Carers of East Lothian Support Groups

Carers of East Lothian support people who look after someone else on an unpaid basis. This could be a relative, friend, or neighbour.

Service Description

Carers of East Lothian run lots of support groups across East Lothian. These are a great opportunity to meet other people in the same situation and to share experiences. Groups are informal and welcoming.

Dunbar Support Group
Date: Second Wednesday of each month
Time: 10.30 am – 12.00 pm
Address: The Stables, Belhaven Church, Dunbar

Dirleton Support Group
Date: First Tuesday of each month
Date: 10.30am to midday
Address: Open Arms Hotel, Dirleton

North Berwick Support Group
Date: Second Tuesday of each month
Time: 10.30am to midday
Address: Nether Abbey Hotel, North Berwick

Musselburgh Support Group
Date: Last Wednesday of each month
Time: 10.00 to 11.30am
Address: MECA, Musselburgh

Carers of people with mental health issues
Date: Last Tuesday of each month
Time: 4.30 to 6pm
Address: Varies – usually Port Seton area

Men who care!
When: Second Thursday of each month
Time: 10.30am to midday
Address: Normally @ MECA, Musselburgh

Parent Carer Support Group (particularly of children with an autism/ADHD spectrum condition)
Date: the last Monday of each month (not July)
Time: 9.30 am to 11.00 am
Address: Home-Start, Early Years Centre, Sandersons Wynd School, Tranent

Date: the second Tuesday of each month (except August)
Time: 6.00 pm to 7.30 pm
Address: Carers of East Lothian, 94 High Street, Musselburgh EH21 7EA

How to Get In Touch

If you are interested in coming along to any of the following groups, please contact Carers of East Lothian on 0131 665 0135.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Carers


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 665 0135

Provider's Name: Carers of East Lothian

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Carers of East Lothian (CoEL) focuses on supporting carers so that they can continue to care for others. CoEL can provide anything from a bit of practical advice when needed or through to much more support for carers who are struggling to cope with the physical and emotional demands of caring for someone on a full time basis.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 665 0135

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