The EVOC Red Book

The online directory to find third sector Organisations, and their services across Edinburgh

IMPORTANT

Directory of local groups/projects who are offering specific support during the current COVID-19 pandemic »

In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

Category


Name Organisation Telephone Cost
3 - 8s Club The Yard 0131 476 4506 More info »
A Sense of Me Health in Mind 0131 225 8508 More info »
AAH Relatives Group Astley Ainslie Hospital More info »
Active Communities - Movement for Memories Edinburgh Leisure - Movement for Memories 0131 458 2260 More info »
Addiction Courses VOCAL 0131 622 6262 More info »
Adult Carers Support Groups Space & Broomhouse Hub 0131 455 7731 / 07715 208 465 More info »
Advocacy Kindred 0800 031 5793 More info »
Almond Supper Club Queensferry Churches Care In The Community (QCCC) 0131 331 5570 More info »
Autism & Complex Needs Group PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 0131 475 2416 More info »
Be a Family Friend Safe Families For Children (Scotland) 0131 603 8430 More info »
Be a Resource Friend Safe Families For Children (Scotland) 0131 603 8430 More info »
Befriending Project Eric Liddell Centre 0131 357 1270 More info »
BEMAS Carers Group Action Group 0131 475 2315 More info »
Black and Ethnic Minority Advice Services (BEMAS) Action Group 0131 475 2315 More info »
Brain Injury Carers Support Project Edinburgh Headway Group 0131 370 0393 More info »
Cancer Support Services Westerhaven Cancer Support Centre 0131 442 3126 More info »
Carer Advice Surgeries VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Carer Afternoon Together (CATs) North West Carers Centre 0131 315 3130 More info »
Carer Focused Respite Service Crossroads - Edinburgh 0131 346 1596 More info »
Carer Information Meeting PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 0131 475 2416 More info »
Carer Peer Support Group Edinburgh Headway Group 0131 370 0393 More info »
Carer Programme Eric Liddell Centre 0131 357 1278 More info »
Carer Social Evenings Edinburgh Headway Group 0131 370 0393 More info »
Carer Support Group for Younger Onset Alzheimer Scotland - Edinburgh Service 0131 551 9350 More info »
Carer Support Groups - Partner & Spouses Group PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) More info »
Carer Support Services Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 0131 467 2994 More info »
Carer's Cafe Prestonfield & District Neighbourhood Workers Project 0131 620 7222 More info »
Carers Forum Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 322 8480 More info »
Carers Respite Service Carr Gomm 0131 656 6270 More info »
Carers Service Stafford Centre 0131 557 0718 More info »
Carers Support Group The Health Agency 0131 458 3080 More info »
Carers Support Group St Anne's Parish Church 0131 334 3168 More info »
Carers Support Group Edinburgh Branch Parkinson’s UK 0131 557 6438 More info »
Carers Walking Group Dementia Friendly Pentlands 07967 826 194 More info »
Caring Connections Stafford Centre 07951 066 234 More info »
Chinese Parents Group Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Coffee Morning PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 07599 930 034 More info »
Collective Advocacy Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 270 6087 More info »
Community Choir - Cares & Co Phoenix Choir 07793 113 112 More info »
Community Support Services Barnardo's - South East Locality 0131 446 7000 More info »
Complementary Therapies Service PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 0131 475 2416 More info »
Complementary Therapy Service The Yard 0131 476 4506 More info »
Conversation Cafe - Gilmerton VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Conversation Cafe - Leith VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Conversation Cafe - South Queensferry VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Conversation Cafe - West End VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Craigentinny Cancer Support Group Macmillan Cancer Support 07583 263 299 More info »
Day Care Milan (Senior Welfare Organisation) 0131 475 2307 More info »
Day Care North Edinburgh Dementia Care (Seagrove Centre) 0131 553 7147 More info »
Dementia Carer Befriending Eric Liddell Centre 0131 446 3301 More info »
Drop In at Care for Carers Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Drop-in Prestonfield & District Neighbourhood Workers Project 0131 620 7222 More info »
Early Years Service Firsthand Lothian 0131 523 1322 More info »
Early Years Service Tailor Ed Foundation 0131 624 8970 More info »
Easter and Summer Playschemes Lothian Autistic Society 0131 661 3834 More info »
Edinburgh Carer Support Team Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership 0131 553 8391 More info »
Edinburgh South West Carer Support Group VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Emotional Support - Changing Relationships VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Emotional Support - Counselling VOCAL 0131 466 8082 More info »
Emotional Support - Peer Mentoring VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Emotional Support - Stress Management Courses VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Evening Carer Support Group Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Events Children's Cancer And Leukaemia Advice And Support For Parents (CCLASP) 0131 4677 420 More info »
Families affected by Drugs and Alcohol Circle 0131 552 0305 More info »
Family & Friends Carer Support Group Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Family Drop-in Open Sessions The Yard 0131 476 4506 More info »
Family Support Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh 0131 553 7819 More info »
Family Support Home-Start Edinburgh West & South West 0131 347 2881 More info »
Family Support Children's Cancer And Leukaemia Advice And Support For Parents (CCLASP) 0131 4677 420 More info »
Family Support Addictions Service VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Family Support Services Firsthand Lothian 0131 523 1322 More info »
Family Work Citadel Youth Centre 0131 554 0510 More info »
Father's Support Circle 0131 552 0305 More info »
Ferryfield House Carers Group Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 322 8480 More info »
Find a Care Service Care Information Scotland 0800 011 3200 More info »
Findlay House Carers Group Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 322 8480 More info »
Forget Me Not's North West Carers Centre 0131 315 3130 More info »
Foster a Child Action For Children Scotland 0141 550 9010 More info »
Freephone Helpline Edinburgh Crisis Centre 0808 801 0414 More info »
Get Advice Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Portobello 0131 510 5510 More info »
Get Advice Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Muirhouse 0131 510 5510 More info »
Get Advice Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Gorgie/Dalry 0131 510 5510 More info »
Get Advice Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Leith 0131 510 5510 More info »
Get Advice Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Dundas Street 0131 510 5510 More info »
Getting To Know GIRFEC Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland 0141 404 0231 More info »
Goldenacre Cafe Inverleith St Serf's Church Centre 0131 561 1392 More info »
Gypsy / Traveller Carer Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 07857 652 413 More info »
Health and Social Care Academy Health and Social Care Alliance Scotland 0141 404 0231 More info »
Help at Home LifeCare 0131 343 0950 More info »
Helpline Care Information Scotland 0845 6001 001 More info »
Helpline Kindred 0800 031 5793 More info »
Holiday Play Schemes The Yard 0131 476 4506 More info »
How VOCAL Can Help - Carers VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
How VOCAL Can Help - Employers VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
How VOCAL Can Help - Professionals VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Individual Advocacy Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 270 6087 / 6089 More info »
Information and Support Edinburgh Young Carers 0131 475 2322 More info »
Information Service Lead Scotland 0131 228 9441 More info »
Intensive Behaviour Support Service (BIBSS) Barnardo's - Caern House 0131 339 8840 / 07795 635 107 More info »
JEEVAN Dementia Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 0131 467 2997 / 07947 114 876 More info »
Kindred at Edinburgh’s Royal Hospital for Sick Children Kindred 0800 031 5793 (option 2) More info »
Kinship Care - After School Club Big Hearts Community Trust (Tynecastle Stadium) More info »
Knowing Your Stuff - Money Advice Service Action Group 0131 475 2315 More info »
Laughter Club Eric Liddell Centre 07929 897 460 More info »
Laughter Club St Mary's Episcopal Cathedral 07929 897 460 More info »
Learning Opportunities Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Learning, Leisure & Social for Carers VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Legal Advice Scottish Child Law Centre 0800 328 8970 More info »
LGBT Dementia Project - Training LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing 0141 271 2330 More info »
Lighthouse Support Service Epilepsy Scotland - Edinburgh Office 0131 226 5458 More info »
Little Wrigglers Group Pregnancy and Parents Centre 0131 229 3667 More info »
Live Life to the Full St Bride's Community Centre 0131 346 1405 More info »
Lothian Early Onset Support Service Alzheimer Scotland - Edinburgh Service 0131 551 9350 More info »
Lothian Supported Carers Scheme Barnardo's - Birch House 0131 556 4583 More info »
Lunch Breaks Eric Liddell Centre 0131 446 3301 More info »
Marchmont Stroke Support Group Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland 0131 447 5342 More info »
Memory Cafe With You - Pleasance Day Centre 0131 2012944 More info »
Oasis Younger Onset Café Alzheimer Scotland - Edinburgh Service 0131 551 9350 More info »
Older Carer Group Edinburgh Development Group (EDG) 0131 476 0522 More info »
OneSixty Drop in Support Group Alzheimer Scotland - Edinburgh Service 0131 551 9350 More info »
Outreach LifeCare 0131 343 0944 / 0131 343 0953 More info »
Outreach Service - Home Visits Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Portobello 0131 474 8081 More info »
Outreach Service - Home Visits Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Muirhouse 0131 474 8081 More info »
Outreach Service - Home Visits Citizens Advice Edinburgh 0131 474 8081 More info »
Outreach Service - Home Visits Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Gorgie/Dalry 0131 510 5510 / 0131 474 8081 More info »
Outside-in Group Craigmillar Community Grows 07824 838 364 More info »
Palm Cafe (Balerno) Dementia Friendly Pentlands 0131 449 6186 More info »
Parent & Carer Peer Support Group Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCiL) 0131 475 2350 More info »
Parent Information Point Home-Start Edinburgh West & South West 0131 347 2881 More info »
Parkinson’s Nurse Specialists Edinburgh Branch Parkinson’s UK 0131 465 9156 More info »
Pasda Singing Group PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 0131 475 2416 More info »
Pasda’s Garden Group PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) More info »
Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Leith 0131 510 5510 More info »
Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Portobello 0131 510 5510 More info »
Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Gorgie/Dalry 0131 510 5510 More info »
Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Dundas Street 0131 510 5510 More info »
Peer Support Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCiL) 0131 475 2350 More info »
Polish Carer's VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Portobello Carer Support Group Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Practical Help Craigmillar Park Church 0131 667 5145 More info »
Practical Support VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Project - Stress Relief for Unpaid Carers Community Foundation Planetary Healing 0131 657 5680 / 07798 568 218 More info »
Residentials and Day Trips Edinburgh Young Carers 0131 475 2322 More info »
Respite Service North West Carers Centre 0131 315 3130 More info »
RNIB Scotland - Education and Family Services RNIB Scotland (Head Office) - Edinburgh Lothians 0131 652 3194 More info »
Safety, Privacy and Dignity in Older Peoples services (SPD) Group Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 270 6087/0131 537 6392 More info »
Self Directed Support Development Barnardo's - Caern House 0131 339 8840 / 07795 635 107 More info »
Self Harm Project Penumbra Edinburgh 0131 229 6262 More info »
Self Harm Project - Parents & Carers Support Penumbra Edinburgh 0131 229 6262 More info »
Self Harm Project - Parents & Carers Support Group Penumbra Edinburgh 0131 229 6262 More info »
Self-management Health Project Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Short Breaks Fund VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Show Features Edinburgh Bumps to Babies Show 07850 209 999 More info »
Social Group PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 0131 475 2416 More info »
Southside Baby Peep Southside Community Centre 0131 667 0484 More info »
Specialist Services - Patient Advice and Support Service (PASS) Citizens Advice Edinburgh 0131 510 5510 More info »
Specialist Services - Welfare Rights & Health Project Citizens Advice Edinburgh More info »
Sport and Activity Sessions Lothian Autistic Society 0131 622 666 More info »
St Martin's Dementia Friendly St Martin's Parish Church 0131 669 4351 More info »
Stepping Out Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Stress Management for Carers Care for Carers 0131 661 2077 More info »
Support & Information PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 0131 475 2416 More info »
Support at the Crisis Centre Edinburgh Crisis Centre 0808 801 0414 More info »
Support Group Milan (Senior Welfare Organisation) 0131 475 2307 More info »
Support Group Edinburgh Limb Loss Association 07752 830 922 More info »
Support in Your Home Service Deaf Action 0131 442 6924 More info »
Support Workers & Advice Edinburgh Branch Parkinson’s UK 0344 225 3771 More info »
Support, Advice and Advocacy Keys to Inclusion 0131 247 1423 More info »
Supporting Older Families Project Edinburgh Development Group (EDG) 0131 476 0522 More info »
Supportive Care St Columba's Hospice 0131 551 1381 More info »
Target Specific Service Tailor Ed Foundation 0131 624 8970 More info »
Terrace Tots 6VT Youth Café 0131 229 1797 More info »
The Deaf Children's Society of East Scotland The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) - Scotland 07511 711 159 More info »
The Monday Cafe @ Cramond Kirk Cramond Dementia and Carers Lunch Club 0131 662 1204 More info »
Time For Carers North Edinburgh Dementia Care (Seagrove Centre) 0131 553 7147 More info »
Training Number 6 0131 220 1075 More info »
Transitions Carer Edinburgh Carers Council 0131 270 6087 / 6089 More info »
Walking Group PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) More info »
Website Information & Advice Care Information Scotland 0800 011 3200 More info »
Weekend Coffee Morning PASDA (Parents of Autistic Spectrum Disorder Adults) 07599 930 034 More info »
Welfare Rights and Financial Inclusion Action Group 0131 475 2315 More info »
Wester Haven Cancer Support Centre The Health Agency 0131 442 3126 More info »
Westerhaven Macmillan Cancer Support Centre Macmillan Cancer Support 0131 442 3126 More info »
Wi Rascals Support Group North West Carers Centre 0131 315 3130 More info »
Yolo Sistas Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Young Carer Groups Edinburgh Young Carers 0131 475 2322 More info »
Young Carer Individual Support Edinburgh Young Carers 0131 475 2322 More info »
Young Carers North West Carers Centre 0131 315 3130 More info »
Young Carers Support Project Space & Broomhouse Hub 0131 455 7731 More info »
Young Carers' Forum Edinburgh Young Carers 0131 475 2322 More info »
Young Mum's Group Citadel Youth Centre 0131 554 0510 More info »
Young Onset Service North Edinburgh Dementia Care (Seagrove Centre) 0131 553 7147 More info »
Young Parkinson’s Carers Support Group Edinburgh Branch Parkinson’s UK 01573 410 363 More info »