Prestonfield Neighbourhood Project
Prestonfield Neighbourhood Project offers support for older people living in the Prestonfield area. The services aim to reduce isolation and enable people to live at home for as long as possible. Services include clubs, groups, and drop in sessions for information and advice.
Drop-in sessions provide advice on a range of issues, including benefits, housing and form filling. The drop in is open every day from 11.00 am to 1.00 pm. Home visits for advice can also be arranged if needed . Call 0131 620 2777 for more information.
Day services include:
- Lunch and Social Activity, on Monday 11.00am – 3.00pm:
- Lunch and Art Social Group, on Wednesday 11.00am – 3.00pm
- Lunch, Men’s Group and Women’s Group, on Friday 11.00am – 3.00pm.
Transport is available on request.
Specialist groups include:
- Clearburn Club (Dementia Day Care) on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10.00am – 2.30pm
- Higher Level Care is available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 11.00am – 3.00pm
The Carers Cafe is an opportunity to meet other carers and get some emotional support. The Cafe takes place on the last Monday of each month, from 10.30 am – 12.00 pm. You can bring your cared for person and Project staff will be on hand to look after them.
Other support includes a Personal Footcare Service, and support to replace batteries in NHS Hearing Aids.
Intended Client Groups:
- Older People
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
To access this service you must be:
an older person living in the area of South Edinburgh
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Service Address
63 Prestonfield Avenue
-Monday 11.00am - 3.00pm: Lunch and Social Activity Wednesday - 11.00 am to 3.00 pm: Lunch and Art Social Group Friday - 11.00 am to 3.00 pm: Lunch, Men's Group and Women's Group-
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Public Parking
Private car park & on street parking available
- Wheelchair Access
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Public Transport Information
Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers - 2, 30, 14