In Your Corner

In Your Corner supports young carers in Edinburgh, who are aged 16-25.

The project provides guidance, information and advice through a number of activities.

This includes:

One to One support with a Project Worker: Your Project Worker will work with you to help you identify what you want to achieve and support you to seek opportunities for education, employment or leisure.

Group sessions: Groups offer an opportunity to take a break from your caring responsibilities and socialise with other people who can relate to some of the issues you may be going through. Educational group sessions will also be offered around issues such as CV building, homelessness, money management etc.

Training: Workers can help you access training that you may need for your caring role or your own development.

Information and Advice: Workers can help you access other services which may be able to provide you with additional support, practically, emotionally or financially.

If you feel you would benefit from using In Your Corner please don’t hesitate to contact the team-

Julian Thomson: 07825050029
Jennifer Corkindale: 07584210231

In Your Corner is managed by Cornerstone, funded by the Edinburgh City Council. Cornerstone is a Care Provider with a wide range of care services throughout Scotland.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Carers

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

A Young Adult Carer who is unpaid, has left school and lives in Edinburgh and is aged between 16-25.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any third party referral using forms on website.

Contact Info. & Service Address

Fort Community Centre
25 North Fort Street
Edinburgh
EH6 4HF

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm

Service Hours

-Monday to Friday 9.00 am - 5.00 pm -

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 553 1074
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cornerstone.org.uk/inyourcorner

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
  • This service is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Provider's Name: Cornerstone

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Cornerstone provides care and support services for adults, children and young people with disabilities and other support needs

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 553 1074
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.cornerstone.org.uk/inyourcorner

Office Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Service Hours

Monday to Friday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm

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