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Issue 120 [May-June 2019] RECOVERY

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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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240 Project

116 Bramley Road, , ,

W10 6SU

Phone: 0207 221 7530

Friendly charity helping people mainly who have a history of homelessness, are vulnerable and mostly need support. Acupuncture, art, cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy, computing, cooking, drama, felt workshop, group therapy, leather work, mosaics, music, poetry, qi gong, yoga etc. Ring for details or check the timetable (www.240project.org.uk/timetable/). Not step-free.

Art classes, Clothing store, Food (free), Food, Internet access, Leisure facilities, Music/drama

Accumulate

34 Clovelly Road, , ,

N8 7RH

Phone: 07799 450636

Photography and art for young people in hostels. At the end of the project the photographs are sold and 40 per cent of the selling price goes to the photographer. One scholarship for creative & digital media course at Ravensbourne Uni. January to June. Please ring to check step-free access and dates/times.

Art classes

Cardboard Citizens

77a Greenfield Road, , ,

E1 6QR

Phone: 020 7377 8948

Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm

"theatre at its funniest, blackest, most daring and challenging best" - British Theatre Guide. Workshops at Crisis Skylight and hostels around London. Theatre, dance and music workshops. Individual support for workshop participants.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Careers advice, Counselling, Education/training, Music/drama, Leisure facilities

Core Arts

1 St Barnabas Terrace, , ,

E9 6DJ

Phone: 020 8533 3500

Promotes the artistic and creative abilities of people who experience severe and enduring mental health problems. Not free, but accept Direct Payments or Personal Budgets.

Music/drama, Leisure facilities

Haringey Recovery Service

590 Seven Sisters Road, , ,

N15 6HR

Phone: 020 8801 3999

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-5pm

Works with individuals in recovery from drug and alcohol misuse, and their friends, families and carers. Holistic approach, with continued support, equipping people with the skill for self-development.

Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Internet access, Leisure facilities, Music/drama, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Sexual health, Tenancy support, Legal advice, Ex-offenders, Step-free

Open Cinema (National)

Somerset House, South Wing, Strand, ,

WC2N 1LA

Phone: 020 3287 8373

Community cinemas and filmmaking for homeless and excluded people. At venues across UK, Ireland and Finland. Choose films, make films, meet the experts.

Food (free), Leisure facilities

Solidarity Art Group

48 Seven Sisters Rd, , ,

N7 6AA

Tuesday: 2:30pm-4pm

Art classes

St Mungo's (was Broadway Day Centre)

13 Market Lane, , ,

W12 8EZ

Phone: 020 8735 5810

Monday: 10am-12pm (nurse & podiatry services)
Wednesday & Friday: 10:30am-12pm (rough sleeper service)
Wednesday: 10am-12pm (optician and once a month Hep C clinic)
Thursday: 10am-12pm (nurse)
Friday: 10am-12pm (acupuncture)

The service has changed. Health services are available on a drop-in basis, as is access to the local outreach team. The recovery college offers courses such as music, art, IT, chi gung, script writing and Hearing Voices. Please call 020 8735 5833 for information on the prospectus.

Mental health, Art classes, Clothing store, Education/training, Foot care, Medical/health, Music/drama, Outreach workers

Streetwise Opera

, , ,

Phone: 020 7730 9551

Singing and acting workshops in homeless centres and arts centres in London, Nottingham, Manchester, Newcastle and Middlesbrough. No auditions, and sessions are free. Build confidence, meet people, learn new skills and have fun! info@streetwiseopera.org

Music/drama

The Choir With No Name (London)

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church, 235 Shaftesbury Avenue, ,

WC2H 8EP

Phone: 07772 230744

Monday: 7pm-9pm (doors open at 6.30pm, with dinner afterwards)

Choir for people who have experienced homelessness with upcoming gigs around London and further afield. No prior singing experience or talent required! Women particularly welcome. Turn up at rehearsal, or call 07464 928122/ email ryanburke@lookahead.org.uk if you'd like more info.

Food (free), Music/drama, Leisure facilities

The Manna Project

St Stephen's, 17 Canonbury Road, ,

N1 2DF

Phone: 020 7226 5369

Tuesday: 7pm-9pm
Friday: 9am-11am
Wednesday: 1pm-3pm

Drop-in for people in Islington offering food, showers, laundry (£1), pool, table tennis, singing, art, poetry and gardening, alongside targeted keywork appointments.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Careers advice, Clothing store, Debt advice, Food (free), Internet access, Laundry, Music/drama, Outreach worker links, Tenancy support, Legal advice, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Step-free, Leisure facilities

The Vision Organisation UK

St Silas Community Hall, Penton Street, ,

N1 9UL

Phone: 07405200064

Wednesday: 7pm-8pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields: food, drink, personal hygiene goods and offering help)
Thursday: 7pm-9pm (drop-in: 3-course meal, clothes, books)

Barber, Careers advice, Clothing store, Food (free)

Barony (Contact Point, Edinburgh)

101 High Riggs Road, Tollcross, Edinburgh,

EH3 9RP

Phone: 0845 140 7777

Monday: 2pm-8pm (art 2.30-4.30; games 6.30-7.30)
Tuesday: 10:30am-4pm (walking 11-12.30; taster sessions 2-4)
Sunday: 11am-4pm (read the Sunday papers!)
Wednesday: 10:30am-4:30pm (swimming 11am-2pm; wellbeing 3-4)
Thursday: 2pm-8pm (open day 2.30-4.30; mixed media night 6.30-7.30)

Mental health resource that provides a safe place for those experiencing mental health problems to socialise or gain 1:1 or peer support. The service promotes healthy lifestyle choices and meaningful activity. Open for drop-in Mon toThu and Sun.

Mental health, Counselling, Leisure facilities, Music/drama, Education/training

Creative Collective

Platform, The Bridge, 1000 Westerhouse Road, Glasgow

G34 9JW

Phone: 0141 276 9696

Thursday: 6:30pm-8:30pm

A free, friendly and inviting group for people looking to make friends or improve their own wellbeing.

Art classes, Music/drama

Crisis Skylight (Edinburgh)

Crichton House, 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. NOT a drop in - please phone for appointment. Events take place across the city. Please visit the website or phone for full timetable and venue information.

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

Givin' it Laldie

Gorbals Parish Church, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow,

G5 0RA

Phone: 07728 323636

Wednesday: 7:15pm-9pm (Gorbals Community Choir)
Wednesday: 1:30pm-3pm (Sing For Life choir)
Wednesday: 5:30pm-6:30pm (Strum For Life guitar group)

The Gorbals Community Choir is completely free, all music is taught by ear and you can choose where to sit ? tunes, highs or lows! You don?t have to have been in a choir before and they won?t make you sing on your own ? it's all about making friends and having fun. Sing for Life is a choir suitable for older adults, individuals with health problems or anyone who would enjoy a gentle, uplifting singing session. Strum for Life is a community guitar class for all ages and levels. Guitars are provided (or you can bring your own).

Music/drama

Govanhill Baths

99 Calder Street, Glasgow, ,

G42 7RA

Phone: 0141 433 2999

Monday-Sunday: 10am-5pm

Community and arts centre with regular programme of arts events including pottery classes and Rags2Riches upcycling classes.

Lodging House Mission

35 East Campbell St, Glasgow, ,

G1 5DT

Phone: 0141 552 0285

Monday-Sunday: 8am-3pm (free breakfast and lunch. Closed New Year's Day)

Day centre offering free breakfast and free lunch. Facilities include showers, haircuts, clothing, counselling, foot clinic, computers and support on anything including benefits, housing & suicide prevention.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Barber, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Dentist, Education/training, Food (free), Food, Foot care, Internet access, Luggage storage, Music/drama, Sexual health, Tenancy support, Ex-offenders

On the Corner

257 London Road, Glasgow, ,

G40 1PE

Phone: 0141 237 1221

Wednesday: 6pm-7pm (craft groups)

Community space offering craft and upcycling workshops to anyone. Every 2nd week is in collaboration with the Glasgow Mental Health Support Group.

Art classes

Raised Voices (Jackson Entry)

The Serenity Cafe, 8 Jackson Entry, Edinburgh,

EH8 8PJ

Phone: 07968546034

Wednesday: 7pm-9pm

Creative writing and performance workshops for homeless people in Edinburgh. They produce plays, poetry, podcasts, spoken word and music based around the stories of the homeless people that use the service.

Art classes, Music/drama

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

The Art Factory

Platform, The Bridge, 1000 Westerhouse Road, Glasgow

G34 9JW

Phone: 0141 276 9696

Tuesday: 1pm-2pm

For anyone who wants to draw, paint or try a new craft. You could be brand new to it or maybe you did it years ago and want to try again.

Art classes

The Marie Trust

32 Midland Street, Glasgow, ,

G1 4PR

Phone: 0141 221 0169 (option 2)

Monday-Friday-Wednesday-Friday: 10am-4pm (closed 11.30–12.30)

Day service for people affected by homelessness/poverty. Offers low-cost breakfast and lunch, as well as a range of classes and activities.

Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Food, Foot care, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Tenancy support

The Choir with No Name (Birmingham)

Carrs Lane Church Centre, Carrs Lane, , Birmingham

B4 7SX

Phone: 07794 100938

Thursday: 6:30pm-8:30pm (rehearsal and dinner)

Choir for people who have experienced homelessness, with upcoming gigs around Birmingham and further afield. Free dinner after rehearsal each week. No prior singing experience or talent required! Women particularly welcome.

Food (free), Music/drama, Leisure facilities

St Petrock's

10 Cathedral Yard, Exeter, ,

EX1 1HJ

Phone: 01392 422396

Monday-Friday: 9am-1pm (drop-in)
Wednesday & Friday: 10am-12pm (mental health practitioner)
Tuesday & Thursday: 2pm-4pm (probation, housing, jobs etc)
Monday: 2pm-4pm (women's group)
Monday & Thursday: 9am-12pm podiatrist Monday, nurse Thursday)
Tuesday: 11am-1pm (alternative healing)

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Careers advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Debt advice, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food (free), Food, Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Medical/health, Music/drama, Outreach worker links, Sexual health, Tenancy support, Legal advice, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders