Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

The Mental Welfare Commission is an independent organisation working to safeguard the rights and welfare of everyone with a mental illness, learning disability or other mental disorder.

Our duties are set out in mental health law.

We carry out our statutory duties by focussing on five main areas of work.  They are :

  • Visiting
  • Monitoring the Acts
  • Investigations
  • Information and advice
  • Influencing and challenging

We also have a service users and carers freephone line, which is 0800 389 6809.

Telephone number for professionals is 0131 313 8777.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties

Residency:

This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

People receiving care and treatment under mental health legislation.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Contact Info. & Provider's Address

Address

Thistle House
91 Haymarket Terrace
Edinburgh
EH12 5HE

Office Hours

Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm, Friday 9:00am - 4.30pm

Service Hours

-Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm*, Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm* *Telephone service only-

Service Contact

Tel: 0800 389 6809
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mwcscot.org.uk

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Information in community languages
  • Translation Service
  • This service is not accessible to wheelchair users.
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Provider's Name: Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

Type: Other

The Mental Welfare Commission is an independent organisation working to safeguard the rights and welfare of everyone with a mental illness, learning disability or other mental disorder. Our duties are set out in mental health law. More information about us and about mental health law can be found at www.mwcscot.org.uk.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0800 389 6809
Email: [email protected]
Website: www.mwcscot.org.uk

Office Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm,
Friday 9:00am – 4.30pm

Service Hours

Monday – Thursday 9:00am – 5:00pm*,
Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm*
*Telephone service only

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