Funding, discounts & freebies!!

  • Funding

Support in Mind fund for carers

Funding for carers of people with mental health issues including schizophrenia, bi-polar disorder, severe anxiety or depression, personality disorder or post traumatic stress disorder.

  • Mental Health
  • Adults
  • Funding

Take a Break - Family Fund

Grants for families ‘caring for a disabled or seriously ill child or young person (under 21)’ to take a break.

  • Physical disability
  • Learning disability
  • Autism
  • Children
  • Funding

Teaching Staff Trust

Grants for people who work in education “to help them through a difficult financial situation”

  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

The Julie Tullis Memorial Award

Grant to assist male or female disabled climbers with a specific climbing or mountaineering goal.

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Funding

The Printing Charity

One off grants and regular payments for people that have been in the printing or allied trades for 3 or more years

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

The Royal Society for the Support of Women of Scotland

Financial support to single women  in Scotland over the age of 50 who experience financial hardship.

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Dementia
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

The Soldier's Charity

Grants for members and former members of the British Regular Army

 

  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Discounts

Travel (Discount) - Club 50

Discounts on rail travel for the over 50s.

  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Discounts

Travel (Discount) - Railcards

Up to 1/3 off rail travel for the over 60s, families and people with a disability

  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Variety Children's Charity

Helping to improve the care and ease the burden of looking after a child who is seriously ill or disabled.

Grants are available to individuals as well as organisations and can be anywhere between £100 and £6,000.

They aim to provide whatever is needed, whether it be medical, mobility or basic care equipment.

  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Children
  • Funding

VOCAL - Wee Break Midlothian

Grants of up £500 to help unpaid carers to get a break away from their caring role.

  • Medium support needs
  • High support needs
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Discounts

Wellbeing (Discount) - Complementary Therapy - Epilepsy Scotland

Discounted therapies for carers of people with epilepsy.

  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Discounts

Wellbeing (Discount) - Complimentary Massage Therapy

Discount on reflexology for Ageing Well members (50+)

  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Discounts

Wellbeing - Complementary Therapy (Discount) - Mulberry House

Reduced price therapies for carers receiving carers allowance.

  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Freebies

Wellbeing - Complementary Therapy (Freebie) - MND

Free complementary therapies for people with Motor Neurone Disease and their carers.

  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Freebies

Wellbeing - Complementary Therapy (Freebie) - The Yard

Free massage for parents and carers during family sessions at The Yard in Edinburgh

  • Carers
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Wicked World Tours

Up to £1,000 for adults who face extra costs in travelling as a result of their disability. People who have Friedreich’s Ataxia have priority.

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Freebies

Wish - Believe in Magic

Free ‘wishes’ for children who are ‘seriously or terminally ill’.

  • Physical disability
  • Children
  • Freebies

Wish - Daytrippers

Free day trips for ‘children (5-19) with disabilities, life limiting or terminal illnesses to enjoy amazing experiences’

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Children
  • Freebies

Wish - Dreams Come True

Free ‘wishes’ for children and young people between 2 to 21 living with a terminal or serious condition

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Children

All information on this site is provided to the best of our knowledge but please call the organisation involved for more details.

VOCAL Midlothian Carers Centre, 30/1 Hardengreen Estate, Dalhousie Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3NX. Telephone 0131 663 6869. E Email – midlothian@vocal.org.uk  Scottish Charity: SC020755 Company registration: SC183050. Accessibility | Copyright & image credits | Privacy statement | Complaints policy | Disclaimer