Ahead of the festive period, we have collected some useful contact details for out of hours services and organisations for carers in Edinburgh.

  • Edinburgh Social Work: 0131 200 2324 / 0800 731 6969 (out of hours emergency)
  • NHS 24: Non emergencies dial 111 (or contact GP)
  • Police Scotland: Non-emergencies dial 101
  • For emergencies (ambulance, fire and police): dial 999
  • Accident & Emergency Departments (A&E):
    • Edinburgh Royal Infirmary: 0131 536 1000
    • Johns Hospital, Livingston: 01506 523000
  • Samaritans: 116 123 (free from mobile and landline)
  • Breathing Space: 0800 83 85 87
  • 24h Domestic Abuse Helpline: 0800 027 1234
  • Edinburgh Emergency Crisis Centre for Mental Health: 0808 801 0414
  • Anti-social behaviour: call 101 or report to your local council office:
    • SW: 0131 469 5150
    • SE: 0131 529 5123
    • NW: 0131 529 5014
    • NE: 0131 529 7168
  • If you smell gas: 0800 111 999
  • Water supply emergencies: 0800 0778 778
  • Electricity power cuts:
  • Scottish Hydro: ยท0845 026 0655
  • Energy Networks: call 105 to report power faults