Home-Start East Lothian

Who is this for?

  • Parent or guardian of one child under 5 years old

Who provides this?

  • Home Start East Lothian


Home-Start East Lothian offers a volunteer befriending service for families.

Volunteers can offer you one-to-one home-visiting support and a wide range of targeted support.
The team works will work with you and your family to build on your strengths and give you the support that you want.
All Home-Start East Lothian’s services are based around the principle that volunteers offer no judgement, just compassionate, confidential help and support.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?

Once referral received one of the coordinators will be in touch, but there can be a waiting time for your volunteer.

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access

Opening times

Monday 9.00 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

Katy Pollock
Early Years Centre, Sanderson's Wynd, Tranent EH33 1DA

Social media:

Type of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others



Share this page

Was this page helpful?

Is all the information correct?

Other Suggested Services

Dial-A-Ride and Dial-A-Bus (Handicabs Lothian Limited - HcL Transport)

Supported community transport services in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Stepping Out

Tailored made mental health project for individuals with severe and enduring mental health difficulties offering a wide range of support to encourage confidence decision making and independence.

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