Care for Carers

Care for Carers supports people who care for someone else. A carer is someone who looks after someone else on an unpaid basis. 

Carer for Carers offers

  • learning for carers, including relaxation and stress management courses
  • support groups and group meetings
  • information and advice
  • short respite breaks, called “Stepping out”

These services are available across Edinburgh. In North East Edinburgh one to one support is also available.

There is a  newsletter which is published every two months. This has information about various topics which may be of relevance or offer support to carers locally and citywide. Contact Care for Carers for more information or to sign up to the mailing list.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Carers

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

To access this service you must be:
an adult carer over the age of 16 years old

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

G.P., Health & Social Care, Lothian Health Board

Contact Info. & Service Address

Room 4.15, St Margaret's House
151 London road
Edinburgh
EH7 6AE

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm

Service Hours

-Monday - Friday 9:00am - 5:00pm Stepping Out respite service for carers takes place over weekends in Linlithgow.-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 661 2077
Fax: 0131 661 2077
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.care4carers.org.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    Car park entrance on Restalrig Road
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Lothian bus routes: 4, 5, 14,15A, 26, X26, 44, 44A, 45, 113. First Bus : X6, X8, X24, 106, 124.

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Care for Carers

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Care for Carers provides information, support and services for carers in North East Edinburgh and Citywide.

 

We provide local support, one to one & group support in North East Edinburgh.

 

As well as Citywide short residential breaks for carers and learning opportunities for carers.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 661 2077
Fax: 0131 661 2077
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.care4carers.org.uk

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Service Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm

Stepping Out respite service for carers takes place over weekends in Linlithgow.

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