At Macmillan, we won’t rest, and we won’t settle for anything other than the best possible support for people with cancer.
We do whatever it takes.
For more details, select a location above.
Midlothian Macmillan Benefits Advice Service
The service offers help through home visits and telephone advice and covers all levels of information and form filling to advocacy and tribunal representation. Advice is offered on other issues such as debt, housing, employment, transport etc as well as welfare benefits.
1st Floor Fairfield House
8 Lothian Road
Telephone on 0131 271 3910
Monday to Thursday 9.00am - 5.00pm and Friday 9.00am - 3.30pm
Macmillan Welfare Rights - East Lothian
East Lothian / Website
We provide a free and confidential specialist Welfare Rights service to people living with cancer and to their families. We can advise on a range of issues including benefits and income maximisation and assist with any other related issues you may have, such as housing and employment. We can also help you with form completion, advocacy and representation at tribunals. Our aim is to strive to ensure that people affected by cancer receive the support and help they need.Benefit Advice Services
Macmillan Welfare Rights East Lothian Council
John Muir House
Alison Bell on 01620 827827 then request Macmillan Welfare Rights
Monday to Thursday but a voicemail may be left which will be followed up.
East Lothian residents
Macmillan in Edinburgh
City of Edinburgh Macmillan Welfare Rights Partnership
The Macmillan Welfare Rights Partnership provides advice, advocacy and information on welfare benefits and entitlements to people affected by cancer living in Edinburgh. We provide a free and confidential specialist Welfare Rights service to people living with cancer and to their families. We can advise on a range of issues including benefits, income maximisation, housing and debt . We can also help you with form completion, advocacy and representation at tribunals. Our aim is to strive to ensure that people affected by cancer receive the support and help they need. Office based. Where necessary we can carry out home visits or see customers in other locations such as hospital, hospice etc.Benefit Advice Services
249 High Street
Telephone on 0131 200 2360 or 0131 529 5000
Telephone opening hours Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 8.30 am – 4.30 pm, Tuesday 10am – 4.30pm, Friday 8.30 am – 3.40 pm
People who are resident within the City of Edinburgh
Western General Hospital, Edinburgh
Western General Hospital – Macmillan Benefits Advice Service, please contact the service to find out what financial help can be offered to cancer patients.
Our service is for patients attending the Western General Hospital affected by cancer including family and carers. We aim to provide a holistic approach to advice and will not only look at income maximisation through benefits available, but will assist in accessing other services available, including Occupational Therapy, Home Safety Service, travel concessions, money, energy and housing advice.
Macmillan Information Centre South Corridor
01506 283000 option 2 or 07775 025830
Patients attending Western General Hospital Cancer Centre Edinburgh.
Westerhaven - Macmillan Cancer Information & Support Centre
We can refer to the Edinburgh benefits advice service for anyone affected by cancer, including families and carers. We can assist with benefit checks, completing benefit forms and can help with appeals including representing at Tribunals. We can also help with applications for Macmillan Grants and other trust funds. Appointments can be arranged for a wide range of locations city wide and we can also visit you in hospital or at home. Telephone advice is also available.
Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre
30 Harvesters Way
Telephone on 0131 453 9400 to make an appointment
Monday-Thursday 9am- 4 pm
Borders Macmillan Welfare Benefits Partnership
Galashiels / Website
The service offers guidance and assistance to apply for social security benefits and tax credits, issues with benefits claims such as overpayments. To help with appeals against benefits decisions including representation at appeal tribunals, accessing charitable grants and referrals to appropriate council services, applying for transport concessions such as blue badge and signposting and referral for advice on consumer, housing and employment issues.Benefit Advice Services
Financial Inclusion Team Scottish Borders Council
Karen Hendry on 0300 100 1800 (option 5)
Monday to Thursday 8.45 am. to 5 pm. and Friday 8.45 a.m. to 3.45 pm.
West Lothian Macmillan Team
Our service is for anyone living in West Lothian, and for patients attending the Western General Hospital affected by cancer including family and carers. We aim to provide a holistic approach to advice and will not only look at income maximisation through benefits available, but will assist in accessing other services available in West Lothian, including Occupational Therapy, Home Safety Service, travel concessions, money, energy and housing advice.Benefit Advice Services
West Lothian Macmillan Team Bathgate Partnership Centre
South Bridge Street
Telephone on 01506 283000 option 2
Cancer Patients in West Lothian. Patients attending Western General Hospital Cancer Centre Edinburgh. Patients Attending St John’s Hospital.