Stafford Centre (Support in Mind)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People aged 18 years old and over and who are affected by mental health and wellbeing difficulties

Who provides this?

  • Support in Mind Scotland


The Stafford Centre aims to help people to manage their mental health, gain greater self-confidence and become more integrated within the community.

The Centre operates as a drop-in where you can enjoy the company of others in a relaxed, friendly and safe environment and begin to build supportive networks.

The centre has a cafe serving home-made soup, lunches and a variety of snacks, tea and coffee. Some centre users help by volunteering behind the counter.

The Centre also runs various groups and activities including:

  • Tai Chi
  • art
  • music
  • wellbeing
  • walking
  • yoga
  • crafts

The Stafford Centre is managed by Support in Mind Scotland and has in place policies and procedures which protect the rights and welfare of everyone using and working in the Centre.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?

Services are free but items from the cafe come with a cost.

Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 4.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 4.00 pm

Contact Details

103 Broughton Street, Edinburgh EH1 3RZ

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Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others


Long term conditions/disabilities
Older people

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