Our office will be closed from Friday 20th of December 2019 to Monday 6th of January 2020 while our staff and volunteers take a well-deserved break.

If you need support during this time you can contact the following organisations, who may be able to help you:

Local 24 hour emergency services:
Police, Fire, Ambulance – Tel: 999
Mental Health Assessment Service (MHAS) – Tel: 0131 537 6000
NHS 24 – Freephone: 111
Edinburgh Crisis Centre – Freephone: 0808 801 0414  or text 0797 442 9075
Social Care Direct  – Freephone: 0800 731 6969 (for out of hours emergency social work)
Edinburgh Samaritans – Tel: 0131 221 9999
UK Domestic Abuse Violence Helpline – Freephone: 0808 2000 247

Local 9:00am – 5:00pm services:
Mental Welfare Commission Advice – Freephone: 0800 389 6809
Legal Services Agency – Tel: 0131 228 9993
Edinburgh Citizen’s Advice – Tel: 0131 557 1500
Housing Option Team – Tel: 0131 529 7368
Social Care Direct – Tel: 0131 200 2324
Victim Support – Freephone: 0345 603 9213 (for victims of crime)
Edinburgh Women’s Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre – Tel: 0131 556 9437
Shakti Women’s Aid – Tel: 0131 475 2399 (for black minority ethnic women)

Listening services:
Edinburgh Samaritans – Tel: 0131 221 9999
Samaritans National Line ( 24/7) – Freephone: 116 123
Saneline Phoneline (6pm – 11pm)  – Tel: 0300 304 7000 (local rate)
Breathing Space Helpline (6pm – 2am) – Freephone: 0800 83 85 87
Shelter Advice Line – Freephone: 0808 800 4444
Rape Crisis Scotland (6pm – Midnight) – Freephone: 0808 801 0302

If you think you might be pregnant, or are looking for a safe space to discuss whether you want to continue your pregnant please contact the Edinburgh Gum Clinic at Chalmers Street.