Coldside & East End

What we are doing in Coldside and East End Locality

Note: Dundee City stats have been taken from H&SC partnership strategic needs analysis.
Note: Dundee City stats have been taken from H&SC partnership strategic needs analysis.


Young Carer Interview

Photo by Annie Spratt on Unsplash

We interviewed a 14 year old Young Carer from Coldside and asked them what it is was like being a carer in their community.

What do you like about living in this locality?
Its good I live beside a park.

What does it feel like living here?
It like living here its good.

Where do carers find their support?
Through the carers centre is where carers can find and get support.

What support is most valuable to you?
I value most the support from mum and step-dad.

Keep Well Team, NHS Tayside, is a service offering FREE Health & Wellbeing Health checks to carers aged 18+

Click here  to view Wendy Reid, Keep Well Nurse, explain the service and how they are working with Dundee Carers Centre to support carers and how the service is running during lockdown.

East End

Our Locality Workers

Kev and Christina are the locality workers in the East End and they have built on key partnerships with local organisations and schools. This has allowed them to provide support groups, information to help identify and sign post carers and their families to support that is available in the community.

Schools we support

Craigie High School

Carer Coordinator: Susan Innes/ Carers Group

Co-ordinators: Kimberley Walsh, (Transitions Worker) and Shelly Day, (CLD)

Claypotts Primary School

Carer Coordinator: Cath Mcbennett, SFDW

Rowantree Primary School

Carer Coordinator: Doug Millar, SFDW

St Pius RC Primary School

Carer Coordinator: Kim Meek, SFDW

Craigiebarns Primary School

CC: Natalie Hocking, SFDW

Agencies we work with

The Yard

The Yard is an adventure play service for disabled children, young people and their families.

Brooksbank Centre

A community centre based in East end of Dundee, working with and for the community.

Rock Solid 

A community initiative based in the East-End of Dundee. Welcoming and inclusive organisation working together with local people to meet local priorities. Core vales are Compassion, Creativity and Collaboration.

Douglas Community Centre is a community centre situated in the East End Ward of Dundee.

Community Learning Developement Team

CLD teams across the city work alongside communities and partners to ensure individuals, families and communities reach their potential through lifelong learning, mutual self-help and strong community organisations.

Our Carers & Supporters

Our Carers & Supporters