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Issue 120 [May-June 2019] RECOVERY

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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 contact@thepavement.org.uk at The Pavement!

SERVICES

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Addaction (North East Glasgow Recovery Hub)

24-28 Broad Street, Bridgeton, Glasgow

G40 2QL

Phone: 0808 164 4261

Monday-Friday: 8am-8pm (outwith these hours, call 0808 178 5901)

For all stages of your recovery journey from alcohol and drug use. Women's and men's groups. Individual support and tailored interventions, including outreach workers coming to you so you do not need to travel. Call the helpline to refer yourself.

Outreach workers, Outreach worker links, Mental health, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Counselling, Education/training

Addaction (North West Glasgow Recovery Hub)

The Quadrangle, 59 Ruchill Street, Glasgow,

G20 9PX

Phone: 0808 178 5901

Monday-Sunday: 8am-8pm (outwith these hours, call 0808 178 5901)

For all stages of your recovery journey from alcohol and drug use. Men's and women's groups. Individual support and tailored interventions, including outreach workers coming to you so you do not need to travel. Call the helpline to refer yourself.

Mental health, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Counselling, Education/training

AdvoCard

332 Leith Walk, Edinburgh, ,

EH6 5BR

Phone: 0131 554 5307

Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm

Independent individual and collective advocacy services for people with mental health problems in Edinburgh (including the Royal Edinburgh Hospital). Individual advocacy also available to any prisoner in HMP Edinburgh. No drop in service - please phone to make an appointment. Text messages: 07920 207 564.

Mental health, Advocacy, Step-free

Al-Khair Foundation in partnership with Madrassah al-Farooq

32-38 Dixon Avenue, Crosshill, Glasgow,

G42 8EJ

Phone: 0141 433 2686

Monday-Saturday: 5:30pm-6:30pm (soup kitchen and foodbank)

Fresh meals six days a week. Aims to contribute towards the betterment and prosperity of the people of Glasgow. Pushtu and Arabic spoken.

Food (free)

Apex Scotland

9 Great Stuart Street, Edinburgh, ,

EH3 7TP

Phone: 0131 220 0130

For offenders, ex-offenders and young people at risk of offending, many of whom may also be homeless. Their services will help clients to, for instance, move onto employment, training or further education. To find your local office, please click the link to visit the website. Head office is not step-free, but some local officers are - ring to check.

Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Education/training, Internet access

Balvicar Street

Glasgow, , ,

G42 8QU

Thursday: 7pm-9pm
Map Website: http://

Soup run.

Food (free)

Barnardo's (Safer Choices)

3rd Floor Rear, 91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow,

G1 3LN

Phone: 0141 243 2393


Monday-Friday: 9:30am-5:30pm
Monday & Wednesday: 6pm-2:30am

Confidential crisis service for people under 18 who are homeless, runaways, in temporary accommodation, at risk of sexual exploitation, involved in drugs or alcohol, or living in chaos and trauma. Phone the helpline (0800 085 2704) or email SaferChoices@barnardos.org.uk for advice and support. Remember to leave contact details if you want someone to call/email you back.

Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Medical/health, Outreach workers

Barony (Contact Point, Buckhaven)

22 Lawrence Street, Buckhaven

KY8 1BQ

Phone: 0345 140 7777

The mental health day centre is for people aged 18+ experiencing mental health problems; for those with dual diagnosis (for example, mental health and learning disability; mental health and/or drug, alcohol problems). All groups, activities and events were created by service users to help meet their needs.

Mental health, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Drugs workers, Music/drama, Leisure facilities

Barony (Contact Point, Edinburgh)

101 High Riggs Road, Tollcross, Edinburgh,

EH3 9RP

Phone: 0845 140 7777

Monday: 2pm-8pm (art 2.30-4.30; games 6.30-7.30)
Tuesday: 10:30am-4pm (walking 11-12.30; taster sessions 2-4)
Sunday: 11am-4pm (read the Sunday papers!)
Wednesday: 10:30am-4:30pm (swimming 11am-2pm; wellbeing 3-4)
Thursday: 2pm-8pm (open day 2.30-4.30; mixed media night 6.30-7.30)

Mental health resource that provides a safe place for those experiencing mental health problems to socialise or gain 1:1 or peer support. The service promotes healthy lifestyle choices and meaningful activity. Open for drop-in Mon toThu and Sun.

Mental health, Counselling, Leisure facilities, Music/drama, Education/training

Barony (Contact Point, Kirkcaldy)

411-417 High Street, Kirkcaldy

KY1 2SG

Phone: 0345 140 7777

The mental health day centre is for people aged 18+ experiencing mental health problems; for those with dual diagnosis (for example, mental health and learning disability; mental health and/or drug, alcohol problems). All groups, activities and events were created by service users to help meet their needs.

Advocacy, Drugs workers, Alcohol workers, Mental health, Music/drama, Art classes, Leisure facilities

Barony (West Lothian office)

6 Fairburn Place, Unit 1b, Fairburn Road, Livingston

EH54 6TN

Phone: 0845 1407777

Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm

Good quality housing and supported accommodation for people whose choices are limited. Works to meet the housing and support needs of vulnerable people, including those with enduring mental health problems and offending backgrounds.

Mental health

Bethany Christian Centre (men only)

6 Casselbank St, Edinburgh, ,

EH6 5HA

Phone: 0131 454 3125

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9pm

For homeless or vulnerable men with alcohol or drug problems who wish to take part in a work training programme.

Alcohol workers, Careers advice, Drugs workers, Education/training

Bethany Christian Trust

65 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh, ,

EH6 5JQ

Phone: 0131 561 8930

Supports individuals and families to help them tackle long-term homelessness problems including addictions, debt, lack of furniture, unemployment and social isolation.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Careers advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Food (free), Outreach workers

Bethany Christian Trust (Care Shelter)

Various Churches, , , Edinburgh

Phone: 07919557676

09 October to 22 April
Monday-Sunday: 9:30pm-7am (dinner 9.30–10.30; breakfast 6.30, out by 7.00)

Please check website for details of venue. Transport from Waterloo Pl at 9.15pm and 9.30pm unless shelter is full - call to check. Staff on duty each night. Zero tolerance of drug use/dealing. No alcohol. Respect for others.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Counselling, Food (free), Outreach worker links

Bethany Christian Trust (Care Van)

Edinburgh, , ,

Phone: 0131 225 9445

Monday-Sunday: 9pm-11pm

Joint venture by Edinburgh City Mission and Bethany Christian Trust goes out 364 evenings a year in Edinburgh city centre at various locations. Please check their website for details. Soup, rolls & tea/coffee.

Clothing store, Food (free)

Bethany Christian Trust (Community Education)

65 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh, ,

EH6 5JQ

Phone: 0131 454 3119

ILA accredited centre.

Education/training, Careers advice

Blue Triangle (Gallowgate Project)

211 Gallowgate, Glasgow, ,

G1 5DX

Phone: 0141 552 3800

Accommodation and support for homeless men and women aged 18-40.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy

Breathing Space Scotland

, , ,

Phone: 0800 83 85 87

Monday-Thursday: 6pm-2am
Friday-Sunday: 6pm-6am

Free, confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Experienced advisors listen and offer advice. For support outside opening hours, contact Samaritans on 116 123 (24/7).

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling

Cadogan Street

Corunna, 39 Cadogan House, Glasgow,

G2 7BA

Monday-Sunday: 9pm-10pm
Map Website: http://

Together ROPKA, Religious Society of Friends, St Mary?s, Salvation Army, Glasgow Gurdwala, Emmaus, Caledonian Uni, FeedGlasgow, Glasgow Uni, Marks & Spencer, Marist Brothers, St Peter?s, Humanists, Catholic Worker, City Mosque, GUSH and others provide a hot drink, soup, a sandwich and a friendly face to anyone over 20 years old. 365 days a year. Aim to direct homeless service users to appropriate services.

Food (free), Outreach worker links

Carrubbers Christian Centre

65 High Street, Edinburgh, ,

EH1 1SR

Phone: 0131 556 2626

Sunday: 8am-9am

Serves free breakfast along with a short service.

Food (free)

Castlecliff (City of Edinburgh Council)

25 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, ,

EH1 2NH

Phone: 0131 225 1643

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

Emergency direct-access hostel for single people or couples, who are homeless and over 16. Some provision for pets. It aims to help residents find more sustainable long-term accommodation.

Accommodation/housing advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Tenancy support

Casus Omissus - The Aberdeen Law Project

Ferryhill Community Centre, Albury Road, Aberdeen,

AB11 6TN

Phone: 01224 272 434

Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Thursday: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Initial advice, written advice, casework, representation and form-filling for residents of Scotland. Covers employment, housing, benefits etc.

Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Tenancy support, Legal advice

City of Edinburgh Council (Housing Options Team)

1 Cockburn St, Edinburgh, ,

EH1 1BJ

Phone: 0131 529 7342, 0131 529 7368

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 8:30am-5pm
Tuesday: 10am-5pm
Friday: 8:30am-3:30pm

Advice and information on housing options for homeless people, including assessment of priority need for housing. Out of hours emergencies: 0800 032 5968.

Accommodation/housing advice

Claire Mulholland Coaching

Various hired rooms in city centre, Edinburgh, ,

Phone: 07809197529

Monday-Sunday: 8am-8pm

Free/low-cost personal coaching, in person, by email (coachclaireuk@gmail.com) or via Skype.

Careers advice, Education/training

Cocaine Anonymous (Scotland)

PO Box 26812, Glasgow, ,

G1 9AB

Phone: 0141 959 6363

Fellowship of people who help each other to stay off cocaine, crack and other drugs. Contact them (info AT cascotland DOT org DOT uk or the helpline number) to find your nearest meeting.

Counselling