East Lothian Council

Universal Credit

Useful contact numbers

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We understand there's a lot to think about and this will all be new to you, but East Lothian Council can help.

If you are unsure about anything at all, you can contact one of the Council teams shown below, or call into your local Council office and our Customer Service staff will be happy to help.

 Council Tax Team  01875 824314
 Rent Income Team  01620 827528
 Debt Management Team  01620 827959
 Benefits Team  01620 827730
 Scottish Welfare Fund  01620 827124/827887
 Welfare Rights Team  0131 653 5230
 Tenancy Support Service  01620 827827


Alternatively, the following organisations can help:

 Citizens Advice Bureau, Haddington  01620 824471
 Citizens Advice Bureau, Musselburgh  0131 653 2748
 Jobcentre Plus, Musselburgh  0345 604 3719
 DWP Universal Credit Helpline  0345 600 4272

East Lothian Council, PO Box 13251, Haddington, EH41 3HA

Telephone: 01875 824314

East Lothian Council, PO Box 13258, Haddington, EH41 3YA

Telephone: 01620 827528

East Lothian Council, PO Box 13264, Haddington, EH41 3YG

Telephone: 01620 827959

PO Box 13261, Haddington, EH41 3YG

Telephone: 01620 827730/827729

PO Box 13261, Haddington, EH41 3YG

Telephone: 01620 827730/827729

East Lothian Council, John Muir House Brewery Park Haddington East Lothian EH41 3HA.