Crisis Skylight Edinburgh

If you are homeless, have been homeless in the last two years or at risk of becoming homeless, you can access our services for free.

We offer education, training and support within local hostels, community centres and libraries across Edinburgh.

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Crisis Skylight Edinburgh
Crichton House
4 Crichton's Close

Crichton House is our head office. Most of our activities take place in various locations in Edinburgh.

Opening hours

9am - 5pm, Monday to Friday

Contact us:

T:0131 209 7700


Skylight Director

Ann Landels

Public transport

Bus 35 stops nearby on the Royal Mile.



Our timetable

We offer creative classes in music, drama and art plus training and education, some of which lead to qualifications.

Activities timetable

How Crisis can help you in Edinburgh

Every year we work with thousands of people to help them rebuild their lives and leave homelessness behind for good. How we can help depends on someone's needs and situation.

One of our friendly experts will spend time with you to work out what you need. We could help you with:

Finding a home and settling in well
Finding work and applying for jobs
Looking after your health and wellbeing

Our noticeboard

Our members in The Songs That Shaped Our Lives class won the Arts and Creativity category at the 25th Anniversary of the Adult Learners' Week Awards in Glasgow.

We have three new volunteer roles, one each to support Progression coaches, our Housing coach and our Work and Learning coach.

On Tuesday 21 March, Crisis Skylight Edinburgh’s members, staff and supporters came together to celebrate their own and other’s success from the Winter Term.



Volunteer in Edinburgh

We often have volunteer roles as classroom assistants supporting our tutors, as well as administrators and more.

Volunteer in Edinburgh
Homelessness is not inevitable

Together with homeless people and our supporters, we've achieved real change.