We are a local Edinburgh charity that provides free, confidential and independent advocacy for carers supporting someone with mental health difficulties.

Who is a carer?

A carer may be a family member, partner or friend who supports or cares for a person with mental health difficulties. Carers may or may not live with the person they support, and they may or may not carry out physical tasks.

We can help if

  • You support someone with mental health difficulties, a learning disability, an acquired brain injury, dementia or autistic spectrum condition.
  • You want to find out more about how to best to support carers.
  • You'd like information about Edinburgh mental health services.
  • You're a carer who may require collective or individual advocacy.

Latest news

​​Jobs at Edinburgh Carers’ Council: Information and Resource Worker : Edinburgh Carers’ Council are seeking someone for the position of Information and Resource Worker. The post is for...

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Edinburgh Carers Council has developed a series of booklets designed to meet the specific needs of those supporting someone with mental health difficulties.