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.


The Silver Line

The Silver Connects Service offers older people a helping hand to navigate difficult situations and to connect with organisations and services in their local area. We support people with a wide range of issues including accessing benefits, health and social care issues, help with housing, and accessing social clubs and events. We can provide information and signposting through to contacting services on their behalf.

The service is entirely directed by the older person seeking help. We work under their instruction to contact organisations and services to work towards their identified outcome. Support is provided by both staff and our team of award winning volunteers.

We welcome referrals from outside organisations, however we can only accept them if the individual is aware the referral has been made, has given their consent and has a clear idea of the outcome they would like to achieve. If you would like to make a third party referral please download and fill out our referral form at

If you think this service would be beneficial for you or someone you know, please get in touch by calling 0800 4 70 80 90. If you are unsure if we will be able to help you, we would still be pleased to talk to you and if we aren’t able to help, we might be able to point you in the right direction.
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Contact Telephone: 0800 4 70 80 90
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This record was last modified on: 31 August 2020