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Your rights

The Rights Guide for Rough Sleepers outlines your rights around arrest, stop and search, answering police questions, move-ons, no-drinking zones, sleeping rough, taking a pee in public and highway obstruction. It was put together by The Pavement, Housing Justice, Liberty and Zacchaeus 2000.

If your benefits have been sanctioned (cut off or reduced) and you feel this is unfair, you can appeal. Print this letter and hand it in at the office where you sign on. If you feel you need more advice about sanctions, contact  Zacchaeus 2000 or your nearest  Citizen’s Advice Bureau. And let us know london@thepavement.org.uk at The Pavement!

 

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If you are a journalist with some free time to research and write stories for the magazine, please contact us. If you're interested in finding other volunteering opportunities, contact homeless services directly
(services is a good first step) or visit do-it.org or volunteering.org.uk for further ideas.

 
 
 

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999 Club (Deptford Centre)

21 Deptford Broadway, London SE8 4PA

020 8695 5797

Winter shelter:
January to March
Monday–Sunday: 8pm–8am
Wednesday: 9am–12am (drug & alcohol worker)
Monday: 9am–12am (mental health professionals)
Monday–Friday: 9am–12am (9–10.30am for rough sleepers only)
Tuesday: 9am–12am (Samaritans)
Thursday: 9am–12am (NHS nurse)

Map   Website: bit.ly/2gObZ4B

Warm and welcoming environment to anyone who is homeless. Learn new skills, find work and housing and reconnect to family and friends. Open-access sessions where people can access specialist advice on housing and benefits. Learning and activities programme and specialist healthcare services. Winter shelter referrals via agencies of the 999 Club Gateway Centre. 21+, dry, 30 spaces.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Barber, Bathroom/showers, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Ex-offenders, Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Legal advice, Medical/health, Mental health, Tenancy support

 
Al-Hasaniya Moroccan Women's Centre

Bays 4 and 5, Trellick Tower, Golborne Road, London W10 5PL

020 8969 2292

Friday: 10am–12am (drop-in)

Monday–Friday: 9:30am–5pm

Map   Website: bit.ly/1z7fSPS

Advice and assistance for Moroccan and Arabic-speaking women and their families on benefits, housing, homelessness, domestic violence, health, and mental health. Outreach support to the elderly as well as in-house activities. ESOL classes with free crèche and support for women wanting to return to work. Some projects are borough-restricted, so contact them for more information.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Education/training, Medical/health, Mental health

 
Cardinal Hume Centre

3–7 Arneway St, Horseferry Rd, London SW1P 2BG

020 7227 1673

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9:15am–4:30pm (closed 1–2pm)
Wednesday: 9:15am–7pm (closed 1–2pm)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1Fi5Rq0

Enables people to gain the skills they need to overcome poverty and homelessness. Works with homeless young people, badly-housed families and others in need. Spanish (Wed) and Arabic (Friday) speakers by appointment.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Education/training, Internet access, Medical/health, Tenancy support

 
Equalities National Council

Unit 1, The Hub, 123 Star Lane, London E16 4PZ

0207 474 9812

Monday–Friday: 10am–4pm

Map   Website: bit.ly/2wtZjVu

Equalities National Council is the sole council of its kind Supports people with long-term conditions, disabled people, those with mental health difficulties, including ex-offenders to access fair and equal services, across health, social care, employment, further education, mentoring, advocacy, welfare benefits, housing and immigration.

Advocacy, Benefits advice, Education/training, Medical/health, Mental health

 
Health E1

9-11 Brick Lane, Aldgate East, London E1 6PU

020 7247 0090

Monday–Thursday: 9am–12am (drop-in)
Friday: 11am–5pm (drop-in, closed 11am–2pm)
Monday & Thursday: 2pm–3:30pm (drop-in mental health clinic)
Friday: 10am–11am (smoking cessation)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1rEyV67

Medical centre for homeless and vulnerably-housed people. Also registers people in hostels or B&Bs in Tower Hamlets and those who have been placed in temporary accommodation elsewhere in London by LB Tower Hamlets. Wide range of services - contact them for further information

Benefits advice, Drugs workers, Medical/health, Mental health, Needle exchange, Sexual health

 
Marylebone Centre (Church Army)

1-5 Cosway St, London NW1 5NR

020 7262 3818

Monday–Thursday: 9:30am–1:30pm (rough sleepers' drop-in)
Monday: 10:30am–11:30am (drama)
Tuesday: 10am–12am (open access; clothing for rough sleepers only)
Monday: 1:30pm–3:30pm (M’lebone Proj newsletter)
Friday: 10am–12am (ESOL for beginners)
Tuesday & Friday: 1:30pm–3:30pm (healthy eating; kitchen skills)
Wednesday: 8am–9am (running club)
Wednesday: 9am–12am (Women into Work 1:1; advice)
Wednesday: 1:30pm–3:30pm (Women into Work group)
Thursday: 9am–3pm (life coaching 1:1)
Thursday & Friday: 1:30pm–3:30pm (Westminster Adul Education Service – IT, reading, writing)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1mhvhYf

Female-only project. Two hostels with 112 single beds and a Day Centre with a rough sleepers' drop-in. Activities programme for residents and day centre users. Lift for people with mobility problems to access the day centre.

Bathroom/showers, Careers advice, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Internet access, Laundry, Leisure activities, Luggage storage, Medical/health, Music/drama, Sexual health, Step-free, Tenancy support

 
Positive East

159 Mile End Road, Stepney, London E1 4AQ

020 7791 2855

Monday–Friday: 9:30am–5:30pm
Saturday: 11am–3pm (HIV testing only)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1th8WzX

London's largest community-based HIV charity provides practical and emotional support and advice for people living with or affected by HIV in East London. Also offers free and confidential HIV tests at venues across London.

Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Food, Food (free), Internet access, Medical/health, Mental health, Outreach workers, Sexual health

 
The Connection at St Martin in the Fields

12 Adelaide Street, London WC2N 4HW

020 7766 5544

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am–1pm
Wednesday: 9am–12:30am
Saturday & Sunday: 9am–1pm (invite only)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1umoVvn

Day and night centre, outreach for rough sleepers, skills training and career advice, activity programmes and specialist support for complex needs. For people aged 16+. Visit website to see their wide range of services.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Bathroom/showers, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food, Foot care, Internet access, Medical/health, Mental health, Music/drama, Outreach workers, Step-free

 
The Manna Centre

12 Melior Street,, London SE1 3QP

020 7357 9363

Thursday: 9:30am–1pm (health advice for refugees)
Monday–Friday: 10:30am–1pm (access to computers)
Monday & Wednesday: 10am–11am (clothing store, by ticket only)
Tuesday: 10am–1pm (chiropodist 1st & 3rd wks)
Tuesday: 9:30am–12am (mental health surgery)
Wednesday: 10am–1pm (osteopath)
Thursday: 9:30am–1pm (DWP surgery)
Sunday: 10:30am–11:30am (clothing store, 2nd, 3rd & last of month, Oct–May)
Monday: 9am–1pm (nurse)
Monday & Friday: 9:30am–1pm (nurse)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1lkMogC

Open-access day centre open 7 days a week. Daily services include breakfast & lunch, showers and housing & welfare advice. All services are free.

Accommodation/housing advice, Bathroom/showers, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Foot care, Medical/health, Mental health, Step-free, Tenancy support

 
Julian House – direct access hostel

Manvers Street, Bath, South West BA1 1JW

01225311991

Monday–Friday: 9:30am–1pm (drop-in)
Saturday & Saturday: 2pm–4pm (drop-in)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1xYrzqK

Julian House operates over 20 different projects, accommodation sites and social enterprises in Bath, Bristol and Wiltshire. These include: homeless services, support for those suffering domestic violence, addiction recovery, support for individuals with learning difficulties, work experience and training. Contact them on 01225 354650 to find out more.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Food, Internet access, Laundry, Leisure activities, Medical/health, Mental health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Tenancy support

 
Shekinah Mission

Bath Street, Plymouth, South West PL1 3LT

01752 203480

Map  

Shekinah helps adults, young offenders and ex-offenders to tackle substance misuse and social exclusion. Accommodation for homeless people in Torbay; drop-in centre in Plymouth; plus education, training and employment programmes. Too many services to list, so phone!

Accommodation/housing advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Education/training, Food, Medical/health, Outreach workers

 
St Petrock’s

10 Cathedral Yard, Exeter, South West EX1 1HJ

01392 422396

Monday–Friday: 9am–1pm (drop-in)
Wednesday & Friday: 10am–12am (mental health practitioner)
Tuesday & Thursday: 2pm–4pm (probation, housing, jobs etc)
Monday: 2pm–4pm (women's group)
Monday & Thursday: 9am–12am podiatrist Monday, nurse Thursday)
Tuesday: 11am–1pm (alternative healing)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1OGdaLm

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Food, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Legal advice, Leisure activities, Medical/health, Mental health, Music/drama, Outreach worker links, Sexual health, Tenancy support

 
Aylesbury Homeless Action Group

2 Rickfords Hill, Aylesbury, South East HP20 2RX

01296 435026

Monday & Wednesday: 12am–2pm (drop-in)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1PjL8H2

AHAG's aims and objectives are to relieve hardship, need and distress. Support and advice for anyone 18+ who is homeless or inadequately housed. Drop in for showers, washing facilities, newspapers and refreshments. Please make appointment for one-to-one support, help with education, CVs, employment etc. Phone or email info@ahag.org.uk.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Bathroom/showers, Benefits advice, Debt advice, Dentist, Education/training, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Food (free), Internet access, Laundry, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Sexual health, Tenancy support

 
Beacon House Ministries

90-91 East Hill, Colchester, Essex, South East CO1 2QN

01206 761960

Monday–Sunday: 10am–2pm (medical clinic, café, laundry, showers; barber on Tuesday)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1MWpAy3

Practical help and medical care, occupational therapies, personal development and health awareness, working in co-operation with other services. Raises awareness of the needs experienced by vulnerable people to community groups.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Art classes, Barber, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Debt advice, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Leisure activities, Medical/health, Tenancy support

 
St John Ambulance Hastings Homeless Service

Bohemia Rd, Hastings, Sussex, South East TN34 1ET

01424 435358

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 12am–2pm (nurse-led drop-in clinic at Seaview day centre, St Leonards-on-Sea)
Saturday: 7:30pm–9pm (nurse-led health outreach at Hope Kitchen, Hastings)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1KcfTwp

Accessible, specialised, nurse-led primary health care, first aid and training service for homeless and vulnerably housed people.

Advocacy, Education/training, Foot care, Medical/health, Mental health

 
Barnabus

45 Bloom Street, Manchester, North West M1 3LY

0161 237 3223

Monday–Friday: 10am–2pm (support office)

Map   Website: bit.ly/IQ6Qns

NB: Drop-in centre closed until Autumn 2015 for building work, but support offices are open and outreach teams are on the streets Monday-Thursday evenings. (Activities are free and a timetable will be available when they reopen.) Opening hours for the drop-in centre to be confirmed. Support workers incl Eastern European language speakers.

Accommodation/housing advice, Art classes, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Debt advice, Dentist, Food, Internet access, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Tenancy support

 
Streetlife

48 Buchanan St, Blackpool, North West FY1 3LQ

01253 294477; 01253 291038 night

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 1pm–3:30pm (drop-in)
Tuesday: 1pm–3pm (counselling)
Wednesday & Thursday: 3:30pm–6pm (life skills)
Friday: 9am–4pm (counselling)
Saturday: 2pm–5pm (cook & eat)
Monday–Sunday: 7pm–9am (night shelter, St John's Walk)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1VCKQuH

Day centre and night shelter which is open all year. Shelter and support for young people 16–25.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Barber, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Leisure activities, Leisure facilities, Medical/health, Mental health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Sexual health, Tenancy support

 
Prebend Day Centre

12-14 Prebend Street, Bedford, East of England MK40 1QW

01234 365955

Monday–Sunday: 8:30am–12:30am

Map   Website: bit.ly/1WGpekg

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Barber, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Debt advice, Dentist, Drugs workers, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Food, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Legal advice, Leisure activities, Leisure facilities, Luggage storage, Medical/health, Mental health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Sexual health, Tenancy support

 
Crossreach (head office)

Charis House, 47 Milton Road East, Edinburgh, Scotland EH15 2SR

0131 657 2000

Friday: 8:45am–3:45pm
Monday–Thursday: 8:45am–4:45pm

Map   Website: bit.ly/1svbkzp

Care and support for people with addictions or mental health problems.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Barber, Debt advice, Food, Food (free), Leisure activities, Medical/health, Mental health, Sexual health

 
Edinburgh Access Practice (Leith St)

17 Leith St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3AT

0131 240 2810

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am–12:45am
Wednesday: 10am–12:45am (not 4th week of month)
Monday–Wednesday: 1:45pm–5pm (drop-in GP clinic)
Thursday: 9:45am–12:45am (drop-in GP clinic)
Thursday: 1:45pm–5pm (women & children drop-in clinic)
Friday: 1:45pm–5pm

Map  

Housing and social care service for those who have found themselves on the streets. Specialist GP practice providing a wide range of primary healthcare for people who may be having trouble registering with a GP who are homeless or have additional support needs such as issues with drugs and/or alcohol. (Colocated with project partners, Housing and Social Work.)

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Dentist, Foot care, Medical/health, Mental health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links

 
Edinburgh Access Practice (Spittal St)

22–24 Spittal St, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 9DU

0131 240 2810

Wednesday: 10am–12:45am (drop-in GP clinic, closed every 4th week of month)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am–12:45am
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 1:45pm–5pm (drop-in GP clinic – Thurs men-only)
Tuesday: 9:45am–12:45am (drop-in GP clinic)
Wednesday: 1:45pm–5pm (mental health assessment and benefits drop-in)

Map  

Housing and social care service for those who have found themselves on the streets. Accommodation advice, benefits advice. Specialist GP practice providing a wide range of primary healthcare for people who may be having trouble registering with a GP who are homeless or have additional support needs such as issues with drugs and/or alcohol. (Colocated with project partners, Housing and Social Work.)

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Dentist, Foot care, Medical/health, Mental health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links

 
The Access Point (TAP) Leith Street Clinic

17 & 23 Leith Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3AT

0131 529 7438

Monday–Thursday: 9am–5pm (closed 12.45-13.45)
Friday: 9am–5pm (health)
Friday: 9am–4pm (housing & social work)

Map   Website: bit.ly/1MpUIDG

Housing and social care service for those who have found themselves on the streets. Accommodation/housing advice, benefits advice. Specialist GP practice providing a wide range of primary healthcare for people who may be having trouble registering with a GP who are homeless or have additional support needs such as issues with drugs and/or alcohol. (Co-located with project partners, Housing and Social Work.)

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Drugs workers, Foot care, Medical/health, Mental health

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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