Phonelink (Caring in Craigmillar)

Availability : North East

Who is this for?

  • People aged 60 year olds and over and living Edinburgh.


Phonelink is a telephone morning and evening check call service for people aged 60 years old and over and living Edinburgh.

Phonelink can offer medication prompts and information on other services available in your community. The team are also available to provide a daily reassuring call.

Many people who use the Phonelink service live alone and rarely get visitors or leave the house. These calls provide peace of mind and ensure no one is left alone for long periods of time. If the team are unable to reach you, they will alert a named contact who agrees to check your wellbeing and safety.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

Is there a cost?


Location information

Phonelink can only offer English speaking staff at this time.

Opening times

Monday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm
Tuesday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm
Wednesday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm
Thursday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm
Friday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm
Saturday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm
Sunday 7.45 – 11.30 am and 5.30 – 8.15 pm

Contact Details

Kristin Armour
63 Niddrie Mains Terrace, Edinburgh , EH16 4NX

Social media:


Phonelink Edinburgh leaflet
(532.55 KB pdf)

Types of support on offer:

Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Complex needs
Healthy living
Long term conditions/disabilities
Relationships and Family Life
Self confidence
Self harm

Share this page

Was this page helpful?

Is all the information correct?

Other Suggested Services

Wellbeing Toolkit Online (Health in Mind)

Wellbeing Toolkit (Health in Mind)

Stress Management Course for Ethnic Minorities June 2024, Shandwick Place (Health in Mind)