Canongate Community Forum
Campaigns against plans to demolish listed buildings and homes on the Royal Mile in the Edinburgh World Heritage site; with news, resources, and contacts.
Edinburgh's Civic Trust working to conserve and improve the build environment of the city; includes a guide to their campaigns and projects, publications, events, and membership.
Provides day care and support to adults with learning disabilities based on the principles of Rudolf Steiner; with details of their activities and projects, and contacts.
The Company of Merchants of the City of Edinburgh
Founded over 300 years ago as a guild for the city's merchants. Includes a history, information about their modern focus on charitable works and schools, and their Merchants' Hall available as a prestigious venue for corporate or private events.
A community enterprise growing organic fruit and vegetables and cultivating livestock, as well as providing residential care to vulnerable young people; describes the project, with details of outlets, volunteer opportunities, and contacts.
The Dove Centre
Dedicated centre for the over 50s in the Wester Hailes area offering socially inclusive transport, learning, social welfare, activities, health and volunteering opportunities. Contains news and contacts, with their schedule of regular activities.
Offers a wide range of support and practical help to people with physical disabilities, from classes, through grants, to enabling initiatives. Describes their services and projects, with news and how to get involved.
Works across Lothian and Falkirk to prevent homelessness, support people who have become homeless; also operates a number of social enterprise workplaces; describes their activities and services, with news, contacts, and how to support them.
Edinburgh Riding of the Marches
Formed in 2008 to promote and facilitate the annual re-enactment of the Edinburgh Riding of the Marches and all its associated traditions, commemorating Randolph Murray’s return with the ancient Blue Blanket and the tragic news of the defeat of the Scottish Army at the Battle of Flodden.
Edinburgh Voluntary Organisations' Council
Established to support and represent the city's voluntary and community sector; includes details of their services and facilities, specialist networks, events, and contacts.
Edinburgh World Heritage Trust
Champions and represents the World Heritage Site and monitors its state of conservation as required by UNESCO. Includes advice for both visitors and homeowners, plus news and a House Histories trail.
Edinburgh Young Carers Project
A voluntary organisation working with and on behalf of young carers throughout the Edinburgh region; provides a profile and contacts, with details of services and activities.
The Engine Shed
An innovative training and employment project for people with learning disabilities; provides a guide to their programmes, vegetarian cafe, organic bakery, and conference/catering facilities.
The city's charity for the homeless; provides a guide to their advice, training, accommodation, and support services, with contacts.
An Edinburgh charity that helps people who have been homeless get established in their new home; includes details of their activities and services, with an invitation to get involved and/or support.
Provides day, accommodation and support services for adults with disabilities; includes details of their programmes and services, news, contacts, and how to get involved.
Provides advice and information on services available to children with additional support needs and their carers; based within the Royal Hospital for Sick Children. Includes resources, contacts, and an events diary.
One City Trust
Formed to promote and support social inclusion in the City of Edinburgh. Includes details of their grants programme, news and events, contacts, and an audio-visual gallery.
One o’Clock Gun
An organisation promoting understanding and awareness of Edinburgh's heritage.
The One o’Clock Gun & Time Ball Association
Founded in 1998 and established a three-month long exhibition at Edinburgh Castle as part of the Millennium celebrations, the exhibition is now a permanent fixture within the Castle, located at the Mills Mount Battery.
Pakistan Society Edinburgh
Provides a range of advice, information and support services for the Pakistani community and other ethnic minority communities of the city; includes details and contacts.
Shakti Women's Aid
Offers support, advocacy and information to all black/minority ethnic women, children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse. Provides details of their helpline, services, and public awareness campaigns and outreach.
Provides an opportunity to swap or buy second-hand items, as well as facilities to fix and learn how to give things a new life.
Provides a range of support services for people with disabilities and health conditions, training and consultancy, and conference facilities. Describes their services and offers opportunities to help.
Volunteer Centre Edinburgh
Provides resources and services for people looking for volunteer opportunities, and for organisations looking to recruit and use volunteers.
West Blacket Association
Works for the preservation and improvement of the general amenity in an area of Newington; with newsletter, contacts, and local history.
A purpose built indoor and outdoor play facility and adventure playground for children and young people with additional support needs; provides a guide to their activities and sessions, and how to get involved.