Neighbourhood Networks East Lothian

Who is this for?

  • People aged between 16 – 65 years old (if someone reaches 65 whilst being supported by Neighbourhood Networks, the team would continue to support them for as long as it is appropriate).

Who provides this?

  • Neighbourhood Networks in Scotland Ltd

Description

Neighbourhood Networks is a Scottish charity that supports people with learning disabilities, physical disabilities, sensory impairment, mental health difficulties and young people in transition.

Its work is person-centred and its values firmly rooted in enhancing diversity, creating social justice and ensuring that every person is able to lead the life of their choice in order to become all that they can and want to be. Neighbourhood Networks’ aims and objectives are to work with local communities to support and empower even more people who could benefit from this flexible model of support.

There are currently three networks in East Lothian located within Haddington/Dunbar, Tranent and Musselburgh.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties
  • Referrals from health and social care professionals

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

There is currently space within some of the networks but this changes on a regular basis. Please contact Neighbourhood Networks for more informaiton.

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

There are no set opening times. The support is flexible.


Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Online
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Creative
Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Religion
Social groups
Substance use
Women
Young people

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