Edinburgh Health & Welfare



Citizens Advice Edinburgh provide a service based in Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, you can self-refer or ask to be referred by the centre.

Welfare Rights and Health Project Adviser,

Based at the Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

Working days Monday, Wednesday and Friday

Mobile: 07780 461 966


The Advice Shop provides a range of welfare rights and debt advice to help people maximise their income and deal with money problems.

They provide:

  • debt advice, support to deal with credit card debts, bank loans, rent arrears
  • Welfare Rights Service, assistance to increase income through welfare benefits and deal with disputes with the DWP.
  • Macmillan Benefit Advisers, support to access income to manage the additional costs of cancer.

249 High Street Edinburgh, EH1 1YJ

Email: advice.shop@edinburgh.gov.uk

Tel: 0131 200 2360

Fax: 0131 529 4828


Please note telephone operating times are: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8:30am to 5pm, Tuesday 10:00 to 5pm and Friday 8:30am to 3:40pm



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