Drop in sessions and appointments are now available at the following What Matters Hub venues across the region:
Hawick: Heart of Hawick Cafe; every Thursday, 10am-3pm
Galashiels: Cafe Recharge, 58 Island Street; every Tuesday, 1-4pm
Peebles: Peebles Community Trust (former ex-Servicemen’s Club), School Brae; every Wednesday, 10am-1pm (from 20 October)
Duns: The Library, 49 Newtown Street; every other Tuesday, 10am-12noon (next session 12 October)
Eyemouth: Eyemouth Community Centre; every other Tuesday, 10am-12noon (next session 19 October)
To support Covid-19 guidelines, anyone attending will be asked to wear a face mask, use the hand sanitiser provided and observe social distancing. They will also be required to provide contact details in line with Test and Protect requirements.
A one-way system will be in operation and people may be asked to sit in a waiting area until staff are available to see them. They are asked not to attend if they, a family member or close contact has any Covid-19 symptoms or has recently tested positive for the virus.
For more information and to keep up to date with the latest regarding the phased opening of the What Matters Hubs, visit: www.scotborders.gov.uk/whatmattershubs or call 0300 100 1800 (Option 1).
Phase Two of the reopening programme is scheduled to take place from January 2022 when other smaller, local venues will become available.
In the meantime, people can continue to access advice and support from Customer Advice and Support Services on 0300 100 1800 (Option 7) or visit: www.scotborders.gov.uk/cahs. Adult carers can also contact the Borders Carers Centre on 01896 752431.