Supporting parents, children, young people and carers - Coronavirus advice

Support for carers

Edinburgh Carer Support Team

Help and information for carers from the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership

Other organisations that support carers

Vocal: supports and empowers unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian through individual support, information, training and access to services

Edinburgh Young Carers: support young people aged from 5 to 20 who look after someone else at home

Edinburgh Carers Council: free, confidential and independent advocacy for carers supporting someone with mental or physical health difficulties

Advocacy services

Advocard: primarily for people with experience of mental ill-health or problematic substance use

EARS Independent Advocacy Service: free, confidential and independent advocacy service

Partners in Advocacy: independent advocacy to support people to have their voices heard, their opinions respected and to be involved in the important decisions that affect their lives