CAN was established in 2002 to help disabled and/or disadvantaged citizens of Craigmillar to remove barriers and maximise their income and independence. We provide a unique and comprehensive welfare service, including advice and advocacy for our members, their carers, their families and all residents primarily of the now greater Portobello and Craigmillar area.
To remove the dis from disability and disadvantage, by helping with employment applications, CV's & mock interviews. Debt advice from specialists, pensions advice from DWP, benefit advice and assisting with DLA applications and appeals. Voluntary work, and work placements.
To promote the inclusion of local people with a disability in the life of the local community.