Early Years Family Support Service

Who is it for?

Families in Edinburgh with children under 5, experiencing some form of difficulty.

What do we offer?

We offer support to families who may need a bit more guidance with regards to family routines, early learning, family relationships, play and emotional well-being. We can also help you to access local groups or put you in touch with other support services within your community.

What to expect?

Regular home visiting from a family support worker, for up to a year.
Support tailored to the family’s needs and personalised goals.  


For enquiries into this service please contact Lyndsey, Katerina, Cat or Esther, or to refer a family click here


Early Years Stay and Play Groups

We also offer groups in the following areas:

  • South East Edinburgh
    - Wednesdays from 11-12.30pm at Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre
    - Bumps & Baby Group, Thursdays from 1.15-2.45pm Goodtrees Neighbourhood Centre
  • South West Edinburgh
    - Monday 9.30-11am at Gate 55, Sighthill Road
  • North West Edinburgh
    – Mondays from 11-12.30pm at West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre
  • Midlothian
    - Thursdays - 10-11am Newbattle Learning Community 

Parents can drop in with their children under 5 for free play, arts and crafts, signing, stories and toys. Tea and coffee and children’s snacks provided.

No need to book and no cost to attend.