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In line with Government advice, most groups and organisations in the city have had to take the unfortunate decision to suspend face to face and group work activities. Please telephone or email the contacts listed for the group or organisation if you are interested in their work to check what alternative arrangements might be available or to find out about alternative groups or services in your area.

The Regener8 drop-in service provides a safe refuge for the street homeless. The service includes breakfast and lunch, with access to laundry and shower facilities.

Regener8 offers a provision of clothing and toiletries to individuals in need and have a small amount of blankets that can be handed out when needed. The service also provides food parcels, hot meals and drinks, a postal address service and valuable documents’ storage.

Regener8 provides a programmes of activities that are aimed to engage and provide meaningful respite from the stressfulness of street living, isolation and loneliness.

The drop-in service also offers assistance and advice with signposting to appropriate services to help individuals achieve their goals and dreams. We work closely together with other local agencies and with our business partners.

The drop-in provides a safe space for people to come to when they need help and has services including activity groups, discussions, chaplaincy service and somewhere quiet to sit to access to the Crisis Intervention service

The service serves on average 25 people a day.

The programme has continued to be reviewed and developed, and in partnership with external stakeholders, a number of activities and workshops have been introduced to include art and music.

Bus Routes: 33, 3, 5 ,8, 30, 47, 35, 36
65+, 26 - 29, 30 - 34, 35 - 39, 40 - 44, 45 - 49, 50 - 54, 55 - 59, 60 - 64, 17 - 25
Days and Times
Monday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Tuesday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Wednesday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Thursday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Friday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Saturday 9:00am - 2:00pm
Sunday 9:00am - 2:00pm
25 Niddry Street, Old Town

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Contact Details
Contact Telephone: 0131 523 1060


This record was last modified on: 31 January 2020