Ecas administer the Grants Fund which supports people with physical disabilities resident in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Grants of up to £750 may be awarded to fund any specialist items not provided by statutory sources, such as specialist equipment, UK holidays, white goods or flooring. They do not provide grants for powered wheelchairs or scooters.
Contact the organisation for further details or download an application form at www.ecas.scot
Ecas also run activities which are open to physically disabled adults who live in Edinburgh and the Lothians. These include swimming, yoga, seated tai chi, art, craft, reading and creative writing, music and computing / IT. Support with transport costs to activities may also be available.
Ecas also runs a befriending service for people with physical disabilities living in Edinburgh. Anyone who feels they could benefit from visits from a befriender should contact the Befriending Service team on 0131 475 2344 or email email@example.com
Please note that Ecas are keen to gain more volunteer befrienders. For more information, please call 0131 475 2344.
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