Connect – a service for women in East Lothian (East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership)

Who is this for?

  • Women over the age of 18 and who have had contact with the criminal justice system
  • Woman who attend the group must also have another form of support worker

Who provides this?

  • East Lothian Health and Social Care Partnership


“Connect is a free service available for women who:

  • are over the age of 18
  • live in East Lothian
  • have had some involvement with the criminal justice system and who need support with:
  • substance use
  • mental health difficulties
  • have experienced domestic abuse
  • are experiencing isolation
  • have low confidence or self esteem

Connect is a safe place for you to:

  • take part in a structured group work programme
  • learn coping strategies for life situations
  • learn about and access community services, and introduce you to community services
  • talk and get support from your peers.

Connect is a group that runs for approximately 7 months.

How do I access this?

  • Third party referrals ( a social worker, health professionals or support workers)

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?

Numbers are limited due to Covid restrictions at present.

Location information

  • public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10.00 am – 3.00 pm
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed

Contact Details

Brunton Hall, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AA

Types of support on offer:

Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Substance use
Survivors of abuse

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