The EVOC Red Book

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


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.

At Edinburgh Children's Hospital Charity (ECHC) we are providing care packs of some essential food items, toiletries and where possible and appropriate arts/activity packs.

We are also providing telephone support line.

We know many families will be worried during this difficult time, with lockdown adding to their distress and loneliness.

The team are experts in providing family support/youth work with a focus on supporting families at times of anxiety and stress. They can also sign post to other organisations that will be ongoing support with.

WHEN: Weekdays

TELEPHONE: 0131 668 4949


INTENDED SERVICE USERS: Children, Young People, Families

TYPE(S) OF SUPPORT: Care packs, Food packs; Arts/activity packs, Phoneline

The team are experts provide family support/youth work with a focus on supporting families at times of anxiety and stress.

The team provide youth work, children and family support through a range of activities including group and peer support in hospital. Aiming to reach as many children, young people and families as possible, who could benefit from support at a time of worry and distress.

We offer:

- Play
- Baby sensory
- Sibling group
- Supporting CAMHS
- Health issue specific work
- Arts &Music
- 1:1 acute admissions
- Family well-being box
- 1to1
- Group work
- Home/community visits
- Phone
- Video/social media
- Whole family
- Child only
- Parents only
- Carer leavers
0 - 1, 1 - 3, 4 - 12, 17 - 25, 13 - 16
Days and Times
Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 668 4949
Contact Email:

This record was last modified on: 10 September 2020