Supporting Islay & Jura Communities

About US

 

Islay & Jura Community Enterprises is a long established registered charity (SC015815) and provides a wide range of leisure, social and educational activities for people of all ages. We hold 4 nationally recognised awards including Queens Award For Volunteering.

We also operate Mactaggart Leisure Centre facility which includes: 25 swim pool, gym, sauna, launderette, hair salon, multi purpose room. See www.mactaggartleisurecentre.co.uk

What we do

We deliver projects in partnership with others to help meet the needs of the most vulnerable & disadvantaged groups on Islay & Jura. These include but are not limited to people with mental & physical disabilities/long term health conditions, older people, unemployed/under employed people, low income families and single parents, children/young people, veterans of armed forces, serving & retired seafarers.

CHIT CHAT SUPPORT HUB

Emotional & practical support for people with LTC

AQUACARE WARM WATER THERAPY

Unique “zero gravity” warm water therapy for people with disabilities, LTC pre & post operative.

EMPLOYABILITY

Vocational training, work shops, volunteer work experience & employment opportunities for young people/unemployed

AUTUMN YEARS CLUB

Lunch club & more for older people

VETERANS

Support for retired armed forces personnel & family

SEAFARERS

Support for current, retired Seafarers & dependents

FAMILIES

Support for struggling families

FINANCIAL CAPABILITY & INCLUSION

Debt, money advice, benefits, fuel poverty, energy advice for all

COVID

Ways we are supporting the community