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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!

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Cardinal Hume Centre

3-7 Arneway St, Horseferry Rd

SW1P 2BG

Phone: 020 7222 1602 (reception)

Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm
Friday: 12:30pm-3:30pm

No walk-ins but appointments offered Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-3:30pm Enables people to gain the skills they need to overcome poverty and homelessness. Works with homeless young people, badly-housed families and others in need. Spanish (Wed) and Arabic (Friday) speakers by appointment. For the advice team, call: 020 7227 1673. For family services and learning services hours, call 020 7222 1602.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Education/training, Internet access, Medical/health, Tenancy support

CGL - Camden Community Drugs Service (Camden)

184 Royal College Street, Camden Town

NW1 9NN

Phone: 020 7485 2722

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30am-5pm
Monday & Thursday: 9:30am-8pm

Flexible, confidential treatment and support for adults in Camden with substance use issues. Drop in, phone or email camden.cdts@cri.cjsm.net for an appointment.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Legal advice

CGL - New Direction

410 Lewisham High Street, Lewisham

SE13 6LJ

Phone: 020 8314 5566

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am-5pm (open access)
Tuesday: 9am-1pm Self-referral/open access

Integrated treatment for adults who have a problem with drug and alcohol use. Nurses, keyworkers, doctors and counsellors, plus a peer mentor programme. Gender-specific services. Complementary health services. NA, CA and SMART groups. For assessment, attend an open-access session. Accept referrals by phone or email on ND.Referrals@cgl.org.uk Support for families and carers is available. Email: lewisham.carers@cgl.org.uk.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Education/training, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach workers

Crisis Christmas

66 Commercial Street

E1 6LT

Phone: 0300 636 1967

Winter shelter/Crisis at Christmas:
23 December to 29 December
Monday: 11am-9pm
Tuesday-Sunday: 9am-9pm

Crisis at Christmas provides food, good cheer and great company. Take part in fun and relaxing activities and get one-to-one advice to find your way out of homelessness. Day Centre addresses (23 – 29 December only: North London Day Centre (Westminster Kingsway College, 211 Grays Inn Row, WC1X 8RA), East London Day Centre (The City Academy, Hackney, Homerton Row, E9 6EA), West London Day Centre (Kensington Aldridge Academy, 1 Silchester Road, W10 6EX), South London Centre (City of London Academy, Lynton Road, SE1 5LA), and Croydon Centre (Harris Invictus Academy Croydon, 88 London Road, CR0 2TB).

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Dentist, Education/training, Food (free), Internet access, Outreach worker links, Leisure facilities, Foot care, Mental health, Medical/health, Music/drama, Drugs workers, Legal advice, Food, Alcohol workers, Tenancy support

Great Chapel Street Medical Centre

13 Great Chapel Street

W1F 8FL

Phone: 020 7437 9360

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 10am-12:30pm (doctor)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-4:30pm (doctor)
Monday & Friday: 10am-12:30pm (alcohol & mental health nurse)
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 2pm-4:30pm (drugs, alcohol & mental health nurse)
Monday: 10am-12pm (counselling drop-in; appointment at other times)
Tuesday: 2pm-4:30pm (counselling drop-in; appointment at other times)
Friday: 9am-12:30pm (podiatry)
Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-5pm (dental service)

Primary healthcare for homeless people. Wide range of drop-in services, and you can see a psychiatrist by appointment. Get the latest NHS information and advice about coronavirus (COVID-19) on their website: https://greatchapelst.org.uk/

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

Health E1

9-11 Brick Lane, Aldgate East

E1 6PU

Phone: 020 7247 0090

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (clinics start at 9am and 2pm)
Monday, Thursday, Friday: 2pm-3:30pm (drop-in mental health clinic)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-3:30pm (substance misuse drop-in)

Medical centre for homeless and vulnerably-housed people. Also registers people in hostels or B&Bs in Tower Hamlets and those who have been placed in temporary accommodation elsewhere in London by LB Tower Hamlets. Wide range of services - contact them for further information. Phone for an appointment or drop in.

Mental health, Benefits advice, Drugs workers, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Sexual health

Reset

Beaumont House (ground floor), Mile End Hospital, Bancroft Road

E1 4DG

Phone: 020 8121 5301

Monday, Thursday, Friday: 10am-4pm
Tuesday & Wednesday: 1pm-4pm

Drug and alcohol treatment to Tower Hamlets residents 18+. Advice, info & help with cannabis, khat, cocaine, crack and alcohol use. Testing for Hep B & C and BBVs; harm reduction advice. Alcohol detox; residential rehab. Referral & support as required.

Counselling, Advocacy, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Education/training

Spires Centre

8 Tooting Bec Gardens

SW16 1RB

Phone: 020 8696 0943

Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 9am-10:30am (rough sleepers)
Tuesday: 10:30am-2pm (drop-in)
Wednesday: 10am-12pm (rough sleepers only)
Thursday: 9am-1pm (rough sleepers only)
Monday & Friday: 10:30am-1:30pm (women's space)

Drop-in, food, showers, clothing, resettlement advice, drug & alcohol support, health advice, medical and optician services and much more! Please contact Spires for adult education info and times.

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

St Luke's Service - Barking & Dagenham (CGL)

St Lukes, Dagenham Road

RM10 7UP

Phone: 020 8507 8668 / 020 8594 8504

Monday: 10am-12am (appointments 5–7pm)
Tuesday & Friday: 2pm-4pm
Thursday: 5pm-7pm (appointments)

Counselling, support and information for drug users aged 19+. Group work. Complementary therapies. Drop in or phone, or refer yourself at stlukes@cgl.org.uk.

Counselling, Drugs workers, Medical/health

Wandsworth Community Drug and Alcohol Service (WCDAS)

St John's Therapy Centre, 162 St John's Hill, Battersea

SW11 1SW

Phone: 020 8812 4120

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 9am-4:30pm
Wednesday: 1pm-7pm

A consortium between SLaM NHS Foundation Trust, Addaction and St Mungo's which provides specialist treatment for Wandsworth adults affected by drug and/or alcohol issues.

Mental health, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Education/training, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Sexual health, Step-free

WDP - Westminster Drug Project

470-474 Harrow Road

W9 3RU

Phone: 020 7266 6200

Monday-Friday: 1pm-5pm (open access)

Open access services, structured treatment programmes, outreach and aftercare. Advice about blood-borne viruses. Helpline: 020 7266 6300.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Counselling, Drugs workers, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers

Narcotics Anonymous

Phone: 0300 999 1212

Monday-Sunday: 10am-12am (helpline)

Fellowship of recovering addicts who help each other stay clean. Online meetings: Mondays, Wednesdays & Fridays in the online chatroom.

Advocacy, Counselling, Drugs workers, Medical/health

WE ARE WITH YOU (National)

National

Monday-Friday: 9am-9pm (online chat)
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-4pm (online chat)

We offer free, confidential support with alcohol, drugs or mental health. Online chat available, and local services placed across UK. This is not a crisis service - in an emergency call NHS 111 or Samaritans on 116 123 (jo@samaritans.org)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Addaction Birmingham

279 Gooch Street, Highgate, Birmingham

B5 7JE

Phone: 0121 465 4030

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: 10am-6pm
Tuesday: 10am-8pm

Needle exchange; drop-in facility; advice and information on treatment and harm reduction; vaccinations and blood testing for blood-borne viruses; one-to-one work; ear acupuncture; workshops; onward referral. Call for details.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Medical/health, Needle exchange, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers