Grassmarket Community Project

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Grassmarket Community Project


The Grassmarket Community Project is run by volunteers and staff run for people who:

  • are isolated
  • experience homelessness or are rough sleeping
  • have mental health or physical health difficulties
  • are older
  • have a learning difficulty
  • leaving prison or with experience of the criminal justice system
  • have additions difficulties or experience of substance misuse

    The programme has a wide range of activities on topics such as:
  • art
  • book reading
  • creative writing
  • music
  • cooking
  • gardening
  • computer skills
  • woodwork
  • catering
  • volunteering opportunities supported employment or paid apprenticeships

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Sign up for the programme online – Members: Grassmarket Community Project

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Due to COVID-19, a lot of activities are now taking place online. Go to the Grassmarket Community Project’s website for up-to-date information for opening times –

Contact Details

Mike Redgrave
86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh EH6 4DD

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Type of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others


Black and minority ethnic communities
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people
Social groups
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Young people

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