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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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Apex Scotland

9 Great Stuart Street, Edinburgh

EH3 7TP

Phone: 0131 220 0130

For offenders, ex-offenders and young people at risk of offending, many of whom may also be homeless. Their services will help clients to, for instance, move onto employment, training or further education. To find your local office, please click the link to visit the website. Head office is not step-free, but some local officers are - ring to check.

Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Education/training, Internet access

Bethany Christian Trust

65 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh

EH6 5JQ

Phone: 0131 561 8930

Supports individuals and families to help them tackle long-term homelessness problems including addictions, debt, lack of furniture, unemployment and social isolation.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Careers advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Food (free), Outreach workers

Bethany Christian Trust (Community Education)

65 Bonnington Road, Edinburgh

EH6 5JQ

Phone: 0131 454 3119

ILA accredited centre.

Education/training, Careers advice

Claire Mulholland Coaching

Various hired rooms in city centre, Edinburgh

Phone: 07809197529

Monday-Sunday: 8am-8pm

Free/low-cost personal coaching, in person, by email (coachclaireuk@gmail.com) or via Skype.

Careers advice, Education/training

Council for Homeless Young People

71 Wilton Street, Glasgow

G20 6DF

Phone: 0141 945 3871

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

Crisis Skylight (Edinburgh)

Crichton House, 4 Crichton Close, Edinburgh

EH8 8DT

Phone: 0131 209 7700

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Helps single homeless people get set up for a more stable and secure future. Multiple activities, workshops and learning opportunities available. Crisis Skylight is NOT a drop in - please phone for appointment. Events do not take place at Skylight - we use multiple venues across the city. Please visit the website or phone for full timetable and venue information: https://crisis.org.uk/get-help/edinburgh//timetable

Accommodation/housing advice, Art classes, Education/training, Internet access, Music/drama, Leisure facilities

Dunedin Harbour

4 Parliament St, Leith, Edinburgh

EH6 6EB

Phone: 0131 624 5800

Monday-Sunday: 9am-9am

Accommodation and support for vulnerable individuals who are sleeping rough or at risk of sleeping rough. Couples and pets accepted. Ring or visit.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Drugs workers

Edinburgh Cyrenians

Norton Park, 57 Albion Rd, Edinburgh

EH7 5QY

Phone: 0131 475 2354

Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm

Advice, information and support phone helpline for people who are homeless, threatened with homelessness or struggling with addiction. Not a drop-in service - appointments by referral.

Advocacy, Drugs workers, Education/training, Outreach worker links, Legal advice

Emmaus Glasgow

Emmaus House, 101 Ellesmere Street, Glasgow

G22 5QT

Phone: 0141 353 3903

Accommodation and work for 23/24 homeless people. No drink or drugs, but Emmaus helps people with addiction problems to access local services.

Accommodation/housing advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Education/training, Outreach worker links

Fresh Start

22-24 Ferry Road Drive, Edinburgh

EH4 4BR

Phone: 0131 476 7741

Helps people who have been homeless get established in their new home with practical and social support. Each year Fresh Start helps thousands of new tenants. Please phone for opening hours.

Advocacy, Leisure facilities, Tenancy support

Health in Mind

40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

EH2 4RT

Phone: 0131 225 8508

Monday-Thursday: 9am-5pm
Friday: 9am-4:30pm

A range of mental health and wellbeing services for people with housing and mental health support needs. You can self-refer to most services directly or ask your GP to refer you. Counselling; support for people from minority ethnic communities; combatting isolation by connecting people; art therapy; suicide prevention; support with substance misuse; health information; training and more - check website for details.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Counselling, Tenancy support, Art classes, Education/training

Move On (Edinburgh)

2nd Floor, 25 Greenside Place, Edinburgh

EH1 3AA

Phone: 0131 558 3740

Supports vulnerable young people and those affected by homelessness and enables them to access training, volunteering, education and work towards employment. Some steps to office, then elevator.

Careers advice, Education/training, Internet access

Move On (Glasgow)

4th Floor, 24 St Enoch Sq, Glasgow

G1 4AA

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

Number 20 (Four Square)

Call for address. Edinburgh

Phone: 0131 221 2293

Temporary emergency supported accommodation for young women between 16 and 21 (inclusive) who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

Mental health, Counselling, Drugs workers, Outreach workers, Education/training

Phoenix Futures Scotland

Phone: 0141 336 4272

Organisation helping people recover from alcohol and drugs. 'Recovery through Nature' connects service users with nature to work on conservation projects in settings across Scotland. Info: john.deeney@phoenix-futures.org.uk 'Building Futures N Lanarkshire' (self- or agency-referral - lanarkshire.communities@phoenix-futures.org.uk) and 'Scottish Residential Service' (scottish.residential@phoenix-futures.org.uk) provide peer support, group work, counselling, and leisure activities.

Counselling, Alcohol workers, Drugs workers, Education/training, Leisure facilities

Raised Voices (Pirniefield Bank)

27/3 Pirniefield Bank, Edinburgh

EH6 7QH

Phone: 07968546034

Provides creative services for homeless people in Edinburgh. This can range from creative writing workshops to organising fundraisers for other charities. Phone for details.

Education/training, Leisure facilities

Rock Trust (Albany St)

55 Albany St, Edinburgh

EH1 3QY

Phone: 0131 557 4059

Monday-Friday: 8:45am-5pm (drop-in 9.00-12.00)
Monday: 4pm-7pm (cooking group)
Tuesday & Wednesday: 4pm-7pm (drop-in)

Advises, educates and supports young people. Enables them to build the personal skills and resources required to make a positive and healthy transition to adulthood, while avoiding or moving on from homelessness. Not SF.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Counselling, Food (free), Food, Internet access, Laundry, Tenancy support

Second Chance Project Scotland

Ashfield House, 402 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow

G2 3JD

Phone: 0141 336 7272

Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm

Three-stage day treatment programme for people with drug and/or alcohol problems. Training, counselling and self-help. Lots of support to develop alternatives to misuse and prevent relapse. Self-referral.

Education/training, Drugs workers, Alcohol workers, Counselling

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

Street Soccer Scotland (Edinburgh)

2 Bernard Street, Edinburgh

EH6 6PU

Phone: 07480 979 919

Monday & Wednesday: 1pm-3pm (Powerleague Portobello - phone 07480979919 before your first visit)
Thursday: 1pm-2:30pm (Leith Community Centre - phone 07480979919 before your first visit)
Wednesday: 10:30am-12pm (Powerleague Portobello - referral only)

Street soccer and football-inspired training and personal development as a medium to empower people who are affected by social exclusion to make positive changes in their lives. Call Robbie on 07480 979 919 before your first visit.

Leisure facilities, Education/training

Street Soccer Scotland (Glasgow)

Phone: 07480 970 790

Monday: 2pm-4pm (Lady Octavia Sports Centre, Greenock)
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 1pm-3pm (Townhead Powerleague)

Street soccer and football-inspired training and personal development as a medium to empower people who are affected by social exclusion to make positive changes in their lives. Call Ross on 07480 970 790 before your first visit.

Leisure facilities, Education/training

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

The Big Issue (Edinburgh)

31 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh

EH2 4QS

Phone: 0131 467 4701

Monday: 7:30am-3:30pm
Tuesday-Friday: 8am-4pm

Offers a self-employment opportunity to anyone who is facing poverty or homelessness.

Step-free

The Big Issue (Glasgow)

43 Bath Street, Glasgow

G2 1HW

Phone: 0141 553 0924

Saturday: 8:30am-1pm
Tuesday-Friday: 8am-4pm
Monday: 7:30am-3:30pm

Offers a self-employment opportunity to anyone who is facing poverty or homelessness.

Step-free

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