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Crisis Skylight Edinburgh

Crisis Skylight Edinburgh offers advice and support to individuals and families who are currently homeless, or at risk of homelessness.

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We offer housing led support and advice services to sustain or obtain housing.


Our Engagement and Assessment team will help with finding housing that is appropriate to your needs, keeping your home, preventing eviction, managing finances including rent arrears, and income maximisation. 

Our coaching team can work with you to help sustain your housing, Create community links, manage your finances to ensure homelessness is permanently resolved.

Our Strengths and Assets team will work alongside you to help you to build your wellbeing and access learning and skills development including work, study, volunteering and creative opportunities.  


Please email us with your contact details and we will get back to you within two working days.

If you require urgent assistance in the meantime, please contact: 
City of Edinburgh Council: Help if you are homeless – The City of Edinburgh Council 
Streetwork: 0808 178 2323 
Edinburgh Food Project - The Trussell Trust 

If you are looking to access Crisis services in Edinburgh, please include a phone number that we can contact you on.



Crisis Skylight Edinburgh
Cranston House
271 Canongate
Opening hours

10.00-12.00 1.00-4.00 Monday - Friday

Contact us:

T:0131 209 7700

Skylight Director

Mark Kennedy

Public transport

Bus 35 stops nearby on the Royal Mile.



How Crisis can help you in Edinburgh

Every year our services across Britain work with thousands of people to help them rebuild their lives and leave homelessness behind for good. How we can help depends on your needs and situation.

One of our friendly experts will spend time with you to work out what you need. We could help you with:

Finding a home and settling in well
Finding work and applying for jobs
Looking after your health and wellbeing