The EVOC Red Book

The online directory to find third sector Organisations, and their services across Edinburgh

IMPORTANT

Only services that are currently available during COVID-19 are listed in the directory.

In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available.

Organisation Details

Address The Coracle , 41 Bryson Road
City/County EDINBURGH
Post Code EH11 1DS
Locality South West 
Telephone 0131 225 9445
Website http://www.edinburghcitymission.org.uk
Email mail@edinburghcitymission.org.uk
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Activities
  • Community Development
  • Family Support
  • Health
  • Poverty
  • Self Help/Support
Description

Edinburgh City Mission shares the gospel of Jesus Christ in words and action, and engages in poverty relief among the inhabitants of Edinburgh, particularly in deprived communities.

The Mission's flagship programme is Basics Banks, a network of eight partner church-based food banks throughout Edinburgh and in Musselburgh. The Basics Banks provide resources for people who are struggling to afford basic necessities.

We have a team of six outreach workers who work all across Edinburgh with local churches, strengthening their community engagement activities and mission work, particularly churches who are supporting people from Edinburgh's most deprived communities.

Edinburgh City Mission partners with: Bethany Christian Trust in managing the Care Van and with forty Edinburgh churches who provide volunteer teams to run the van 363 evenings a year; Christians Against Poverty (CAP) running church-based Life Skills courses; and The Salvation Army, providing debt help.

Location

Services

Name Telephone Cost Actions
Basics Banks Foodbanks 0131 225 9445 More info »
Care Van 0131 225 9445 More info »
Clothesbank 0131 225 9445 More info »
Salaam 0131 225 9445 More info »
Soul Food 0131 225 9445 More info »