Wee Breaks Midlothian (VOCAL Midlothian)

Who is this for?

  • Unpaid carers in all family or relationship settings (kinship, partnership, friendship, affection or obligation)

Who provides this?

  • Voice of Carers Across the Lothians (VOCAL) Midlothian

Description

VOCAL Wee Breaks supports unpaid carers to take time to breathe, recharge and think about themselves for an hour, a day or longer.

This service aims to empower you to take time away from your caring role so you can continue caring in good physical and mental health into the future.

VOCAL Wee Breaks can take you on a journey from where to start and overcoming barriers to exploring what a break looks like for you, co-coordinating replacement care, travel, exploring funding options and much more.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referral by third parties

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 8.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3NX

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Carers

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