Edinburgh Choices - The Action Group - Black and Ethnic Minority Advice Service (BEMAS)

Name The Action Group - Black and Ethnic Minority Advice Service (BEMAS)
Description

BEMAS is for carers of children with a disability or additional needs, from a Black and Ethnic Minority Community.We offer 1:1 advice and group sessions to support you in your caring role.

BEMAS can give you the confidence to:

- ask for help and support from services

- explain your situation and get your voice heard.  

The knowledge to:

- understand your rights and your child's rights

- find out what help and services are out there for you.

Access to:

- all your entitlements

- we can help you with forms and phone calls

- useful services

- we can go along to important meetings with you.

The Service is free, confidential and impartial.

Support for People with autism, people with a learning disability, people with a mental health condition, people with a physical disability, people with a sensory impairment, children under 16, carers or parents, black / ethnic minorities
Accessibility Home visits, providing an interpreter
What to do next

You can contact BEMAS yourself or a professional can make a referral on your behalf. If you have a query on whether you meet our criteria then we are happy to discuss, please give us a call.

Address The Action Group, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh
Postcode EH7 5QY
Phone 0131 475 2315
Email bemas@actiongroup.org.uk
Website
Area served Edinburgh
Location