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
4-2-7 Project Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Access to Education and Employment Grants Refugee Survival Trust More info »
Active 50+ FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Adult Counselling Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Adults - Older Men's Health and Wellbeing Group Pilmeny Development Project 0131 553 2559 More info »
Adults - Pilmeny Women’s Health & Wellbeing Group Pilmeny Development Project 0131 553 2559 More info »
Advice & Information Service Pakistan Society Edinburgh More info »
Advocacy Service Polish Family Support Centre 0131 281 0429 / 07404 633 415 More info »
Advocacy Work Pakistan Society Edinburgh More info »
African Health Project - Community Awareness & Prevention Waverley Care 0131 558 1425 / 07429 293 545 More info »
African Health Project – One-to-One & Group Support Waverley Care 0131 558 1425 / 07429 293 545 More info »
After School Club / Homework Club Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 More info »
Alleviating Destitution - Destitution Grants Refugee Survival Trust More info »
Alleviating Destitution - One Day Bus Pass Refugee Survival Trust More info »
Alumni Programme Vine Trust 0131 555 5598 More info »
Amina: Let's talk Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0808 801 0301 More info »
Arabic School Edinburgh Central Mosque 0131 667 1777 More info »
Bangladeshi Women’s Support Group Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 | 0131 659 7837 More info »
Beat the Heart Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 0131 650 1001 More info »
Beavers Edinburgh Muslim Scout Group (8th Braid Salaam Scout Group) 0783 455 6674 More info »
Becoming a Mentor Linknet Mentoring Ltd 0131 261 4463 More info »
Befriending Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Befriending / Outreach Milan (Senior Welfare Organisation) 0131 475 2307 More info »
Befriending Services Waverley Care 0131 558 1425 / 07929 132 675 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 »
BME (Black Minority Ethnic) Scotland Families The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) - Scotland 0141 354 7855 / 07966 341 021 More info »
BME Mentoring Project Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Breakfast Club Kirkliston After-School Club 07714 824 974 More info »
Carer Support Services Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 0131 467 2994 More info »
Casework Support SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Cathay Court Sheltered Housing Dunedin Canmore Housing Assoc. - Cathay Court Sheltered Housing 0131 221 9790 More info »
CEC - Interpreting & Translating Service Central Library More info »
Centre For Global Citizenship Vine Trust 0131 555 5598 More info »
Chi Sin, Chi Mei Dementia Support Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 07508 783 048 More info »
Childcare Services Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Children and Adult Transition Services (CAATS) Action Group 0131 475 2315 More info »
Children and Young People’s Outreach Service Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Children’s Services Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Chinese Cancer Screening Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 0131 467 2996 (Cantonese) More info »
Chinese Parents Group Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Classes La Petite École More info »
Classes Edinburgh Chinese School 0752 851 7635 More info »
Climate Challenge Initiative (NKS CCI) Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 | 0131 659 7837 More info »
Communities for Conservation - Community Gardens Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) 0131 556 0441 More info »
Communities for Conservation - Home Energy Visits Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) 0131 556 0441 More info »
Community Based ESOL Edinburgh College - Sighthill Campus 0131 535 4630 More info »
Community Development - Drop-in Service Sikh Sanjog 0131 553 4737 More info »
Community Development - Health & Wellbeing Group Sikh Sanjog 0131 553 4737 More info »
Community Development - Outreach Service Sikh Sanjog 0131 553 4737 More info »
Community Project - Out and About Project (South Edinburgh) Edinburgh Community Food Initiative 0131 467 7326 More info »
Community Yoga Class - Move, Breathe, Learn English Edinburgh Community Yoga 07791 940 625 More info »
Complementary Therapies Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Computer Classes Pakistan Society Edinburgh More info »
Counselling Polish Family Support Centre 0131 281 0429 / 074 0463 3415 More info »
Criminal Justice - Bright Choices Sacro 0131 622 7500 More info »
Cubs Edinburgh Muslim Scout Group (8th Braid Salaam Scout Group) 0783 455 6674 More info »
Cultural Bridging Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 | 0131 659 7837 More info »
Czech and Slovak Children’s Club (Nursery and School) Czech School Scotland 07716 838 358 More info »
Daily Prayers and Jumu’ah Edinburgh Central Mosque 0131 667 1777 More info »
Dance Ihayami School Dance Ihayami 07722 071 256 More info »
Destitute Asylum Seeker Service (DASS) Refugee Survival Trust 0141 353 5603 More info »
Diverse Recruitment Consultancy (DRC) - Employers Linknet Mentoring Ltd 0131 225 7986 More info »
Diverse Recruitment Consultancy (DRC) - Job Seekers Linknet Mentoring Ltd 0131 225 7986 More info »
Diversity Advisory Group SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Drop In Sessions - Adults Street Soccer Scotland 07480 979 919 More info »
EAL Project Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Early Years Service Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Early Years Service - Chinese Flower Group Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Edinburgh Branch (monthly meeting) Scotland China Association More info »
Edinburgh Islamic Academy Association of Scottish Muslims - Blackhall Mosque 0131 343 3802 More info »
Employability Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0131 662 6850 More info »
English as a Second Language Southside Community Centre 0131 535 4630 More info »
English as a Second Language (ESL) Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
English Classes Destiny Church Edinburgh - Leith Location 0131 454 2001 More info »
English Classes Destiny Church Edinburgh - Gorgie 0131 454 2001 More info »
English Classes Destiny Church Edinburgh - Granton 0131 454 2001 More info »
English Classes Linknet Mentoring Ltd 0131 261 4463 More info »
English Conversation Classes Bristo Baptist Church 07581 241 708 More info »
English Edinburgh Tollcross Community Centre 07898 936 356 More info »
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) St Bride's Community Centre 0131 535 4630 More info »
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Fort Community Centre 0131 553 1074 More info »
English Language Cafe Health All Round 07494 679 674 More info »
English Language Classes The Welcoming Association 07944 186 166 More info »
Equal Access Health in Mind 0131 225 8508 More info »
ESOL Crisis Skylight Edinburgh 0131 209 7735 / 0781414632 More info »
ESOL South Bridge Resource Centre 0131 297 9657 More info »
ESOL - (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Level 3 South Bridge Resource Centre 0131 558 3545 More info »
ESOL - (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Level 4 South Bridge Resource Centre 0131 558 3545 More info »
ESOL - (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Level 5 South Bridge Resource Centre 0131 558 3545 More info »
ESOL - Beginners Gate 55 0131 337 3275 More info »
ESOL - Community Based Community Based ESOL 0131 297 9657 More info »
ESOL (English as a Second Language) Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre 0131 664 3793 More info »
ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Level 2 South Bridge Resource Centre 0131 558 3545 More info »
ESOL Chatabout Reading Group Fountainbridge Library 0131 529 5616 More info »
ESOL Conversation Class - 'All Talk' Pentland Community Centre 0131 337 3275 More info »
ESOL Conversation Class 'All Talk' Carrickvale Community Centre 0131 443 6971 More info »
ESOL Elementary West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre 0131 551 3194 More info »
ESOL Elementary Level Gate 55 0131 337 3275 More info »
ESOL English Classes McDonald Road Library 0131 535 4630 More info »
ESOL Harbour Group Southside Community Centre More info »
ESOL Intermediate West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre 0131 551 3194 More info »
ESOL Mixed Level Clovenstone Community Centre 0131 453 4561 More info »
ESOL Speakeasy Group Southside Community Centre 0131 535 4630 More info »
ESOL Tynecastle Women's Elementary Group Tynecastle Community Wing 0131 337 3275 More info »
ESOL(English for speakers of other languages) Conversation Group The Braidwood Centre 0131 558 3545 More info »
EU Settlement Scheme Support FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Family Support Project Polish Family Support Centre 0131 281 0429 More info »
Family Support Work Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Fellowship African and Caribbean Christian Fellowship (ACCF), Edinburgh 0794 680 1402 More info »
Food & Blether Craigmillar Community Grows 07824 838 364 More info »
Football Works Street Soccer Scotland 07480 979 919 More info »
Forestry Commission Project Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Friendship Group Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0141 212 8420 More info »
Gaelic Playgroup - Leith Cròileagan – Edinburgh's Gaelic Playgroups 0131 529 2415 More info »
Gaelic Playgroup - Tollcross Cròileagan – Edinburgh's Gaelic Playgroups 0131 529 2415 More info »
Gaelic Playgroups - Bonnington Cròileagan – Edinburgh's Gaelic Playgroups 0131 529 2415 More info »
Gaelic Song: Cèilidh nan Amhráin Adult Learning Project (ALP) Association 0131 221 5800 More info »
Gaelic Worship Greyfriar's Kirk More info »
Girl Zone Citadel Youth Centre 0131 554 0510 More info »
Green Futures Project SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Groupwork Project Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Gypsy / Traveller Carer Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 07857 652 413 More info »
Gypsy/Traveller Carers’ - Community Art Projects Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 07852 303 925 More info »
Gypsy/Traveller Community - Women’s Voices Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 07857 652 413 More info »
Hall Hire/Booking Association of Scottish Muslims - Blackhall Mosque 0131 343 3802 More info »
Happy to Translate Action Group 0131 475 2315 More info »
Hate Crime & Third Party Reporting Police Scotland 999 (emergency) 101 (non-emergency) More info »
Helpline Muslim Community Helpline 0208 904 8193 / 020 8908 6715 More info »
Helpline Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0808 801 0301 More info »
Housing Traineeships Path Scotland 0141 332 9477 More info »
Hungarian Folk Dance North Merchiston Club More info »
Hungarian Playgroup North Merchiston Club 07424 154 327 More info »
Independent Health Advocacy Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 More info »
Indian Pilrig Community Badminton Group Fort Community Centre 0131 553 1074 More info »
Indian/Pakistan Women’s Support Group Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Information & Education Project Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Information and Advice Minority Ethnic Health Inclusion Services (MEHIS) 0131 536 9544 More info »
Information and Advice Centre Milan (Senior Welfare Organisation) 0131 475 2307 More info »
Islam for 4-6 year olds Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07480 569 192 More info »
Islamic Classes Al-Furqan 07925 194 934 More info »
Italian Circle Newington Library 0131 529 5536 More info »
Japanese Playgroup North Merchiston Club 0131 662 1757 More info »
JEEVAN Dementia Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 0131 467 2997 / 07947 114 876 More info »
Jump Start Project Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) More info »
Korean Worship Priestfield Parish Church More info »
Ladies' English and Urdu Classes Al-Furqan 07925 194 934 More info »
Language and Cultural Café LGBT Centre for Health & Wellbeing LGBTQ+ More info »
Leadership Programme Path Scotland 0141 332 9477 More info »
Learning Hub Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Leith Conversation cafes FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Library Access Edinburgh Central Mosque 0131 667 1777 More info »
Literacy for ESOL Learners South Bridge Resource Centre More info »
Little Muslims' Quran class Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07480 569 192 More info »
Living in Harmony - Chat Cafe Pilton Community Health Project (PCHP) 0131 551 1671 More info »
Lunch Club Edinburgh Hebrew Congregation 07734 291 836 More info »
Maternal & Infant Nutrition and Well-being Project SCOREScotland 07506 902 521 More info »
Mental Health Project Polish Family Support Centre 0131 281 0429 / 07404 633 415 More info »
Mentoring Linknet Mentoring Ltd 0131 261 4463 More info »
Missional Communities - Sanctuary Central Church More info »
Mother and Toddler Group Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Multi Cultural Family Based Football Initiative Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Multi-Cultural Family Base Friday Group Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Multicultural Women’s Group Granton:Hub 07809 365 827 More info »
MWAE Baraka Youth Group Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07480 569 192 More info »
MWAE Girls Teen Sports Club Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07480 569 192 More info »
MWAE Parent & Toddler Group Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07480 569 192 More info »
MWAE Teen Boys Group Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07429 660 723 More info »
New Muslims Sisters Class Edinburgh New Muslims - Sisters 0741 403 5229 More info »
New to Islam Edinburgh Central Mosque 0131 667 1777 More info »
NKS Childcare Facility Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Outreach / Befriending service Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 More info »
Pakistan Society 50+ Elderly Club Pakistan Society Edinburgh More info »
Parenting Forum Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 | 0131 659 7837 More info »
Personal Development Street Soccer Scotland 0131 554 9157 More info »
Peru Vine Trust 0131 555 5598 More info »
PIE – Oficina Precaria Edinburgh The Autonomous Centre of Edinburgh More info »
Placement Organisations Path Scotland 0141 332 9477 More info »
Polish Bookbug Granton Library 0131 529 5630 More info »
Polish Bookbug Session McDonald Road Library 0131 529 5636 More info »
Polish Carer's VOCAL 0131 622 6666 More info »
Polish Rhymetimes Craigmillar Books For Babies 0131 621 2621 More info »
Polish Rhymetimes Craigmillar Library 0131 529 5597 More info »
Polish School Craigentinny Community Centre 07927 294 352 More info »
Polish SMART Recovery FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Polish Toddler Group FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Positive Moves Path Scotland 0141 332 9477 More info »
Pray Meetings Edinburgh Hindu Mandir and Culural Centre 07890 726 117 More info »
Prayer Annandale Street Mosque 07514 774 001 More info »
Prayer Time Association of Scottish Muslims - Blackhall Mosque 0131 343 3802 More info »
Projects - Career Advice and Guidance FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Projects - Communities for Conservation Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) 0131 556 0441 More info »
Projects - Young People Against Hate Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) O131 556 0441 More info »
Projects - Youth Zone & Eurodesk Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) More info »
Psychological Support FENIKS 07510 122 425 More info »
Punjabi Classes Sikh Sanjog 0131 553 4737 More info »
Quran Classes Edinburgh Central Mosque 0131 667 1777 More info »
Racial Incident Reporting Centre Pakistan Society Edinburgh More info »
Refuge Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Refuge / Supported Accommodation Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Rehearsals The Edinburgh Chinese Choir More info »
Report a Hate Crime or Hate Incident Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0808 801 0301 More info »
Request a Bike Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) More info »
Ross Chapel Korean Fellowship St Catherine's Argyle Parish Church 07596 880 132 More info »
Sakhi (Friend) Women’s Group Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Saturday ESOL Class Beginners Royston Wardieburn Community Centre 0131 552 5700 More info »
Saturday ESOL Elementary Group Royston Wardieburn Community Centre 0131 552 5700 More info »
School Expeditions Vine Trust More info »
School to Career Pakistan Society Edinburgh More info »
Schools Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0141 212 8420 More info »
Scotland for Newcomers The Welcoming Association 07944 186 166 More info »
Scottish Anti-Trafficking & Exploitation Centre JustRight Scotland 0141 406 5350 More info »
Scottish Family Reunion Service JustRight Scotland 0141 406 5350 More info »
Scottish Minority Deaf Children's Society The National Deaf Children's Society (NDCS) - Scotland More info »
Scottish Refugee & Migrant Centre JustRight Scotland 0141 406 5350 More info »
Scottish Women’s Rights Centre JustRight Scotland 08088 010 789 More info »
Scouts Edinburgh Muslim Scout Group (8th Braid Salaam Scout Group) 0783 455 6674 More info »
Self-Directed Support Minority Ethnic Carers of Older People Project (MECOPP) 07852 303 924 More info »
Self-management Health Project Networking Key Services Ltd (NKS) 0131 221 1915 / 0131 659 7837 More info »
Short Film Competition Africa in Motion Film Festival More info »
Sisters - Tajweed in English & Urdu Edinburgh Central Mosque More info »
Spanish Bookbug Session Gilmerton Library 0131 529 5628 More info »
Spanish Rhymetimes Craigmillar Library 0131 529 5597 More info »
Stand up to Racism Tollcross Community Centre More info »
Street 45 Street Soccer Scotland 0131 554 9157 More info »
StrEEt Aware Project JustRight Scotland 0131 557 6055 More info »
Student Placements & Work Experience Shakti Women's Aid 0131 558 2500 / 0131 475 2399 More info »
Students & Young Adults Edinburgh Elim Church 0131 447 5086 More info »
Sunday Social Edinburgh New Muslims - Sisters More info »
Sunshine Sisters Teenage Girls Group Muslim Women's Association of Edinburgh 07480 569 192 More info »
Support & Advice Council of British Pakistanis Scotland 0131 557 9262 / 0777 265 3999 More info »
Support & Advice Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) 0131 556 0441 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 Work Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Support Work Polish Family Support Centre 0131 281 0429 More info »
Support, Information and Advocacy Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
T.E.A.M Project Big Hearts Community Trust (Tynecastle Stadium) More info »
Tanzania Vine Trust 0131 555 5598 More info »
Telephone Befriending Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0808 801 0301 More info »
The Local CommUNITY Voices SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Third Party Reporting SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Training Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Training Dignity Alert & Research Forum (DARF) 07583 434 602 More info »
Tynecastle ESOL Beginners Tynecastle Community Wing 0131 337 3275 More info »
Tynecastle ESOL Women’s Mixed Group Tynecastle Community Wing 0131 337 3275 More info »
UK Volunteers Vine Trust 0131 555 5598 More info »
Violence Against Women (VAW) Amina (Muslim Women's Resource Centre) 0131 662 6850 More info »
Visiting the Mosque Association of Scottish Muslims - Blackhall Mosque 0131 343 3802 More info »
Wednesday ESOL Beginners Royston Wardieburn Community Centre 0131 552 5700 More info »
Women Thinking Equality Project Engender 0131 558 9596 More info »
Women's Group SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Women's Outreach Service Shakti Women's Aid 0131 475 2399 More info »
Workplace ESOL Workers' Educational Association Scotland (WEA) 0131 225 2580 More info »
Worship Augustine United Church 0131 220 1677 More info »
Worship Chinese Evangelical Church in Edinburgh 07535 807 400 More info »
Year-Round Cinema Africa in Motion Film Festival More info »
Yolo Sistas Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) 0131 467 7052 More info »
Young Saheliya Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Young Saheliya Counselling Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Youth Employment Saheliya 0131 556 9302 More info »
Youth Provision Sikh Sanjog 0131 553 4737 More info »
Youth Provision - One 2 One Support Sikh Sanjog More info »
Youth Provision - Youth Club Sikh Sanjog 0131 553 4737 More info »
Youth Work SCOREScotland 0131 442 2341 More info »
Youth Work - Welcoming Club The Spartans Community Football Academy 0131 552 7854 More info »
Zimbabwe Fellowship City of Edinburgh Methodist Church 0131 662 8635 More info »