Pilton Community Health Project
Pilton Community Health Project (PCHP) works with local people to take steps towards better health. PCPH run a range of activities and groups that local people can join so they can feel healthier or learn more about how to live healthier lives.
Current projects include:
- The Counselling Service is a free, accessible service for local people over the age of 18 who want help with emotional, personal or relationship difficulties. A free crèche is available. There is also a Young Persons service for students of Craigroyston High and Broughton High.
- Women Supporting Women offers support to women in North Edinburgh who are feeling depressed, isolated, and in need of support.
- Living in Harmony is a forum for friendships between different ethnic communities in North Edinburgh,. There are regular groups, community events and training, as well as Chat Café for anyone who wants to share food, language, culture or just relax for a few hours.
- The Food Project aims to help people learn more about eating healthily on a budget. The project runs cooking sessions in the community and also offers lots of information about nutrition and diet.
- The Food for Thought Forum brings together community food and growing initiatives, organisations, projects and individuals within the area of Greater Pilton, Edinburgh; to support, promote, link and increase local community food activity.
- The Physical Activity Project aims to help people in the community become more active. current groups include a walking group.
A creche and childcare is also available. There are also events held throughout the year. Information and advice is also available.
Intended Client Groups:
- People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
- Young People
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Service Address
73 Boswall Parkway
Tel: 0131 551 1671
Provider's Name: Pilton Community Health Project
Pilton Community Health Project aims to tackle health inequalities facing the local community in the Greater Pilton area by working with local people to identify their health concerns and then to address these together.