Families Affected by Substance Use – Whole Family Support Service (Circle)

Who is this for?

This service supports whole families. Circle’s vision is for all children to be safe, happy, healthy and nurtured within a stable family environment, which supports them to achieve their potential.

Length of project?

  • As long as families require the support, often this is for a year.


We can support you:
To improve family relationships and provide practical support, e.g. with routines, boundaries and your living environment including to access other services, e.g. drug and alcohol agencies, counselling, employment, education to feel confident in meetings with other professionals in your recovery journey to consider the impact of your substance use on others. We also offer pregnancy support. 

We can:
meet your child and help them to talk about their worries and support them to manage and understand change help your child to access groups/activities identify and build on your child’s strengths and interests.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

Outreach into family homes and suitable community venues

Opening times

Monday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Tuesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Wednesday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Thursday9.00 am – 5.00 pm
Friday9.00 am – 5.00 pm

Contact Details

Angela Gentile
Circle, C/O Esk Medical Centre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 7BP

Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person

Type of services on offer:

Substance use

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