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Organisations

There is lots of information about Edinburgh West at Edinburgh Council's site. Links to specific pages within that site are given below – clicking on these links and other external links will open a new browser window.


Age Concern Scotland, 113 Rose Street; Tel: 0131 220 3345

Aids Information Freeline (24 hours) Tel: 0800 567123

Alcoholics Anonymous Tel: 0845 769 7555

Childline (Freephone) 0800 1111

Citizens' Advice Bureaux
58 Dundas Street; Tel: 0131 557 1500
137 Dundee Street; Tel: 0131 474 8080
166 Great Junction Street, Leith; Tel: 0131 554 8144
661 Ferry Road; Tel: 0131 332 9434
193 Portobello High Street; Tel: 0131 669 7138

City of Edinburgh Advice Shop (Benefits, Consumer Advice, Money Advice) 85-87 South Bridge, EH1 1HN; Tel: 0131 225 1255

Corstorphine Dementia Project – the Jubilee Club
A day care club working for people with dementia in the Corstorphine community.

Cruse Bereavement Care Tel: 0131 551 1511

Drug Prevention Group, 53 Prince Regent Street, EH6 4AR; Tel: 0131 553 2841

Edinburgh Association for Mental Health – See Health in Mind
Befriending — a Bridge to Health. By offering your time and sharing your interests you can offer support to someone who would enjoy your company.

Edinburgh and Leith Age Concern, Dalry House, 15 Orwell Place, EH11 2AD; Tel: 0131 467 7118

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre, PO Box 120, Edinburgh EH7 5WX; Helpline Tel: 0131 556 9437

Edinburgh Sitters
Offer sits free of charge to one parent families and carers of children or adults with disabilities. They are currently looking for volunteer helpers.

Edinburgh Twins Club
Parents’ support group

Edinburgh Volunteer Exchange, 77/79 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5PW; Tel: 0131 478 706

Family Mediation Lothian, 37 George Street, EH2 2HN; Tel: 0131 226 4507 [Council site]

Gas (Transco 24 hours), Tel: 0800 111 999

Gingerbread Tel: 0131 475 2370

Health in Mind (formerly Edinburgh Association for Mental Health) promotes the health and well being of people who experience mental health difficulties by providing an extensive range of services and by working in partnership with others.

Keep Warm This Winter Helpline (9am-8pm Mon-Fri), Tel 0800 838 587

LearnDirect Scotland Tel: 0808 100 9000

Lothian Coalition of Disabled People, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, EH7 5QY; Tel: 0131 475 2360

Lothian Disabled Living Centre, Astley Ainslie Hospital, Grange Road, EH9 2HL; Tel: 0131 537 9190

Lothian Health Board, 148 Pleasance, EH8 9RS; Tel: 0131 536 9000

Lothian Racial Equality Council, 14 Forth Street, EH1 3LH; Tel: 0131 556 0441 [Council site]

Multiple Sclerosis Therapy Centre

North Edinburgh Drug Advice Centre Tel: 0131 332 2314

Powerful Partnerships — supports people with learning disabilities living in Edinburgh,  21 Saughtonhall Drive, Edinburgh, EH12 5TW, Tel: 0131 478 5501

Samaritans, 25 Torphichen Street, EH3 8HX; Tel (24 hours) 08457 90 90 90

Scottish Power (Electricity 24 hours) Tel: 845 2727 999

Shelterline (freephone) Tel: 0808 800 4444

Shopmobility Tel: 0131 225 9559

Social Work, 11 Victoria Street, EH1 2HE; Tel: 0131 529 5757, after hours: 0131 554 4301

Trefoil House
Holiday and adventure centre for the disabled

Water – Scottish Water, (24 hours) Tel: 0845 600 8855

Women's Aid
97-101 Morrison Street, EH3 8BX; Tel: 0131 229 1419

This website was established while I was a Member of Parliament. The site content is being kept online as a source of information, but all forms / email have been disabled.