The EVOC Red Book

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


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.

Organisation Details

Address Maritime House, 8 The Shore, Leith
Post Code EH6 6QN
Locality North East 
Telephone 0131 467 2994
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  • Advice/Information
  • Black/Minority/Ethnic
  • Carers
  • Community Development
  • Family Support
  • Older People
  • Poverty
  • Self Help/Support
  • Social Care

MECOPP provides support and information to black and minority ethnic carers and communities.

MECOPP works specifically to:

- Support black and minority ethnic carers to access support and services appropriate to their caring situation.
- Develop a strategic response to identified gaps in service provision.
- Assist service providers, both statutory and voluntary, in the development of culturally competent services.
- Develop opportunities for the active involvement of black and minority ethnic carers in consultation planning.
- Raise the profile of black and minority ethnic carers and their needs at a national level.
- Work specifically with traveller communities in rural and urban areas of Scotland.



Name Telephone Cost Actions
Carer Support Services 0131 467 2994 More info »
Chi Sin, Chi Mei Dementia Support Project 07508 783 048 More info »
Chinese Cancer Screening Project 0131 467 2996 (Cantonese) More info »
Gypsy / Traveller Carer Project 07857 652 413 More info »
Gypsy/Traveller Carers’ - Community Art Projects 07852 303 925 More info »
Gypsy/Traveller Community - Women’s Voices Project 07857 652 413 More info »
JEEVAN Dementia Project 0131 467 2997 / 07947 114 876 More info »
Jump Start Project More info »
Self-Directed Support 07852 303 924 More info »
Training 0131 467 2994 More info »