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Help for Individuals

If you have just moved in to a new tenancy, our Starter Packs of everyday household goods might help, please ask your Housing Officer to contact Gateway 0131 561 8903

If you are in the first twelve weeks of your tenancy, then our Hit Squad Service could help to decorate up to two rooms.  Someone from your support network needs to make the referral by phoning us on 0131 476 7741 or e-mail  To find out more click here A New Beginning in a New Home (1).pdf

We run cooking classes, cook clubs and supper clubs from the Food Station in Polwarth.
We have a number of Growing Spaces across the city where we grow fruit and vegetables.  You will have the opportunity to work with our volunteers, learn some gardening skills and get some outdoor exercise.  Please click here for more information, Fresh Start Growing&Sharing; Food Leaflet.pdf

If you are unemployed, our Jump Start course can give you skills, experience and a qualification, for more information, click here Jump Start.pdf

For details on our current opportunities and courses please call 0131 476 7741 or e-mail