Crisis Skylight Edinburgh (Crisis)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Adults (16yrs plus) who are experiencing homelessness, in temporary accommodation, or at risk of becoming homeless.


Crisis Skylight Edinburgh offers a range of services for people who are homeless and vulnerably housed.

The Engagement and Assessment team will help with finding housing that is appropriate to your needs, keeping your home, preventing eviction, managing finances including rent arrears, and income maximisation.

The coaching team can work with you to help sustain your housing, create community links, and manage your finances to ensure homelessness is permanently resolved.

The Strengths and Assets team will work alongside you to help you to build your wellbeing and access learning and skills development including work, study, volunteering, and creative opportunities.


How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party
  • Drop-in service
  • Cases are allocated to Crisis services via a duty system.

Is there a cost?


Location information

  • Wheelchair access
  • Translation service

Opening times

Our service is available all year. See opening times.

Monday09:30 - 15:30
Tuesday12:30 - 15:30
Wednesday09:30 - 15:30
Thursday09:30 - 15:30
Friday09:30 - 15:30

Contact Details

Cranston House, 271 Canongate, Edinburgh, EH8 8BQ

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering

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