Mental Health Carer Participation Service (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


This service aims to collect and share the views of carers about mental health services in Edinburgh.

It involves working together with trained volunteer evaluators to get views from carers in a meaningful way. It also works with a number of mental health providers each year to provide a carer evaluation service. This will enable your voice to be taken into account when providers are developing or reviewing their services. your views about mental health services will be disseminated widely across Edinburgh on a regular basis.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Information in community languages

Opening times

Times will vary depending on the event.

Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience

Type of services on offer:

Complex needs
Eating disorders
Self confidence
Self harm

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