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Talking Points

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Accommodation / Homelessness
  • Alcohol
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drugs
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Other
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Personal Development
  • Re-integration


Talking Points provides free, impartial, non-judgemental support, information and signposting on anything related to health and wellbeing.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Self-referral

To get in touch with Talking Points, you can: Complete the Self-referral Form to let us know what support or information you need. Call The Community Hub on 0141 876 9555, Monday to Friday, 10-3pm. Visit the Talking Points Hub in Barrhead or Newton Mearns. In one call to Talking Points you reach over sixty organisations, including the East Renfrewshire Health and Social Care Partnership (HSCP), who work together to help you get the information you need quickly, so you can live your life to the fullest. The Talking Points staff will either help you directly or will signpost you to the right health and social care service, organisation or group who can.

Further Information:

If you prefer to speak with someone face to face, please drop in to the Talking Points Hubs at Barrhead Centre Carlibar Road Barrhead, G78 1AA, (opposite train station) Monday – Thursday, 10-3pm Friday: 10-2pm The Market Place The Avenue Shopping Centre 250 Ayr Road Newton Mearns Monday – Friday: 10-3pm.