Edinburgh Development Group

Edinburgh Development Group

Charity information

Edinburgh Development Group

Edinburgh Development Group (EDG) was founded in 1991. We are voluntary organisation committed to the principles of inclusion and equality. EDG works with adults who have learning disabilities and their families to:

• Plan positive and active lives
• to develop new innovative projects where there are gaps in provision.
• advocate on their behalf.

Current developments :-
- Self Managing Care Cooperatives
- EDG Homeshare
- Empathy in social care
- Sign UP (social enterprise)

Founded 1991

  • Mission statement

    All Our Dreams can come true when connections are made leading to people achieving their potential.

    All barriers can be removed with imagination and determination.

    We all have gifts to contribute to inclusive world where all means all.

  • Aims

    Edinburgh Development Group aims to:

    • Promote community inclusion for children and adults with learning disabilities and their families.
    • Increase confidence amongst people with learning disabilities and their families.
    • Reducing social isolation amongst people with learning disabilities and their families.
    • Innovation and development of new ideas filing the gaps.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1991

    Board members: 10

    Full time staff: 2

    Part time staff: 5

    Volunteers: 10

    Phone number: 0131 476 0522

    Address: Edinburgh Development Group Castlebrae Business Centre Peffer Place Edinburgh EH16 4BB

    View charity accounts on the Scottish Charity Commission website