Edinburgh Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Carer Social Care Peer Support Group

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31st October @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm


About this event

The Peer Support and Learning Team is providing a safe space for Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Carers to meet, share experiences, support each other and talk about what’s important to them in regard to accessing social care. A member of staff from The Action Group will be co-facilitating this event.


People who live in Edinburgh can register to attend this event.


From 12 noon to 12.45, a buffet with a selection of sweet and savoury items is provided for lunch.


We can also arrange for an interpreter to be in attendance, should this be required. Please contact the Peer Support and Learning Team if this will be the case.


If you require personal care/support with moving while attending an in-person event, please bring along a PA/carer with you, as staff are not able to support you in this way.

Who can attend? 

  • Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic (BAME) Carers

Who live in Edinburgh and are:

  • Interested in learning more about social care
  • Are currently accessing or interested in accessing social care

Where is this event?

This group will take place in person in The Prentice Centre, 1 Granton Mains Avenue, Edinburgh, EH4 4GA OR the Training Room, at Norton Park Conference Centre, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY.


Access into the Centre and bathrooms is all step-free.


Why attend?

  • Meet other people who want to discuss and share knowledge around accessing social care
  • Explore ideas and opportunities around support
  • Find out practical information and resources
  • Develop skills and build confidence


How do I register for this event?

By emailing SDS@lothiancil.org.uk or calling 0131 475 2350, where one of the Peer Support and Learning Facilitators will complete the registration process with you. Please note we have a limited number of spaces available for this event.


We require registration by Thursday 21st October at 12 noon. After this date, any specific dietary requirements will not be able to be catered for.

Find out more about Peer Support and Learning



31st October
10:30 am - 1:00 pm
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Peer Support and Learning (Lothian Centre for Inclusive Living)
0131 475 2350
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