Useful Links

Here are some useful links, relevant to Morningside, and related to The Open Door. Check out their websites for more information.

General

www.edinburgh.gov.uk – information on Edinburgh Council services

www.citizenadviceedinburgh.co.uk – advice on a wide range of issues

www.lothianbuses.com – local bus routes and timetables

www.handicabs.org.uk – provides accessible transport for people in Edinburgh and the Lothians

www.gov.uk/green-deal-energy-saving-measures    – green energy advice

quitday.org – help to stop smoking, and in particular  https://quitday.org/support/physically-challenged   for specialised help for people with disabilities

 

Local

www.morningside.org.uk – Morningside Community Council.

www.facebook.com/morningsidetraders/info?tab=page_info – Morningside Traders association

www.morningsidefarmersmarket.co.uk – Morningside Farmers Market

www.transitionedinburghsouth.org.uk – Transition Edinburgh South

 

Local Churches

The Open Door is supported by the following local churches

www.morningsideparishchurch.org.uk – Morningside Parish

www.greenbankchurch.org – Greenbank Parish

www.fhpc.org.uk – Fairmilehead Parish

www.stpetersrcchurchedinburgh.org.uk – St Peters RC

stfillans.org.uk – St Fillan’s Episcopal

www.quakerscotland.org/south-edinburgh  –  Quakers;  meet on Sunday mornings in The Open Door

 

For older people

www.ageuk.org.uk/scotland – working to improve the lives of all people in later life.

www.aceit.org.uk – computer training for over 50’s.

www.careandrepairedinburgh.org.uk – handy person services for household repairs.
(If you would like to help them to help more elderly and disabled people and to expand their services, please get in touch with them to set up a Standing Order from £5 per month.)

www.handicabs.org.uk – provide accessible transport for people in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

www.buildingmaterials.co.uk/resources/insulation-guide-elderly – home insulation guide

 

For Carers

www.vocal.org.uk – information and support for carers.

www.carerstraining.co.uk – information and training for carers.

 

For people with disabilities

www.handicabs.org.uk – provide accessible transport for people in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

www.deafaction.org – help, support and equipment for those with hearing impairment.

www.edspace.org.uk – mental health support in Edinburgh.

www.rnib.org.uk – information and support services for the visually impaired in Edinburgh.

 

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