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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!

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LGBT Youth Scotland

See website for branches

Advice for LGBT youth in Scotland. Online chat and one-to-one support.

Counselling, Sexual health

Antidote Services (London Friend)

London Friend, 86 Caledonian Road

N1 9DN

Phone: 020 7833 1674

Was an LGBT+ drop in pre-Covid-19 offering a drug and alcohol service targeted at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. For support email counselling@londonfriend.org.uk; antidote@londonfriend.org.uk Also drug and alcohol services targeted at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. See website for latest contact information.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Sexual health

GUYS@Mary's

135a Praed St

W2 1BL

Phone: 020 3312 3405 / 3406

Free, confidential sexual health service for men who have sex with men, which provides sexual health testing and treatment for men who are experiencing symptoms and advice on PEP and PrEP. Self-referral through the online booking form.

Advocacy, Medical/health, Outreach workers, Sexual health

Positive East

159 Mile End Road, Stepney

E1 4AQ

Phone: 020 7791 2855

Monday-Friday: 10:30am-5pm

Pre-Covid-19 did HIV testing. Still offers Practical and emotional support and advice by HELPLINE (020 7791 2855) for people living with or affected by HIV in E London. Option 1 psychological help. Option 2 advice line on housing & benefits. Option 3 sexual health questions. Please see website for full list of services operating during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Mental health, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Food, Internet access, Medical/health, Outreach workers, Sexual health

Soho NHS Walk-In Centre

1 Frith Street

W1D 3HZ

Phone: 020 7534 6500


Monday-Friday: 8am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm (and Bank Holidays - closed on Christmas Day)

Previously a walk-in medical centre for general healthcare, contraceptive advice, and HIV/Hep tests. Closed since Covid-19 pandemic. Visit 111 online for any health concerns.

Medical/health, Sexual health

Spectra CIC

St Charles Centre, Exmoor Street

W10 6DZ

Phone: 0800 5878302

Pre-Covid-19 were offering health and well-being services, including sexual health, emotional resilience and wellbeing. Outreach, social and therapeutic groups, support, health screening, counselling. Services are suspended - check website for details as some services are reinstated.

Mental health, Counselling, Education/training, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Sexual health

AKT (London and nationwide)

Phone: 020 7831 6562

Monday-Friday: 10am-4:30pm

Supports LGBT 16–25-year-olds who are homeless or living in a hostile or violent environment because they have come out to their parents or care giver. Since Covid-19 supports young people online. Chat available on website. Staff can also still be contacted as normal. If you have any general enquiries email: contact@akt.org.uk We have offices in London, Manchester, Bristol and Newcastle which are staffed from 10am - 4:30pm Mon-Fri.

Mental health, Sexual health, Counselling, Legal advice, Accommodation/housing advice

Galop

Phone: 0800 999 5428

Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm
Wednesday & Thursday: 10am-8pm See website for all details

Galop is a LGBT+ anti-violence charity. Offers support for LGBTQ+ people experiencing hate crime, sexual violence or trans phobia. On-line chat available. CORONAVIRUS / COVID-19 UPDATE: Galop continues to provide Hate Crime, Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence support services to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans + victims/survivors by telephone, email, text and WhatsApp. Please contact us using the online form, email or telephone numbers on the right.

Legal advice, Counselling, Sexual health, Mental health, Medical/health

Rape Crisis Scotland

46 Bath Street, Glasgow

G2 1HG

Phone: 0141 331 4180 (gen enquiries)

Monday-Sunday: 6pm-12am

Helpline: 08088 01 03 02. Free, confidential helpline for anyone, women and men, affected by sexual violence, no matter when or how it happened. We can also put you in touch with local rape crisis centres or other services if you need longer-term support. Minicom service for deaf or hard of hearing people (0141 353 3091). Interpreters are available if your first language is not English.

Counselling, Outreach worker links, Sexual health