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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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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

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 (closed 12.30–13.30; GP/nursing team from 13.30)

The Centre is located in the Gallowgate area near Glasgow city centre, and brings together many of Glasgow’s homeless health and social care services under one roof, alongside a dedicated GP service for homeless people. Outreach services also deliver care and treatment in 62 clinics in various locations such as the city's hostels and voluntary organisations.

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

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: 7:15am-10pm (drop-in)
Saturday & Sunday: 8:15am-4pm (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, Clothing store, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Internet access, Laundry, Luggage storage, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Step-free, Advocacy

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

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. Contact them for times.

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: 9am-9am (drop-in, needle exchange, advice and assessment)

Accommodation and support for people with addiction issues. 24-hour advice, support and assessment. Detox, needle exchange, 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: 9am-9am (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, Wednesday, Thursday: 10am-4pm (drop-in)
Tuesday: 9am-11am (drop-in)
Friday: 1pm-3pm (drop-in)
Monday: 9am-4:45pm (needle exchange)
Tuesday & Thursday: 9am-7:45pm (needle exchange)
Wednesday: 11am-4:45pm (needle exchange)
Friday: 9am-4:15pm (needle exchange)
Tuesday: 4pm-7pm (drop-in)

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. Phone or drop in for more services information, including Cooking, Art Classes, Gardening, etc. Other venues 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