Creative Express (The Junction)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Young people aged between 12 and 21. The Junction’s main focus is Leith and North East Edinburgh, however our open access offers allow us to work with young people from any part of Edinburgh.


Creative Express is the part of The Junction – Young People, Health & Wellbeing that focuses on using creativity to support the health and wellbeing of local young people. The service includes one-to-one support, open access and structured groupwork, as well as outreach.

Creative Express offers emotionally safe spaces where you can explore their thoughts, feelings and ideas in relation to their own and others health and wellbeing. It does this through the use of various mediums for example poetry, painting, collage, creative writing. The service also allows The Junction to explore various creative therapies such as Bibliotherapy, Art Therapy and Creative Writing for Therapeutic Purposes; whilst creating bespoke projects and programmes of support in response to young peoples needs and interests.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party
Self referral or referral by a third party, via text, phonecall, email or young people can speak to a work during a Junction Walk-in or Drop-in (

Is there a cost?


Location information

  • Our building is served by lots of nearby bus routes, including: 7,10, 14, 16, 21, 34, 35, 49
  • Public parking available

Contact Details

82-86 Great Junction Street, Edinburgh , EH6 5LL

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