Neighbourhood Group

The Neighbourhood Group is a day care service for adults with enduring mental health issues and/or learning disabilities in the North West Edinburgh area.

The service is supported by Ryan and Reece, our trained Mental Health Workers, who also provide members with regular one-to-one support as necessary.

Pictured: The Friday Group enjoying a good laugh as always!
The Friday Group enjoying a good laugh as always!

Our aim is to provide a friendly and safe environment, and promote independence and life skills for older people and other vulnerable adults. We also aim to increase confidence and reduce isolation. and increase socialisation skills through constructive group work.

Members of the PEP Walking Group in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Our Walking Group in the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Activities include gardening, healthy eating, art, walking, baking, music, and other recreational activities. The group members are also actively involved in our various fund raising work.

Group details

The Neighbourhood Group runs from 10.30am to 2.30pm, Tuesday to Friday at our centre here.

Tuesdays and Thursdays are open to all individuals with mental health issues, and Wednesdays are open to younger individuals. Fridays are open to individuals aged 60 and over with a pick-up service also available for an additional cost of £1.50.

Each member contributes £4 per day which pays for activities, materials, teas, coffees and lunch. To refer to this service, please fill out the Self-Referrals form or Agency Referrals form below: