East Lothian: Information & options appraisal > Signposting / gateway service services
1-10 of 14 Signposting / gateway service services in East Lothian.
Action on Elder Abuse
Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) is a specialist organisation that operates across the four nations of the United Kingdom. It also provides support within Ireland. Unlike other 'older people's organisations' we focus e...Contact: Action on Elder Abuse, PO Box, Steatham, London, SW16 9BY. Tel: 080 8808 8141.
The Age Scotland Helpline offers an independent, confidential telephone based information service to people aged fifty and over living in Scotland, and to those associated with them such as their carers and families. Wh...Contact: Age Scotland, Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh, EH9 1PR. Tel: 0845 125 9732.
Aid for the Aged in Distress
is a relatively small charitable organisation which is near unique in
offering direct financial assistance in the form of grants, often in emergency
situations and covering a wide range of 'quality of life' issues w...Contact: Aid for the Aged in Distress, 25 Epworth House City Road, London, EC1Y 1AA. Tel: 0870 803 1950.
The Dementia Helpline is confidential, and you don't even have to give your name if you prefer not to. We provide free information packs to people with dementia and their carers.
Call us at any time for information and suppo...Contact: Alzheimer Scotland, 22 Drumsheugh Gardens, Edinburgh, EH3 7RN. Tel: 0131 243 1453.
Carers UK provides high quality advice and information to carers and the professionals who support carers. Our expertise comes from years of experience of dealing with the problems carers face. This is available through our w...Contact: Carers UK, 20 Great Dover Street, London, SE1 4LX. Tel: 0808 808 7777.
Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS)
Provide information advice and support on discrimination and human rights issues to individuals in England, Scotland and Wales, recognising the constitutional, legal, social and policy differences specifically:-
Advise...Contact: Equality Advisory Support Service (EASS), FREEPOST EQUALITY ADVISORY SUPPORT SERVICE, FPN4431. Tel: 0800 444205.
Multiple Sclerosis Society
Information from the Helpline
You can ask us about anything to do with MS. We provide up-to-date, evidence-based information about MS, including:
-b...Contact: Multiple Sclerosis Society, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND. Tel: 0808 800 8000. Information services
Respite care and short breaks
Helpline (see separate entry)
Contact: Multiple Sclerosis Society, 372 Edgware Road, London, NW2 6ND. Tel: 020 8438 0700.
National Osteoporosis Society
Nurses, supported by a large body of osteoporosis professionals who lend their expertise to the charity, provide information based on the most accurate and up-to-date knowledge. The nurses are also skilled in providing e...Contact: National Osteoporosis Society - Helpline Service, Camerton, Bath, Avon, BA2 0PJ. Tel: 0845 450 0230.
Royal National Institute for Deaf People
The RNID is a free service that offers; help with hearing aids, retubing, battery replacement, support, guidence, links to local services and groups. On visits they will be able to; carry out simple checks, if needed refer ba...Contact: RNID, 17b River Way, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5UX. Tel: 01983 529533.