of support from individuals, community organisations, faith groups and local businesses, with many keen to volunteer in any way they can. If you or your organisation can assist at this time, please get in touch.

Please find below a list of community groups who can offer help and assistance.

Cumnock and Doon

Community Resilience Groups Information
Group name and social media linksAssistance offeredLead contactTelephoneEmail
Auchinleck Christian Fellowship
  • Foodbank provision from hall, collection only
  • Thursday 2pm -3pm
Ian Robertson 07734 709834  -


  • Food larder provision collection
  • Tuesday and Thursday 11am - 2pm
Natalie Carmichael

07891 293282


The Zone

  • Food larder, collection only
Elaine Stewart

 01292 551888

07872 149672
Dalrymple Community Landscape Project


  • Food larder provision
Jennifer Hogg

07814 027039


Drongan Community and Helping Hands/Friends of Hannahston
  • Food larder, collection only
Hayley Watson 07483 853633
Logan Day Centre
  • Food Larder provision, collection only 
 Kerri Haining  07821 544859 -


Auchinleck Christian Fellowship, Community Hub, Furnace Road

  • Food larder provision collection
  • Friday 11am - 12pm
Ian Robertson 07734 709834 Auchinleck Christian Fellowship Facebook page

Netherthird Community Centre


  • Food larder provision, collection only 
 Maggie Campbell  - Contact  Netherthird Community Centre Facebook Page 
New Cumnock Development Trust
  • Deliver food and prescriptions
  • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
  • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates
  • Financial advice
Tammy Borthwick 01290 338887
New Cumnock Working Mens Club
  • Food larder provision

Heather Montgomery

 07484 331888

Rankinston Community Association
  • Food larder provision
Isobel Wagstaff

07794 515564

01292 590759


Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire

Kilmarnock & Cumnock areas

  • Inform, recruit & refer volunteers to EAC's Stay Connected
  • Refer potential volunteers to all groups across East Ayrshire
  • Promote Volunteering opportunities through the National volunteering website
  • Assist organisations with policy and procedures on engaging volunteers.
Maureen Murphy  01563 574000


Community Resilience Groups Information
Group name and social media linksAssistance offeredLead contactTelephoneEmail
Hurlford and Crookedholm
  • Shopping and prescription collection
Tom McEwan 07917 715136  -
North West Resilience Group
  • Shopping and prescription collection
Sharron McLachlan 07889 657765
  • Food support
  • Wednesday 10.30am
Marlene Hay 07366 147178  -

Stewarton and Irvine Valley

Community Resilience Groups Information
Group name and social media linksAssistance offeredLead contactTelephoneEmail


Coronavirus Support Group

  • Food larder provision until end of Sept
  • Tues and Thursday 10am - 11am
Steve Gillies 07745 770533  -

Galston Coronavirus Support Group

  • Kindness and neighbourly support
 Sally Cogley  -

More information:

Galston Coronavirus Support Group Facebook page

Newmilns Coronavirus Support Group

  • Food larder provision
  • Tuesday and Friday 1pm - 3pm

Laura Reid


Newmilns coronavirus support Facebook page

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
East Ayrshire
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Telephone: 01563 554400
Textphone: 01563 576167
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0345 724 0000 (local rate)