For carers

VOCAL provides support for unpaid carers in Edinburgh and Midlothian in all caring situations and relationships, to help identify the issues affecting them and achieve the best possible outcome for carers.

VOCAL – support for carers

VOCAL delivers support through two carer centres in Edinburgh and Midlothian, and through staff based in the community.

VOCAL’s carer support teams work individually with carers to identify a plan of support which can include:

Contact VOCAL carer support

Am I a Carer?

Many people do not recognise themselves as a carer and miss out on support and services that they are entitled to and the opportunity to meet other carers who may be in a similar situation and understand what it’s like to be a carer.

See ‘Am I a Carer‘ and our real-life carer stories for more detail.