Social Enquiry Reports

Social Enquiry Reports: Outline

Criminal Justice Social Workers compile Social Enquiry Reports on offenders' background, mindset and offences: these provide Courts with advice for sentencing.


08.30 - 5.00 Monday to Thursday, 08.30 - 3.40 Friday. For emergency Social Work services outside of these hours and on public holidays, contact Emergency Social Work Services on 0800 731 6969 (generally free to call from a UK landline). If calling from outside the uk please phone 00441315538286

Further information

Useful contacts

Criminal justice services,

Department: Health and Social Care


Telephone: 0131 469 3408

2-4 Grindlay Street Court, Edinburgh, EH3 9AR

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