Nari Kallyan Shangho

 Nari Kallyan Shangho (NKS) is a health and welfare organisation working for South Asian women and their families living in Edinburgh.  The main aim of NKS is to alleviate deprivation and isolation experienced by South Asian women and their families living in Edinburgh and to promote positive health and well-being among them.  

Services include:  

  • Independent health advocacy – This is to support women on a one to one basis to access health services in Edinburgh.   

  • Outreach/befriending service – Support to women who are very isolated and lack confidence for various reasons. 

  •  Family Support Work 

  •  Groups and activities are provided for all age groups – from young people to elderly lunch clubs.   There is emphasis on healthier lifestyle programmes and adult education i.e. English classes, computer classes etc.

  •  Childcare provided to pre-school children, five days a week, from 8.30am to 6pm. There is also an after school club which aims to provide learning support to those disadvantaged children who have very little help at home due to the low literacy level of parents/guardians.   The after school club is registered with the Care Inspectorate and will be open at the following times:  Monday to Thursday – 3.30pm to 6.00pm,  Friday – 12.30pm to 6.00pm

  • NKS Self-management Health Project to empower people living with long-term conditions and their families to be better equipped to improve their life circumstances. 

 

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Black and Minority Ethnic

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Women from South East Asian communities

Referral

Agency Referral

Any

Contact Info. & Provider's Address

Address

Darroch Annexe
7 Gillespie Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9NH

Provider Contact

Tel: 0131 221 1915
Website: www.nkshealth.co.uk

Provider's Name: Nari Kallyan Shangho

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Nari Kallyan Shangho (NKS) is a health and welfare organisation working for South Asian women and their families living in Edinburgh.  The main aim of NKS is to alleviate deprivation and isolation experienced by South Asian women and their families living in Edinburgh and to promote positive health and well-being among them. 

Services run by this provider

Provider Contact

Tel: 0131 221 1915
Website: www.nkshealth.co.uk

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