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Edinburgh and Midlothian Offending Recovery and Support Service (EMORSS)

Last updated: 11th July 2024

Type of service:


Need supported:

  • Accommodation / Homelessness
  • Alcohol
  • Domestic Abuse
  • Drugs
  • Employability / Training / Career
  • Financial Inclusion
  • Health / Wellbeing
  • Mental Health
  • Military Veterans
  • Older People
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Personal Development
  • Re-integration
  • Sectarian / Hate Crime
  • Sexual Offending
  • Short-term Prisoners
  • Women
  • Young People


Stability, desistance, improved health and wellbeing, improved outcomes. Holistic support for people in the justice system who are eligible for voluntary throughcare.

Suitability criteria:

  • All genders
  • All ages

Assessment/referral process:

  • Self-referral, Social work

Men and women Aged 18 and over Must be eligible for voluntary throughcare

Contact information:

Further Information:

EMORSS provides support to people being released from any prison returning to Edinburgh and Midlothian. The service helps people reintegrate back into the community. The service also attends St Leonards police station to offer support to those in custody, following their release or if they are remanded. It also supports people with substance issues and will support/signpost individuals for assistance with housing, benefits, health, and employability.