VOCAL Carers Centre Midlothian
A carer is anyone who looks after another person on an unpaid basis. This could be due to a long term condition or illness, a mental or physical health issues, disability, or addiction.
Carers can talk to a carer support worker about their support needs, their hopes and goals for the future and work out next steps. VOCAL’s Carer Support staff support carers to complete adult carer support plans and emergency plans.
COSCA recognised counselling is open to carers who require emotional support. Financial contributions are agreed at a level to suit your individual circumstances.
Training, Groupwork and Surgeries
This gives you the opportunity to meet other carers, increase your confidence, improve your health and develop coping skills to help manage your caring role. VOCAL also run a surgery programme in conjunction with partners and agencies for things such as legal, dementia, energy advice & money matters.
Family Support Addictions
There is support available for family members and friends affected by someone else’s addiction. This service provides one-to-one and group support.
How To Get In Touch
Phone Number: 0131 663 6869
Intended Client Groups:
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
Anyone in Midlothian who supports another person on an unpaid basis. This could be a relative, friend or neighbour,
This service accepts direct self referrals.
G.P., Social Work, Housing providers, voluntary organisations etc.
Contact Info. & Service Address
VOCAL Midlothian Carer Centre
30/1 Hardengreen Estate
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
9.00 am - 5.00 pm
9.00 am - 8.00 pm
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Public Parking
free parking on street
- Wheelchair Access
- Small meeting rooms and training room available.
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Public Transport Information
Any Dalkeith bus route.
Rail links are available to Eskbank train station.