Edinburgh hearing loss support directory

Signposting services

EHSCP hearing lossMany services are running at a reduced level due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Visit the Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership's website for details or check these pages.

This is a list of services available for adults in Edinburgh who have lost their hearing and use English, most of whom will use hearing aids. 

If you are a Deaf BSL user, there’s a BSL local plan and information about services on the Deaf Action website.

Signposting services

Read below to find about two services that can signpost you to help and support in Edinburgh or browse these pages.

Hearing Link Helpdesk

If you’re looking for answers, seeking support or simply need to talk to someone who understands you can contact the Hearing Link Helpdesk. Our experienced volunteers are ready to offer information, guidance and support to help you take your next step. Visit the Hearing Link website or email

HALO (Hearing Aid Liaison and Outreach)

Not running due to COVID-19 pandemic

HALO is run by Hearing Link volunteers at the adult audiology clinic at Lauriston Place on the first and third Friday afternoon of the month from 1:30 to 4pm. Drop in, you’ll be made very welcome.

HALO's trained and experienced volunteers, all of whom have experience of hearing loss directly or through a family or friend, offer emotional and practical support.