Phonelink is a free telephone morning and evening check call service for people over 65. It is funded by Edinburgh Health and Social Care Partnership.

Service Description

This service is available to anyone 65 and over who feels the need for a daily reassuring call and who lives in Edinburgh. Phonelink provides peace of mind and help tackle these issues by ensuring no one is left alone for long periods of time.

The benefits of our service include:

  • Reducing loneliness
  • Welfare Checks
  • Medication Prompts
  • Offer advice and signposting to other services available in your community

Phonelink operates twice daily, between 8.00 am and 11.00 am and 6.00 pm to 8.00 pm, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

How To Get In Touch

Phone: 0131 510 6930

Service Categories


Intended Client Groups:

  • Older People

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Must be living in Edinburgh Local Authority

Contact Info. & Service Address

63 Niddrie Mains Terrace,
EH16 4NX

Provider's Name: Caring In Craigmillar

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Caring In Craigmillar provide an opportunity to make friends and have fun in a relaxed and friendly environment. We have activities and projects running Monday to Saturday, and we frequently arrange outings and holidays for those who wish to participate.

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