Mental Health Advocacy Service (Advocard)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • Anyone living in Edinburgh City who identifies as having a mental health condition.


AdvoCard has a team of staff based at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, and a team of staff and volunteers based in our community office in Leith.

We can visit you in hospital, make an appointment to see you at our office, or meet you somewhere else that suits you. We can speak to you by phone or by video call and work with you to decide on the next step and how we may be able to help.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

Is there a cost?


Location information

  • Translation service available

Opening times

Monday09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday09:00 - 17:00
Thursday09:00 - 17:00
Friday09:00 - 17:00

Contact Details

AdvoCard, c/o Andrew Duncan Clincic, Royal Edinburgh Hospital, Morningside Place, Edinburgh, EH10 5HF

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Types of support on offer:

Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Housing, benefits, debt
Long term conditions/disabilities
Relationships and Family Life
Substance use

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