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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.

Organisation Details

Address 26 Hailesland Place, Wester Hailes
Post Code EH14 2SL
Locality South West 
Telephone 0131 458 9860
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  • Health
  • Older People
  • Physical Disability
  • Self Help/Support
  • Social Care
  • Sport/Leisure/Recreation

Cornerstone is one of Scotland's largest charities and a leading provider of services for people with disabilities and other support needs.

Cornerstone was founded by Nick Baxter in 1980 when he brought together a group of parents and professionals who were concerned about the lack and quality of services available to people with learning disabilities and their families.

Since then Cornerstone has grown to:

- Support over 2,600 people.
- Operate over 200 services.
- Have 5 social firms.
- Employ over 2,000 staff.
- Facilitate 300 volunteers a year.
- Have a turnover in excess of £30 million.

We support people of all ages with a variety of needs, including:

- Learning disabilities.
- Physical disabilities.
- Autism and related disorders.
- Head injuries.
- Terminal illness.
- Dementia.
- Mental health problems.


- Canalside Day Care Centre (older adults, dementia).
- Canalside Connects (older adults).
- In Your Corner (young adult carer support service).



Name Telephone Cost Actions
Canalside Day Care 0131 458 9860 More info »