Short Breaks

Dochas Carers Centre

Bringing together people who care

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Dochas Carers Centre

Lochgilphead, Argyll & Bute

T 01546 600 022

enquiries@dochasfund.org.uk www.dochasfund.org.uk


Time to live is funded by the Scottish Government as part of its commitment to the development of short breaks for the benefit of carers and those they care for. As an unpaid carer, it can be difficult to spend time and money on yourself.  By enabling you to take a short break either in the form of a brief holiday away, attending a family event or even going on a course to try something new, the Creative Breaks fund can provide a break that can:

   health

   forward to

   day routines

   interests

   friendships

   batteries


Eligibility and How you can apply:

If you are a Carer/Young Carer living in Mid Argyll, Kintyre and the Isles (Islay, Jura and Gigha), then you are eligible to make an application to the Time to Live Fund. Contact us for more information. The completed application form is reviewed by the Panel to make a decision. If the application is successful, the agreed Short Break will take place. After the short break there will be an evaluation process which will assess how the break has benefited you.


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