Established 2005 Registered Charity No. 1110656

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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Acton Homeless Concern

Emmaus House, 1 Berrymead Gardens

W3 8AA

Phone: 020 8992 5768

Monday-Friday: 9am-12pm (refreshments, Damien Centre, 3-5 Church Rd, Acton)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-6pm (refreshments, Damien Centre, 3-5 Church Rd, Acton)
Thursday: 2:30pm-6pm (refreshments, Damien Centre, 3-5 Church Rd, Acton)

Call for the times of their wide range of services. Emmaus House provides hot lunches during the week and every other weekend. It's also where clients can shower, pick up clothes and household items. Free professional services are on offer by appointment.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Barber, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Dentist, Drugs workers, Food, Foot care, Medical/health

Bridges

Memorial Community Church, 389-395 Barking Rd

E13 8AL

Phone: 020 7474 6603

Saturday: 8am-11:30am (cooked breakfast 9–11am)
Monday: 10am-2pm

Regular NHS nurse clinics and signposting to other support agencies. More facilities available on Mondays. Practical activities to build esteem and encourage hope. Small group work developing life skills and confidence.

Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Food (free), Medical/health, Outreach worker links

Greenwich Migrant Hub

Woolwich Common Community Centre, Leslie Smith Square

SE18 4DW

Phone: 07429031389

Tuesday: 10:30am-1:30pm

Drop-in centre for free immigration, housing & domestic violence advice, and a hot meal to migrants in Greenwich and neighbouring boroughs.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Food (free), Legal advice, Step-free

JCT

83 Margaret street (Marylebone Passage)

W1W 8TB

Phone: 07719828267

Monday-Friday: 8am-1pm Services: Showers (Booked in advance) also emergency showers. Takeaway Food:

JCT - Joining Communities Together To book an appointment, contact us on: 07719828267 JCT is a registered charity running services for people experiencing and facing homelessness in London and the Midlands. Our vision is to join communities together by bridging the gap between the crisis someone finds themselves in and the journey towards a place to call home. Casework support around housing, benefits, immigration, Health & Wellbeing Ladies group, sit in breakfast, (To be booked in advance). Alternatively, you can meet us during the Chalk Farm Salvation Army meal on Monday & Wednesday evening between 6pm till 8pm to see us and book an appointment.

Food, Bathroom/showers, Benefits advice, Accommodation/housing advice, Medical/health, Mental health, Food (free), Legal advice, Tenancy support

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

Sufra NW London

160 Pitfield Way, Stonebridge, Middlesex

NW10 0PW

Phone: 0203 441 1335

Monday-Sunday: 10am-6pm (office open)
Wednesday & Sunday: 10am-2pm (Growing Club)
Wednesday & Sunday: 12pm-3pm (food bank, referral from Brent Council and other orgs)
Friday: 6pm-8:30pm (vegetarian meal)

Food bank & community kitchen in Brent, supporting disadvantaged individuals and families suffering food poverty in NW London. Phone or visit.

Advocacy, Benefits advice, Bedding, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free)

The Manna Centre

12 Melior Street

SE1 3QP

Phone: 020 7357 9363

Monday-Sunday: 10am-4pm

Open-access day centre open 7 days a week. Services include breakfast & lunch, showers and housing & welfare advice. All services are free. • Breakfast • Lunch • Housing & Welfare Advice – for an in-centre appointment, please speak to a member of staff • Washing Facilities – please ask for a towel • Change of clothing (2nd hand) – The clothing store will be open on a Monday & Wednesday. First 30 people with tickets will be seen, each day. • Housing & Welfare Telephone Helpline 020 7403 1931 - option 1 (Monday to Friday 10am – 1pm) • Mobile phone charging (Monday to Friday) – please ask a member of staff

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Foot care, Medical/health, Tenancy support, Step-free

Niddry St Wellbeing Centre (Salvation Army)

25 Niddry Street, Edinburgh

EH1 1LG

Phone: 0131 523 1060

Monday-Friday: 10am-11:15am
Monday-Friday: 11:30am-12:45pm

Cafe space, various activities, shower facilities, one-to-one support, psychosocial group, crisis intervention. Café: Mon-Fri: 10am-11:15, 11:30-12:45 – usually open all day – limited numbers due to Covid Mon – Women’s group 1:15 Tues – Men’s group 1:15 Wed – Café clinic, access to GP 2pm Thurs – Psychosocial group 1:15 Fri – Arty Farty Fridays 1:15 Access to 1-to-1 support 10am-12:45 Needle exchange – all day access Mon-Fri

Advocacy, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Food (free), Food, Laundry, Medical/health

The Salvation Army (East Adam Street)

1 East Adam Street, Edinburgh

EH8 9TF

Phone: 0131 667 4313

Friday: 12:30pm-12:30pm (fortnightly lunch club)
Wednesday: 7pm-9:15pm (choir & band practice)
Thursday: 10am-1pm (debt & employability drop-in)

Friendly church. Weekly job club and fortnightly lunch club - call for details.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Food, Step-free