Health & Wellbeing
All Together Edinburgh is a unique organisation providing training opportunities for adults with learning disabilities. Trainees have opportunities to gain confidence, work skills and a qualification in the All Together charity shop/training centre, Leith.
CCI supports people to make a contribution to their community. Through their participation in our social enterprises and volunteering programmes individuals are supported to improve their health and well-being, increase their skills and confidence and have their contribution acknowledged by their community.
Cyrenians FareShare, based in Leith, redistributes surplus food from manufacturers and supermarkets to community groups based on a membership system throughout Central and South East Scotland, reducing food insecurity and food waste.
From our Flavour and Haver Cook School, now a food production kitchen, we are responding to the COVID-19 crisis by offering free cooked meals delivered to vulnerable/elderly/ isolated people and families in the community. We also provide meals for NHS staff in Edinburgh as well as people in temporary accommodation.
Managed on behalf of NHS Lothian, the gardens provide opportunities for people to grow their own food, to build community and to keep active within the grounds of the Royal Edinburgh Hospital in Morningside.
Cyrenians Farm is a community farm near Kirknewton in West Lothian, only 10 miles from Edinburgh city centre. The farm is home to a Cyrenians Community of young people living in peer-supported accommodation and provides opportunities for residents and volunteers to grow food, skills, ideas and confidence.
Our aim is to improve the happiness and wellbeing of people across the UK by helping to build more resilient and better connected communities.
The club provide a monthly blues event, featuring touring blues acts from the UK and beyond, with support from the finest local blues artists. We have a choice of venues and a core membership who pay a regular payment for entry to all our events at a discount to individual ticket sales. It is our intention to carry out related activities which benefit the community such as workshops and master-classes in the blues.
Edinburgh Community Food delivers fruit to the work place and fruit and vegetables to the home and is an accredited REHIS centre for health and hygiene training. All of its profits go back into its community work in Edinburgh to encourage healthy eating and cooking on a budget in disadvantaged areas.
Edinburgh Community Yoga offers the benefits of yoga and mindfulness to vulnerable groups; particularly those with mental health issues, people in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and those affected by emotional trauma.