GENERAL ADVICE AND ASSISTANCE
North Glasgow Advice Centre – law centre providing legal advice and representation for people in North Glasgow. Covers money advice, benefits, employment rights, consumer problems and housing advice. Works in conjunction with Glasgow Central Citizens Advice Bureau.
Address: 1169 Royston Road, Glasgow, G33 1EY
Telephone: 0141 770 7869
Castlemilk Law & Money Advice Centre – law centre providing legal advice and representation on social security, housing law, debt, and employment law. Also provides advice on women’s rights and disability rights. For people in South East Glasgow.
Address: 155 Castlemilk Drive, Castlemilk, Glasgow G45 9UG
Telephone: 0141 634 0313
Gorbals Law and Money Advice Centre – part of Castlemilk Law and Money Advice Centre.
Address: 6 St Ninian Terrace, Glasgow, G5 0RJ
Telephone: 0141 418 1010
Toryglen Law and Money Advice Centre – part of Castlemilk Law and Money Advice Centre.
Address: 179 Prospecthill Circus, Glasgow, G42 0LA
Telephone: 0141 647 4333
Govan Law Centre – provides advice and representation for residents in South/East Glasgow. Also houses the Education Law Unit, Prevention of Homelessness Partnership, Scottish Mortgage Rescue Service, and Glasgow South Family Support.
Address: Orkney Street Enterprise Centre (Units 4 & 6), 18-20 Orkney Street, Glasgow, G51 2BX
Telephone: 0141 440 2503
Govanhill Law Centre – associated with Govan Law Centre.
Address: Samaritan House, Lower Ground Floor, 79 Coplaw Street, Glasgow, G42 7JG
Telephone: 0141 433 2665
Legal Services Agency – provides advice and representation through Mental Health Legal Representation Projects, Housing and General Court Department, and Criminal Injuries Compensation.
Address: Fleming House, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6ST
Telephone: 0141 353 3354 and 0800 316 8450
Equality and Human Rights Commission – provides advice and guidance for discrimination, equality and human rights at work and using services.
Address: 151 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ
Telephone: 0141 228 5910 and 0800 800 0082
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
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 – service offering support to speak to someone if you are having a difficult time or if you know someone who is.
Address: 210 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2PQ
Telephone: 116 123
Just Right Scotland – legal centre for justice and human rights. Four centres for equality: Scottish Women’s Rights Centre; Scottish Refugee and Migrant Centre; Scottish Anti-Trafficking and Exploitation Centre, and Scottish Just Law Centre
Address: JustRight Scotland, Suite 3.1, Forsyth House, 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: email@example.com –- 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 – Director of the University of Strathclyde Mediation Clinic’s practice.
Telephone: 07779 577019
Core Solutions Group
Address: 10 York Place Edinburgh EH1 3EP
Telephone: 0131 524 8188
Relationships-Scotland – all mainland and island Scotland – provides 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 Scotland
Address: 18 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3EP
Telephone: 0131 556 8188