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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!

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CAMPAIGN AGAINST LIVING MISERABLY (CALM)

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Phone: 0800 58 58 58

Saturday & Sunday: 5pm-12am
Monday-Friday: 5pm-12am

The Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is leading a movement against suicide, the single biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK and the cause of 18 deaths every day. Helpline and webchat open 365 days a year, 4pm to Midnight.

Mental health, Medical/health, Counselling

Help for Depression

A comprehensive explanation of the various approaches and treatments for depression.

Mental health

Homeless Outreach Project (Edinburgh)

65/5 Niddrie Mains Terrace, Edinburgh

EH16 4NX

Phone: 0131 661 7137

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-5pm
Map Website: http://

Outreach service for homeless people experiencing difficulties with their mental health and/or addictions.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Education/training, Outreach workers, Sexual health, Tenancy support

999 Club (Deptford Centre)

21 Deptford Broadway

SE8 4PA

Phone: 020 8694 5797

Winter shelter:
24 September to 31 March
Monday-Sunday: 6:30pm-8:30am
Monday-Friday: 9am-12pm (9–10.30am for rough sleepers only)
Tuesday: 9am-12pm (mental health professionals)
Wednesday: 9am-12pm (GP & signposting)
Thursday: 9am-12pm (nurse practitioner)

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. 18+, dry, 25 spaces.

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

Brandon Centre

26 Prince of Wales Road

NW5 3LG

Phone: 020 7267 4792

Monday-Thursday: 10:30am-5:30pm (Advice line)

Contraception & sexual health advice for under 25s. 020 7267 4792 or text 07451 288524 or email contraception@brandoncentre.org.uk

Sexual health, Medical/health, Counselling, Mental health, Advocacy

Brent Mind (Believe In Us Group)

1b Dyne Road

NW6 7XG

Phone: 0207 604 5190 / 0207 604 5164

Monday: 2pm-4pm

If you have experience of paranoid or unusual beliefs and are interested in joining this group, you can self refer or get professionals who support you (support worker, care coordinator or GP etc) to refer you. Open to anyone in Brent. Visit website, email or phone.

Mental health

Camden Health Improvement Practice (Hampstead Road)

108 Hampstead Road

NW1 2LS

Phone: 020 3182 4200

Monday-Friday: 8am-5pm

8am-5pm, Monday-Friday Due to Covid-19, please phone unless impossible. For people sleeping out or in hostels within the borough. General health care; chronic disease management; hepatitis and HIV screening; vaccination; free condoms; referral (counselling, alcohol worker, mental health services, drug worker); information on dentistry and podiatry services; alcohol and drug advice and treatment; cervical screening; blood tests; benefits and housing advice; assistance to homeless patients in UCH; on call services at nights and weekends.

Mental health, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Dentist, Foot care, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links

Camden Routes off The Streets (CGL)

6-8 Greenland Street

NW1 0ND

Phone: 0207 846 3535

Monday-Friday: 11am-3pm

For single homeless people.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Bathroom/showers, Drugs workers, Foot care, Laundry, Step-free

Caritas Anchor House

81 Barking Road, Canning Town

E16 4HB

Phone: 0207 476 6062

For people affected by homelessness, drug & alcohol misuse, mental health, domestic abuse & offending. Accommodation and varied services. Email info@caritasanchorhouse.org.uk. Opening times: 24/7

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Internet access, Music/drama, Step-free

Clapton Community Drop-in

Round Chapel Old School Rooms, Powerscroft Road

E5 0PU

Phone: 020 8533 9676

Sunday: 2:30pm-4pm
Wednesday: 12:30pm-3:30pm (Job Club)

Contact: coordinator.claptondropin@gmail.com. Help to access services, particularly in relation to housing, benefits, JobCentre Plus, as well as health- and family-related issues. The Job Club is for anyone wanting support with maintaining their benefits, with support to access Universal Job Match, write a CV and apply for jobs. For info about peer support for women or mental health support, phone, call in or check the website.

Mental health, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Food (free), Outreach worker links, Legal advice, Ex-offenders

Clean Break

2 Patshull Road

NW5 2LB

Phone: 020 7482 8600

Monday: 11am-1pm (health and wellbeing)

Inspirational theatre company working with women whose lives have been affected by the criminal justice system. Free courses in acting, writing, singing and recording. The Women's Space will be for women offenders and women at risk of offending due to drug or alcohol use or mental health needs.

Mental health, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Education/training, Music/drama, Counselling, Medical/health

Dual Diagnosis Anonymous

Phone: 07702 510110

Self-help organisation supports people who are struggling with addiction and mental health conditions through a '12 Step + 5' recovery programme, workshops and other services. Phone, check website or email info@ddauk.org to learn more. All meetings now held on Zoom (MEETING LINKS ON WEBSITE): TUE, FRI: 7PM SAT: 11AM SUN: 7.30PM 24HOUR SUPPORT LINE

Mental health, Counselling

Focus Homeless Outreach Team

4 Greenland Road, Camden Town

NW1 0AS

Phone: 020 3317 6590

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Community mental health team offering support for single homeless people. Sessions in hostels and day centres. Referral generally by agency/hostel/GP, but self-referral is possible. NHS community mental health team offering support for single homeless people. Sessions in hostels and day centres. Referral generally by agency/hostel/GP, but self-referral is possible. You may be offered a phone or video consultation instead of face-to-face. See website for help with managing anxiety including around coronavirus (COVID-19). Anyone struggling with mental health or in mental health crisis can telephone our 24/7 crisis line on 020 3317 6333

Mental health, Outreach workers

Friendship Peer Support Group

The Richmond Library Annex, Quadrant Road, Little Green, Richmond

TW9 1DH

Phone: 0208 898 6727

Monday: 11am-1pm (last Thurs of month - online)

Our Friendship and Support Group is a relaxed and therapeutic environment for individuals, carers, siblings – anyone affected by mental illness. This may include depression, anxiety, loneliness, bipolar, as well as other conditions. Our friendly group members offer mutual support to each other in an inclusive and non-judgemental atmosphere. Our meetings are informal, with members able to stay as long or little as they wish. No referral is necessary. Just come along. Contact: 0208 898 6727; wmicklewright@yahoo.co.uk. Or telephone 07395 779571 Affiliated to Hearing Voice Network and National Paranoia Network https://www.hearing-voices.org/ https://nationalparanoianetwork.org/

Mental health

Give Us A Shout

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Phone: Text 85258

In a crisis? Anxious? Worried? Stressed? Get 24/7 help from our team of Crisis Volunteers. Text 85258 (open 24/7)

Mental health

Great Chapel Street Medical Centre

13 Great Chapel Street

W1F 8FL

Phone: 020 7437 9360

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10am-12:30pm (doctor)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-4:30pm (doctor)
Monday & Friday: 10am-12:30pm (alcohol & mental health nurse)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 2pm-4:30pm (drugs, alcohol & mental health nurse)
Monday: 10am-12pm (counselling drop-in; appointment at other times)
Tuesday: 2pm-4:30pm (counselling drop-in; appointment at other times)
Friday: 9am-12:30pm (podiatry)
Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-5pm (dental service)

Primary healthcare for homeless people. Wide range of drop-in services, and you can see a psychiatrist by appointment. Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) on their website: https://greatchapelst.org.uk/

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

Groundswell Homeless Health Peer Advocacy

6th Floor, St Matthew's Church, Brixton Hill

SW2 1JF

Phone: 020 7725 2851

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (appointments for peer support)

Peer Advocates with personal experience of homelessness support homeless people to access healthcare. Peer advocates support clients with health/mental health appointments and with getting support from community mental health teams, social services, therapy-based services etc. Also support clients with a dual diagnosis of mental health and drug & alcohol issues.

Mental health, Advocacy, Education/training, Outreach workers

Health E1

9-11 Brick Lane, Aldgate East

E1 6PU

Phone: 020 7247 0090

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (clinics start at 9am and 2pm)
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 2pm-3:30pm (drop-in mental health clinic)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-3:30pm (substance misuse drop-in)

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. Phone for an appointment or drop in.

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

HOPE Worldwide UK – ODAAT

The Chambers, St.Mark’s Church, 337 Kennington Park Road

SE11 4PW

Phone: 02036594809

One Day At A Time (ODAAT) is a quasi-residential men only (18+) rehab. 12 steps, counselling and psychotherapy are employed in a loving community to transform from chaos to constructive living. Services for people on the scheme include one to one counselling, yoga, community meetings, psychotherapy, relapse prevention and life skills, group therapy and aftercare, family contact and recreation.

Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Dentist, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Food, Food (free), Internet access, Laundry, Mental health

Lambeth & Southwark Mind Southwark (Hearing Voices Group)

Cambridge House, 1 Addington Square, Camberwell

SE5 0HF

Phone: 0203 228 1800

Tuesday: 1pm-3pm

Group for people to explore their voice-hearing experiences in a safe and confidential way, and to develop non-medical approaches to understanding and dealing with voices. Open to people from all boroughs - just turn up! Contact: 020 3228 1800 / 07969128185suc@lambethandsouthwarkmind

Mental health

Maytree Respite Centre

72 Moray Road

N4 3LG

Phone: 020 7263 7070

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

This is NOT a drop-in service: Maytree provides a one-off four-night stay in a safe residential setting for people who are in a suicidal crisis, with opportunity to talk, reflect and rest, subject to an assessment, in confidence and without judgement. If you could benefit from a one-off stay in a safe and confidential space, please call or email maytree@maytree.org.uk.

Mental health, Counselling

Mind in Bexley Hearing Voices Group

240A Broadway, Bexleyheath

DA6 8AS

Phone: 020 830358164

Tuesday: 3:30pm-4:30pm

Open to anyone living in Bexley. The group usually runs for eight weeks followed by a two week break. Contact Donna Howe (020 830358164; howedonna9@aol.com).

Mental health

Mind in Camden (Hearing Voices Group)

Barnes House, 9-15 Camden Road

NW1 9LQ

Phone: 020 7241 8998

Tuesday: 12pm-1pm (men & women)
Friday: 2pm-3:15pm (women only)

Open to people from all boroughs, but there's a charge if you don’t live in Camden. Phone/email for info: 020 7241 8998; referrals@mindincamden.org.uk

Mental health

Positive East

159 Mile End Road, Stepney

E1 4AQ

Phone: 020 7791 2855

Monday-Friday: 10:30am-5pm

Pre-Covid-19 did HIV testing. Still offers Practical and emotional support and advice by HELPLINE (020 7791 2855) for people living with or affected by HIV in E London. Option 1 psychological help. Option 2 advice line on housing & benefits. Option 3 sexual health questions. Please see website for full list of services operating during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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

Providence Row

The Dellow Centre, 82 Wentworth Street

E1 7SA

Phone: 020 7375 0020

Monday-Friday: 9am-3:30pm (needle exchange - closed 12.30–1.30pm)
Monday: 10am-11:30am (men's group)
Monday: 2pm-3pm (yoga)
Tuesday: 9:30am-12:30pm (homeopathy)
Tuesday: 11:30am-12:30pm (relaxation skills)
Tuesday: 2pm-3:30pm (women's group)
Wednesday: 11:30am-1pm (peer support, addictions)
Thursday: 11am-1pm (art & wellbeing)
Friday: 10am-11:30am (Breaking Free Online- computer assisted therapy)
Friday: 10am-11:30am (self-harming support group)
Monday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (mental health drop-in)

Helps people of all backgrounds to an independent and fulfilled life away from homelessness & exclusion. They address not only users' immediate needs, but also the underlying issues and causes of their homelessness and exclusion. Download the timetable for their learning and wellbeing programme (https://bit.ly/2FXNYor). Most of their facilities are step-free. Services in Romanian and Polish.

Mental health, Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Careers advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food (free), Food, Internet access, Needle exchange