Health and Wellbeing Team (Volunteer Edinburgh)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People experiencing poor health, disabilities, sensory impairments or other personal difficulties

Who provides this?

  • Volunteer Edinburgh

Description

Volunteer Edinburgh can provide information, guidance and support to get involved in volunteering if you are experiencing barriers because of poor health, disabilities, sensory impairments or other personal difficulties.

The health and wellbeing team can provide information, resources and support to organisations to help their engagement of volunteers who may have additional support needs.

The service is delivered by paid staff supported by a team of volunteer ambassadors.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

There is a dedicated drop-in session on Thursday afternoons or you can contact the team on social media.

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available
  • Information in community languages (please contact Volunteer Edinburgh prior to your visit for this service)

Opening times

Monday 9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.30 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.30 am – 4.00 pm
FridayClosed
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

Volunteer Edinburgh, 222 Leith WalkEdinburgh, EH6 5EQ

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Types of support on offer:

Drop-in
Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Families
Healthy living
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Religion
Social groups
Substance use
Women
Young people

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