The Junction

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.

Services include:

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.

Service Categories

Eligibility

Intended Client Groups:

  • Young People
    • Anyone aged 12-21

Residency:

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.

Referral

Self Referral

This service accepts direct self referrals.

Agency Referral

Statutory agencies, schools, voluntary organisations

Contact Info. & Service Address

82-86 Great Junction Street,
Edinburgh
EH6 5LL

Office Hours

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

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 553 0570
Email: info@the-junction.org
Website: www.the-junction.org

Facilities & Access

This service has the following facilities:

  • Wheelchair Access
  • Creche facilities are not available at this location.

Transport

Public Transport Information

Lothian Regional Transport Bus Numbers - 1, 7, 10, 14, 21, 34, 36

Lothian Buses Site for routes and timetables.

Provider's Name: The Junction

Type: Charity/Voluntary

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
  • smoking
  • abuse
  • divorce
  • alcohol
  • drugs
  • alternative therapies
  • counselling
  • 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.

Services run by this provider

Service Contact

Tel: 0131 553 0570
Email: info@the-junction.org
Website: www.the-junction.org

Office Hours

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

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