The Junction is a centre for young people in Leith and North Edinburgh. The centre offers a range of support for people aged 12-21. Some of the issues people come to the Junction with include things like anxiety and self-esteem, bullying, body image, drug / alcohol misuse, anger, etc.
- Alcohol Support & Education
- Complementary Therapies
- One to One Support
- Parental Substance Use
- Sexual Health
- Hate Crime Reporting
There are several drop in sessions each week where young people can get information and advice about keeping well, confidential one to one support, and access to the sexual health services.
There are also walk in sessions where staff can see young people straight away, offering one to one support around issues affecting emotional and mental wellbeing. Young people can attend the walk-in session by themselves, or with a friend, family member or a worker.
Intended Client Groups:
- Young People
- Anyone aged 12-21
This service is open to residents of these areas:
- North East
Applicants for this service should also meet this condition:
People aged 12-21 living in the Leith area.
This service accepts direct self referrals.
Statutory agencies, schools, voluntary organisations
Contact Info. & Service Address
82-86 Great Junction Street,
Drop -In Times
Wednesdays – 4:30pm till 7:30pm (FREE Reiki from 6:00 till 7:00)
Fridays – 1:00pm till 4:00pm (The Chiller – FREE massage available)
Walk- In Times
Mondays – 12.00pm till 7.00pm
Tuesdays – 3.00pm till 7.00pm
Wednesdays – 12.00pm till 4.30pm
Thursdays – 12.00pm till 7.00pm
Facilities & Access
This service has the following facilities:
- Wheelchair Access
- Creche facilities are not available at this location.
Public Transport Information
Lothian Regional Transport Bus Numbers - 1, 7, 10, 14, 21, 34, 36
Provider's Name: The Junction
The Junction has a wide range of resources and information aimed at young people, parents, carers and other workers.
Some of the topics covered include:
- youth participation
- alternative therapies
- self harm
- health promotion
- crime and offending
- sexual health
- mental health
- bereavement / loss
- and many other topics...
Resources are available to access at The Junction and also to borrow. Pop in and see what is on offer.