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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: 9:30am-5:30pm
Monday & Wednesday: 6pm-2:30am

Offices are no longer open due to Covid but can call emergency helpline on. 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

Crossreach (Head Office)

Charis House, 47 Milton Road East, Edinburgh

EH15 2SR

Phone: 01316572000

Monday-Friday: 8:45am-4:45pm

Care and support for people with addictions or mental health problems.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Barber, Debt advice, Food (free), Food, Medical/health, Sexual health, Leisure facilities

Edinburgh Access Practice (Leith St)

17 Leith St, Edinburgh

EH1 3AT

Phone: 0131 240 2810

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am-5pm (closed 12.45-13.45)
Wednesday: 10am-5pm (closed 12.45-13.45, 4th week of month opens 13.45)

Housing and social care service for those who have found themselves on the streets. Specialist GP practice providing a wide range of primary healthcare for people who may be having trouble registering with a GP who are homeless or have additional support needs such as issues with drugs and/or alcohol. (Colocated with project partners, Housing and Social Work.)

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Dentist, Foot care, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links

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

Glasgow City Mission

20 Crimea Street, Glasgow

G2 8PW

Phone: 0141 221 2630

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

Services are reduced due to Covid-19. Breakfast and lunch avaialble. Drop-in centre open to max 15 people at a time. Offering support & advocacy.

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 Winter Night Shelter

35 East Campbell St, Glasgow

G1 5DT

Phone: 07555591466 (n); 01412212630 (d)

01 December to 31 March
Monday-Sunday: 10pm-8am

Open to anyone 18+ who is homeless and has nowhere else to sleep. Breakfast in the morning.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Food (free), Medical/health

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

Hunter Street Homeless Health Service

55 Hunter Street, Glasgow

G4 0UP

Phone: 0141 553 2801

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Located in the Gallowgate area. Combination of homeless health and social care services under one roof, and GP service for homeless people. Call first to arrange appointment.

Mental health, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Foot care, Medical/health, Sexual health, Step-free

Keymoves (Four Square)

Edinburgh

Phone: 07771 516762

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

24-hour emergency access accommodation for homeless women. residents engage with staff to develop a personal plan to tackle housing and other support needs.

Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Clothing store, Debt advice, Benefits advice, Advocacy, Accommodation/housing advice

NHS Inform

Scotland

Online health information service.

Medical/health, Mental health

Niddry St Wellbeing Centre (Salvation Army)

25 Niddry Street, Edinburgh

EH1 1LG

Phone: 0131 523 1060

Monday-Friday: 10am-11:15am
Monday-Friday: 11:30am-12:45pm

Cafe space, various activities, shower facilities, one-to-one support, psychosocial group, crisis intervention. Café: Mon-Fri: 10am-11:15, 11:30-12:45 – usually open all day – limited numbers due to Covid Mon – Women’s group 1:15 Tues – Men’s group 1:15 Wed – Café clinic, access to GP 2pm Thurs – Psychosocial group 1:15 Fri – Arty Farty Fridays 1:15 Access to 1-to-1 support 10am-12:45 Needle exchange – all day access Mon-Fri

Advocacy, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Food (free), Food, Laundry, Medical/health

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

Safe Consumption Glasgow

We provide a clean and safe environment for people to inject drugs, and exchange needles. Staffed by volunteers trained in overdose prevention and interventions. Naxalone available for overdoses.

Drugs workers, Medical/health

SAY Women Accommodation Project

3rd Floor, 30 Bell St, Glasgow

G1 1LG

Phone: 0141 552 5803

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

24-hr emergency on-call service. Support drop-in, helpline and accommodation for women aged 16?25 who are homeless or threatened with homelessness and are survivors of child sexual abuse, rape or sexual abuse. Step-free with lift access.

Accommodation/housing advice, Counselling, Medical/health

Spittal Street Clinic (Edinburgh Access Practice)

22-24 Spittal St, Edinburgh

EH3 9DU

Phone: 0131 240 2810

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am-5pm (closed 12.45-13.45)
Wednesday: 10am-5pm (closed 12.45-13.45)
Monday: 9am-11:30am (dentist drop-in)
Friday: 9am-11am (dentist drop-in)
Monday: 2pm-3:30pm (dentist drop-in)
Wednesday: 1:45pm-5pm (opens late every 4th Wed)

Wide range of services including drop-in NE, outreach services for heroin users, methadone prescribing, sexual health and HIV advice.

Mental health, Dentist, Foot care, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Outreach workers

Streetwork Crisis Centre

22 Holyrood Road, Edinburgh

EH8 8AF

Phone: 0131 557 6055

Monday-Friday: 7am-8pm (drop-in)
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-5pm (drop-in)

Helpline 24/7: 0808 178 2323. Open 365 days a year to support anyone in Edinburgh who does not have a safe place to sleep. Though their Holyrood Hub and helpline, they advise, refer and support people to access the services they need to resolve their situation.

Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Careers advice, Debt advice, Internet access, Laundry, Luggage storage, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Step-free, Advocacy, Counselling, Food (free), Tenancy support

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

Talbot Association (Riverside Project)

892 Govan Road, Glasgow

G51 3AF

Phone: 0141 440 2633

Support and accommodation for men and women (18+) with mental health and/or alcohol issues.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Medical/health

The Marie Trust

32 Midland Street, Glasgow

G1 4PR

Phone: 0141 221 0169 (option 2)

Monday-Friday: 7:30pm-11pm (food collection)

Day service for people affected by homelessness/poverty. Offers low-cost breakfast and lunch, as well as a range of classes and activities. Call for activities. Most services currently suspended - Free food avaialble on weeknights.

Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Food, Foot care, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Tenancy support

The Salvation Army (Wallace of Campsie House)

30 East Campbell Street, Glasgow

G1 5DT

Phone: 0141 552 4301

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9pm (staff on duty 24/7)

Purpose-built resettlement accommodation to enable residents to regain control of their lives. Average stay is six to 18 months.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Debt advice, Dentist, Education/training, Leisure facilities, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Tenancy support

The Sandyford Initiative

2-6 Sandyford Place, Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

G3 7NB

Phone: 0141 211 8130

Monday-Friday: 8:30am-4:15pm (helpline - 0141 211 8130)
Friday: 8:30am-3:45pm
Saturday: 9am-11am

Specialist sexual health services: counselling for male survivors of childhood sexual abuse. Emergency contraception and rape/assault services. Testing and counselling for men who have sex with men and for women involved in prostitution. No routine services available - emergency and vital services only.

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling, Drugs workers, Foot care, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links

Turning Point Scotland (Drug Crisis Centre)

123 West Street, Glasgow

G5 8BA

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

Monday-Sunday: 12am-12am (open 24 hours)

Drop-in, needle exchange, advice and assessment. Accommodation and support for people with addiction issues. 24-hour advice, support and assessment. Detox, 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: 12am-12am (24 hour needle exchange & accommodation)

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-Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-4:30pm

Drop-in is currently closed to the public - please call us on 0131 554 7516 to arrange support. Door service available for people with no phone. Needle Exchange is still running Mon – Fri at the times stated above. 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. Other services 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