Support in Your Local Community

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Connect- ED

Connect-ED is a free monthly drop-in session for anyone aged over 50 living in East Dunbartonshire, connecting you with the information you need to live the life you want. We are here to signpost local groups and services; guiding you to where you want to be. Not sure you need any support just now? Why not take our assessment to see if we can help. 

Our ability to do daily activities declines with age. At Connect-ED find out about some of the things that help keep your mind and body healthier and stronger for longer.  These are your sessions, so come along and tell us what matters to you. 

Dates and venues

Sessions run 1-3pm every first Wednesday of the month at Hillhead Parish Church starting 5th October and every first Thursday of the month at St Joseph's church hall, Milngavie starting 6th October 2022. 

Full list of dates:

The Park Centre, (45 Kerr Street, Kirkintilloch G66 1LF)

  • Wednesday 7th December, 1-3pm
  • Wednesday 11th January, 1-3pm
  • Wednesday 1st February, 1-3pm
  • Wednesday 1st March, 1-3pm

St Joseph’s church hall, Milngavie (3 Buchanan Street, Milngavie G62 8DZ)

  • Thursday 1st December, 1-3pm
  • Thursday 12th January, 1-3pm
  • Thursday 2nd February, 1-3pm
  • Thursday 2nd March, 1-3pm

There will be a range of information available each month and, in addition, we will also provide support on different themes:



Key partners

October 2022

Money Saving Anti-Scam Advice and Information

Citizens Advice

Police Scotland

Trading Standards

November 2022

Power of Attorney & Wills

Age Scotland, CAB

December 2022

Anti-scam advice

Police Scotland

Trading Standards

January 2023

Falls prevention and balance challenge

East Dunbartonshire physiotherapy team

Leisure Trust

February 2023

Disability Aids and assisted technologies

East Dunbartonshire Community Rehabilitation Team

March 2023

What’s On: support for people to get involved and join groups

EDVA, Ceartas

There is no need to sign up, just come along and help us to help you. For more information please contact Mandy Ferncombe on 07970 164981 or email