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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Barony (Contact Point, Edinburgh)

101 High Riggs Road, Tollcross, Edinburgh

EH3 9RP

Phone: 0345 140 7777

Tuesday: 10:30am-4pm (drop-in)
Sunday: 11am-4pm (drop-in - read the Sunday papers!)
Wednesday: 10:30am-4:30pm (drop-in)
Monday & Thursday: 2pm-8pm drop-in
Monday: 2:30pm-4:30pm Art Group
Monday: 6:30pm-7:30pm Games Group
Tuesday: 11am-12:30pm Walking Group
Tuesday: 2pm-4pm Taster Sessions
Wednesday: 11am-2pm Swimming Group
Wednesday: 3pm-4pm Wellbeing Group / Guest Speakers
Thursday: 2:30pm-4:30pm Open Day
Thursday: 6:30pm-7:30pm Mixed Media Night

Mental health resource offering emotional, social and practical support to adults who are vulnerable and who feel isolated.The service promotes healthy lifestyle choices and meaningful activity. Open for drop-in Mon-Thu & Sun.

Mental health, Counselling, Leisure facilities, Music/drama, Art classes, Step-free

Queen's Park Govanhill Parish Church

170 Queen's Drive, Glasgow

G42 8QZ

Phone: 0141 423 3654

Thursday: 10am-12pm (food bank - 170 Queens Dr)
Saturday: 5pm-6pm (free food - 170 Queens Dr)
Tuesday: 12pm-1pm (hot meal - 170 Queens Dr)

Church where everyone is someone and everyone is valued regardless of past, or present situation, where self-belief is nurtured and where everyone is loved unconditionally. Please call first in morning for details.

Food (free), Food, Step-free

Raised Voices

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

Social Bite (Shandwick Place)

89 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh

EH2 3DT

Phone: 0131 353 0250

Monday: 12am-12am The Shandwick Place site will be closed during the covid-19 restrictions.

Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people.

Food (free)

Social Bite (St Vincent Street)

103 St Vincent Street, Glasgow

G2 5EA

Phone: 0131 353 0250

Monday-Friday: 2pm-3pm - we are offering free food packages as a take away option during the Covid-19 restrictions.

Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people.

Food (free)

Social Bite (Union Street)

516 Union Street, Aberdeen

AB10 1TT

Phone: 0131 353 0250

Monday-Friday: 2pm-3pm we are offering free food packages as a take away option during the Covid-19 restrictions.

Every single penny of Social Bite's profits are donated to good causes. One in four of its team is formerly homeless. Suspended items are bought by customers for homeless people.

Food (free)

Steps to Hope

Edinburgh

Phone: 07949 838666

Monday: 6pm-7pm Monday Munchies - St Columbus, 14 Johnston Terrace, E14 EH1
Tuesday & Friday: 5pm-5:30pm Catering van - Old St Pauls, 63 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DH
Sunday: 5pm-7pm Sunday Supper - St Cuthberts, 5 Lothian Rd, Edinburgh, EH1 2EP
Saturday: 10am-1pm Souper Saturday - Old St Pauls, 63 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1DH

Steps to Hope SCIO is a non-profit charity dedicated to caring for the homeless and those suffering with addiction. Phone-line open all time.

Step-free, Food (free), Counselling, Alcohol workers, Outreach workers

The Space

257 London Road, Glasgow

G40 1PE

Phone: 0141 237 1221

Wednesday-Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 9am-6pm
Sunday: 11am-5pm

Scotland’s first 'Pay what you decide' community arts venue for events, workshops, food, non-alcoholic drink and laughter.

Art classes, Food, Leisure facilities, Clothing store, Mental health, Step-free

Woodlands Community Cafe

19 Carrington Street, Glasgow

G4 9AJ

Phone: 0141 332 2656

Sunday: 1pm-4pm

Sunday: 1 - 4pm. Pay What You Can cafe now open to drop-in, no longer need to book. Serving soup, bread, tea, coffee and cakes - all food is vegan, plus there are gluten free options. Check website for various other events at the Woodlands Community Gardens. Visit website for details on other upcoming events, including Dr Bike Free bike repair workshop with Climate Action. Covid-19 restrictions still apply to events at the Community Gardens.

Accommodation/housing advice, Food, Benefits advice, Food (free), Legal advice, Music/drama