Advice Shop (City of Edinburgh Council)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Anyone who lives in Edinburgh and aged 16 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • City of Edinburgh Council

Description

The Advice Shop is a professional information, advice and advocacy service providing assistance to anyone living in Edinburgh. This service can help you access so that they all the state benefits you are entitled to and to address any difficulties with debt.

The service aims to tackle poverty by maximising income and reducing the stress of money worries.

How do I access this?

  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service available

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

  • Parking (free and paid)
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday10.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday8.30 am – 5.00 pm
Friday8.30 am – 3.40 pm
Saturday
Sunday

Contact Details

249 High Street, Edinburgh Eh1 1YJ

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Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Families
Housing, benefits, debt
LGBTQ+
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Religion
Substance use
Women
Young people

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