About Us

cafeThe Open Door aims to reduce isolation and lonliness by providing love, friendship, support, inclusion and a sense of community.

We provide vital support services to the elderly, those with support needs, and carers.

Our objective is to reduce isolation and promote inclusion by providing:

A coffee shop that is open 5 days a week to the general public
Day care services for the elderly
Carer respite on a Saturday
Social groups open to the community
A Community centre for everyone
Rooms for hire and window space to let.

Read our story to find out how we started and how we have grown.

The Open Door Team
The Open Door has one full-time manager and several part-time members of staff.  You can email some of them directly from this page.

Joanne Dalton – Manager
Kirsteen Powell – Day Care Service Manager

Dolina Gorman-Fundraiser/Volunteer Co-ordinator
Sarah Irvine- Activities co-ordinator
Marcela Trsova – Activities co-ordinator
Lynn McGonnell – General / Day Service Support Assistant
Dianne Callander – Coffee shop supervisor

Lincoln Meredith- Caretaker  

And many many wonderful volunteers.

The Open Door Trustees
We are governed by a Board of 10 voluntary Trustees who meet monthly to discuss issues and oversee the implementation of an agreed Strategic plan.

The Open Door Funding
We receive Funding through a number of channels. Our annual Financial Report is externally examined by Goeghegans Chartered Accountants and provided to Companies House and the Charities Commission.  You can receive a copy on request.  The Treasurer’s Report is a summary of the full Financial Report.

The Open Door is a registered Scottish Charity and a company Limited by guarantee. We are inspected by the Scottish Care Inspectorate (SCSWIS.com). Click HERE, and enter our registration number CS2010250216 to see our most recent Report.

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