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November 3, 2021
“In short, the experience of befriending proved to be a massively positive part of my life and hopefully that of my befriendee.” David was a Volunteer Befriender with Ecas for 4 years. Read about his journey here: After 33 years working in retai …Read More
June 23, 2021
Inspiration is a funny thing – it can come from something as sublime as a dramatic landscape, or as ridiculous as a trip to the toilet. It’s a well-known fact that more than a few poets and authors have remedied their writer’s block by answering the ca …Read More
April 20, 2021
The past year has been tough. Between lockdowns and restrictions, most people have felt isolated from our friends and unable to do a lot of the things in life that we enjoy. The future can feel uncertain, and it’s easy to be overwhelmed, frustrated and …Read More
March 15, 2021
Our recently published Annual Report looks back at some of Ecas’s greatest hits from April 2019 to March 2020. Here are a few of the highlights: In November 2019, the Ecas AGM Showcase allowed us to highlight the work of Ecas and our group activity me …Read More
November 16, 2020
Physically disabled adults in Edinburgh and Lothian can once again access the Grants Fund, Activities, Befriending, and Young People’s Services. With the recent decision to re-open the Grants Fund, Ecas is now offering our full range of activities and …Read More