Grapevine Information Service

Grapevine provides information to disabled people, their families and anyone looking for disability related information. This service is free and confidential, and covers Edinburgh.

You can phone Grapevine on 0131 475 2370. Information is also available online.
Information and advice is available on a wide range of issues including:

  • Money and Disability Benefits
  • Social Work Services and Direct Payments
  • Access to Transport
  • Housing and Adaptations
  • Aids and Equipment
  • Holidays and Leisure Activities
  • Education and Employment Opportunities
  • Access Issues
  • Disability Equality and the Law

Service Categories

Eligibility

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Any disabled person, regardless of impairment, either physical, sensory, learning or cognitive, and their supporters, families etc.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any - Social Work, G.P., Occupational Therapist, Support Worker

By Appointment

This service is available by appointment only.

Contact Info. & Provider's Address

Address

Norton Park
57 Albion Road
Edinburgh
EH7 5QY

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 475 2370
Fax: 0131 475 2392
Email: grapevine@lothiancil.org.uk
Website: www.lothiancil.org.uk/our-services/grapevine

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    Unrestricted parking on street including 5 disabled bays
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Translation service available on request. Information is available in a range of formats including braille, tape, large print
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Lothian Regional Transport Bus Numbers 1 and 35 to Easter Road
and Bus Numbers 5, 26, and 40 to London Road

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCIL)

Type: Charity/Voluntary

The Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living (LCiL) hosts a unique telephone counselling service for diasbled people across Scotland. 

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 475 2370
Fax: 0131 475 2392
Email: grapevine@lothiancil.org.uk
Website: www.lothiancil.org.uk/our-services/grapevine

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