ECHF is a leading voice in driving the health inequality agenda in Edinburgh.

We provide leaders of local community health organisations with the opportunity to connect, learn together and to share best practice and resources. We fundamentally believe that we are stronger together.

what our members are up to today

Our staff, all over the country, have been coming up with creative ways to keep people we support safe and entertained during #coronavirus.

Here are a few things people in our Muirhouse Service have been doing. πŸ˜€ πŸ‘

#TogetherWeCan #ActsOfKindness #Innovation

Hope you are all doing ok. As you may know our building is currently closed. We are busy working on how we can offer support remotely. Watch this space! 🌀

We had a great *virtual* catch up with Out & About project today! It was fab to hear about baking and crafting activities and the other simple things that are keeping us positive at this challenging time. #StayHomeSaveLives #community #connect #wellbeing #silverlinings

We want to know what everyone is doing to lift their spirits while they #StayHome at the moment!

Twitter feed video.
Nathan Sparling@nathansparkling

.@HIVScotland are asking folk to share their favourite lockdown activity, to help share some joy. Mine has been cooking; soup, rice pudding, stir fries, roasts and much more. What's yours?

πŸ“£ Funding announcement πŸ“£

We are pleased to announce that we are receiving Β£100,000 of much-needed funding from the Scottish Government to help support single parents and their children who are under increased strain due to the coronavirus crisis.

https://opfs.org.uk/get-involved/news-and-events/news/one-parent-families-scotland-welcomes-100k-in-funding-to-help-families-amid-coronavirus/

Although the Mental Health Information Station (Edinburgh) is not open to the public right now, you can still chat to a NHS Mental Health professional on Thursdays between 9.30-4.30pm.

Call 0131 537 8650 and ask for the Information Station #MentalHealth #Covid-19 #Edinburgh

A shout out to @Springbank1828 who donated bottles of hand sanitiser to our team in Campbeltown....

...and to @ButeIslandFoods who donated disposable coveralls and masks.

Huge THANK YOU! πŸ‘πŸ€©πŸ‘πŸ€© #TogetherWeCan #InThisTogether

City Cabs are offering free taxi journeys in the local area for NHS staff and additional discounts for over 65s or carers.

They’re offering picking up click and collect food shopping or prescription deliveryπŸš•

We're one of nearly 70 organisations and individuals calling for an increase in #ChildBenefit of Β£10 a child per week - emergency support to ensure all parents can cover basic costs of raising their kids in the face of reduced income due to the pandemic: https://cpag.org.uk/news-blogs/news-listings/sixty-organisations-press-chancellor-emergency-covid-19-child-benefit-rise

πŸ³οΈβ€πŸŒˆ 🏴󠁧󠁒󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 We are here for all #LGBTQ people across Scotland. Worried about the current situation? Feeling lonely? Need help? We're just a phone call, email or chat box away #lgbtscotland #queerscotland #lgbthelpline

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