Edinburgh and Lothian Regional Equality Council

Contact details

Edinburgh and Lothian Regional Equality Council
14 Forth Street

Public phone: 0131 556 0441

Email: admin@elrec.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.elrec.org.uk

General information

Service offered: Advice for individuals on racial discrimination and the law, particularly on statutory services provision, housing and employment. Promote equality of opportunity and work towards the elimination of racial discrimination. Also a Third Party Reporting centre for those who want to report hate crime.

Target group: General public, particularly ethnic minority communities.

Area served: Edinburgh and the Lothians.

How to contact: Phone - 0131 556 0441 or email - admin@elrec.org.uk . Open Mon-Fri 10am-5pm


Monday: 10am-5pm

Tuesday: 10am-5pm

Wednesday: 10am-5pm

Thursday: 10am-5pm

Friday: 10am-5pm

Weekends: Closed

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - full

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Ramp

Other information

Languages other than English: Chinese, Polish, French, Romanian, Punjabi, Urdu, Portuguese and access to interpreters.

Charity number: SC007896

Year established: 1971

Staffing: Chair: Foysol Choudhury MBE, Office Manager: Parveen Ishaq ,Administrator: None currently ,Finance Officer: Adrian Barbascumpa ,Refugee Project : Adrian Barbascumpa, Support and Advice Service, Climate Change Project, Franciele Sobierai, Energy Project, Ewelina Lukaszek, Open Arms Project – Mitra Rostami

Public transport: 10 minutes from Waverley train station, 5 minutes from St Andrews bus station, 1 minute from York train station

Record last checked: 10 July 2023


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