Family Wellbeing Hub Midlothian (Children 1st)

Who is this for?

  • Families

Who provides this?

  • Children 1st


Whole family support for children, young people and their families impacted by drug and alcohol abuse.  We also offer peer support, groups and family activity sessions.

Who we can help:

  • Families affected by parental/carer substance misuse both current and historical.
  • Kinship care support for carers and their families (not currently restricted to families impacted by substance use)
  • Financial Wellbeing Advice for families / parents with dependent children


Families are encouraged to use ParentLine Scotland, the national confidential helpline for anyone caring for or concerned about a child, on 08000 28 22 33. Our Financial Wellbeing Advice service is also accessible through Parentline and our webpages are being regularly updated with information and advice.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals
  • Referrals by third parties

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?

This is variable depending on the nature of support needed

Location information

  • Public parking available
  • Wheelchair access
  • Private parking available
  • A family-friendly space with large group space and private consultation rooms

Opening times

Monday Open
SaturdayOn occassion
SundayOn occassion

Contact Details

40/9 and 40/10 Hardengreen Business Park, Dalhousie Road Eskbank , Eskbank , Dalkeith, EH22 3NU

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Types of support on offer:

Information and advice
Support from someone with similar experience
Support in person
Support on the phone
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living
Housing, benefits, debt
Social groups
Substance use

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