The EVOC Red Book

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

IMPORTANT

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

Waverley Care

Details
Covid-19 UPDATE...

Can I still get support with HIV, hepatitis C or sexual health?

While our in-person services are suspended, we will continue to make sure you can get support with HIV, hepatitis C, and sexual health in the following ways:

By phone...

If you are already receiving support from our teams, you can continue to contact your worker by calling their mobile phone number. Our teams will continue to support you over the phone during this difficult time. If you’re not sure what your worker’s phone number is, call us on 0131 441 6989 from 9am-5pm (Monday to Sunday), to speak directly with a member of our team.

If you are not already receiving support from our staff, you can call us on 0131 4416989 from 9am-5pm (Monday to Sunday) to speak directly with a member of our team. They will advise you on how we will support you by phone during this time.

By email...

If you are already receiving support from our teams, you can continue to contact your worker by email. Our teams will continue to support you by email during this difficult time. If you’re not sure what your worker’s email address is, call us on 0131 4416989 from 9am-5pm (Monday to Sunday) to speak directly with a member of our team.

If you are not already receiving support from our staff, you can call us on 0131 4416989 from 9am – 5pm (Monday to Sunday) to speak directly with a member of our team. They will advise you on how we will support you by email during this time.

By text...

If you are already receiving support from our teams, you can continue to contact your worker by texting their mobile phone number. Our teams will continue to support you over by text during this difficult time. If you’re not sure what your worker’s phone number is, call us on 0131 441 6989 from 9am-5pm (Monday to Sunday) to speak directly with a member of our team.

If you are not already receiving support from our staff, you can call us on 0131 441 6989 from 9am-5pm (Monday to Sunday) to speak directly with a member of our team. They will advise you on how we will support you by text during this time.

Through our live chat...

We are now extending our live chat service to Monday – Friday, 9am to 5pm.P] Please see https://www.waverleycare.org/news/live-chat-service.

That means you can contact us during this time at https://www.waverleycare.org, and you will be able to speak directly to a member of our team.

I need to get HIV, hepatitis C or sexual health testing, where do I go?

NHS sexual health services are continuing to provide testing services at central locations. Find out where your local NHS sexual health service is located here.

We offer help and advice to people who need support with HIV, hepatitis C and sexual health - as well as dedicated support for:

- Children, young people and families affected by HIV
- Gay, bisexual and men who have sex with men

Our phone line is open every day on 0131 441 6989

Talk to our live chat advisers from 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday to Friday at https://www.waverleycare.org. We're here to help in whatever ways you need.

TYPE(S) OF SUPPORT:

- Phoneline
- Food/shopping pick-ups
- Pharmacy pick-ups
- Reducing Social Isolation
- Financial assistance/benefits advice
- Crisis support
- Additional Social Care Support

Normal service details...

Our Advice and Information Service is there for you, whether you are living with or affected by HIV or Hepatitis C. We provide a range of information to help you take control of life. Topics we support people with include finances and debt, benefits (including PIP), employment and training, housing, immigration and HIV and Hepatitis C treatment information.

Your question, or the issue you need help with, may be quite simple. Or, you may be struggling with a number of concerns or problems. You may want helping setting up a bank account, want to appeal a benefits decisions or want to know where to find information on a new medication you are being prescribed. Whatever the topic, we will work with you to find an answer or a solution.

Some benefits of using the Advice and Information Service include:

- Being more informed about HIV or Hepatitis C and medications
- Knowing more about your entitlements to welfare benefits
- Being better able to manage your money
- Finding a home that you feel safe and secure in
- Enrolling in an education course
- Feeling relaxed and relieved of stress in turn improving your physical and mental health.

Contact:

Edinburgh and the Lothians: Community Projects Team

Lothian Referrals

Email: lothianreferral@waverleycare.org

Telephone: 0131 558 1425

We accept referrals from all health and social care professionals. You can also self refer. To make a referral, contact us using the details above or complete and return this form.
Ages
65+, 26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 4 - 12, 17 - 25, 13 - 16
Days and Times
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Venue
3 Mansfield Place, Broughton
EDINBURGH
EH3 6NB

Localities
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Contact Details

This record was last modified on: 13 October 2020