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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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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

Albert Kennedy Trust (London)

Unit 203, Hatton Square Business Centre, 16/16a Baldwins Gardens

EC1N 7RJ

Phone: 020 7831 6562

Monday-Friday: 10am-4:30pm

Supports LGBT 16-25-year-olds who are homeless or living in a hostile or violent environment because they have come out as lesbian, gay, bisexual or trans to their parents or care giver.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Debt advice, Education/training, Tenancy support

Antidote Services (London Friend)

London Friend, 86 Caledonian Road

N1 9DN

Phone: 020 7833 1674

Monday-Friday: 10am-6pm
Monday: 11am-1pm (drop-in assessment for referral or confidential chat. Women workers available, 86 Caledonian Rd)
Monday: 9am-12pm (walk-in clinic, MSM clinic, Capper Street
Tuesday: 5pm-7pm (MSM CODE clinic, 56 Dean Street)
Thursday: 6pm-8:30pm (LGBT drop-in, 32a Wardour Street)

A drug and alcohol service targeted at the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community.

Alcohol workers, Counselling, Drugs workers, Sexual health

Broken Rainbow

Phone: 0300 999 5428/0800 999 5428

Monday & Thursday: 2pm-8pm
Wednesday: 10am-5pm

Support for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people experiencing domestic violence. 0300 numbers are billed as 01 and 02 landline numbers and are usually included in contract and package minutes; 0800 numbers are free from landlines and include in some mobile provider inclusive minutes. Also offer online chat via the website.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Counselling, Medical/health, Legal advice

GUYS@Mary's

135a Praed St

W2 1BL

Phone: 020 3312 3405 / 3406

Free, confidential sexual health service for men who have sex with men, which provides sexual health testing and treatment for men who are experiencing symptoms and advice on PEP and PrEP. Self-referral through the online booking form.

Advocacy, Medical/health, Outreach workers, Sexual health

Hackney Recovery Service

110 Mare Street

E8 3SG

Phone: 0300 303 2611

Monday-Friday: 10am-4pm (assessment sessions at 110 Mare Street)

Service for people with problems with drugs. Drop-in, prescribing, community detox, BBV clinics, group work, key working. Self-refer of get your key worker to help you. Out-of-hours, please phone 0808 168 8669.

Education/training, Careers advice, Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Counselling, Drugs workers, Needle exchange

Lifeline Basis Substance Misuse Service

Royal Arsenal Medical Centre, 21 Arsenal Way, Woolwich

SE16 6TE

Phone: 020 3696 2640

Monday-Friday: 9am-4:30pm (later by appointment)

A unique, free and confidential substance misuse service in Greenwich. They work with those using cannabis; cocaine and party drugs; new psychoactive substances (NPS, formerly 'legal highs') and party drugs; steroids; alcohol (non-dependent); and 'chemsex'. Good inks to local social enterprises which offer training, volunteering and employment.

Alcohol workers, Art classes, Drugs workers, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Step-free, Leisure facilities, Education/training

Positive East

159 Mile End Road, Stepney

E1 4AQ

Phone: 020 7791 2855

Monday-Friday: 9:30am-5:30pm
Saturday: 11am-3pm (HIV testing only)

Community-based HIV charity provides practical and emotional support and advice for people living with or affected by HIV in E London. Free and confidential HIV tests across London. Their counselling and psychotherapy service provides free and confidential one-to-one support. Registered clients can get lunch (main and dessert) for £3.

Mental health, Advocacy, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Counselling, Food, Internet access, Medical/health, Outreach workers, Sexual health

Queen Mary Legal Advice Centre

Legal Advice Centre, School of Law, Mile End Road

E1 4NS

Phone: 020 7882 3931

Tuesday: 6pm-8pm

By appointment only; term-time only. Asylum, domestic violence, employment, family issues, immigration, LGBT hate crime etc. Pink law gives free advice to the LGBT community.

Legal advice

Soho NHS Walk-In Centre

1 Frith Street

W1D 3HZ

Phone: 020 7534 6500


Monday-Friday: 8am-8pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am-8pm (and Bank Holidays - closed on Christmas Day)

Walk-in medical centre for general healthcare, contraceptive advice, and HIV/Hep tests. If you want to go after 6pm, phone first - the centre gets very busy.

Medical/health, Sexual health

Spectra CIC

St Charles Centre, Exmoor Street

W10 6DZ

Phone: 0800 5878302

Monday-Sunday: 11am-4pm (drop-in)

Health and well-being services for diverse and marginalised communities, empowering choices, including sexual health, emotional resilience and wellbeing. Works across London and provides outreach, groups - social and therapeutic, 1-2-1 support, health screening, counselling. Open every day for health check, HIV test, information. Daily outreach across London; check website for details.

Mental health, Counselling, Education/training, Outreach worker links, Outreach workers, Sexual health

Stonewall Housing

2a Leroy House, 536 Essex Road

N1 3QP

Phone: 020 7359 5767 (advice)

Monday: 2pm-3:30pm (drop-in, Lighthouse Sth London, 14-15 Lower Marsh, W’loo)
Monday-Friday: 10am-5pm (advice line, 020 7359 5767, closed 1pm–2pm)
Wednesday: 2pm-3:30pm (drop-in, Origin Housing, NW1)
Friday: 2pm-5:30pm (drop-in, London Friend, 86 Caledonian Rd)

Specialist LGBT housing advice and support for people in their own homes or supported housing for young people. Free, confidential housing advice for LGBT people of all ages.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Legal advice

Switchboard LGBT

Phone: 0300 330 0630

Monday-Sunday: 10am-10pm (switchboard open)

For LGBT+ people who have experienced hate crime, sexual violence or domestic abuse. Supports lesbian, gay, bi, trans and queer people who have had problems with the police or have questions about the criminal justice system. Phone, email chris@switchboard.lgbt or message them via the website. Can also help with bereavement.

Legal advice, Advocacy, Mental health

The Outside Project

Phone: 020 7359 5767

Monday-Friday: 10am-1pm (phone referrals)
Monday: 6pm-9pm (drop-in, Castlehaven Comm Assn, 23 Castlehaven Rd NW1 8RU)
Wednesday: 5pm-7pm (drop-in for trans people, 1st Wed of month, cliniQ, 56 Dean St, W1D )
Wednesday: 2pm-3:30pm (drop-in, Origin Housing, St Richards Hse, 110 Eversholt St, NW1 1BS)
Friday: 2pm-3:30pm (drop-in, London Friend, 86 Caledonian Rd, N1 9DN)
Wednesday: 12pm-2pm (drop-in, 2nd Wed of month, Camden LGBT Forum Hub, Union Chapel, Compton Terr, N1 2UN)

The UK’s first LGBTIQ+ crisis/homeless shelter & community centre. For referral, please download the form (http://stonewallhousing.org/services/referral-form/), phone the Stonewall Housing Helpline (020 7359 5767) or email Michael (Michael.Nastari@stonewallhousing.org). All services are free and confidential and all the venues are accessible for people with disabilities. No appointments necessary. (Pre-arranged appointments can be made for between 15.30 and 17.00)

Step-free

The Passage

St Vincent's Centre, Carlisle Place

SW1P 1NL

Phone: 020 7592 1850

Monday-Friday: 8am-12pm (for rough sleepers)
Monday-Friday: 12pm-2pm (lunch)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-6pm (appointments)
Monday-Friday: 4:30pm-6pm (verified rough sleepers)
Saturday & Sunday: 9am-12pm

For people aged 25+.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Clothing store, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food, Foot care, Internet access, Medical/health, Tenancy support