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Scottish Charity Register No. SC043760

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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: 0141 243 2393


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

Confidential crisis service for people under 18 who are homeless, runaways, in temporary accommodation, at risk of sexual exploitation, involved in drugs or alcohol, or living in chaos and trauma. Phone the helpline (0800 085 2704) or email SaferChoices@barnardos.org.uk for advice and support. Remember to leave contact details if you want someone to call/email you back. Offices are no longer open due to Covid but can call emergency helpline on 0141 243 2393

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

Breathing Space Scotland

Phone: 0800 83 85 87

Monday-Thursday: 6pm-2am
Friday-Sunday: 6pm-6am

Free, confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety. Experienced advisors listen and offer advice. For support outside opening hours, contact Samaritans on 116 123 (24/7).

Mental health, Advocacy, Counselling

Council for Homeless Young People

171 Wilton Street, Glasgow

G20 6DF

Phone: 0141 945 3871

24/7 help. Residential support for youngsters and young, single homeless people (16-21). Referral only via Social Work Dept, Glasgow City Council: 0141 302 2744.

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

Edinburgh Rape Crisis Centre

17 Claremont Cres, Edinburgh

EH7 4HX

Phone: 08088 01 03 02

Monday-Sunday: 6pm-12am (helpline)

Free and confidential emotional and practical support and information to women, all members of the transgender community. Phone or email support@ercc.scot. Young people aged 12-18 who live in Edinburgh and the Lothians and have experienced sexual violence from male or female abusers at any time in their lives can get help via the STAR project on star@ercc.scot.

Advocacy, Counselling

Glasgow Gen R 8 Housing Service

Westwood Business Centre, 69 Aberdalgie Road, Easterhouse, Glasgow

G34 9HJ

Phone: 0141 771 6161

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Provides advice and support to people aged 16-24 who wish to access and sustain permanent accommodation. Helps young people to develop the skills they need to maintain a home. Staff work flexibly over the weekend and in the evenings.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Debt advice, Tenancy support, Step-free

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

Quarriers ('What If' Project for men)

Phone: 0141 638 5170

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)

Unit 5, The Quadrangle, 59 Ruchill Street, Glasgow

G20 9PX

Phone: 0141 946 1116

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

Shakti Women's Aid

Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

Phone: 0131 475 2399

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

Support and information to Black Minority Ethnic women, children and young people experiencing and/or fleeing domestic abuse. 24hr domestic abuse helpline: 0800 027 1234

Advocacy, Outreach worker links, Step-free

Stopover (Four Square)

40 Grove Street, Edinburgh

EH3 8AT

Phone: 0131 229 6907

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

Advice and shelter open to individuals between 16 and 21 years inclusive, who are either homeless or at risk.

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

YMCA Glasgow

15 Dava Street, Glasgow

G51 2JA

Phone: 0141 565 1200

Monday-Friday: 8am-6pm

Works with people of all ages experiencing homelessness to access and stay in appropriate accommodation. At Ypeople we offer lots of services to people of all ages who are going through homelessness, including supported accommodation, temporary furnished flats, outreach housing support, and support to access to private rented sector. We do this in Glasgow, Edinburgh, South Lanarkshire, East Dunbartonshire, Highland and Orkney.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Tenancy support