Change Grow Live – health and social care charity

North West Recovery Service - Edinburgh

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North West Recovery Service is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in North West Edinburgh.

We provide one-to-one support, recovery planning, group-work, access to medical services and harm reduction interventions for adults in North West Edinburgh. 

How to contact us

We always welcome new clients, so please get in touch if you are interested in getting help from the service or you’d just like to ask some questions. Feel free to bring someone with you on your first visit.

We are based at 8 West Pilton Gardens, Edinburgh. You can call us on 0131 469 5044.


If you would like to refer yourself or someone else to the service you can call us or come to one of our drops-ins

We provide:

  • 1:1 keyworking and recovery planning
  • Support accessing medical interventions
  • Dry blood spot testing for BBVs
  • Naloxone training and provision
  • Support accessing rehabilitation services, counselling, family support, training
  • Financial Inclusion: benefits, debt, budgeting, energy issues
  • Group work
  • Recovery social events 

Can’t make your appointment?

It’s really important that you let us know. Ideally please call us on 0131 469 5044.

What do our service users say about us?

“The staff are great, really relaxed and easy to chat to. Don't know where I would be without you"


What's on?

Monday: SMART Recovery 1:30-3pm, North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court, EH4 4TZ

Wednesday: Acupuncture 1-2pm, West Pilton Neighbourhood Centre, 19 West Pilton Grove, Edinburgh EH4 4BY.

Thursday: SMART Recovery, North Edinburgh Arts, 15a Pennywell Court, EH4 4TZ.

Where can I go for further support?

Take the number 27, 29 or 37 bus to Drylaw Police Station. Or take the 8, 14 or 16 bus to the roundabout next to Craigroyston Community High School 

Drop-in locations

North Office (West Pilton Gardens, EH4 4DE) - Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday 1 - 4pm.

Pennywell Resource Centre (31-33 Pennywell Road, EH4 4PJ) - Wednesday 12:30 - 3:30pm.

South Queensferry Medical Practice (41 The Loan, EH30 9HA) - Friday 9am - 1pm 

8 West Pilton Gardens
United Kingdom

Monday - Friday: 9am - 4:30pm

Open access

Monday: 1pm - 4pm

Tuesday: 1pm - 4pm

Wednesday: 12.30pm - 3.30pm

Thursday: 1pm - 4pm

Friday: 9am - 3.30pm