VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian

Contact details

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

Public phone: 0808 196 6666

Email: centre@vocal.org.uk

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

General information

Service offered: VOCAL supports and empowers unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian through individual support, information, training and access to services. It is a carer led organisation providing support and information on different topics such as Power of Attorney ,legal surgeries, stress management, group work, peer support and also provide free training courses for unpaid carers and COSCA registered counselling service.

Target group: Unpaid carers

Area served: Edinburgh, Midlothian

How to contact: Phone (0808 196 6666), online referral form at http://vocal.org.uk/referrals/, email centre@vocal.org.uk.


Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 8pm

Wednesday: 9am - 8pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


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

Other information

Languages other than English: Access to interpreters.

Charity number: SC020755

Year established: 1994

Staffing: 40 staff + c.100 volunteers

Public transport: (Edinburgh) directly served by Lothian buses 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, or 49 Free on-street parking on Leith Walk/surrounding streets. Blue badge parking directly outside on Leith Walk.

Record last checked: 29 June 2023


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