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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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Anxiety UK

Phone: 03444 775 774 (infoline)

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-5:30pm

Advice and support people who suffer from anxiety. Phone the infoline or text 07537 416 905.

Mental health, Counselling, Drugs workers

British Pregnancy Advisory Service

Phone: 08457 304030

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

Emergency contraception and termination advice. Calls to the Actionline (available 24/7) will be charged at a local rate.

Counselling, Medical/health

Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM)

UK-wide

Phone: 0800 58 58 58

Monday-Sunday: 5pm-12am (open 365 days a year)

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

Combat Stress

National

Phone: 01372 587 000 (head office)

Monday-Sunday: 12am-12am (24hr, 365 days helpline)

National ex-services charity offering help with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Residential clinical treatment and community outreach. Helpline (0800 138 1619) is open 24/7.

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling, Outreach worker links

Cruse Bereavement Care - National Helpline

Phone: 0808 808 1677

Monday & Friday: 9:30am-5pm (not bank holidays)
Tuesday-Thursday: 9:30am-8pm

The Cruse Bereavement Care Freephone National Helpline is staffed by trained bereavement volunteers, who offer emotional support to anyone affected by bereavement. Group, one to one and peer support; friendship support, practical support, listening, drop-in, phone helpline and more. MON, FRI: 9.30-5 TUE,WED,THU: 9.30-8 SAT, SUN: 10-2 ONLINE MESSAGE CHAT ALSO AVAILABLE: MON-FRI: 9AM-9PM

Counselling

Dr Kershaw’s Hospice

Turf Lane, Royton, Oldham, Greater Manchester

OL2 6EU

Phone: 0161 624 9984

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

The UK's first 'homeless-friendly' hospice. 24-hour helpline: 0161 785 5635. "Dr Kershaw’s Hospice provides specialist palliative care for adults with non-curable, life-limiting illnesses in a peaceful and homely environment. Our healthcare focuses on relieving and preventing the suffering of patients."

Counselling, Medical/health, Barber, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Education/training, Food (free), Foot care, Food, Internet access

Hearing Voices Network

86-90 Paul Street, London EC2A 4NE

nationwide

Phone: 0114 271 8210

A network for people who hear voices and see visions. If you want information about hearing voices groups, call 0114 271 8210 or email info@hearing-voices.org.

Mental health, Counselling

Marie Stopes International

Phone: 0333 331 5343

Very informative website and helpline for emergency contraception and termination advice.

Counselling, Medical/health

National Assn for People Abused in Childhood (NAPAC)

Phone: 0808 801 0331

Monday-Thursday: 10am-9pm
Friday: 10am-8pm

Help and support for adults who experienced childhood abuse. Call free from landlines or mobile networks, or email support@napac.org.uk.

Counselling

National Problem Gambling Clinic

69 Warwick Road

SW5 9BH

Phone: 020 7381 7722

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Helps problem gamblers in England and Wales aged 16+. The team includes psychiatrists, psychologists, family therapist and CAB debt management specialist. Contact in person (find your nearest clinic online), by phone (020 7381 7722) or e-mail (gambling.cnwl@nhs.net). Urgent advice line: 0800 0234 650. Fax: 020 7381 7723 gambling.cnwl@nhs.net

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling, Debt advice

National Self-Harm Network

Supporting individuals who self harm to reduce emotional distress and improve their quality of life Resources and information available online. A supportive and understanding forum.

Mental health, Counselling

No Panic

Phone: 0844 967 4848

Monday-Friday: 10am-10pm

Support for those suffering from panic attacks, phobias, OCD, general anxiety disorder and tranquilliser withdrawal. Info, advice, counselling, listening, befriending and referrals. Helpline: 0844 967 4848; youth helpline: 0330 606 1174; email: info@nopanic.org.uk.

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling, Drugs workers, Outreach worker links

One in Four

Phone: 020 8697 2112

Monday-Thursday: 9am-9pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-5pm

Support and resources for people who have experienced sexual abuse and/or sexual violence. Useful info about coping with flashbacks and panic attacks. Phone or email admin@oneinfour.org.uk,

Mental health, Counselling, Medical/health

POhWER

Phone: 0300 456 2370

Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm

If you have mental health problems or learning disabilities and need help with understanding care reviews, change of accommodation or serious medical treatment, get in touch. Phone or email pohwer@pohwer.net, or send the word ’pohwer’ with your name and number to 81025.

Advocacy, Counselling, Medical/health

Respond

Phone: 0808 808 0700

Thursday: 10am-4pm (helpline)

Free service for children, young people, adults and elders with learning difficulties who have experienced trauma, loss or abuse. Respond offers therapy for people in London and South East England. Phone or email wvhelpline@respond.org.uk.

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling, Medical/health

Rethink

Phone: 0300 5000 927

Monday-Friday-Friday: 9:30am-4pm (helpline)

Employment, supported housing, day services, helplines etc for people affected by severe mental illness, including special BME services. Phone, or email advice@rethink.org.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Counselling, Education/training

Sane

Phone: 07984 967 708

Monday-Sunday: 4:30pm-10:30pm (SANEline - leave name and number and SANE will call back)

We believe that no-one affected by mental illness should face crisis, distress or despair completely alone. Information on schizophrenia, depression and bi-polar disorder in Bengali, Chinese, Gujarati, Punjabi & Urdu as well as English. SANEline: 07984 967 708 (Leave name and number and SANE will call back)

Mental health, Counselling

Sexual Health Helpline

Find your nearest clinic or just find out about AIDS and HIV. Info on contraception, family planning, sexual health, clinics etc.

Counselling, Medical/health, Sexual health

Survivors UK

Unit 1, Queen Anne Terrace, Sovereign Court, The Highway, E1W 3HH

Phone: 0845 122 1201

Monday-Sunday: 12pm-8pm (helpline webchat)

National helpline offering information and support to men who have been sexually assaulted at any time in their lives, and those who care for them. One-to-one counselling and support groups for male survivors in the London area. Awareness and training for agencies whose client group includes male survivors.

Advocacy, Counselling, Sexual health

Victim Support

Phone: 0808 1689 111

The national charity for victims and witnesses of crime in England and Wales. Victim Supportline: 0808 1689 111. Ring the helpline, email (supportline@victimsupport.org.uk) or visit the website to find out your near centre.

Counselling

YMCA

Housing, training and community health organisation that runs hostels for homeless young people. Check the website for details.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Education/training, Medical/health, Mental health, Counselling, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers

Youth Access

1-2 Taylors Yard, 67 Alderbrook Road, London

SW12 8AD

Phone: 020 8772 9900

The website can put you in touch with local contacts for mental health counselling, advice and information. A huge range of services is available for you. Contact by phone (020 8772 9900), email (admin@youthaccess.org.uk) or via the website.

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling, Outreach worker links