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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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Scottish Child Law Centre

54 East Crosscauseway, Edinburgh

EH8 9HD

Phone: 0131 667 6333 (hotline all ages)

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-4pm (hotline)

Free legal advice service, by telephone, email and text message, on all aspects of Scots law relating to children and young people. All calls answered by fully qualified lawyers. 0800 328 8970 - free call for under 21s (landline); 0300 330 1421 - free call for under 21s (mobile).

Legal advice

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