Talking Points

Get the right support from the right place

Talking Points

Don't know who to turn to? Turn to Talking Points.

Get free, impartial, non-judgemental advice on anything related to health and wellbeing

If you're not sure who to turn to for advice or want an informal chat about how to get help for any area of health and wellbeing related to yourself or a loved one - whether that be loneliness, mobility, things to do, mental health or even finance - Talking Points can help.

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.

No matter what you need information on, turn to Talking Points:

Phone: 0141 876 9555


Upcoming in person events 

Pop along for a chat and we can help with any question you have.

You can visit Talking Points at the Market Place in Newton Mearns Shopping Centre and at the Market Place at 56 Kelburn Street, Barrhead.

Everyone is welcome from Monday to Friday between 10am and 3pm to have a conversation about what matters most to them.

We would love to come along to your group or club and meet you face to face. If you would like to meet us and see how we can help, just drop us an email or contact us via the email and phone number below.

You can contact Talking Points by calling 0141 876 9555 or by emailing


What people have said about Talking Points

'Thank you for your informative and courteous first contact with impressive list of Care and Recreational possibilities which will certainly help me acquire the necessary Cultural and Health info to enable my ongoing Independence as l enter this new phase in my Life.' - Mrs B

'I am living on my own since my wife went into a home with dementia. It has been difficult for me as she has changed so much; but coming to Talking Points and going to the club you told me about gives me a break from the stress and lets me meet other people and make friends. Thank You.' Mr K

'I was slowly sinking under the pressure of caring. We were advised to go to Talking Points to see if they could help. Well the help button was pressed and this is what happened. Danielle the OT got us a pillow lifter, a new pull pit chair, a visit from the incontinence nurse and a visit from the physiotherapist.  Fantastic...... Many, many thanks to Talking Points. We owe you big time.' Mr and Mrs H

'I hadn't heard of Talking Points, but ... I had an excellent conversation and the follow up was brilliant as they visited me the next day! I got everything I was looking for including PIP which I didn't know about.' Mrs D

'I heard about Talking Points through Recovery across Mental Health (RAMH) and my conversation with the Talking Points Team was first class. I got all the information and help I needed and my Home adjustments are now in place. Everything's sorted.' Mrs H

Last modified on 14 October 2022