Individual Placement and Support (SAMH)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Provided by: SAMH

Who is this for?

Are aged 16-24 years old

  • Have the right to live and work in the UK
  • Live in Edinburgh City
  • Receive support for their mental health

Young person must be in one of the following groups:

  • Unemployment
  • Under-employed
  • Education leavers without a positive destination
  • In low paid employment
  • At risk of redundancy
  • At risk of losing an apprenticeship


Individual Placement and Support (IPS) offers in individual and time unlimited support for young people with mental health problems into employment.

The IPS specialist is there to help you to gain and develop skills and knowledge that are essential to enter the work environment. They offer an intensive pre-employment and time-unlimited in-work support to boost your confidence before applying for a job and to sustain into it.


How do I access this?

  • Referral by third party

Is there a cost?


Opening times

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

Contact Details

Patrycja Zelisko
Hayweight House, 23 Lauriston St, Edinburgh, EH3 9DQ

Social media:


IPS Digital Leaflet
(827.41 KB pdf)

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Learning, employability, volunteering

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