Contact Point – Edinburgh

Our Edinburgh service offers emotional, social and practical support to adults who are vulnerable and who feel isolated.

Contact Point service users in Edinburgh

The centre at 101 High Riggs, Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9RP, is part funded by Edinburgh City Council, provides a safe and inclusive space for people to come together.

Find out more about the centre below, including opening hours and services provided.

Key aims

  • help people understand how their own and other people’s mental health can be improved
  • provide an informal service which meets the needs of individuals and groups by encouraging social opportunities and one-to-one support
  • help people give and receive support by drawing on their life experiences and ways they have managed their own mental health
  • being open to learning from service users’ own life experiences
  • encourage service users to use and visit sports and leisure centres, museums, galleries, cafes and take part in local walks and lifelong learning
  • encourage service users to have a say in how we run the service.

Opening times and services

Drop-inArt groupGames groupWalking groupTaster sessionsSwimming groupWellbeing group/
Guest speakers
Mixed media nightOpen day
Monday2pm - 8pm

2:30pm - 4:30pm

6:30pm - 7.30pm


11am - 12.30pm

2pm - 4pm


10.30am - 4.30pm


11am - 2pm

3pm - 4pm


2pm - 8pm


6.30pm - 7.30pm

2.30pm - 4.30pm

Sunday11am - 4pm       

How we work

  • staff are offered new learning opportunities to help meet National Care Standards and the Code of Practice for Social Care Workers.
  • volunteers are offered positive work experience
  • we help prevent people from becoming isolated
  • we get back quickly and professionally to enquiries and referrals
  • we have an effective complaints procedure
  • policies and procedures from agencies are available to workers and service users
  • we work closely with voluntary and statutory agencies
  • we manage changes to the services.

Contact us