VOCAL Carers Centre
Type of service: Advocacy (general), Family support and information services
VOCAL is the Voice of Carers Across Lothian - an organisation run by carers for carers. VOCAL's Carer Support Team works with carers on a one-to-one basis to help identify the issues affecting them, and achieve the best possible outcome for carers. VOCAL delivers carer support through two carers centres in Edinburgh and Midlothian, and through staff based in the community. Carers can access the following services: information; advice; support; training; family support; addictions; groupwork; counselling; and advocacy. VOCAL works with carers to identify a plan of support which can include work with other agencies, referral to benefit or power of attorney surgeries and access to a range of training and lifestyle management opportunities.
Age: For people of any age
Aimed at: Adult sibling, Child/adolescent sibling, Parent/carer of a child, Parent/carer of an adult, Partner
Gender: All genders
Covers: City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian
Registrations & Approaches
You can contact us by phone email or post.
0131 622 6666
0131 663 6869
Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road , Dalkeith, EH22 3NX
VOCAL Carers Centre, Johnstone Terrace, Edinburgh, EH1 2PW