Starter Packs (Fresh Start)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Who is this for?

  • People experiencing financial difficulty and moving into a new accomodation

Who provides this?

  • Fresh Start

Description

A starter pack contains basic essential household goods to help you to set up and sustain a new home.

There are 10 varieties of starter packs:

  • cleaning products
  • crockery
  • cutlery
  • curtains
  • food
  • pots
  • kitchen utensils
  • single or double bedding
  • small electrical appliances
  • toiletries
  • towels

How do I access this?

Your Housing Officers can make a referral for you if you have moved into your new tenancy through the Gateway Project (0131 561 8903)

Is there a cost?

Free

Is there a waiting list?

No

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
Friday9.00 am – 3.00 pm
SaturdayClosed
SundayClosed

Contact Details

Carrie-Ann Scougall
22-24 Ferry Road DriveEdinburgh, EH4 4BR

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Types of support on offer:

Support in person

Type of services on offer:

Black and minority ethnic communities
Carers
Families
Housing, benefits, debt
LGBTQ+
Loneliness/isolated groups
Long term conditions/disabilities
Men
Older people
Religion
Substance use
Survivors of abuse
Women
Young people

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