Multi-Cultural Family Base

Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) provide support to ethnic minority children and their families in Edinburgh.

Service Description

MCFB can help with practical issues, such as housing or financial problems, as well as more personal issues, such as dealing with trauma, social isolation, school transitions and past or present domestic abuse.

MCFB offers time and support to help people make sense of the difficulties in their lives and work out how to deal with them, being flexible and tailoring our support to the needs of the individual or family are key factors.

Services include –

  • an early years service for mothers and their children (up to 3 years old).
  • group support for young people affected by past or present domestic abuse.
  • support for school-aged children, including helping with transitions.
  • support for both adults and children who have settled in Edinburgh from Syria.
  • support for young female carers.
  • support for people affected by honour abuse and FGM.
  • third party reporting.

How To Get In Touch

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Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Black and Minority Ethnic
  • Children


This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Minority ethnic children and families experiencing practical and emotional difficulties.


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Any professional such as a health visitor or teacher

Contact Info. & Service Address

50 Coburg Street

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 467 7052

Provider's Name: Multi-Cultural Family Base

Type: Charity/Voluntary

The Multi-Cultural Family Base (MCFB) work with children and their families who are experiencing difficulties. They offer preventative support to help vulnerable families, working with families from a wide range of different communities, many of whom are deemed to be ‘hard-to-reach’.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 467 7052

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