Unpaid Carers Project

stress relief for unpaid carers who struggle with stress and are economically disadvantaged


This project offers stress relief
for unpaid carers who struggle with stress and are economically disadvantaged

Who qualifies?

unpaid carers struggling with stress and on an economical disadvantaged position. If you qualify for the project you can access support from us for between 8 to 16 sessions a year, depending on your health condition and circunstances.

Suggested donation
£20
£18
£15

The project is by suggested donation and your donation supports our core costs. If you cannot afford the smallest donation, please talk to Claudia Goncalves and according to your circunstances you will be able to access the therapy for free. We really would like this project to be accessible to all who are experiencing ill health, financial hardship and who feel holistic therapies can help them.

We really would like this project to be accessible to all un-paid carers who are experiencing stress, financial hardship and who feel holistic therapies can help them.

How to book


All you need to do is choose a
therapy / therapist
and call or text us to book


phone  0131 657 5680

message  07798 568 218

Health improvements reported by people include: reduced physical pain, better mental health, increased energy, better sleep, reduced stress, higher self-esteem and feelings of empowerment. Users also reported being better able to support their children and family.

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All our volunteers are qualified and PVG (Protecting Vulnerable Groups) registered.

Important info

A session in the project is 1 hr sometimes 1 1/2 hrs. Times of the sessions vary depending on the therapy you choose. Times will be 10:30am, 11:45am or 1pm. Some therapies can be diferent times, please check with the day coordinator.

As some therapies have contraindications, clients must disclose to the therapist any ailments they have. Please talk to your therapist and give full details on the day of your session. If due to your condition it is not possible to deliver the therapy you booked for, we will do our best to offer something else instead.

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Donations support some of our core costs. Although we send lots of applications out there, very rarely do we receive grants. The donation you give when receiving a therapy and the selfless dedication and generosity of spirit of all our volunteers are mainly what support our services