Young Onset Service (Alzheimer Scotland)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

People living with dementia, their carer’s and families. There is no age restriction.

Who provides this?

  • Alzheimer Scotland


All groups are on hold due to COVID-19. There are plans to host these digitally and the Alzheimer Scotland website will be updated in due course. Meanwhile, you can call the Alzheimer Scotland teams if you have any questions.

The Young Onset service aims to support people with dementia, their families, relatives and friends at any stage of the illness. The following support is available:

  • information and advice
  • day care (for people living with dementia under age 65)
  • community activities for people with dementia and carers
  • peer support groups

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?

No waiting list for advice and information.

Location information

  • Private parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 2.30 pm

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Long term conditions/disabilities

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