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Edinburgh & Lothian Council on alcohol (ELCA) – COVID 02/12/22

Contact Details

Phone Number :
0131 337 8188

Alternate Phone Number :
Meichelle on 01313378188

Email :

Website :

Address :
91 Rose Street Edinburgh

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Covid update

Operating Fully

Service provision

Are you worried about your own or someone else’s drinking? ELCA offers a range of free services for people over the age of 18 living in the Lothians. It has bases in Craigmillar, Gracemount, Wester Hailes, Sighthill, Leith, Pennywell / Crewe, Kirkliston, South Queensferry. It also offers services its Women’s Service at Oxgangs and the Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre.

Advice & Information;

  • Drop-In Services ,
  • One to One counselling,
  • ELCA for Women,
  • Women’s Alcohol Recovery Group,
  • Polish Alcohol Counselling Service,
  • Telephone Support (Focused Support),
  • SMART Recovery Group.

We operate an open referral system that can be accessed by individuals living in Edinburgh & the Lothians. You can arrange an appointment yourself, or be referred by statutory agencies such Primary Healthcare, GP, Social Work etc East Lothian residents can access ELCA services at The Esk Centre, Dunbar Medical Centre and the Musseslburgh Primary Care Centre, while Midlothian residents can access ELCA services at Bonnyrigg, Dalkeith or Penicuik

For full information on supports across Edinburgh download the Addiction Recovery Companion App – 

Services Offered

  • Adult Alcohol Treatment
  • Family Support - Counselling
  • Mutual Aid

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