Reid Macewen Activity Centre

The Erskine Reid Macewen Activity Centre aims to enhance the quality of life and wellbeing of veterans in the community, providing the opportunity to engage with people who have shared experiences and history, learn new skills, explore a number of interests and access support services.

Objectives

  • To be accessible to veterans living in the community with the choice of how often to visit, supporting an increased in social network
  • To offer a range of purposeful activities and opportunities supported by a skilled team of staff and volunteers
  • To provide relevant guidance and advice in partnership with specialist organisations
  • To engage veterans in the design and delivery of services, encouraging skill sharing

Eligibility

Any veteran who has served as a member of one of the HM Armed Forces as a Regular or Reservist or on National Service or were:

  • A Member of the Merchant Marine and were deployed on active service in support of the armed forces
  • A Member of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary
  • A Member of the Home Guard

Venue

Located in our tranquil stable building dating from 1896 on the picturesque Erskine estate, we guarantee time spent with us will be a unique and rewarding experience, surrounded by a friendly community spirit.

Provision

Social– Sports and Recreation, Music, Films, Lunch, Relaxation

Skills– Computing, Woodwork, Arts, Health and Wellbeing

Support- Drop in sessions delivered by a range of organisations providing information and advice

Facilities

Monday – Friday. 9.30am – 3.30pm.

Drop in for a couple of hours or stay all day

  • Refreshments and hot lunch option
  • Ample car parking facilities

Contact

Debra Dickson, Activity Centre Manager

Erskine, Bishopton, Renfrewshire, PA7 5PU

Telephone: 0141 814 4534

Email: debra.dickson@erskine.org.uk