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
Area/group nameAssistance offeredDay and timeHow to contactContact nameContact details

Auchinleck

ACDI

  • Will continue to deal with any referrals if required
  • (Food parcels, shopping and pharmacy collection/ delivery and benefits advice)

As required
Monday to Friday 9am-3pm

Phone or email

Paul McKenzie

Jack Armstrong

07519 102977

paulacdi.step@hotmail.com

 

Auchinleck

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship

  • Continue with Foodbank provision from own hall from August 2020
  • Collection only

Thursday 2pm-3pm

Facebook page or phone

No requirement to pre-order

Ian Robertson

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship Facebook page

or 07734 709834

Catrine

  • Support residents with errands (shopping/ prescriptions) when they can
  • No food parcel provision available
  • Signposting to other services - CVO Ayrshire East Foodbank

As required

Via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker

Emma Waugh

01563 554400

Cumnock

CAMPS

Barrhill Centre

  • Emergency food parcels
  • Will assist with collection or delivery of shopping for self-isolation
  • No larder drop-ins at present

Tuesday and Thursday

Delivery only at present

Contact via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker

Email or phone by 4pm previous day

Emma Waugh

01563 554400

Cumnock

CJCE

  • Collection only
  • Will support for pick-ups through East Ayrshire Council referrals or word of mouth only in an emergency if required to those:
    • On furlough, self-employed or experiencing reduced pay due to COVID-19
    • Elderly and vulnerable who are shielding or isolating
    • Two week support for those awaiting new benefit claim
 -

Via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker

Emma Waugh

01563 554400

Dalmellington and Bellsbank

The Zone

  • Food larder provision
  • Collection only
  • Willing to make deliveries, collect prescriptions and make calls to the elderly

All day Monday to Friday

 

Phone or email

Elaine Stewart

01292 551888 or 07872 149672

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

Dalrymple

The Dalrymple, Skeldon and Hollybush Project

  • Larder running in the White Horse Inn
  • Can deliver if required
  • Will pick up referrals as required

Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning 10am-11am

Drop-in service

Email

Jennifer Hogg

dubbscottage@hotmail.co.uk

Drongan

The Drongan Helping Hands

Community Centre

  • Food larder continuing
  • Deliver to the elderly and those who have difficulty walking

Tuesday 11am-1pm

Phone, email or click and collect option

Hayley Watson

07868 190988

hylykyc22@gmail.com

Logan

Day Centre

Community Larder

  • Larder provision
  • Open to anyone Including referrals from East Ayrshire Council
  • Five items for £1 maximum spend £10
  • Collection only but will deliver if health reasons apply

Thursdays 10am-12noon

 

Phone, attend centre or contact through Facebook private message

Kerri Haining

Justine Conn

O7821 544859

07474 284455

Mauchline

Mauchline COVID Group

  • Will assist with shopping and prescription pickups as requested

As required

Phone

Tommy Milgrew

07718 768127

Muirkirk

ACDI

  • Will continue to deal with any referrals if required
  • Food parcels, shopping and pharmacy collection/delivery and benefits advice

As required Monday to Friday 9am-3pm

Phone or email

Paul McKenzie

Jack Armstrong

07519 102977

paulacdi.step@hotmail.com

 

Muirkirk

Community Council

  • Will cover referrals as required
  • Shopping and prescription pick-ups
  • Will offer assistance with bin pull outs if needed

As required

Via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker

Lyn Johnstone

01563 554400

Muirkirk 

Auchinleck Christian Fellowship, Community Hub, Furnace Road

  • Foodbank collection only

Friday 11am-12noon

Phone or Facebook page

No need to pre-order

Ian Robertson

07734 709834 or  Auchinleck Christian Fellowship Facebook page

 

Netherthird

Community Centre

Community Larder

  • Larder continues
  • Membership £1
  • Anyone can become a member
  • Four items for £1 maximum spend £5 
  • Collection only

Tuesday and Thursday 10am-12noon

 -

Maggie Campbell

Centre Number

07856 228426

jamielor@aol.com

01290 428630

New Cumnock

Working Men's Club

Community Hub Larder

  • Larder continues - open to anyone
  • Four items for £1 maximum spend £10
  • Membership £1
  • Collection only but will deliver if health reasons apply

Monday 10am-12noon

Phone 

Heather Montgomery

07484 331888

heathermontgomery70@gmail.com

Ochiltree

  • Will assist with referrals including deliveries within Ochiltree and Skares
 -

Phone or email

Ruth Robertson

07940 355882

ruthie01290@aol.com

Patna

  • Food larder provision - collection only via The Zone, Dalmellington
  • Willing to make deliveries, collect prescriptions and make calls to the elderly

All day Monday to Friday

 

Phone or email

Elaine Stewart

01292 551888 or

07872 149672

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

Rankinston

Community Association

The Rankinston Community Centre

  • Food larder closed during lockdown
  • Emergency food parcels available for delivery only

Delivery only at present by arrangement

Larder drop-in is not available during lockdown

Phone

Bell Wagstaff

01292 590759

07794 515564

Sorn

Community Council

  • Will take referrals for shopping only as required

As required

Via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker or Facebook page

Lyn Johnstone

01563 554400

Sorn Caring for our Community Facebook page

Kilmarnock

Community resilience groups information
Area/group nameAssistance offeredDay and timeHow to contactContact nameContact details

Crosshouse

  • Larder open both collection (drop-in) and delivery

Tuesday and Friday 12-3pm

Phone

Janice Smyth

07787 90341

Darvel

Coronavirus Support Group

  • Offer seven day helping hands packs to those in need
  • Will support if required

As required

Via East Ayrshire Council Community worker

or

Facebook page

Louise Hughes

01563 554400

Darvel Coronavirus Support Facebook page

Dunlop

Community Council

  • Will provide support with shopping/pharmacy collection and delivery if needed

As required

Community Worker

Arlene Hodgart

01563 554400

Fenwick

Friends of Fenwick

  • Will support referrals for shopping and prescription pick-ups as required including local buddies
 -

Phone, email or Facebook

Jonathan Giddings

Peter Steele

Irene Wilson

07957 428 176 (lead contact)

Jonjay100@hotmail.com

07727 131312

peterjohnsteel1@gmail.com

07880 981585

secretaryfenwickcommunitycouncil@btinternet.com

Friends of Fenwick Facebook page

Galston

Gospel Hall Mobile Foodbank

  • Available for anyone through self-referral for pick up at Brewlands Street Car Park

Thursdays 7.30pm

Phone or Facebook

 

07880 199098

Galston Gospel Hall Facebook page

Gatehead

  • Will support referrals as required
  • Will link with Crosshouse larder if needed

As required

Phone

Rab Milloy

07527296833

Hurlford and Crookedholm

  • Continue to go for shopping and prescriptions as long as required
  • Collection and delivery of food from Crossroads Community Hub via Darvel
 -

Phone

Tom McEwan

07917 715136

Kilmarnock

BAFS

Bikers as Friends Scotland

  • Assist with emergency support

As required

Phone or email

Margaret Boyd

07958 781282

magsmclean69@yahoo.com

Kilmarnock

BOCI

Branching Out Community Initiative

  • Assist with emergency support

As required

Phone or email

Lilian Anderson

07927605630

lilianAnderson@hotmail.com

Kilmarnock

North West Action Plan

  • Emergency parcel delivery
  • Prescription uplift and delivery
  • Socially distanced chats are also offered
- Phone or email

Sharron McLachlan

07889657765

nwkactionplan@gmail.com

Kilmarnock

Onthank

NWKLEUS

  • Food larder
  • Anyone can become a member
  • Membership £1
  • Only one bag of items at £2 delivered at present

Thursdays 11am - 2pm

Deliveries only at present

Phone

Marlene Hay

07366 147178

marlenehay6@gmail.com

Kilmarnock

New Farm Loch

Amateurs

  • Will provide assistance with collection of shopping and prescriptions only

As required

Phone or email

Paula Ralston

07576 083424

paularalston1983@gmail.com

Kilmarnock

Shortlees

(including Bellfield and Riccarton)

Shortlees Community Association

  • Larder provision in place
  • A small charge is requested for all items up to a maximum of 25 items per shop
  • Will assist with deliveries where possible and access can be granted for pick-up and delivery by East Ayrshire Council if group unavailable to deliver

Wednesday 1.30pm to 4pm

Collection only

Phone or email

Sally-Anne Dixon

Davey Leggat

01563 508080 (option 3)

enquiries@shortleesca.co.uk

Kilmarnock Town Centre

Bonnyton and Anannhill Resilience

  • Can be contacted in emergency by East Ayrshire Council only and will assist with shopping only

As required

Via Community Worker

Joyce McGregor

01563 554400

Kilmarnock

Town Centre

EACHa

  • Distribution of food parcels (two days food) from
  • New Laigh Kirk, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock

Wednesday 12noon-2pm

No drop-ins at present

Via Community Worker

Joyce McGregor / Andy Colvin

01563 554400

Kilmaurs

  • No local cover
 -  -  -  -

Stewarton and Irvine Valley

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Community resilience groups information
Area/group nameAssistance offeredDay and timeHow to contactContact nameContact details

Moscow

Moscow Neighbourhood Volunteers

  • Will continue to support current buddies for shopping
 -

Phone or email

Sandy Caldwell (main contact)

Richard Donald

Marlyn Aitken

01560 700534 or 07565 251385 alexander.caldwell@btopenworld.com

07879 131745

jolly111@aol.com

07503 070026

marlynaitken@btinternet.com

Newmilns

Coronavirus Support Group

  • Food larder provision

Friday 12pm-3pm in Church Hall

Drop-in

Phone, email or Facebook page

Laura Reid

07715 133614

Weel84@icloud.com

Newmilns coronavirus support Facebook page

Stewarton

Stewarton Coronavirus Support Group

  • Will support for emergencies where possible

As required

Phone (preferred) or email

Claire Wylie

07852 135539

clairemclaughlin@hotmail.co.uk

Stewarton

Potter's Church

  • Fairshare food available by delivery only
  • Food larder being developed

Monday evening

Via East Ayrshire Council Community Worker

Phone or email

Kieran Wardrop

kieran.Wardrop@east-ayrshire.gov.uk

07467 337470

Stewarton

St Columba's Church

  • Foodbank provision

Tuesday and Friday 4pm-6pm

Phone to arrange a pick up time

 -

01563 550951

CVO East Ayrshire Ltd

  • Foodbank service (three days food)
  • Delivery only at present
  • Must register

Monday to Friday 9am-4.30pm

Phone or Facebook

 -

01563 550951

CVO East Ayrshire Ltd Facebook page

 

Contact Information

Council Headquarters
London Road
Kilmarnock
East Ayrshire
KA3 7BU
Contact us online: www.eastayrshi.re/contactus
Save time, do it online: www.our.east-ayrshire.gov.uk
Telephone: 01563 554400
Textphone: 01563 576167
24 Hour Emergency Helpline: 0345 724 0000 (local rate)

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