National Assistance Helpline

The Scottish Government has recently established a National Assistance Helpline for people who are:

• Disabled

• Receiving mental health support

• Have dementia

• Over 70 years old

• Pregnant

• Receiving the Flu Vaccine for health reasons

The helpline is dedicated to helping those who cannot leave their home and who cannot get help online.

The number is 0800 111 400 and the line is open Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm.

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Contact Us

01875 615 423

56 High Street


EH33 1HH


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About Us

STRiVE is the Third Sector Interface (TSI) for East Lothian. We provide support, learning and development opportunities for both Individuals and Organisations.

Copyright © 2019 Strive is a wholly owned subsidiary of VDEL. VDEL is a company limited by guarantee and is recognised in Scotland as a Charity. Company Limited by guarantee No. SC230099 Scottish Charity No. SC029045