Grassmarket Community Project

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 16 years old and over


The Grassmarket Community Project is run by staff and volunteers 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 addiction difficulties or experience of substance misuse

The programme includes a wide range of activities on topics such as:

  • art,
  • book reading,
  • catering,
  • computer skills,
  • cooking,
  • creative writing,
  • gardening,
  • literacy,
  • music,
  • numeracy,
  • sewing,
  • woodwork.

In addition, Grassmarket Community Project offers;

  • certified training,
  • volunteering opportunities,
  • supported employment,
  • paid apprenticeships.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

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

Is there a cost?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday to Friday 11.00 am to 4.00 pm

Contact Details

Perry O’Bray
86 Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh , EH6 4DD

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Types of support on offer:

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

Type of services on offer:

Complex needs
Eating disorders
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
Long term conditions/disabilities
Self confidence
Self harm
Substance use

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