Birthlink

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Adults affected by adoption with a Scottish connection

Who provides this?

  • Birthlink

Description

Birthlink operates the Adoption Contact Register (ACR) for Scotland and works in partnership with the Scottish Government and Scottish local authorities.

Birthlink works in partnership with Future Pathways, an organisation set up by the Scottish Government as a direct result of the Scottish Abuse Enquiry. Birthlink works with survivors to access their records and offer a range of supports thereafter.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Some services do have a cost. This is displayed on the Birthlink website.

Is there a waiting list?

No

Location information

Birthlink is based in the city centre so nearby parking can be an issue. The office is based on the first floor with no lift access. Home visits can be arranged or telephone appointments.

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 – 5.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

21 Castle Street, Edinburgh EH2 3DN

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Type of support on offer:

Drop-in
Support in person
Support on the phone

Categories:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Families
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Women
Young people

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