Volunteering for CARDS

Community resources

This page has information that is useful to you if you are planning to visit venues in the community with your client

Client outings for July!

Please let your client know about these upcoming outings, unfortunately numbers still have to be limited so places will be allocated on a first come basis. Should your client have to cancel, they should let us know as soon as possible to allow someone else the chance to attend.

  • Botanic Gardens – Inverleith Row Entrance Wednesday 14th July at 2.00pm
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art – Modern One – 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh Tuesday 27th July at 11.30am

More information is available in the PDF information sheet, from the link below.

Download printable information sheet (Opens a PDF document in a new window)

Mental Health Information Station, St. Mary’s Cathedral

The Mental Health Information Station is a drop-in service, where you can have a friendly chat with a mental health professional. You can access information and guidance on a range of services, support & self- help in the Edinburgh area.

  •   Drop-In service – No appointment necessary
  •   Every Thursday 11.00am – 3.00pm
  •   Address: Walpole Hall, St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW
  •   Visitors are required to wear a face covering and adhere to the usual covid guidelines

Download printable information sheet (Opens a PDF document in a new window)


Inspiring Leith activities

This PDF lists a number of regular community activities that could be useful for you during your visits. This programme is run by Inspiring Scotland and hosted by Bethany Christian Trust in Leith.

Download information sheet on Inspiring Leith Activities (Opens a PDF document in a new window)


Scottish National Gallery – Now open again

Scottish National Gallery is reopening following the most recent lockdown. Download the file below to read full instructions on how to organise your visit and the protocols which apply when you are there

Download information sheet on Scottish National Gallery reopening (Opens a Word document in a new window)


Useful information about volunteering

Ongoing support for learning & development

Volunteer resources & Forms

Covid and volunteering

Getting help from CARDS

Evaluations & reports


Frameworks & Guidance