Home Start Leith | Our Services

Our Services - What We Do

group of trustees and volunteers300Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh (HSLNEE) has been helping families and providing training and opportunities for volunteers in the local area since 1986.
The experience and knowledge gained over the years has made HSLNEE a responsive, hard-working group of personnel committed to strengthening the family whatever its shape or size. During 2016-2017 a total of 140 children and 80 families were supported by HSLNEE with referrals from various sources including health visitors, social workers and self-referral.
HSLNEE is funded by the City of Edinburgh Council and benefits from the support of a range of companies, trusts, churches and schools, which is always greatly appreciated
As well as being part of the UK’s leading family support charity, it is an organisation valued and trusted by local families and professionals alike.
53 volunteers supported the scheme from 1st April 2016 to 31st March 2017.
Volunteers undertake many different tasks in order to support, help and manage the scheme.

Volunteer Opportunities

Home visiting volunteers (volunteers are parents or have parenting experience)

  • Trustees
  • Fundraisers
  • Advisors
  • Trainers
  • Crèche Assistants

Additional services

HSLNEE run weekly groups in Leith to complement the core home visiting service: parents can also attend the Parents Early Education Partnership (Peep) Groups and Baby Massage classes.

For a copy of the HSLNEE Annual Report please call in to our office, 247 Leith Walk, or contact the office on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Home-Start Leith & North East Edinburgh.  247 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, EH6 8NY Tel: 0131 553 7819 Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
A Company Limited by Guarantee, Registration Number: 280853 and a Charity registered in Scotland, Number: SC004387
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