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Find out about the projects we fund which can provide money, housing and welfare advice in Edinburgh.


Local money advice projects

Project

Summary

Contact

CHAI EHAP Court Representation & Money Advice Service The EHAP Court Representation & Money Advice Service can help people with representation at court for mortgage repossession cases in Edinburgh Sheriff Court

1st Floor, ELS House, 555 Gorgie Road, Edinburgh, EH11 3LE

0131 442 1009  

chaiadvice@mail.wh1.org.uk

Website

Changeworks – Canny Families Energy, fuel debt, food waste, money and debt advice are provided to young families (parents under 25) who are adjusting to the impact of the birth or early years of a child.

36 Newhaven Road, Edinburgh, EH6 5PY

0131 555 4010

 

kirstencook@
changeworks.org.uk

 

Granton Information Centre – Leith Early Years Collaborative Pioneer site – Family Friendly Money Advice This project ties into Scottish Governments Early Years Collaborative and focuses on providing expectant families and families with young children with debt advice, income maximisation and financial capability training. The project also enables access to assistance schemes such as Healthy Start.

Granton Information Centre, 134-138 West Granton Road, Edinburgh, EH5 1PE

0131 552 0458

roddy@gic.org.uk

Citizens Advice Edinburgh - Supporting Edinburgh The In Court Advisor provides free, confidential and independent advice and assistance in court actions, will help guide you through the court process for small claims and summary cause cases and time to pay applications, and in exceptional circumstances representation at court can be provided.

Edinburgh Sheriff Court, 27 Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1LB

 

inca@citzens
adviceedinburgh.co.uk

 

Website

 

Regional/National money advice projects people in Edinburgh can access

Project

Summary

Contact

Stepchange - Debt Advice and Welfare Reform Project

This national project helps people who are affected by debt and connected welfare benefit changes. DAS  accredited advisers are able to help people with complex debt issues

33 Bothwell Street , Glasgow, G2 6NL 
0800 138 1111

Website
 

Deaf Action Money Advice Project

People with hearing difficulties across Scotland receive debt and money advice via PC and Webcam using BSL. Face-to-face advice is available to people with hearing difficulties in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

Albany St, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 3QY
0131 556 3128


www.deafaction.org.uk
 

Parkhead CAB – Integrated Debt advice and Support Hub: HMP Barlinnie Families with a relative entering or leaving HMP Barlinnie can receive short-term help to stabile the family finances and resolve any crisis debt matters, and also long-term support and advice on budgeting and financial planning through group and one to one sessions.

1361 Gallowgate, Glasgow, G31 4DN

0141 550 5907

GinnyJackson@
parkheadcab.org.uk

 

The Action Group - Knowing Your Stuff Assists people with learning disabilities by giving information and advice on money and debt issues through one-to-advice sessions and workshops.

57 Albion Gardens, Edinburgh EH7 5QY


0131 475 2315


www.actiongroup.org.uk
 

Shelter - Making Advice Work for Gypsy Travellers The project provides money and benefits advice to travellers’ sites in Edinburgh, Midlothian and Borders through on-site outreach and telephone advice.

Scotiabank House, 6 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW

0344 515 2490

Mhari_Craig@
shelter.org.uk

 

Regional welfare advice projects people in Edinburgh can access

Project

Summary

Contact

Scottish Women's Rights Centre Provides information, advice and representation on civil issues to women affected by gender based violence.
08088 010 789
(Runs every Wednesday 1.30pm-4.30pm)
 

 


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