LIFT is a support and advocacy service based in Muirhouse Millennium Centre, Edinburgh. LIFT was started in November 2017 and offers support for many different types of enquiry.

Services offered –

One to one support

Family Support - Developing self esteem and confidence

Housing & Benefit Advice - coping with benefit changes

Homelessness prevention & support

Emotional Support


Escorting to difficult appointments 

Sign posting to relevant services

Group Work Sessions

Employability & In-work Support

Groups running in centre

Drop Ins out with Edinburgh North

Outreach over Edinburgh

Sharing Shelf 

Clothes Rail

Dignity Bags/Cleaning boxes

Food Bank Referrals

Introduction to further education/training


Staff List

Project Director - Pauline Bowie

LIFT Manager - Danielle Leadbetter

For all referrals -

Employability Manager - Gemma Howell

For any enquires about Employability Workshop/Employability -

Senior Family Support Worker - Heather Thorburn -

Family Support Worker - Rachael Gardner -

Programme Co-ordinator - Darcy Hughes -


Employability Support Worker - Claire Baxter -


Muirhouse Millennium Centre Manager - Peter Airley


Registered Charity - Muirhouse Millennium Centre Ltd 

SCO 28782

Call Us:

0131 467 3578

Find us: 

Muirhouse Millennium Centre,

7 Muirhouse Medway

Edinburgh, EH4 4RW