Community Support & Development East
Practical support is provided where needed and opportunities to thrive created. Everyone has potential and Community Development is all about supporting people to transform lives and revitalise local communities. Our staff, volunteers and partner organisations support people collectively and individually.
The groups listed below take place on different days and at different times of the day. They all take place in Leith with the aim of supporting individuals to build resilience and reduce isolation.
- Job and Volunteering drop in – Get help to write a CV, find a job, look into volunteering and course opportunities
- The Bugle creative writing group – Get support to write an article, poem or story in thematically-based creative writing sessions. Opportunities to see your work published in print or online. Artwork and photography also considered for publication.
- The Men’s Activity Group (female staff welcome) – Join in weekly activities, learn new skills from cooking to art and meet others.
- Community choir – An opportunity to learn and sing a variety of songs together.
To find out when these groups meet please call us on 0131 454 3119.
Intended Client Groups:
- Homeless People
This service is open to residents of these areas:
- North East
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
Individuals and families with long-standing issues including: social isolation, unemployment, and drug addiction.
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Service Address
Bethany Christian Trust
65 Bonnington Road