Money, Welfare, Housing

 Money/Foodbank/Energy/Debt

Money/Benefits/ Debt / Energy / Employment Rights/Consumer/ Family/Housing  Advice 

CAB  Citizens Advice Bureau  Call  0141 944 2612

Or, ask at Reception for a referral to the Community Link Worker who can make a direct CAB(money advice)  referral 

Glasgow - Drumchapel Citizens Advice Bureau | Free, impartial and confidential advice (drumchapelcab.org.uk)

CAB Energy Advice  Struggling with  bills, getting a better supplier, grants and benefits prepayment meters, stopping your supplier changing you to pre payment/more 

 Your energy supply - Citizens Advice

Energy Advice:

 G- Heat  Independent advice on energy issues, managing bills, grants and benefits, changing provider,  Householders or Housing association tenants ( sorry not GHA) https://www.g-heat.org.uk/  Please note G Heat current advice is if your bill is increasing do not change provider just now  (Jan 2022) Phone: 0800 092 9002
Email: g-heat@thewisegroup.co.uk 

Drumchapel Money Advice Service  Call 0141 944 0507   https://www.moneyadvicescotland.org.uk/drumchapel-money-advice-centre

Debt Advice

Stepchange Debt Charity www.stepchange.org    0800 138 1111 with comprehensive telephone online debt advice.

National Debtline www.nationaldebtline.org Tel: 0808 808 4000 A national helpline that provides free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 8pm and Saturday 9.30-1pm. If you are self employed or own a small business that is in need of debt advice, contact: Business Debtline www.bdl.org.uk Tel: 0800 197 6026

Money Advice Scotland Helpline 0800 731 4722 A helpline that provides access to free confidential and independent advice on how to deal with debt problems. Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 9am - 6pm

Crisis Grant or Community Care Grant Scottish Welfare Fund one off help - conditions apply

For people on benefits  or low income. Grants may be available in exceptional situations facing a crisis such as  disaster or emergency, fire, flood, theft, or being unable to afford transport to visit a sick child  in hospital- these are examples Community Care Grant can help people leaving care to live on their own, to stay in their own home, and families facing exceptional pressure in need of essential household items.  to apply see Scottish Welfare Fund - Glasgow City Council

Glasgow Care Foundation Can support families or individuals with basic household goods Tel:0141 445 2736  http://glasgowcarefoundation.org/ 

Bank accounts, manageable loans:

Scotcash: In partnership with Glasgow Council. (this is not a loans company- its regulated by the council) “Approachable finance”: affordable  and manageable loans, help with getting a bank account , and  other services i.e. affordable payment for home goods Tel: 0141 276 0525  Some criteria apply. Email: info@scotcash.glasgow.gov.uk  www.scotcash.net

Foodbank  Drumchapel Food Bank - Home | Facebook   0141 944 3335

 MAP  Your location to Ladyloan Pl, Glasgow G15 8LJ - Google Maps

Homelessness

Homeless Service Turning Point 0141 420 1929 24/7 helpline

Service for rough sleepers or homeless people in Glasgow A residential unit is also available for those in immediate crisis needing social and health care support. No referral necessary.24 hour service provided over the festive period.

Winter night shelter   Telephone     07555 591 466   Email     gwns@glasgowcitymission.com

http://www.simonscotland.org/staywarmstaysafe/winter-night-shelter-glasgow/

Shelter Scotland provide housing advice for anyone, homeless or homeowner.

You don't have to be living on the street to be homeless. You may be sleeping on a friend's sofa, staying in a hostel, or living in overcrowded or unsuitable accommodation.

https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/

In an emergency find out information on emergency accommodation here:

https://scotland.shelter.org.uk/get_advice/advice_topics/homelessness/in_an_emergency

The Simon Community 

Glasgow Helpline: 0800 027 7466 open 24 hours, free from landlines

Provide support and information,Help to find accommodation in a crisis or something more long-term,Help with keeping your accommodation/tenancy, and more.The Hub,72 London Road,Glasgow. G1 5NPT: 0141 552 4164T: 0800 027 7466https://www.simonscotland.org/



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