The EVOC Red Book

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


Only services that are currently available during COVID-19 are listed in the directory.

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.

Organisation Details

Address 525 Ferry Road
Post Code EH5 2FF
Locality North West 
Telephone 07807 498 709
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  • Children Services
  • Education/Learning/Training
  • Men
  • Self Help/Support
  • Sport/Leisure/Recreation

Dads Rock run playgroups for dads and their kids aged 0 - 5 years! With the focus on learning through play, there is music, both rock and traditional, storytelling, healthy eating snacks and games.


Our overall aim is to improve outcomes for children in Scotland to ensure the best start in life by providing support to Dads and families.

We do this through:

Music Tuition...

Weekly lessons for Young people (7yrs+) and families. Outcomes - Music making is more accessible. Encouraging self expression and improving self esteem.

Parenting Workshops...

Monthly workshops for all Dads. Outcomes - Dads recognise the importance of their role. Parents learn new skills.


Weekly groups for Dads/male carers and Children (0-5yrs). Outcomes - Dads and children develop closer relationships. Dads and children have fun.

Primary School Work...

Regular sessions in schools. Outcomes - Children have the opportunity to take part in activities with their dads in the school setting.

Secondary School Work...

Regular workshops in schools. Outcomes - Young people will increase their understanding of the role of a dad in today’s society.

Young Dads...

1:1 support for vulnerable Dads aged 25 and under. Outcomes - Give Young Men the skills and confidence to enjoy the experience of being a Dad.



Name Telephone Cost Actions
Music Lessons 07526 989 590 More info »
Parenting Workshops - Antenatal 07807 498 709 More info »
Parenting Workshops - Feeding 07807 498 709 More info »
Parenting Workshops - First Aid 07807 498 709 More info »
Parenting Workshops - Hairstyle 07807 498 709 More info »
Parenting Workshops - Raising Children with Confidence 07807 498 709 More info »
Parenting Workshops - Sleep 07807 498 709 More info »
Young Dads 07807 498 709 More info »