Timeline

EVOC 150 Years

2014

Recovery Essentials Project begins

An income maximisation project for people who were in recovery from mental health issues or drug and alcohol abuse, so they could access all the benefits they were entitled to and manage their finances more effectively.

2015

Greenspace: Artspace project begins with funding from the Edinburgh and Lothians Health Foundation

2016

Recovery Essentials

EVOC published the results of a two year financial inclusion project produced in collaboration with fifteen drug, alcohol and homelessness agencies in Edinburgh. The project found that for people with a history of substance misuse and/or mental health problems the most effective way to help them get their lives back on track was to help them deal with their financial problems and give them the…

2017

‘Everybody’s Edinburgh’ – A Third Sector Manifesto

Developed in consultation with Edinburgh’s third sector, the manifesto calls for a commitment to greater unity between political parties and across sectors to tackle the growing inequalities in our communities, and ensure the best interests of the people of Scotland, and in our Capital, are met. It highlights some of the key issues that affect Edinburgh’s citizens and provides actions and objectives that can be…