Midlothian Council have issued the following information that may be of use to people or households in particular distress. There are a number of options for assistance including contacting the Midlothian Council Contact Centre on 0131 270 7500.
The Tynewater Community Council also has a hardship fund. If anyone would like details of the help available through that, they can contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please note any request will be dealt with in confidence.