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 :
- Monitoring the Acts
- 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.
Intended Client Groups:
- People Experiencing Mental Health Difficulties
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.
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Contact Info. & Provider's Address
91 Haymarket Terrace
Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm,
Friday 9:00am - 4.30pm
-Monday - Thursday 9:00am - 5:00pm*, Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm* *Telephone service only-
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.