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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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Barnardo's (Safer Choices)

3rd Floor Rear, 91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow

G1 3LN

Phone: 0800 085 2704

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Mon - Fri 9am-5pm Confidential crisis service for people under 18. Phone the helpline or email SaferChoices@barnardos.org.uk

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

Edinburgh City Youth Cafe

11-15 Vennel, Edinburgh

EH1 2HU

Phone: 0131 229 1797

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6pm-9pm Monday, Wednesday & Friday - 6 - 9pm (Drop-in). Crime victims - emotional support, C-Cards available for free condoms.

Working remotely during lockdown, but some face-to-face drop in avaiable. Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 6 – 9pm (Drop-in). Crime victims - emotional support C-Cards available for free condoms. Call or email contact@6vt.info

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

Number 20 (Four Square)

Call for address.

Edinburgh

Phone: 0131 221 2293

Monday-Sunday: 12am-12am (staffed 24/7)

Temporary emergency supported accommodation for young women and men between 16 and 21 (inclusive) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. No direct referrals, have to go through the council 0800 032 5968.

Mental health, Counselling, Drugs workers, Outreach workers, Education/training

Penumbra

Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

Phone: 0131 475 2380

Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-4pm

Offers a wide range of mental health support. Coronavirus Hub available at: www.penumbra.org.uk/coronavirus

Mental health, Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Tenancy support

Quarriers ('What If' Project for Men)

Phone: 0141 638 5170

Monday-Sunday: 12am-12am (24hour support)

Supports young men (18-25) with complex needs wherever they are - hospital, prison, B&B or other homeless accommodation. They don't exclude or give up on anyone. Young people receive housing support and therapeutic support (i.e. emotional support, access to counselling etc).

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

Quarriers ('What If' Project for Women)

Phone: 0141 946 1116

Monday-Sunday: 12am-12am (24hour support)

Supports young women (18-25) with complex needs wherever they are - hospital, prison, B&B and other homeless accommodation. They don't exclude or give up on anyone.

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