Money Matters

We all have those times in the month, or year, when our money does not stretch as far as it usually does. If you find yourself in that situation the information below may offer your the support and guidance you need.



Maximise! is a partnership between CHAI and Children 1st supported by The City of Edinburgh Council, the Edinburgh Health & Social Care Partnership and the Capital City Partnership.

We provide:

Family and Employability Support

Housing, Money, Benefit Advice

If you would like more information or you would like to book at appointment please contact the school office or drop in to Leith Academy every Friday between 9am-2pm.

Money Talk Team

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Are you looking to reduce your household bills or get support with debt? The Money Talk Team are able to offer advice on all these matters. You can call on the number listed to the left, or click here to go straight to their website.


Cyrenians Pantry




Cyrenians offers a wide variety of support including their bi-weekly  (every 2nd Wednesday) Pantry at Leith Community Centre. They also offer support for those on the risk of homelessness. Click here to go to their website for more information.




Dr Bells




Dr Bell’s offer a wide range of vital support services for local families.

One of the regular events is the ‘Free Stuff Event’ which takes place on the Last Saturday of each month, 10am – 12pm, entry £2 and includes a free tea or coffee.