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Homeless Support Services

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Housing Advice and Homeless Services

This service provides information and advice to those who are homeless or are facing homelessness.

 

Contact the service directly for further information.

 

15 Abercorn Street, Paisley, PA3 4AA

Name: Alan Brand

Telephone: 01416185800
Tel: 0800 121 4466 (out of hours/emergency)

E-mail: housingadvice.hps@renfrewshire.gov.uk/ alan.brand@renfrewshire.gov.uk

The George Street Service

The George Street Service supports young homeless people aged 16 – 24 years.

The young person is supported around their housing issues by providing
• Pre tenancy training – provide the young person with information that will be relevant to them getting their own tenancy.
• Resettlement Support – allocate the young person a dedicated worker who will assist the young person to set up their home and work with them for the first year of their tenancy to assist them to sustain it.
• Housing Options – provide information for the young person of their housing options to enable them to make an informed choice about the best way forward for their future housing journey.

The young person is encouraged to become involved with INVEST Employability services through the Community Engagement & Outreach service provided every 2nd Wednesday in George Street. Most of the client group that attend this will be in the ‘not job ready’ category.

 

How they are referred- All young people who are homeless or at risk of losing their accommodation aged between 16 – 25 years.

Referee Name And Contact Details- Anyone can refer. Contact by phone or drop in to service.

Address: 31-33 George Street, Paisley, PA1 1AP
Name: Morag MacLeod Tel: 0141 618 5785
E-mail: georgestprevention.hps@renfrewshire.gov.uk/ morag.macleod@renrewshire.gov.uk

Provide free housing and homeless advice and support.

 

Address: Glasgow Community Hub, 1st Floor Suite 2, Breckenridge House, 274 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow

Tel: 0808 800 4444

Website: http://www.shelterscotland.org.uk

Ramh First Crisis is a support line you can contact Monday-Friday 9am-8pm and Saturday-Sunday 9am-5pm. RAMH provides professional care and services to those affected by mental ill health; depression, self harm, bipolar disorder, anxiety and other conditions.

To receive support contact the service directly.

Tel: 0141 848 9090 0800 221 8929

Web: www.ramh.org

CPN out of hours

This is the service for the community psychiatric nurses.

 

Contact them diretly for further information.

 

Telephone: 0845 650 1730