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LIFT - Low Income Families Together (LIFT(low income families together))

Muirhouse Millenium Centre
Gemma Howell

LIFT is a support and advocacy service based in North West Edinburgh. We provide help and support with a number of different things, including:

  • Benefits advice, including Universal Credit support
  • Housing advice
  • Homeless support
  • Employability support
  • One to one support and Group Wor
  • Increasing self-esteem.

We can meet with clients in out centre and provide outreach support. We run weekly groups within the centre. LIFT offers person centred support, tailored to suit the clients individual needs.

Service Type

Employability, Housing, Education and training, Money / Benefits, and Volunteering

Client Group

Care experienced, Disability, Homeless / at risk of homelessness, Substance misuse, LGBT+, BME Groups, Criminal Convictions, Lone Parents, Health Conditions, and Long term unemployed

Target Area

North west

Age group served

16-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-50, and 50+

Pipeline Stage

Stage 1 / Engagement, Stage 2 / Barrier Removal, Stage 3 / Vocational Activity, Stage 4 / Job Matching, and Stage 5 / Upskilling & Aftercare

Outreach offered


LIFT supports any individuals and families on low income.

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