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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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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

Cocaine Anonymous (Scotland)

PO Box 26812, Glasgow

G1 9AB

Phone: 0141 959 6363 (24/7)

Fellowship of people who help each other to stay off cocaine, crack and other drugs. Helpline and website: contact them to find your nearest meeting.

Counselling

Crossreach (Rankeillor Initiative)

205 Cowgate, Edinburgh

EH1 1JH

Phone: 0131 225 4901


Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (phone only for referrals)

For those in the early stages of recovering from substance use, we can provide temporary accommodation in shared flats while you get back on your feet again.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Careers advice, Education/training

Crossreach (Simpson Hse)

52 Queen Street, Edinburgh

EH2 3NS

Phone: 0131 225 6028

Wednesday: 2:45pm-4:30pm (SMART recovery group)
Thursday: 10:15am-12pm (A Life Worth Living group)

Counselling for people affected by their own or another's drug use. Recovery support groups, recovery one-to-one appointments, and work with children and young people affected by parental substance use. Phone in to self-refer to services, or drop in on Wed/Thu to register. For counselling & recovery enquiries, email counselling@simpson-house.org or call 0131 225 6028.

Counselling, Drugs workers, Step-free

Crossreach Move On (Whiteinch)

0/5, 13 Victoria Park Drive South, Whiteinch, Glasgow

G14 9RN

Phone: 0141 959 5069

Monday-Friday: 8am-10pm (phone for referral only)
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm

Temporary furnished accommodation and support to adults in recovery from substance misuse, who have achieved a period of stability through residential or community rehabilitation. Service is mainly for people living clean, but some methadone, etc, users who are stable will be considered.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Tenancy support, Step-free

Drinkline

Phone: 0300 123 1110

Monday-Friday: 9am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 11am-4pm

Free, confidential helpline for people worried about their alcohol intake or anyone concerned about them. Advice on services to help you cut down your drinking.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Outreach worker links

Edinburgh City Youth Cafe

11-15 Vennel, Edinburgh

EH1 2HU

Phone: 0131 229 1797

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6pm-10pm

Drop-in, information, advice and support for young people (14-25) on housing, homelessness, drugs, debt, education, training, health and emotional problems. Youth offenders project for 14-16-year-olds. Working remotely during Covid-19 so please check website.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Medical/health

Glasgow City Mission (Overnight Welcome Centre)

20 Crimea Street, Glasgow

G2 8PW

Phone: 0141 221 2630

Monday-Friday: 10am-3:30pm Breakfast and lunch

One-to-one advocacy help and advice for everyone. Call to arrange one-to-one support. During the Covid restrictions our services have been reduced. We are open for food between 10-4pm. Breakfast and lunch.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Careers advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Leisure facilities, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Tenancy support, Step-free, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Food, Medical/health, Advocacy

Glasgow Council on Alcohol

14 North Claremont St, Glasgow

G3 7LE

Phone: 0141 353 1800

Monday-Thursday: 9am-9pm
Saturday: 9am-12pm
Friday: 9am-5pm

GCA is an accredited counselling service and provides individual, free and confidential counselling for people experiencing alcohol-related difficulties and those affected by someone else's alcohol use. Drop in any time during opening hours.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Outreach worker links, Step-free

Health in Mind

40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

EH2 4RT

Phone: 0131 225 8508

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

A range of mental health and wellbeing services for people with housing and mental health support needs. You can self-refer to most services directly or ask your GP to refer you. Counselling; support for people from minority ethnic communities; combatting isolation by connecting people; art therapy; suicide prevention; support with substance misuse; health information; training and more - check website for details.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Counselling, Tenancy support, Art classes, Education/training

Homeless Families Health Care Team

55 Hunter Street, Glasgow

G4 0UP

Phone: 0141 553 2826

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

GPs, nurses and office staff also run clinics at some hostels. Appointments not necessary. Also support people who have hospital appointments and want someone to go with them. An addiction and mental health team is based here.

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

Lodging House Mission

35 East Campbell St, Glasgow

G1 5DT

Phone: 0141 552 0285

Monday-Friday: 8am-3pm (drop-in)
Tuesday: 1:30pm-2:15pm Church Service
Wednesday & Thursday: 11:30am-12pm Prayers
Thursday: 6pm-7pm Narcotics Anonymous
Friday: 9:30pm-12am Narcotics Anonymous
Sunday: 6:30pm-9:30pm Narcotics Anonymous
Tuesday: 7pm-8:30pm

Day centre with multiple activities and education services - call 0141 552 0285 for details. Free breakfast (8-10am) and lunch (12-1:30pm). Showers, foot clinic, haircuts, counselling, pool, table tennis, board games. IT suite (10am-12noon, 1:30-3pm). Free phone facilities 9:30-11:30am, 1:30-3pm).

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Barber, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Dentist, Education/training, Food (free), Food, Foot care, Internet access, Luggage storage, Music/drama, Sexual health, Tenancy support, Ex-offenders

Phoenix Futures Scotland

Phone: 0141 336 4272

Organisation helping people recover from alcohol and drugs. 'Recovery through Nature' connects service users with nature to work on conservation projects in settings across Scotland. Info: john.deeney@phoenix-futures.org.uk 'Building Futures N Lanarkshire' (self- or agency-referral - lanarkshire.communities@phoenix-futures.org.uk) and 'Scottish Residential Service' (scottish.residential@phoenix-futures.org.uk) provide peer support, group work, counselling, and leisure activities.

Counselling, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Education/training, Leisure facilities

Second Chance Project Scotland

Ashfield House, 402 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow

G2 3JD

Phone: 0141 336 7272

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Three-stage day treatment programme for people with drug and/or alcohol problems. Training, counselling and self-help. Lots of support to develop alternatives to misuse and prevent relapse. Self-referral.

Education/training, Drugs workers, Alcohol workers, Counselling

Steps to Hope

Phone: 07949 838666

Monday: 6pm-12am Meal - St Columbus Church, 14 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, E14 EH1
Tuesday & Friday: 6pm-12am Mobile catering van route starts on Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DH
Sunday: 5pm-7pm 3-course dinner, pizzas and drink: 5 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EP
Saturday: 10am-1pm Old Saint Paul's Church, 63 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH. Full cooked breakfast

Steps to Hope SCIO is a non-profit charity dedicated to caring for the homeless and those suffering with addiction. Our Purpose: To aid and support the homeless and those suffering from addiction. Don’t operate Wednesday/Thursday Phone-line open all time

Step-free, Food (free), Counselling, Alcohol workers, Outreach workers

Substance Misuse Centre (Spittal Street)

22-24 Spittal Street, Edinburgh

EH3 9DU

Phone: 0131 537 8300

Monday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm (drop-in)
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 12:30pm-4:30pm (clinic & needle exchange)
Thursday: 10:30am-4:30pm (clinic & needle exchange)
Tuesday: 9am-3:30pm (dentist)
Tuesday: 1pm-4pm (drop-in / methadone info)
Wednesday: 12:30pm-3:30pm (clinic)
Thursday: 10:30am-1:30pm (wounds clinic)
Thursday: 2pm-4pm (womens drop-in)
Friday: 1pm-3pm (dentist)

Drug and alcohol misuse centre with a range of services, from Dental care to wound clinic. Please call for more information

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Foot care, Mental health, Medical/health, Needle exchange

Sunday Social (SS)

GlasgowKelvin College, Easterhouse Campus, 1200 Westerhouse Road, Glasgow

G34 9HZ

Sunday: 11am-3pm

Sandwiches and soup. Limitless free tea and coffee. Recovery meeting, massage, leisure activities, counselling, meditation. Children's play area.

Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Leisure facilities, Food, Food (free), Internet access, Counselling

Turning Point Scotland (Drug Crisis Centre)

123 West Street, Glasgow

G5 8BA

Phone: 0800 652 3757 (9am-5pm)

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am (drop-in, needle exchange, advice and assessment)

Accommodation and support for people with addiction issues. 24-hour advice, support and assessment. Detox, needle exchange, GP clinics, residential unit, post-residential methadone clinic, abcess and ulcer clinic, well-woman clinic and much more. Also family support centre.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Leisure facilities, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Sexual health, Step-free

Turning Point Scotland (Homelessness Service)

112 Commerce Street, Tradeston, Glasgow

G5 9NT

Phone: 0800 652 3757 (9am-5pm)

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am (needle exchange & temp accommodation)

24 hour service for homeless people in crisis because of mental health, drugs or alcohol. A 12-bed residential unit provides a safe environment to withdraw from a chaotic lifestyle. Average stay is 28–36 days.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Leisure facilities, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Step-free, Advocacy, Accommodation/housing advice, Foot care

Turning Point Scotland (North East Recovery Hub Edinburgh)

5 Links Place, Leith, Edinburgh

EH6 7EZ

Phone: 0800 652 3757 (9am-5pm)

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am-4pm (drop-in)
Tuesday: 9am-11am (drop-in)
Friday: 1pm-3pm (drop-in)
Monday: 9am-4:45pm (needle exchange)
Tuesday & Thursday: 9am-7:45pm (needle exchange)
Wednesday: 11am-4:45pm (needle exchange)
Friday: 9am-4:15pm (needle exchange)
Tuesday: 4pm-7pm (drop-in)

Range of addiction and recovery services open to men and women aged 16 and over who are aware they have a substance misuse problem and would like to start their recovery journey. Phone or drop in for more services information, including Cooking, Art Classes, Gardening, etc. Other venues across Edinburgh available: call freephone number for information.

Alcohol workers, Art classes, Counselling, Drugs workers, Leisure facilities, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Sexual health, Step-free