Welfare Rights Service (Change Mental Health)

Availability : Edinburgh Wide

Provided by: Change Mental Health (formerly Support in Mind Scotland)

Who is this for?

Anyone living in the Edinburgh area who is experiencing mental health difficulties.


The Welfare Rights Service is aimed at advising and supporting people experiencing mental health difficulties living in Edinburgh with their benefits. We can offer benefit checks to look at your entitlement and help you apply for benefits, including filling in forms, we can help you with issues you may be having with your benefits and help you to resolve these.

How do I access this?

  • Self referral
  • Referral by third party

Is there a cost?


Location information

Stafford Centre 103 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ

Opening times

Monday – Friday  9am – 3pm


Contact Details

Denise Needham
103 Broughton Street, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 3RZ

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone

Type of services on offer:

Housing, benefits, debt

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