ECAP was set up by people affected by low incomes, unemployment, too sick to work, lone parents & all those affected by poverty or up against the authorities. We invite people to get involved, for example by joining our regular advocacy stalls outside High Riggs and Leith jobcentres.

Email (also email us if you’d like to join our solidarity network email list – one or two messages a month)


Tel 07421 388508 (Ansaphone only, please leave a message, please speak slowly and repeat your contact details) Please note the old landline number will no longer work.

Postal address

Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty, c/o 33 Tower Street, Edinburgh, EH6 7BN (mail only)

ECAP Meetings

New people are welcome to our organising meetings, currently online. The meetings are currently held monthly and usually last for about an hour. All are welcome to come along – contact us in advance to get the zoom link.

Tuesday Solidarity Sessions

Edinburgh Coalition Against Poverty run free support and solidarity support sessions every Tuesday for benefit hassles, debt, housing problems etc. The support sessions are by appointment only. To make an appointment email (or ring the ansaphone 07421 388508). We will get back to you with full details of times/ dates available and the location. Sorry there is no longer a drop-in.

Xmas/New Year break – As usual the weekly support sessions will be taking a break between Xmas and the New Year. Our last support session of the year will be Tuesday 19th December and the sessions start again on 9th January 2024, and will continue to run every Tuesday.

Please check out the Tuesday solidarity session page for more information.

This page last updated November 2023

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