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Crisis Skylight - Edinburgh

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Crisis Skylight - Edinburgh
Crichton House
4 Crichton’s Close

Public phone: 0131 209 7700


Website URL:

General information

Service offered: Progression and Learning services to help homeless people learn, develop skills, improve their confidence, gain employment, move onto volunteering or learning and find accommodation. Accredited courses in Basic Skills (inc. IT) and ESOL and a range of non-accredited courses, and engagement activities including art and music. One-to-one coaching support is offered to enable people to move into work and permanent accommodation.

Target group: People aged 16+ who are homeless or are at risk of homelessness.

Area served: Edinburgh and East Lothian

How to contact: Phone (0131 209 7700), email or write. (Please note: the Crisis Skylight Edinburgh office is not a drop-in service and operates an appointment only entry system.)


Monday: 9am - 5pm

Tuesday: 9am - 5pm

Wednesday: 9am - 5pm

Thursday: 9am - 5pm

Friday: 9am - 5pm


Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: 

Other information

Languages other than English: Spanish and access to interpreters.

Charity number: SC040094

Year established: 2012

Staffing: 28 staff + 15 volunteers.

Public transport: Walking distance from bus stops on Princes Street, 35 stops on the Canongate outside the office.

Record last checked: 31 August 2021


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