Advice

Our office is open from 10.00am - 5.00p.m. Monday – Friday except for public holidays. The office deals with enquiries on a wide range of topics including housing, further education, employment and childcare.  (Please note our office is closed from 12.00-1.00p.m. for lunch).

We also provide on request holiday information packs relevant to lone parent families.


Informal Counselling

This can be conducted over the telephone and to persons visiting the office. Anyone needing more specialised counselling can be advised on the appropriate professional agency to contact.


In-Depth Counselling

Anyone requiring more in-depth counselling can make an appointment to speak to our counsellor in the strictest confidence at any time within our office hours. Appointments last approximately one hour and appointments are made through the office. This service is free of charge. (donations are most welcome)



Gingerbread Edinburgh & Lothian Project Ltd is a charitable organisation Company No. SC125546