Anam Cara workshops (Anam Cara)

Who is this for?

  • Women looking for emotional support

Who provides this?

  • Anam Cara


The next series of workshops starts on Monday 24 January 2022.

Anam Cara is a registered Scottish charity supporting woman and aims to improve their emotional wellbeing. The award-winning team can support and guide you through its workshops and on your journey to find yourself.

This service offers continual and offers consistent support to women. The workshops run between 3 weeks and 3 months. During this time, a daily befriending service is available.

Anam Cara is able to support you if you are:

  • experiencing low self-worth or low self-esteem
  • at risk, or are using unhealthy coping mechanisms eg alcohol, drugs, food, social media
  • feeling stuck and unable to change
  • feeling like your past is impacting your future

Alongside the workshops, you are invited to attend a weekly ZOOM session for questions and connection.

* Anam Cara is not a crisis or treatment service for women with more severe mental health difficulties. However, Anam Cara will support women on their pathway to recovery from substance misuse.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

You can fill out an online referral form or email Fiona Hardie at or Julie Surgeon at

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Contact Details

Fiona Hardie

Social media:

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Loneliness/isolated groups
Social groups
Substance use
Survivors of abuse

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