Tuesday Drop-in: back to phone/email only

New UPDATE: 20 December 2020 ECAP Tuesday Sessions are suspending Face to Face appointments while tier 4 restrictions operate in Edinburgh. We’re asking people to contact us by Phone, Email or Facebook only in order to arrange an appointment via phone or email. We are not currently operating a drop in service – also ACE’s…Read moreRead more


Lothian Councils are sending Sheriff Officers to the doors of residents who cannot afford the Council Tax – and issuing threats to try and scare people into paying. Three Edinburgh households have told ECAP that sheriff officers came to their doors this November/ December. In two cases the sheriffs were acting for City of Edinburgh…Read moreRead more

ECAP over Xmas & New Year

Please note… ECAP Tuesday support sessions are taking a break over the festive holidays. However if you have an emergency that can’t wait, if you let us know by 3 January, we can try to give you an appointment on 5 January. The last ECAP Tuesday support session of 2020 will be Tuesday 22 December….Read moreRead more

DWP Step Up Harassment

DWP step up harassment and endanger claimants and workers by pushing for Jobcentre appointments – Resistance Needed! The numbers in hospital and dying from Covid are rising, but the caring DWP bosses are pressurising their workers to arrange more face to face jobcentre appointments to quiz claimants about their jobsearch. By causing unnecessary social interaction…Read moreRead more

Issue 4 ‘Six Blocks’ Newsletter

Angry council tenants speak out about problems and hazards in the Muirhouse high rise flats. Bringing you news from May Court, Fidra, Gunnet, Birnies, and Inchmickery & Oxcars – the ‘Six Blocks’. Welcome to September’s issue no. 4, the headlines: ‘Mop-handed & Mad’, ‘Solidarity Not Charity’, ‘Refurbishment Work Started’, ‘City Chambers Demonstration’. Check out the…Read moreRead more