Community North

People Know How

People Know How is a Scottish social innovation charity with a passion for solving social issues. Our main offices are in Edinburgh and East Lothian and we work with all parts of the community including children, young people, families, adults and the elderly. We also provide a range of volunteering opportunities tailored to your personal interests.


Our core services include Positive Transitions, supporting children, young people and families; and Reconnect, supporting adults and families to improve wellbeing through digital and social inclusion. We are also passionate about cross-sectoral collaboration and regularly hold events and initiate research, as well as working with other organisations to manage spaces across Edinburgh and East Lothian.


  • Events:

People Know How regularly hosts Connect Four events on a range of themes, bring together key voices from across the four sectors to share learning and collaborate towards social innovation.



Main office:

People Know How

525 Ferry Road

Edinburgh EH5 2FF


Meadowbank office:

People Know How

Straits Meadow

61-63 London Rd
Edinburgh EH7 6AA


East Lothian office:

F11 Fisherrow Centre
South Street
EH21 6AT

Opening Hours


Monday-Friday 9-5