MECOPP Carers Centre
Maritime House, 8 Shore
Public phone: 0131 467 2994
Website URL: http://www.mecopp.org.uk
Service offered: Services for carers from minority ethnic and other marginalized communities who are caring for adults aged 25+ in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Individual and group support. Casework and advocacy, advice and information. Carers' health and wellbeing service. Education and training, service and policy development , dementia support service for South Asian people with dementia, legal support for individuals experiencing difficulties in accessing self directed support, Gypsy/Traveller carers’ support project and a domiciliary care at home service.
Target group: Carers from minority ethnic and other marginalized communities who are caring for adults aged 25+.
Area served: Edinburgh, Midlothian, East Lothian and West Lothian, Mid and North Argyll and Perth and Kinross. Some services are available on a Scottish wide basis (check with organisation).
How to contact: Drop-in, phone, make an appointment or write.
Monday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 9.30am - 4.30pm
Friday: 9.30am - 4pm
Wheelchair access: Yes - limited
Accessible toilets: No
Languages other than English: Arabic, Bengali, Cantonese, Hindi, Nepali, Punjabi and Urdu.
Charity number: SC029700
Year established: 1999
Staffing: 17 office based staff.
Public transport: Buses 7, 10, 12, 14, 16, 22, 25, 35, 49.
Record last checked: 10 August 2017