CREW 2000

Crew 2000 provide information, advice and support around drug use. They neither condone nor condemn drug use and aim to reduce the risks around drug use. Crew provide a range of services to help them do this. 

Information and  Advice – The Advice shop on Cockburn street is open for people to drop in for information and advice about drugs and drug use.

There is also a helpline for immediate support; tel 0131 220 3404.

Support services, which include:

  • Drug counselling – one to one counselling engaging with psychostimulant drug users in Edinburgh.
  • Complementary therapies which includes Reiki and acupuncture
  • Recovery support and wellbeing group
  • SMART recovery groups are peer support group to help people self manage their recovery

Other services include:

  • DJ sessions for young people who would like to learn how to DJ. Workshops take place at the drop in shop in Cockburn Street. 
  • Outreach services carry out a range of harm reduction services such as providing condoms to places like pubs, and creating chill out spaces at festivals.
  • Sexual health support including HIV, Hep B and Hep C testing, and access to C Card.

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Drug and Alcohol Users


This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Drug counselling for people aged 16 and over who use psycho-stimulants


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

GP, social work. Other NHS, voluntary organisations

Contact Info. & Provider's Address


32-32A Cockburn Street

Office Hours

Advice shop open:
Monday - Wednesday 1 pm - 5 pm
Thursday 3 pm - 7 pm
Friday & Saturday 1 pm - 5 pm

Provider Contact

Tel: 0131 220 3404

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Wheelchair access available for shop only-not office
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.


Public Transport Information

Any bus to Princes Street, Waverley or Bridges

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: CREW 2000

Type: User Group

A project designed to engage people around advice, information and support for psycho-stimulant drug use/addiction (e.g. Cannabis, Cocaine, Ecstasy, etc). Also provides sexual health advice.

Services run by this provider

Provider Contact

Tel: 0131 220 3404

Office Hours

Advice shop open:
Monday – Wednesday 1 pm – 5 pm
Thursday 3 pm – 7 pm
Friday & Saturday 1 pm – 5 pm

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