Orchard Centre Services

Orchard Centre Services provide community based support across Midlothian. There are a range of individual and group services and support.

The Orchard Centre itself is based in Bonnyrigg. It has a cafe with a relaxed and informal atmosphere. Core services include a

  • Early Intervention & Crisis Response Service (EICRS) – provides telephone and 1:1 contact for people with a mental health difficulty who are experiencing a non –medical crisis. Open Mon – Fri from 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm. Sat & Sun   10.00 am – 4.00 pm.  On Mondays this is based in Mayfield at Sure Start in Mayfield; Tuesdays to Fridays this is based at the Orchard Centre in Bonnyrigg. Telephone no: 0131 663 5533.
  • In addition to the core services, the following projects are available:

    • Art Therapy – gives a confidential space to explore thoughts, feelings, and experiences. It uses a form of psychotherapy with art materials to help give shape to thoughts and feelings, when perhaps words cannot be found. No prior experience of art is necessary! Art Therapy is available one to one or as a group.
    • Development Project provides an outreach service across Midlothian. It operates in three hubs: one in Penicuik, one in Dalkeith and one in Bonnyrigg.
    • CLEAR: Substance Misuse and Mental Health Project – A peer support programme for people with drug or alcohol problems working towards positive mental wellbeing.
    • SHARE Project: Suicide, Harm, Awareness, Recovery & Empathy – Support groups for Men aged 25-50 years with a focus on prevention & early intervention.
    • ROWAN (Respect Our Woodland and Nature) is a project based on conservation and wellbeing, including health walks, bush craft and environmental art, amongst other things.

    There are also lots of opportunities to get involved with volunteering in the Centre. Opportunities include: board members, group facilitators, fundraising members, reception/admin assistants, café assistants, peer supporters, gardeners and walk leaders.

    Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any agency

Contact Info. & Service Address

1 Douglas Crescent
Bonnyrigg
EH19 2DF

Office Hours

Orchard Centre Hours Monday 9.30 am -12.00 pm Groupwork
12.30 pm - 4.00 pm: Member’s drop-in / groupwork

Tuesday 9.30 am - 12.00 pm Staff meeting
12.30 pm - 4.00 pm Groupwork

Wednesday 9.30 am-12.00 pm Member’s drop-in /groupwork
12.30 pm - 4.00 pm Member’s drop-in / groupwork

Thursday 9.30 am -12.00 pm Groupwork
12.30 pm - 4.00 pm Groupwork

Friday 9.30 am -12.00 New member's group
12.30 - 4.00 pm Member’s drop-in / groupwork

EICRS Hours and Out of Hours

Monday to Friday 4.00 pm - 10.00 pm, with members drop in 4.00 pm - 9.30 pm

Saturday and Sunday 10.00 am - 4.00 pm with members drop in 10.00 am - 3.30 pm

Office Hours

Orchard Centre Hours

Monday 9.30 am -12.00 pm Groupwork
12.30 pm – 4.00 pm: Member’s drop-in / groupwork

Tuesday 9.30 am – 12.00 pm Staff meeting
12.30 pm – 4.00 pm Groupwork

Wednesday 9.30 am-12.00 pm Member’s drop-in /groupwork
12.30 pm – 4.00 pm Member’s drop-in / groupwork

Thursday 9.30 am -12.00 pm Groupwork
12.30 pm – 4.00 pm Groupwork

Friday 9.30 am -12.00 New member’s group
12.30 – 4.00 pm Member’s drop-in / groupwork

EICRS Hours and Out of Hours

Monday to Friday 4.00 pm – 10.00 pm, with members drop in 4.00 pm – 9.30 pm

Saturday and Sunday 10.00 am – 4.00 pm with members drop in 10.00 am – 3.30 pm

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