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Independent sources of help and advice for those with a disability
Fife Direct for People with Disabilities aims to assist and support people with disabilities and to encourage their active involvement in promoting and understanding of disability issues, which is done through disability awareness and equality training.
If you'd like to find out more about this service, please contact Social Work Enquiries using the following details.
Website: Fife Direct
Phone: 01383 441177
You could qualify for concessionary travel, such as a Myfife card, for bus travel or for help managing your benefits. To find out more, please visit www.fifedirect.org.uk/topics/index.
For advice on careers, please get in touch with the Fife Careers Centre using the information below.
Phone: 01592 205472
Address: 157 Commercial Street, Kirkcaldy, Fife, KY1 2NS
Alternatively, Fife Forum is a Fife based Agency concerned with the needs and aspirations of older people. For further information, please use the following details.
Website: Fife Forum
Phone: 01592 643743
Address: 1-2, Fraser Buildings, Millie Street, Kirkcaldy, KY1 2NL
Lifeline 24 is a telephone-based system which you can use to summon help, call assistance, or give you reassurance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.
The main role of the lifeline service is to obtain help for an elderly or disabled person when an emergency arises. The 'Lifeline' is connected to a control centre where there is always a control operator on duty to respond immediately. This operator is supported by a mobile warden service.
For more information, please use the following details.
Website: Lifeline 24
Phone: 0800 999 0400 (Monday to Friday 8.30am -6pm, Saturday 9am -5pm)
Alternatively, the Fife Falls Response Team can be contacted by pressing Community Alarm, via your GP or NHS24 (Tel. 111).
Fife Council also provide a community alarm service. For further information call the Contact Centre on 03451 551503 to see whether you are eligible.
RECOMMENDED - We would advise that you arrange a Fire Safety Check
If you would like to request a free fire safety check, please contact the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service using the information below.
Website: Fire Scotland
Phone: 0800 0731 999
If you say that you are calling to request a fire safety check they will arrange this for you. The length of time that you wait for this service will depend on the demand that the Fire Service have at the time.
There is no charge made for this service at the current time and they will fit smoke alarms free of charge where required.
Fife Community Alarms and Telecare service may also be able to offer you further advice regarding your fire safety. To get in touch, please phone on 01383 441177.