Early Years Service (Multi-Cultural Family Base)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Black and Minority Ethnic families with children pre-birth to 3 years old

Who provides this?

  • Multi-Cultural Family Base


Due to current restrictions, home visits are on hold.

The Early Years Service exists to meet the needs of families with children, pre-birth to 3 years.

The service is run by a small team of qualified and experienced workers and social work students on placement. Working in partnership with parents, health workers and social care professionals the service provides sensitive and practical support at this early stage.

The service can provide support in your home or the Multi-Cultural Family Base offices or through group work. It can help you to meet other parents, improved emotional wellbeing for the whole family, increase your confidence in parenting and develop a better understanding of children’s individual needs.

The Early Years Service is currently offering a range of practical and emotional support across a range of social networks and media.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Referrals can be made by telephoning the office and are welcomed from families, health visitors and other professionals.

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Information in community languages

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

Contact Details

50 Coburg Street, Edinburgh EH6 6HE

Social media:

Type of support on offer:

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


Black and minority ethnic communities
Loneliness/isolated groups

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