Veterans Support (Thistle Foundation)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Thistle Foundation

Description

The Thistle Foundation supports veterans living with long term health conditions or facing challenging life situations to find ways to better manage and live well.

Following an initial conversation with a Health and Wellbeing Practitioner, you can choose the support option that feels right for you. Support options include wellbeing coaching, Lifestyle Management courses, Mindfulness courses and physical activity supports. Courses are facilitated by staff and co-facilitated by peer volunteers.

During the pandemic, Thistle offers remote support both online and by phone.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

Yes

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 3.00 pm
SaturdayFree
SundayFree


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:

Healthy living
Isolation
Loneliness
Long term conditions/disabilities

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