Community Compass

Community Compass aims to support people to connect with local services and help them overcome challenges they are facing. These challenges could be things like money worries, unemployment, or isolation.

Project workers get to know each individual and what is important in their lives. Working together, plans are created to help each person reach his or her goals.

The team works in partnership with Craigmillar Medical Group, taking referrals from people experiencing issues that can’t be addressed clinically such as debt, unemployment or isolation.

As well as working closely with individuals, Community Compass also have a number of activities including a cooking group, a gardening group and a Men’s Shed project. These groups provide additional activities for individuals within the Craigmillar community and enable people to come together in a safe, relaxed and friendly environment.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Other
    • People experiencing debt, unemployment or isolation.


This service is open to residents of these areas:

  • South East


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any health or social care professional

Contact Info. & Service Address

11 Harewood Road
EH16 4NT

Service Contact

Tel: 07920 267502

Provider's Name: Carr-Gomm

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Carr-Gomm Scotland supports people with a range of impairments, health problems, disadvantages and different ages.

Carr-Gomm Scotland is able to support people who need very intensive support and also low levels of support, with the flexibility to respond to changing requirements. The age range of people we support is currently 18 to 98 years. Co-working with families, social work, health and housing is a key part of our approach, as is supporting people who use our services to develop their own organisations.

We support people of any age who live with their family or have their own house, who have any disability or illness, or who have other reasons for needing help
We can help with:

  • Looking after your house

  • Keeping well

  • Managing your money

  • Making and keeping friends

  • Deciding what you want to do with your time and helping you to do it

  • Making appointments with other people in your life

  • And anything else that means you will be well and happy



Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 07920 267502

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