GENERAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE
North Glasgow Advice Centre – advises and represents people in North Glasgow: in the areas of money advice, benefits, employment rights, consumer problems and housing.
Address: Molendinar Community Centre, 1210 Royston Road, Glasgow, G33 1HE.
Telephone: For legal advice, assistance and representation, call 0141 354 3353; for money advice, benefits, consumer and employment advice, call 0141 559 6295
Castlemilk Law & Money Advice Centre – advice service in the areas of consumer issues, debt/money advice, housing, employment, benefits and taxes family and relationships, compensation and discrimination/human rights.
Address: 155 Castlemilk Drive (First Floor), Castlemilk, Glasgow G45 9UG
Telephone: 0141 634 0313,
Drumchapel Law and Money Advice Centre – advice and representation in money matters, advocacy project for people aged 18+, and a children’s rights project.
Address: Unit 1 KCEDG Commercial Centre, Ladyloan Place, Drumchapel, Glasgow, G15 8LB.
Telephone: 0141 944 0507
Govan Law Centre – Advice and assistance in the Glasgow area.
Address: Orkney Street Enterprise Centre, 18-20 Orkney Street, Govan, Glasgow G51 2BZ
Telephone: 0141 440 2503
Legal Services Agency – provides skilled legal advice, assistance and representation to vulnerable people and those who would otherwise find it difficult to get legal advice.
Address: Fleming House, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6ST
Telephone: 0141 353 3354
Renfrewshire Law Centre – advice service in the areas of housing, eviction, antisocial behaviour, homelessness, housing benefit, social security, debt, consumer rights, bankruptcy, employment law, asylum & immigration and children’s law.
Address: 43/45 George Street, Paisley, PA1 2JY.
Telephone: 0141 561 7266
East End Community Law Centre – advice and assistance in the East End of Glasgow.
Address: Unit 21&22, Ladywell, 94 Duke Street, Glasgow, G4 0UW
Telephone: 0141 552 6666
Age UK Age Scotland – For information, advice and friendship for the elderly.
Address: Causewayside House, 160 Causewayside, Edinburgh EH9 1PR
Telephone: General Enquiries – 0333 32 32 400/ Age Scotland Helpline – 0800 12 44 222
Equality and Human Rights Commission – information on your rights and advice on equality issues
Address: 151 West George Street, Glasgow G2 2JJ
Telephone: 0141 228 5910
The Scottish Women’s Rights Centre – A legal advice service to help women who have experienced violence.
Telephone: 08088 010 789
If it isn’t safe for you to call the SWRC, please fill out this online contact form.
Monday 2 – 5 pm
Tuesday 6 – 8 pm
Wednesday 11 am – 2 pm
Friday 10 am – 1 pm
Tuesday 11 am – 2 pm
Thursday 5 – 8 pm
Rape Crisis Scotland – provides a national rape crisis helpline and email support for anyone affected by sexual violence.
Address: Rape Crisis Scotland, 3rd floor, Abbey House, 10 Bothwell St, Glasgow, G2 6LU
Telephone: 08088 01 03 02
Scottish Women’s Aid – organisation in Scotland working towards the prevention of domestic abuse.
Address: 2nd Floor, 132 Rose Street,
Edinburgh, Scotland EH2 3JD
Telephone: 0131 226 6606
Shakti Women’s Aid – helps BME women, children, and young people experiencing, or who have experienced, domestic abuse.
Address: Shakti Women’s Aid, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY
Hemat Gryffe Women’s Aid
Samaritans – emotional support
Telephone: 116 123
Just Right Scotland – legal centre for justice and human rights.
Address: JustRight Scotland
111 Union Street
Glasgow G1 3TA
Telephone: 0141 406 5350
Citizens Advice Bureau – advice and assistance in areas such as; benefits, debt and money advice, consumer issues, work-related problems, housing and relationships.
Advice Guide – Website: www.adviceguide.org.uk/scotland
Glasgow – Central CAB Address: 3rd Floor Mitchell Library, 201 North Street, Glasgow, G3 7DN
Telephone: 0141 552 5556
Clan Child Law – legal and advocacy service for children and young people.
Address (Edinburgh): Community Law Advice Network, Norton Park, 57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY
Address (Glasgow): First Floor, 11 & 13 at Wellpark Enterprise Centre, 20 Sydney St, Glasgow, G31 1JF
The Scottish Child Law Centre – provide a free legal advice service on all aspects of Scots law relating to children and young people.
Address: Scottish Child Law Centre, 54 East Crosscauseway, Edinburgh, EH8 9HD
Telephone: 0131 667 6333
MONEY AND BENEFITS SERVICES
East End Money Advice – advice in the areas of housing, legal issues and money, debt and benefits.
Address: 5 Whitevale Street, Dennistoun, Glasgow G31 1QW
Telephone: 0141 556 7187
Govanhill Self Help Initiative Money Advice – advice on money matters
Address: Govanhill Neighbourhood Centre, 6 Daisy Street, Glasgow, G42 8JL
Telephone: 0141 424 4414
GEMAP Scotland – advice on benefits/debt issues, and assistance combating financial exclusion.
Address: Unit 2/31, 69 Aberdalgie Road, Westwood Business Centre, Glasgow G34 9HJ
Telephone: 0141 773 5850
Haghill Money Advice – advice on money matters
Address: 30 Abernethy Street, Glasgow G31 3SX
Telephone: 0141 556 3088
Money Matter Advice Centre – advice on money matters
Address: Orkney Street Enterprise Centre,
Unit 1, 18-20 Orkney Street,
Glasgow G51 2BX
Telephone: 0141 445 5221
HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SERVICES
Homeless UK – online service which has information on 9,000 services such as; hostels, day centres and other services for homeless people and those in risk of homelessness.
Website: www.homelessuk.org/search/resultService.asp –
Shelter Scotland – advice and information on bad housing and homelessness.
Telephone: 0808 800 4444
Crisis – advice and support for single homeless people.
Tellephone: 0131 209 7700
Emmaus – offers homeless people housing, work and support.
Telephone: 0141 353 3903
Inclusion Scotland – advice on welfare benefits, health and social care, opportunity to influence policy, information about local disability services,
Telephone: 0141 221 7589/ 0131 281 0860/ 0141 552 7111
Glasgow Disability Alliance – working with isolated and disconnected disabled people and providing them support.
Address: Suite 301, The White Studios, Templeton Business Centre, Templeton Court, G40 1DA
Telephone: 0141 556 7103,
Equal Say Advocacy – advocacy for adults with learning disabilities to ensure that they have a full say in decisions that affect their lives.
Address: 1/3, 60 Brook St, Glasgow G40 2AB
Telephone: 0141 556 3477
Enable Scotland – advice and services for people with learning disabilities.
Telephone: 0300 0200 101
Melia Legal – legal advice and representation for people with disabilities and their carers.
Address: 155 Maxwell Avenue, Westerton/Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 1HT
Telephone: 0141 942 0050
Ethnic Minorities Law Centre – advice and assistance in the areas of asylum, refugee and human rights cases, immigration cases, discrimination, employment rights and criminal injuries compensation claims.
Address: 41 St Vincent Place, Glasgow G1 2ER
Telephone: 0141 204 2888
Immigration Advisory Service – assistance from the initial advice stages and visa applications, right through to appeals before the Immigration & Asylum Chamber.
Telephone: 0141 530 5516
Scottish Refugee Council – help and assistance for refugees and asylum seekers.
Address: 6th Floor Portland House 17 Renfield Street Glasgow G2 5AH
Telephone: 0141 248 9799
Redcross – help and assistance for refugees and asylum seekers.
Address: 3rd Floor, Cambridge House, 8 Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3DZ
Telephone: 0141 331 4170
ACAS – information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems.
Address: Euston Tower, 286 Euston Road, London NW1 3JJ,
Telephone: 0300 123 1100
Companies House – information on established companies, and advice on starting a company
Address: Companies House, 4th Floor, Edinburgh Quay 2, 139 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh EH3 9FF
Telephone: 0303 1234 500
Which? – A consumer body – test products, campaign, offer advice and representation
Address: 2 Marylebone Road, London NW1 4DF
Telephone: 01992 822800
Consumer Advice Centre –
Address: Consumer and Trading Standards, Glasgow City Council, 231, George Street, Glasgow, G1 4RX
Telephone: 0141 287 1061
Conveyancing Direct – help with buying and selling homes
Address: Conveyancing Direct, The Salmond Chambers, 53 Morrison Street, Glasgow G5 8LB
Telephone: 0141 420 5040
Homes on Line – help with buying and selling homes
SOLICITORS AND MEDIATION
For help on finding a solicitor:
Law Society of Scotland – facilities to find a solicitor, information on solicitor standards and fees and about making a complaint about a solicitor
Address: Atria One, 144 Morrison St, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX.
Telephone: 0131 226 7411
Scottish Legal Aid Board – information on legal aid and if you qualify for this.
Address: Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 5HE
Telephone: 0131 226 7061
The Family Law Association – Advice & information centre for individuals who are experiencing divorce, financial provision, separation or family breakdown.
Address: 28 Iain Road, Bearsden, Glasgow G61 4PA
Solicitor Referrals (legal aid available):
TC Young – legal advice and representation in the areas of family law, employment law, buying and selling homes, factoring and property management, power of attorney and tenancy advice,
Address: 7 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 1BA
Telephone: 0141 221 5562
Drummond Miller – legal advice and representation in the areas of family law, employment law, clinical negligence, immigration law and litigation.
Address: 65 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 2DD
Telephone: 0141 332 0086
McAuley, McCArthy & Co – legal advice and representation for family law matters and criminal
Address: 29 Moss Street, Paisley, PA1 1DL
Telephone: 0141 561 7779
Alexander McBurney – legal advice and representation for employment law.
Address: Dumbarton Road, Partick, Glasgow, G11 6TG
Telephone: 0141 576 4808
Bilkus & Boyle – – legal advice and representation in the areas of Crime, employment, family, litigation and residential conveyancing.
Address: 2175 Paisley Road West, Cardonald, Glasgow, G52 3PF
Telephone: 0141 412 1736
Cowan and Co – – legal advice and representation in the areas of family, civil litigation, crime, family and housing law
Address: 81 Berkeley Street, Glasgow, G3 7DX
Telephone: 0141 221 1803
Website: http://www.cowanandco.co.uk/ -– legal aid available
Fitzpatrick and Co – – legal advice and representation in the areas of conveyancing, estate agency, commercial, court services, criminal law, wills and estates.
Address: Glasgow Central, 135 Wellington Street, Glasgow G2 2XE; Govan 875-877 Govan Road, Glasgow G51 3DL
Telephone: 0141 204 2200; 0141 445 3355 (for the Govan branch)
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org –- legal aid available
JR Rahman Solicitors – – legal advice and representation for immigration law.
Address: 1st Floor, 40 Carlton Place, Glasgow G5 9TW
Telephone: 0141 890 1999
Latta Law – legal advice and representation for immigration law.
Address: 02nd Floor, 137 Sauchiehall Street, G2 3EW
Telephone: 0141 222 2185
Livingstone Brown – – legal advice and representation in the areas of criminal, family, employment and immigration law.
Address: 84 Carlton Place, Glasgow, G5 9TD
Telephone: 0141 429 8166
Peacock Johnstone – legal advice and representation in the areas of crime, family, personal injury and medical negligence law.
Address: 402 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow, Lanarkshire G2 3JD
Telephone: 0141 333 9505
McGrade and Co – – legal advice and representation for employment law.
Address: 94 Hope Street, Glasgow, G2 6PH
Telephone: 0141 221 4488
The University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic – student-led mediation service
Address: University of Strathclyde, Mediation Clinic, Room 841, Graham Hills Building, 50 George Street, Glasgow
Telephone: 0141 548 4510
CALM Scotland – mediation for family disputes
Telephone: 0141 889 6244
Charlie Irvine Mediation –
Telephone: 07779 577019
Core Solutions Group
Address: 10 York Place Edinburgh EH1 3EP
Telephone: 0131 524 8188
Relationships-Scotland – all mainland and island Scotland – provide relationship counselling, family mediation, child contact centres and other family support services
Address: 18 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP
Telephone: 0345 119 2020
Scottish Mediation Network
Address: 18 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP
Telephone: 0131 556 8188