Contact other agencies
We have listed the following agencies who may also be able to provide support.
Citizens advice Edinburgh (CAE)
Provides benefits, debt, consumer advice via 5 CAB and multiple outreach/embedded services inc GP practices, hospitals, veterans.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0131 510 5510
CAE Dundas St 58 Dundas Street, EH3 6QZ
CAE Leith 23 Dalmeny Street, EH6 8PG
CAE Portobello 8a&b Bath Street, EH15 1EY
CAE Muirhouse North Edinburgh Community Resource Centre, 31-33 Pennywell Road, EH4 4PJ
Provides benefits, debt, housing advice and some support services via multiple outreach/embedded services inc. Maximise! for families and GP practices.
Email email@example.com or call
0131 442 2100
Granton Information Centre
Provides benefits and debt advice via multiple outreach/embedded services inc. GP practices.
134-138 West Granton Rd EH5 1PE
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0131 551 2459 or 0131 552 0458
Housing Associations / RSLs
Many RSLs have internal advice services, mostly for income maximisation/welfare rights. These are the main ones:
Castlerock (Places for People)
0131 657 0600
Email email@example.com or call
0800 561 0088
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0300 123 2640
Email email@example.com or call
03451 400 100
Port of Leith HA
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0131 554 0403
Prospect Community HA
0131 272 5038
Support Agencies with Advice Provision
The Action Group
For children and adults with learning difficulties and their carers.
Email email@example.com or call
0131 475 2315
Supporting people in local communities to improve health, learning and wellbeing. Focus on Bingham, Magdalene & Christians area.
31 Bingham Ave, Edinburgh, EH15 3HZ
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0300 303 5296
Information and advice service for people with learning disabilities and carers in Edinburgh.
Email email@example.com or call
0131 662 1962
Grapevine / Lothian Council for Inclusive Living (LCIL)
Information and advice for any person with a disability
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0131 475 2370
0800 093 8543 or email email@example.com.
Scottish Huntingdon’s Association
Provides information, advice and support for anyone affected by Huntingdon’s Disease.
0141 848 0308 or email SHA-ADMIN@HDSCOTLAND.ORG.
Support in Mind
For people with mental health issues
6, Newington Business Centre, Dalkeith Road Mews EH16 5GA
Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call
0131 662 4359
Supports and empowers unpaid carers.
60 Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 5HB
Email email@example.com or call
0808 196 6666