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North East Leith Cluster

Being a parent is an exciting, worrying and tiring time of life but listed are some resources to help.

Quick Reference: Fever in Children


Do you feel like you’re at the end of your tether? Are you struggling to make ends meet? Children 1st Parentline is here for you and your family. 

Call 08000 28 22 33


Offering help and support to parents with babies who cry excessively or have sleeping problems. 

Helpline  08451 228 669

Mon - Fri

A child-friendly family and community centre, based in the heart of Leith offering encouragement, support and advice

Mon - Sun

Offers support to help children (aged 5 to 11 years) and young people (12 to 17 years) to get active, eat well and achieve a healthier weight

Call 0131 458 2260


A local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children

Call 0131 553 7819


Offering parental advice on several child related issues such as play, rules, emotional regulation and more


Information for parents on their child’s medicines that they need and can trust including helping children swallow tablets and travelling with medicines


Please see Children & Young People page for resources


Please see Sleep page for resources

Tues, Thurs

Website to support children’s speech, language and communication in the early years. If you have queries or concerns regarding your child please call the North West Edinburgh Helpline 07774622520 (Tues 9-10am, Thurs 1-2pm)


Guide to coughs, cold, earaches and sore throats (has not been updated with COVID specific guidance)

Parents/Families: Schedule
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