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. For further assistance in your area please also see:

Cumnock and Doon

Group name and social media linksAssistance offeredLead contactTelephoneEmail
Auchinleck Christian Fellowship
  • Supply and deliver food
  • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
Ian Robertson 07591 670604  -

CAMPS

  • Use of organisation's base
  • Storage
  • Shopping
  • Collecting/delivering prescriptions
Ciss McCreadie
Natalie Carmichael

07990 751198

07891 293282

secretary@camps.me.uk

Catrine Covid-19 Support Team 

 

 

 

  • Shopping
  • Pharmacy delivery/pick up
  • Signposting to local suppliers who're delivering essentials
  • Referrals for emergency food parcels.
  • Emergency vet visits/medication collection for pets
- - Catrine Action Plan Facebook Group
Catrine Games Hall
  • General errands
Tommy Milgrew 07718 769127  -
Community Hearing Support Service - Ayrshire
  • Action on Hearing Loss Scotland are funded to provide a Community Hearing Support Service across Ayrshire and Arran by the three Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships.
  • We are able to provide NHS hearing aid users with free batteries and help and support during this time.
Fiona Goodwin 07391 017781 heartohelp.ayrshire@hearingloss.org.uk
Create a Smile Scotland
  • Shop for food and deliveries

Heather McEwan

07401 611600

heather-cass@outlook.com
Cumnock Juniors Community Enterprise
  • Deliver food and prescriptions
  • Supply food
  • Support to care homes/sheltered housing 
  • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates

Mhairi McWilliam

Derek King 

07595 005349 

07736 879513           

derek-jce14@outlook.com

Cumnock Juniors Social Club

 

  • Central point for emergency workers
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Deliver food
Jamie Campbell 07545 882291 jamiencat@yahoo.com
Cumnock Rugby Club
  • Admin resources
Harry Reilly 07549 161413 hreilly@cumnockrugby.com
Dalmellington/Patna Mutual Aid and Community Support
  • Shopping
  • Dog walking
  • Collecting prescriptions and daily necessities
John Robb and Fiona Blain  - doonvalleyc19@gmail.com
Dalmellington Scout Group
  • Use of organisation's case
John Paterson - johnpaterson@williamduncan.co.uk
Dalrymple Community Landscape Project

 

  • Shopping
  • Post letters
  • Pick up prescriptions
  • Deliver newspapers
  • Walk dogs
  • Anything we can
Jennifer Hogg

07814 027039

dubbscottage@hotmail.co.uk

 

Drongan Community and Helping Hands/Friends of Hannahston
  • Shop for food
  • Deliver food
  • Deliver prescriptions
  • Telephone calls to vulnerable
  • Deliver lunches for children
  • Financial advice
Hayley 07483 853633 hylykyc22@gmail.com

East Ayrshire Women's Aid

Kilmarnock Central - covering all East Ayrshire

  • We support women, children and young people experiencing or affected by domestic abuse.
  • East Ayrshire Women’s Aid takes the safety of the women and children we work with and our staff seriously.  We have made some changes to the way we provide our services in relation to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
  • Supporting the safety and wellbeing of the women, children and young people we are working with or who need our services will always be our priority. We are doing everything we can to make sure we keep doing this.
  • We are limiting our face to face work with women and children and replacing this with telephone support where we can. When you first contact us, we will check if this is possible. If you come in, we will ask you to follow the guidance we have all been given about cleaning hands and keeping a safe distance.
 Karen Gardner  -   Karen.gardner@eastayrshirewomensaid.org.uk

Individual

Logan/Lugar area

  • General errands
Tony Esquierdo 07765 789480 antonio.esquierdo@sky.com
Individual
  • Deliver prescriptions
  • Dog walking
Ian Haynes 01290 552147 mihaynes@btinternet.com
Logan Day Centre
  • Hosting emergency food parcel service 
 -  - Contact Logan Day Centre's Facebook page 

Lugar Boswell Thistle FC 

(Logan and Lugar area)

  • Shopping
  • Collect and deliver medicine
  • General errands
Bert Esquierdo 07956 498880  -
Mauchline Covid-19 Help - Julie Queen
  • General errands
  • Shopping
  • Prescription collection and delivery
Julie Queen 07773 352298  -

Muirkirk Community Council

  • Can deliver shopping and prescriptions within Muirkirk
David McLatchie 07767 480471   david.mclatchie@btinternet.com

Netherthird Community

Nice

  • General enquires, errands and hosting emergency food parcel service 
 -  - Contact/register via  Netherthird Community Centre Facebook Page 
Netherthird Community Gardens
  • Deliver lunches for children
  • Use of organisation's base
  • Welfare rights assistance
  • Drug and alcohol addiction assistance
  • Transport
Maggie Campbell 07856 228426 jamielor@aol.com
Netherthird & District Community Council
  • Checking in with elderly residents
  • Shopping
  • Small errands
  • Helping sort and deliver food parcels
  • Providing Facebook and Twitter updates
Tommy Samson 07540 317134 netherthirddcc@gmail.com
New Cumnock Development Trust
  • Deliver food and prescriptions
  • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
  • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates
  • Financial advice
Tammy Borthwick 01290 338887 sheena.ncdt@outlook.com
Tammy.NCDT@outlook.com
New Cumnock Working Mens Club
  • Deliver food
  • Deliver prescriptions
  • Storage

Heather Montgomery
Sheryl Graham

 - Heathermongomery70@gmail.com

Graham.sheryl@m\il.com
Ochiltree Community Hub
  • Centre can be used as resilience centre is required. 
Kirsty Fowler  - manager@ochiltreehub.com
Ochiltree Mutual Aid
  • Shop for food
  • Dog walking
  • Shopping
  • Collection and delivery of prescriptions
  • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
Ruth Robertson 07940 355882 ruthie01290@aol.com
Old Cumnock Trinity Church
  • General errands
Kay Mitchell 07855 159717 kaymitch14@sky.com
Rankinston Community Association
  • Deliver food
  • Deliver prescriptions
  • Use of organisation's base
Isobel Wagstaff

07794 515564

01292 590759

 -
Shire Housing Association
  • Help with benefits advice
Ann Black 01290 421130 ablack@shirehousing.com
Sorn Community Council
  • Can help with shopping for food or deliver​ing prescriptions.
Paddy Wiggins 07973 958866 paddynaepals@gmail.com 
The Zone
  • Deliver prescriptions
  • Support to care homes/sheltered housing
  • Supply food
  • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
Elaine Stewart

01292 551888

elaine.stewart@the-zone-online.co.uk

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   - maureen.murphy@eav.org.uk
Yipworld
  • Assistance for local groups applying for funding to support COVID-19 community efforts

Gregor

Janice

07805 095681

07808 936375

 -


 
Kilmarnock

Group name and social media linksAssistance offeredLead contactTelephoneEmail
Best One Hurlford
  • Deliver food
Imran Akhtar 01563 259506 or Facebook page Best One Hurlford catg29@icloud.com
Bikers as friends Scotland (Branching Out Community Initiative)
  • Deliver lunches for children

Lilian Anderson (Branching out)
Margaret Boyd (Bikers)

07927 605630   07368 878564

liliananderson@hotmail.co.uk
magsmclean69@yahoo.com

Bonnyton Community Association
  • Use of organisation's base
  • Deliver lunches for children
Nan Tipping 07773 647601 bonnytoncommunitycentre@outlook.com

Centrestage @ Home
(Across Ayrshire)

  • We will deliver a variety of our classes and activities virtually across the week from Aspire to Gie it Laldy. Our social media channels will keep you updated on times.

Check our website for links to our social media channels

 

  • Centrestage food and support: Working with our partners, we will create and deliver nutritious and tasty meals and support to people throughout Ayrshire

  • Centrestage chat: Our team are ready to chat and over the coming weeks will be available on the phone for a natter and to see how we can help

 -

    01563 551505

    enquiries@centrestagemt.org

    Community Hearing Support Service - Ayrshire
    • Action on Hearing Loss Scotland are funded to provide a Community Hearing Support Service across Ayrshire and Arran by the three Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships.
    • We are able to provide NHS hearing aid users with free batteries and help and support during this time.
    Fiona Goodwin 07391 017781 heartohelp.ayrshire@hearingloss.org.uk

    Community Larder

    • Deliver food
    • Support to care homes/sheltered housing
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    Marlene Hay 07366 147178  -
    Crosshouse Community Council
    • Deliver food parcels and prescriptions
    Janice Smyth 07975 628692 jintymcjuggles@gmail.com
    Crossroads Community Hub, Darvel
    • Homemade soups, hot pots and meals
    • Delivery with the support of local community support groups and distribution partners in the Irvine Valley, Hurlford, Crookedholm and Kilmarnock South
    Morag Blackley 01560 324335 info@crossroadshub.org.uk
    Dean Thistle
    • Supply food
    • Deliver food
    • Transport
    • Cook Meals for delivery/collection
    James Nimbley 07969 122976 nimblj@talktalk.net
    East Ayrshire Federation (of tenants and residents)
    • Admin resources
    • Use of organisation's base
    Bruce Cuthbertson

    07765 793375

    01563 524073

    chair.eaf@yahoo.com

    East Ayrshire Women's Aid

    Kilmarnock Central - covering all East Ayrshire

    • We support women, children and young people experiencing or affected by domestic abuse.
    • East Ayrshire Women’s Aid takes the safety of the women and children we work with and our staff seriously.  We have made some changes to the way we provide our services in relation to COVID-19 (coronavirus).
    • Supporting the safety and wellbeing of the women, children and young people we are working with or who need our services will always be our priority. We are doing everything we can to make sure we keep doing this.
    • We are limiting our face to face work with women and children and replacing this with telephone support where we can. When you first contact us, we will check if this is possible. If you come in, we will ask you to follow the guidance we have all been given about cleaning hands and keeping a safe distance.
    Karen Gardner  - Karen.gardner@eastayrshirewomensaid.org.uk

    Fenwick

    Friends of Fenwick

    Areas covered Fenwick, Moscow and Waterside

     

    • Community buddy service
    • Community information sharing
    • Supporting the supply of essential goods
    • Promoting our local businesses
    • Promoting a sense of a fun activities that can be carried out safely thru our friends of face book page
    • Providing support and friendship for our community volunteers
    • Acting as a facilitator of local and national information for our community
    Jonathan Giddings Reid  07957 428176 jonjay100@hotmail.com
    Foodshare Ark
    • Deliver food
    • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates
    Joanne Lewis 07841 899397 foodsharekilmarnock@gmail.com
    Howard Centre
    • Make use of the resources in Howard Centre
    • Making up bags of activities for older people
    • Telephone befriending
    Elaine Wardrop  -

    ewardrop@churchofscotland.org.uk

    Hunter Fitness Suite
    • Deliver food and prescriptions
    • Transport
    Kenny Anderson 01563 554720  -
    Hurlford Community Centre
    • Use of organisation's base
    • Central point for emergency workers
    Jim Walker  - Jswalker61@gmail.com

    Keystore Shortlees

    • Shop and Kilmarnock Local Coronavirus Support Network
    • Deliver food
    Donna Harrison 01563 525032  -
    Kilmarnock North West Community Partnership} (NWKLEUS)
    • Kitchen facilities
    • Cook meals for delivery/collection
    Angela Milligan 01563 300015  -

    Moscow COVID19 Group – Moscow Volunteer Group

    Location – Moscow village and nearby farms

    • Shopping collection and delivery
    • Posting mail
    • Urgent supplies, for example, prescriptions
    • Telephone calls
    Alexander Caldwell

    01560 700534

    07565 251385

    alexander.caldwell@btopenworld.com
       
    New Farm Amateurs FC
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    • ESOL support
    Paula Ralston  07576 083424 paularalston1983@gmail.com
    North West Action Plan
    • Shop for food
    • Deliver food and prescriptions
    • Deliver lunches for children
    Sharron McLachlan 07889 657765 nwkactionplan@gmail.com
    On a roll Bellfield
    • Use of organisation's base
    • Deliver food
    Marie Martin 07479 778737  -
    Onthank PS
    • Deliver food
    • Childcare/creche
    Karne Cook (GLOW) 01563 525477 karen.cook@eastayrshire.gov.uk
    Sakai Karate
    • Use of organisations base
    • Storage
    David Coulter 07761 539297       01563 534071 davidcoulter.sakai@gmail.com
    Salvation army
    • Use of organisation's base
    • Supply and deliver soup and sandwiches on Mondays only
    Emma HealLes Heal 07884 338049 07930 337245

    Emma.heal@salvationarmy.org
    Les.heal@salvationarmy.org.uk

    Shortlees Community Association
    • Support of food provision through the newly established food larder
    • Prescription pick up
    • Telephone befriending
     - 01563 508080 equiries@shortleesca.co.uk
    Shortlees Community Volunteers
    • Support to care homes/sheltered housing
    Chell McDonald 07722 251526 shortleescommunityvolunteers19@outlook.com

    Spar Shop

    North West Kilmarnock, Onthank

    • Use of organisation's base
    • Storage
    Stewart  -  -
    Take A Bow Development Trust
    • Supply food
    • Use of organisation's base
    • Deliver lunches for children

    Martyn Hay
    Natalie Boyce
    Ann Dilaver

    01563 535333 enquiries@takeabowkilmarnock.com
    The Avenue Project
    • General errands
    Pauline Barbour 07412 057812  -
    Utopia Computers
    • Technical/laptop support
    Craig Hume

    01563 574280

    07805 356426

    craig@utopiacomputers.co.uk

    Volunteer Centre East Ayrshire

    Kilmarnock & Cumnock areas

    • Inform, recruit and refer volunteers to East Ayrshire Council'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   - maureen.murphy@eav.org.uk
    WR&H Kelly
    • Deliver food
    Irene Dalziel 01563 522064  -
    YMCA Plus
    • Use of kitchen facilities
    Joe Ferguson 07533 030692 Kilmarnockymca@outlook.com


     
    Stewarton and Irvine Valley

    Group name and social media linksAssistance offeredLead contactTelephoneEmail
    Aristos Fitness
    • Deliver food and prescriptions
    Kirsty Price  - info@aristosfitness.co.uk
    Community Hearing Support Service - Ayrshire

    Action on Hearing Loss Scotland are funded to provide a Community Hearing Support Service across Ayrshire and Arran by the three Ayrshire Health and Social Care Partnerships.

    We are able to provide NHS hearing aid users with free batteries and help and support during this time.

    Fiona Goodwin 07391 017781 heartohelp.ayrshire@hearingloss.org.uk
    Crossroads Community Hub, Darvel
    • Homemade soups, hot pots and meals
    • Delivery with the support of local community support groups and distribution partners in the Irvine Valley, Hurlford, Crookedholm and Kilmarnock South
    Morag Blackley 01560 324335 info@crossroadshub.org.uk

    Darvel Coronavirus Support Group (as part of DART)

    • Cook meals for delivery/collection
    • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates
    • Deliver food and prescriptions
    • Dog walking
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    • Financial advice

    Steve Gillies

    George Gardiner

    07745 770 533

    stevegillies@outlook.com

    Georgegardner50@googlemail.com

    Dunlop and Lugton Covid Help

    Run by Dunlop & Lugton Community Council

    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    • General errands
    David Caulfield  -  -
    Dunlop Parish Church
    • Support to care homes/sheltered housing
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    Manse and Church buildings in Dunlop village 01560 673686 amcbrier@churchofscotland.org.uk
    Ex Stag & Thistle (Takeaway)
    • Support to care homes/sheltered housing
    • Cook meals for delivery/collection
      01563 544110 info@30main.co.uk
    Fenwick Parish Church
    • Deliver Food and prescriptions
    • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates
    • Use of Organisation's base
    Rev Colin Strong 01563 549490 07933 991828 ColinAStrong@btinternet.com

    Galston Community Council

    • Deliver food and prescriptions
    • General errands
     Sally Cogley  -

    More information:

    Galston Coronavirus Support Group Facebook page

    Sallycogley@aol.com

    Hareshaw Community Hall

     

    Jean Brown - Trustee 01560 5600584 brownbenbeoch@talktalk.net
    John Knox Church
    • Use of organisation's base
    • Deliver food
    Rev Gavin Niven and Graham Whitham 01560 482418 gniven@churchofscotland.org.uk
    Kilmaurs Community Kitchen
    • Cook meals for delivery and collection
    • Support to care homes/sheltered housing
    Stephanie Patterson

    01563 624297

    07894 642914

     -
    Lainshaw Lions
    • Childcare/creche
    Rachel McIntyre or Margaret Campbell  -  -
    Lainshaw Residents Association
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    • Shop for food
    • Deliver food
    • General errands
    Ranald Mair 07880 532687 ranald.mair@gmail.com

    Newmilns Community Council

    • Shopping
    • Friendly phone call
    • Collecting medicine
    • Pick up and post mail
    • Assistance with pets

    Laura Reid

    Joyce Black

    Robert Leggate

     -

    Newmilns coronavirus support Facebook page

    Newmilns Community Food Larder
    • Free food and supplies at the Morton Hall, Newmilns every Tuesday and Friday 1-3pm
    • Collection or delivery
    Elena Whitham - Contact  Newmilns coronavirus support Facebook page
    Persimmon Pastures Support Group
    • Deliver food and prescriptions
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    Louise Muir  -  -
    St Maurs Glencairn Parish Church, Kilmaurs
    • Deliver food
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    Rev. John A. Urquhart 01563 538289 john.urquhart@churchofscotland.org.uk
    Stewarton Coronavirus Support Group
    • Deliver food andprescriptions
    • Shop for food
    • Transport
    Kieran Wardrop, Vibrant Communities 07467 337470 Kieran.Wardrop@east-ayrshire.gov.uk
    Stewarton Initiatives
    • Deliver food
    Robert and Jan Whiteford 07843 772006  -
    Stewarton Netball Club
    • Deliver and shop for food
    • Telephone calls to vulnerable people
    • Provide Facebook/Twitter updates
    • Cook meals for delivery/collection
    Sharon Kearney 07971 508623 sharongkearney@gmail.com
    Stewarton Soup Dragons
    • Cook meals for delivery/collection
    Lesleyann Fagan -  -
    Stewarton Woodlands Trust
    • General errands
    Susan Williamson 07774 563531 info@stewartonwoodlands.co.uk
    The Bobbin Café
    • Deliver  and shop for food
    Annette Harkins or Michelle 07901 766008 annetteharkins@live.co.uk
    The Potter's House Church
    • Deliver emergency food hampers
    Gary Breaks 07871 728702 potterschurchmail@gmail.com
    Western Tavern
    • Deliver food
    John Cairns 01563 538805 info@westerntavern.co.uk
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