VOCAL - Voice of Carers Across Lothian
VOCAL Edinburgh Carers’ Hub
60 Leith Walk
Public phone: 0131 622 6666
Website URL: http://www.vocal.org.uk
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or write.
Monday: 9am - 5pm
Tuesday: 9am - 8pm
Wednesday: 9am - 8pm
Thursday: 9am - 5pm
Friday: 9am - 5pm
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.
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