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Employability Hubs

Are you a North Ayrshire resident looking for work? If you’re aged 16 and over and unemployed, they can help you on your journey to sustainable employment.

Support available

They offer:
•help with CVs, online applications and interview techniques
•training courses and workshops
•advice on business start-up and self employment
•help to improve numeracy and literacy skills
•help with English language skills (ESOL)
•help with digital skills and access to online services such as Universal Credit
•debt and money advice

They deliver free, employability services with their partner organisations at our Employability Hubs:
•Ardrossan Employability Hub
call: 01294 485 320
open: Monday – 9am to 1pm, Tuesday – 9am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm, Thursday – 9am to 1pm
address: 82-84 Glasgow Street, Ardrossan, KA22 8EH
•Fullarton Community Hub
call: 01294 278 207
open: Monday – 1pm to 5pm, Wednesday and Friday – 9am to 1pm
address: 1 School Lane, Irvine KA12 8DF
•Kilbirnie Library
call: 01505 681 228
open: Monday – 2pm to 5pm, Tuesday and Thursday – 9am to 1pm
address: Avils Place, Kilbirnie KA25 6BL
•Kilwinning Hub
open: Thursday – 2pm to 5pm
address: Ayrshire College, Lauchlan Way, Kilwinning KA13 6DE
•Stevenston Library
call: 01294 464 834
open: Monday – 9.30am to 1pm, Tuesday – 2pm to 4.30pm, Thursday – 9.30am to 1pm and 2pm to 4.30pm
address: 1 Main Street, Stevenston KA20 3AB

Get in touch, or drop in, to find out how to get involved.

Stroll With It 3! Walking For Everybody

Walking is simple, free, and one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and become healthier.

The Active Travel Hub in Irvine have walks organised from August to December 2019.

View the programme for more information.

Guide Dogs Scotland

Guide Dogs Scotland are looking for volunteers to help change a life and they are looking for them right here in North Ayrshire. If interested then please visit their website or give them a call.

Irvine Library Open Day

Irvine Library is hosting an open evening for local groups on Tuesday 10th September from 5-8pm.

The purpose of the evening is to provide local groups and organisations active in the Irvine area the opportunity to advertise their activities to the community and recruit new members.

If you are interested in promoting your group at this event, please contact Irvine Library on 01294 271 295 or email

What Is MS? Information Webinar

The Multiple Sclerosis Society Scotland is delivering a What is MS? information webinar on the 30th July 2019.

The information webinar will give an overview of the science behind MS – what goes wrong in Multiple Sclerosis and what treatments need to be developed to stop it.

Research Communications Manager, Dr David Schley, will talk through the science for 30 minutes. He’ll then spend 30 minutes taking your questions.


Input At Bridgend Community Centre

Input prepares people with additional educational needs for life.

This is a computer, social & life skills course.

Location: Bridgend Community Centre every Friday from 10am – 3pm.

For more information contact:

Tel: 01294 441404



Volunteers Needed – Handy Helpers

Volunteers Needed !

Ayrshire Community Trust are looking for volunteers for a new Handy Helpers project !

Are you are interested in getting involved?

Contact Cheryl Newell on 01294 443044.

Three Towns Veterans’ Breakfast Club

The armed forces veterans’ breakfast club exists simply to allow veterans to meet face-to-face in a relaxed, safe and social environment.

The primary aim above all others is to allow veterans to ‘return to the tribe’.  The club meets every Monday from 9.30am in the Melbourne Cafe, 72 Hamilton Street, Saltcoats, KA21 5DS.  They also organise social outings and a Christmas dinner.

Anyone is welcome to drop in anytime and they can also help with transport if needed.

For more information, contact Paul Coffey on 07821 928 358.

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