Ask Social Care Direct for advice

Get advice or refer someone for help

Ask us for advice or refer yourself or someone you know in Edinburgh through our Social Care Direct service. You may need help due to illness, frailty, disability or concerns about safety of an adult or child at risk of harm.

Refer an adult onlinerefer a child online or call

0131 200 2324

Opening hours

Monday to Thursday 8.30am to 5pm

Friday 8.30am to 3.55pm 

Email Social Care Direct

For the quickest response we recommend that you use our online referral forms as above. Phone lines can be especially busy during lunch times.

In an emergency

During the opening hours call

0131 200 2324

At all other times please contact our out of hours emergency service.