Saheliya supports and promotes the positive mental health and well-being of black, minority ethnic, asylum seeker, refugee and migrant women and girls (12+) in Edinburgh, Glasgow and other parts of Scotland.

Saheliya aims to develop peoples’s self-esteem and confidence and reduce barriers such as isolation and depression, through a range of holistic services. All services are free and confidential.

Using a holistic approach, multi-lingual staff offer a range of services including:

  • Counselling
  • One to one support
  • Complementary therapies
  • Group work
  • Outreach
  • Young Saheliya
  • Learning Centre


Young Saheliya services provides support for young BME women and girls from the age of 12-25 years. Services include drop in session, counselling and one to one support.

The Saheliya Learning Centre provides language, employability and personal finance skills for women to compete in the Job Market.

Around the World Childcare is a nursery and creche facility open to all while supporting service users.


Service Categories



This service is available to residents of all parts of Edinburgh

Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:

Black, Minority ethnic women and girls (12 years +)who experience mental well-being issues as a result of isolation, discrimination and disadvantage.


Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

All agencies

Contact Info. & Provider's Address


125 MacDonald Road

Office Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm

Service Hours

-Monday - Friday 9:00am - 4:30pm-

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 556 9302
Fax: 0131 556 9302

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Public Parking
    Metered parking available in local streets
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Information in community languages
  • Language support in 17 different languages offered
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.


Public Transport Information

Lothian Regional Transport bus numbers - 11, 14, 16

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: Saheliya

Type: Charity/Voluntary

Saheliya is a Black and Minority Ethnic led voluntary organisation in Scotland offering services that support the mental health and well-being of women and girls (12 years and over) of black, minority ethnic, asylum seeker/refugee and migrant backgrounds. Saheliya aim to promote positive mental well-being, to reduce the effects of discrimination., disadvantage, isolation, depression and the stigma of mental health.  

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 556 9302
Fax: 0131 556 9302

Office Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

Service Hours

Monday – Friday 9:00am – 4:30pm

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