Counselling Service for Carers (Voices Of Carers Across Lothian)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Unpaid carers aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Voices Of Carers Across Lothians (VOCAL) Edinburgh

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-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free but donations are welcome.

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.30 am – 8.00 pm
Thursday9.30 am – 5.00 pm
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

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:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
LGBTQ+
Men
Older people
Women

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