Where To Get Help

If you need support and we are not open or able to provide the appropriate support we recommend the following agencies.

If you need a pregnancy test or have a decision to make regarding continuing a pregnancy there is a walk in clinic at Chalmer’s Street Sexual Health Centre

Chalmer’s Street Sexual Health Centre
2A Chalmer’s Street
Edinburgh
EH3 9ES
0131 536 1070
http://www.lothiansexualhealth.scot.nhs.uk/

Chalmer’s Street Sexual Health Centre can provide pregnancy tests, sexual health information and testing and can refer for abortions. They also have their own accredited counselling service.

For emotional support we recommend the following helplines. Please be aware not all of these services are available 24/7.

SAMARITANS  Confidential emotional support for anyone in crisis
08457 90 90 90

BREATHING SPACE free confidential support for anyone suffering from depression, low mood or anxiety
0800 83 85 87

PAPYRUS suicide prevention for those under 35
0800 068 41 41

LONE PARENTS HELPLINE helpline and support for single parents
0808 801 0323

ASYLUM SUPPORT
0808 8000 630

CRUSE BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT  for those who have lost someone close to them
0844 477 9400

CITIZEN’S ADVICE advice on housing, employment
0808 800 9060

SHELTER
0808 800 4444

PARENTLINE
08000 28 22 33

RELATIONSHIPS SCOTLAND
08545 119 2020

WOMEN’S AID DOMESTIC ABUSE LINE
0800 027 1234

NATIONAL DOMESTIC ABUSE HELPLINE
0808 2000 247

RAPE CRISIS SCOTLAND HELPLINE
08088 01 03 02

CHILDLINE
0800 11 11

 

Other Types of Support

Addiction Support

http://www.rehab4addiction.co.uk/