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We are a local Edinburgh charity that provides free, confidential and independent advocacy for carers supporting someone with mental or physical 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 or physical 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, physical disability, 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

EVOC Drop-in for Carers Rights Day : EVOC will be marking Carers Rights Day on Friday 30th November from 11am – 3.30pm by hosting a drop-in wellbeing event for paid and unpaid carers across Edinburgh. This coincides with...

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Publications

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