Pilton Equalities Project

Pilton Equalities Project aims to enhance the quality of life of older or vulnerable local people. They provide a range daycare clubs, a groups program, a visiting and information service, and a weekend resource service. 

Daycare clubs are available throughout the week. There are five clubs avaialblefor various age ranges. Transport to and from th eclubs can be provided.

The Groups program aims to provide support for people with mental ill health. The program aims to increase independence and develop coping strategies. 

Visiting Service: PEP provides a visiting service for people who normally live on their own and are returning home after a stay in hospital. Our visitor makes contact with the service user in hospital and arranges to visit on a regular basis when they return home. This will continue until they feel able to get involved in the wider community once again. We can also provide assistance at this stage in these matters.

We also provide a visiting service for people who are housebound. This service aims to alleviate the isolation experienced by people who can’t get out. Our trained and skilled volunteers visit on a regular weekly basis and provide companionship. The visitors can also help by providing information on activities happening around the area.

The Weekend Resource is a friendly centre, open at weekends for local people aged 50 and over. The Resources offers lunch and a range of activities. We offer learning opportunities such as Digital Photography and how to use a computer. Other activities include musical entertainment. We organise outing’s to places of interest or a shopping trips. The participants manage the flower beds in PEP’s Community Garden, designing the layout and upkeep of them.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Drug and Alcohol Users
  • Older People
  • Other
    • Adults with learning difficulties/disabilities
  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
  • Survivors of Abuse
    • 40 years old and over

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Health & Social Care, GPs

By Appointment

This service is available by appointment only.

Contact Info. & Provider's Address

Address

3 West Pilton Park
Edinburgh
EH4 4EL

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 8:30am - 3:30pm, Saturday - Sunday 10:30am - 4:30pm

Service Hours

-Tuesday - Friday 9.30am - 2.45pm-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 315 4466
Fax: 0131 332 4817
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.pepequalities.co.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    On Street
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Loop system and large text documents available
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Community transport provided

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Pilton Equalities Project – Neighbourhood Group

Type: Charity/Voluntary

A community based service for those with enduring mental health problems/learning difficulties or whose issues make them at risk of offending.

 

Our services include:

  • One-to-One Support
  • Collective Advocacy
  • Counselling
  • Art Therapy
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • and others.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 315 4466
Fax: 0131 332 4817
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.pepequalities.co.uk

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 8:30am – 3:30pm,
Saturday – Sunday 10:30am – 4:30pm

Service Hours

Tuesday – Friday 9.30am – 2.45pm

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