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Partner Conversations

Welcome to Partner Conversations: a series of interviews from the Edinburgh Trust where we learn more about the work of our partners across the city and the challenges faced by the people they support. 

Published
31/07/2023
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Citadel

Our Edinburgh Trust Senior Partnership Development Officer, Ems Harrington, sits down to talk with Sandra Brown and Danni Taylor from Citadel Youth Centre about their work, and the impact that the pandemic and rising cost of living are having on the people they support.

Citadel Youth Centre is a charity that offers local children and young people a varied programme of play, activities, and educational opportunities.

Due to technical difficulties, we are unable to provide the audio recording of this interview but please read the interview transcript below.

Citadel interview transcript
 

Find out more about Citadel Youth Centre

Harbour Homes

Our Edinburgh Trust Senior Partnership Development Officer, Ems Harrington, sits down to talk with h Leo Parades from Harbour Homes, about their work, and the impact that the pandemic and rising cost of living are having on the people they support.

Harbour Homes is a Housing Association providing housing and help to people in need throughout Leith and North Edinburgh

Listen to the interview below: 

You can download the full transcript of the interview here.

Find out more about Harbour Homes

Feniks

Our Edinburgh Trust Senior Partnership Development Officer, Ems Harrington, sits down to talk with Dorotha Peszkowska from Feniks, about their work, and the impact that the pandemic and rising cost of living are having on the people they support.

Feniks is a charity supporting integration and aiming to improve the wellbeing of the Central Eastern European Community in Edinburgh. 

Listen to the interview below: 

You can download the full transcript of the interview here.

Find out more about Feniks

Fresh Start 

Our Edinburgh Trust Senior Partnership Development Officer, Ems Harrington, sits down to talk with Duncan Campbell from Fresh Start about their work, and the impact that the pandemic and rising cost of living are having on the people they support.

Fresh Start is a charity helping people who have been homeless get established in their new home.

Listen to the interview below: 

You can download the full transcript of the interview here.

Find out more about Fresh Start

Community One Stop Shop

Our Edinburgh Trust Senior Partnership Development Officer, Ems Harrington, sits down to talk with Shona McLean from Community One Stop Shop about their work, and the impact that the pandemic and rising cost of living are having on the people they support.

Community One Stop Shop is a charity whose aim it is, to alleviate the effects of poverty and to support people through times of crisis.

Listen to the interview below: 

You can download the full transcript of the interview here.

Find out more about Community One Stop

Shakti Women's Aid 

Our Edinburgh Trust Senior Partnership Development Officer, Ems Harrington, sits down to talk with Imelda Utuk from Shakti Women’s Aid, about their work, and the impact the pandemic and rising cost of living are having on the women they support

Shakti Women's Aid is a charity that helps Black, Asian, and minority ethnic (BAME) women, children, and young people experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse.

Please note that this interview was recorded over zoom, so the sound quality is slightly different from other interviews.

Listen to the interview below: 

You can download the full transcript of the interview here.

Find out more about Shakti