MECOPP – The 3 R’s Project

MECOPP’s The 3 R’s Project which stands for Rights, Respect Responsibilities.

Service Description

The project assists people with social care support needs to realise new rights and entitlements conferred on them by the Social Care (Self-directed Support) (Scotland) Act 2013.

The project can:

  • Provide advice on legal rights under self-directed support, human rights and equalities legislation
  • Undertake casework on support resolution of more complex issues
  • Refer to legal organisations if resolution cannot be reached

The project will accept both self-referrals from individuals who require assistance and third sector organisations which support individuals. The project can assist individuals and Third Sector organisations anywhere in Scotland. Specialist support is available to people with dementia and their carers. You do not have to be a member of a minority ethnic community to access the project.

How To Get In Touch

For people with Dementia and their carers, contact Philip Wakely on 0131 467 2994

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Black and Minority Ethnic

Contact Info. & Provider's Address


Maritime House
8 The Shore

Provider Contact

Tel: 0131 467 2994

Provider's Name: MECOPP – Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project

Type: Charity/Voluntary

MECOPP - Minority Ethnic Carers of People Project provides support and information for carers from Black and Minority Ethnic communities within Edinburgh and the Lothian. MECOPP provide:

  • Multi-lingual advice and information
  • Advocacy and casework support
  • Individual and group support
  • Education and training opportunities
  • Social and recreational activities
  • Multi-lingual health and social care library
  • Respite service

Services run by this provider

Provider Contact

Tel: 0131 467 2994

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