British Red Cross Midlothian (Dalkeith)

Provide short term loans of mobility aids and also manage a Buddy Service and Neighbourhood Links project

Services provided:

British Red Cross provide short-term loans of mobility aids to people in need, including wheelchairs, commodes, walking sticks and frames.

Call direct line to borrow mobility aids 0131 660 9372 

The Red Cross will deliver wheelchairs or mobility aids to people within Edinburgh and the Lothians for a £10.00 delivery charge.

Opening hours:

Monday from 10.00am 12.00pm  and 1.00 -3.00pm
Wednesday between 1.00pm – 3.00pm
Thursday, 10.00am – 1.00pm and in evening from 5.00pm – 7.00pm
Friday, 10.00am – 12.00pm and 1.00pm and 3.00pm.

Neighbourhood Links and Buddy Service

The Red Cross also offers a Neighbourhood Links project, and a Buddy ServiceThis Service provides advice support, information and practical support to Midlothian residents aged 50 with long term medical conditions.

They can assist with:

  • Benefits- for example attendance alllowance
  • Housing applications
  • Blue badge, Dial A Ride applications
  • Assess for adaptations for your home and make the necessary referrals
  • Falls Assessment
Opening Hours

Tues 12 noon- 2.00pm
Wed 10.00am-12noon
Friday 10am-12noon

For further information on these projects call 0131 654 9260.



131 High Street
EH22 1BE

Phone: 01316 609372

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