The Grassy Riggs

A community drop-in centre for people over the age of 65 and carers of older people

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Services provided:

Their priority is to create a warm, supportive and inviting environment where people can come together to experience purposeful social engagement, enhanced living and participation.  They aim to alleviate isolation and exclusion

Drop-in Nutritional Cafe

  • Promoting active involvement in preparing café area
  • Participation in social dining experience
  • Nutritional snack boxes and bottled water to take away
  • Renewing lost life skills

Activities for over 65’s

Tea dance, arts and crafts, social activities, nostalgic movies, reminiscence work, events and fund raisers, group work and peer support, intergenerational working on learning IT skills.

Carer Support

Their person centred / outreach service, which is the backbone of their delivery for carers will continue.

Information and support

Outreach and home visits, Peer / group support sessions, Living well at home information, One-to-one support / information, Nutritional meal planning sessions, Retaining independence and life skills, Sign Posting referrals to appropriate agencies.

Community Crafter’s Shop

Where people are creatively engaged.  This could include a knitting bee; jam making; home baking; crafts or garden produce.


10 Woodburn Road
EH22 2AT

Phone: 0131 654 1770

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