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July-August 2021 : Know Your Rights READ ONLINE

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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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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. Unable to take calls at the moment due to Covid lockdown.

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

Edinburgh City Youth Cafe

11-15 Vennel, Edinburgh

EH1 2HU

Phone: 0131 229 1797

Monday & Friday: 7pm-8pm (online drop-in)

Working remotely during lockdown, but some face-to-face drop in avaiable. Online drop-ins on Mondays and Fridays 7 – 8pm. Please contact us through the website or email contact@6vt.info.

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

Move On (Glasgow)

4th Floor, 24 St Enoch Sq, Glasgow

G1 4DB

Phone: 0141 221 2272

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Enables homeless people to develop the skills and tools they need to reach their own long-term solutions. Majority of services for young people, but there are some services available for everyone - phone first to arrange appointment.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Education/training, Outreach workers

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

Rock Trust (West Lothian)

20 Grampian Court, Beveridge Square, Livingston

EH54 6QF

Phone: 01506 591 860

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (hotline)

Supported accommodation service by referral only. No drop-in service but call for information.

Accommodation/housing advice, Education/training, Step-free, Tenancy support

Stopover (Four Square)

40 Grove Street, Edinburgh

EH3 8AT

Phone: 0131 229 8381

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

Stopover provide supported accommodation to young people aged 16-25 who are homeless. Residents can stay for up to 2 years or until suitable housing becomes available. Referral via Edinburgh City Council: 0131 229 8381

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Bathroom/showers, Counselling, Debt advice, Education/training, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers

Street Legal

22 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

EH8 8AF

Phone: 0131 344 0825

Free legal advice and support to young people (up to the age of 26) who are either experiencing, or at risk of homelessness in Edinburgh.

Legal advice, Advocacy, Education/training, Accommodation/housing advice

Street Soccer Scotland (Edinburgh)

2 Bernard Street, Edinburgh

EH6 6PU

Phone: 07480 979 919

Monday & Wednesday: 1pm-3pm (Powerleague Portobello - phone 07480979919 before your first visit)
Thursday: 1pm-2:30pm (Leith Community Centre - phone 07480979919 before your first visit)
Wednesday: 10:30am-12pm (Powerleague Portobello - referral only)

Street soccer and football-inspired training and personal development as a medium to empower people who are affected by social exclusion to make positive changes in their lives. Call Robbie on 07480 979 919 before your first visit.

Leisure facilities, Education/training

Street Soccer Scotland (Glasgow)

Phone: 07480 970 790

Monday: 2pm-4pm (Lady Octavia Sports Centre, Greenock)
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1pm-3pm (Townhead Powerleague)

Street soccer and football-inspired training and personal development as a medium to empower people who are affected by social exclusion to make positive changes in their lives. Call Ross on 07480 970 790 before your first visit.

Leisure facilities, Education/training

Wellbeing Service for Young People

171 Wilton Street, Glasgow

G20 6DF

Phone: 0141 945 3871

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

24/7 support for homeless 16–21 year olds. Referral only via Glasgow City Council: 0141 302 2744 (or 0800 838 502 for out of hours).

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Counselling, Education/training