Current Projects

The aim of the project is to encourage and support BAME communities in Edinburgh to reduce waste, increase reusing and repairing and to shift to a more sustainable consumption.

The Open Arms Programme is a collaborative project between ELREC, Sikh Sanjog, LINKnet, and Saheliya. It is designed to engage minority ethnic and migrant women in Edinburgh and the Lothians. Each collaborating organisation offers a variety of women-only services and activities.

ELREC’s Support & Advice Service

If you’ve been discriminated against; need assistance or are looking for housing and benefits advice, we’re here to help. We offer free and impartial advice for individuals who have suffered  discrimination, need to report hate crimes or need assistance in working with public bodies. If we’re  unable to help, we’ll help you take your case to an appropriate organisation who can.

SOMRA offers an innovative approach for tackling two major challenges of the 21st century, namely climate change and refugee crises, by engaging refugees, asylum seekers and migrants in meaningful occupations that transform them into environment role models with a sustainable impact in their new and previous home.