Our Local Areas - Edinburgh

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We have 24 general needs homes in Silverknowles.

Our local office details are below:

Rent a Sanctuary Scotland home

For homes in Edinburgh, Apply to Edinburgh City Council directly (link opens in new window).

Swap your Sanctuary Scotland home

Mutual exchange is often the best way to obtain the house you want in your chosen area. Existing tenants may be able to exchange with another public sector tenant in certain areas.

To find someone to swap homes with:

Register with HomeSwapper (new window). The free HomeSwapper service helps you arrange a mutual exchange with thousands of tenants across Scotland.

Council Tax and Benefits

Please visit the Edinburgh City Council website if you wish to:

  • Pay your Council Tax
  • View your Council Tax band
  • Apply for a Council Tax discount, exemption or Housing Benefit

Rubbish and Recycling

Edinburgh City Council runs a bulk refuse collection service for household items too big for your bin.

Things too bulky or awkward for normal collection can also be taken to your nearest public refuse site.

Please visit the Edinburgh City Council website for more information.

Social Care and Health

Welfare Rights advice

Contact your local Sanctuary office or call 0800 131 3348 to speak to your Welfare Rights Officer for benefit related advice, including making a claim or disputing a decision.

Or visit the Citizens Advice Scotland (CAS) website, which lists details of your nearest CAS office.