Pilmeny Development Project

Pilmeny Development Project provides a wide range of services and activities for people in North East Edinburgh. These include:

For Adults:

  • A Women’s Group meets weekly, offering emotional and social support to local women. The group often arranges outings or activities like quiz days or a movie. The group meets on Mondays from 1.00 pm – 3.00 pm.
  • The Leith Time Bank offers local people to share and develop skills. Time Banking allows people to share their skills and help other members of the community, and in return receive help from other community members.

For Older Adults (50+):

  • Drop In Sessions take place on Tuesdays from 2.00 pm – 4.00 pm. Come along for a chat, coffee and plays games like bingo.
  • Older Men’s Health and Wellbeing Group provides a range of activities, talks and trips including a weekly drop in session. The group meets on Wednesdays and is open to local men aged 50 and over.
  • North East Edinburgh Elderly Care Action Group (Leith) gives older people the opportunity to discuss health and community care issues in an organised way. The group meet monthly in the Leith office, and transport can be arranged if needed.
  • North East Edinburgh Elderly Care Action Group (Portobello) -as above but this group meets in Portobello.

For Young People:

  • Junior Youth club, for ages 7-11, every Tuesday 6.30 pm to 8.15 pm at Pilmeny Youth Centre.
  • PDP Seniors for those in S1 – S4, every Wednesday 6.30 pm to 8.15 pm at No 15 Buchanan Street.
  • LOSP Youth Group for ages 13 plus,  every Monday 7.00 pm – 8.30 pm at No 15 Buchanan Street.

 

 

Service Categories

Eligibility

Residency:

This service is open to residents of these areas:

  • North East

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

People living in North East Edinburgh

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any agencies

Contact Info. & Service Address

19-21 Buchanan Street
Edinburgh
EH6 8SQ

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 553 2559
Fax: 0131 554 8671
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.pilmenydevelopmentproject.co.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    Street Parking
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Information in community languages
  • Translation Service
    Available on request
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Disabled transport may be available on request.
Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers - 14, 7, 10, 22, 16, 12, 25, 49

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Pilmeny Development Project

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Pilmeny Development Project is a community based voluntary organisation which has been working in Leith since 1979. 

 

The main emphasis of PDP is to work with older people, young people and adults. 

 

The project provides:

  • Community Development
  • Support, and
  • A wide range of services and activities.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 553 2559
Fax: 0131 554 8671
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.pilmenydevelopmentproject.co.uk

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9.00am – 5.00pm

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