Grassy Riggs

Grassy Riggs offers a supportive place for people over the age of 65 to come together and experience purposeful social engagement and enhanced living.


The drop-in cafe is a friendly meeting place to include both carer and cared for simultaneously.


Carers have the opportunity to either sit with their cared for in a friendly social setting, or take part in peer group/one-to-one sessions whilst their cared for is supported through social connection.

Activities include:

• Tea Dance
• Arts & Crafts
• Social activities
• Nostalgic movies
• Reminiscence work
• Events and fund raisers
• Group work and peer support
• Intergenerational working on learning IT skills

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Older People


This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

People over the age of 65


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any health or social care agency

Contact Info. & Service Address

10 Woodburn Road
EH22 2AT

Service Hours

-Monday to Thursday 10.00am - 3.00 pm Friday 10.00 am - 12.00 pm-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 654 1770
Email: [email protected]

Provider's Name: Midllothian Voluntary Action (MVA)

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Midlothian Voluntary Action (MVA) is the Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) services in Midlothian.  MVA supports voluntary organisations (staff and board/management committees) in Midlothian. MVA exists to work alongside local communities to identify areas of need and attempt to fill the gaps: and to encourage and facilitate networking and communication between the voluntary, statutory and private sectors. MVA provide information on events and training run by MVA itself and other organisations and also produce newsletters e-briefings and other publications.  

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 654 1770
Email: [email protected]

Service Hours

Monday to Thursday 10.00am – 3.00 pm
Friday 10.00 am – 12.00 pm

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