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VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian

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VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian
VOCAL Edinburgh Carers’ Hub
60 Leith Walk
Edinburgh
EH6 5HB

Public phone: 0131 622 6666

Email: centre@vocal.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.vocal.org.uk

General information

Service offered: Carer led organisation providing support and information for carers and people working with carers. Benefits, Power of Attorney and legal surgeries. Stress management, group work, peer support, free training courses for unpaid carers and COSCA registered counselling service. Support for friends or family affected by another’s drug or alcohol addiction.

Target group: Carers and people working with carers.

Area served: Edinburgh, Midlothian

How to contact: Phone (0131 622 6666), online referral form at http://vocal.org.uk/referrals/, drop-in (Suspended during coronavirus lockdown), email centre@vocal.org.uk or write.

Availability

Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 8pm

Wednesday: 9am - 8pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:

Accessibility

Wheelchair access: -

Accessible toilets: -

Access notes: Level access at rear and stair lift linking Lower Ground and Ground floor. Fully accessible toilets on Lower Ground floor. Georgian building on four floors (three open to public, two of which are served by a stairlift). Disabled parking available at rear of building by arrangement.

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number: SC020755

Year established: 1994

Staffing: 37 staff + c.100 volunteers.

Public transport: (Edinburgh) directly served by Lothian buses 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, or 49

Record last checked: 28 July 2020

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