Counselling Service for Carers (Voices Of Carers Across Lothian)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Unpaid carers aged 18 years old and over

Description

VOCAL’s counselling service supports unpaid carers who require emotional support linked to their caring role.

VOCAL offers a confidential and non-judgemental space where you can talk to a counsellor who will try to understand things from your point of view.

Talking to someone outside of the situation can be extremely helpful. By listening and understanding, counsellors will work with you to empower and support you in your endeavours to find the best possible outcome.

VOCAL is a Counselling and Psychotherapy in Scotland (COSCA) recognised counselling service.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

This service is for unpaid carers only.

Is there a cost?

Free but donations are welcome.

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday09:30 - 17:00
Tuesday09:30 - 17:00
Wednesday09:30 - 20:00
Thursday09:30 - 17:00
FridayCLOSED
SaturdayCLOSED
SundayCLOSED

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Downloads


VOCAL Edinburgh Counselling leaflet
(1.22 MB pdf)


Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Anxiety
Complex needs
Depression
Self confidence
Self harm
Stress

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