COST OF LIVING CRISIS: WHERE CAN I GO FOR HELP?
Rents and Benefits
For Govanhill Housing Association Tenants
To speak to someone about your rent, including if you are having trouble paying your rent please phone
Sandra Murray: 0141 433 2141
Avril White: 0141 636 3662
Loraine Jennings: 0141 636 3672
Make sure you are claiming everything you are entitled to by seeking advice from our welfare rights team. Please phone 0141 636 3686 or email email@example.com
For Tenants of Other Associations/Private Landlords
Welfare rights and benefits support.
Welfare rights advice and support for disabled people in Glasgow.
Welfare rights and benefit advice for older people in Glasgow.
Money and debt advice firstname.lastname@example.org 0141 433 2665
Comprehensive advice on debt online at www.citizensadvice.org.uk/scotland/debt-and-money/
The nearest Citizens Advice Bureau to Govanhill is in Bridgeton: 0141 554 0336
The nearest citizens advice to Merrylee is in Castlemilk: 0141 634 0338.
Support with money worries and have a telephone and text service. https://www.moneyadvicescotland.org.uk/
South Seeds can help if you find yourself with energy debt or if you’re unable to top up your meters, Call at 0141 636 3959 or come by the office at 514 Victoria Road.
South Seeds have a number of publications full of tips and advice on how to save money and energy.
Food, Household Goods and Other Essentials
This map will direct you to free food parcels and free meals in Glasgow. Urban Roots keep this map updated, but also suggest you check with the projects in question before making a journey.
Affordable foodbank alternative based on 490 Cathcart Road. Offers affordable food and household supplies to members.
Local Mosque and community centre who also provide a foodbank 32-38 Dixon Avenue, 0141 433 2686
Local charity providing soup kitchen and foodbank.
Foodbank run by Trussell Trust admin@glasgowse. org.uk • 07456 868628
Fortnightly foodbank on Thursdays 10-12, 170 Queen’s Drive, Glasgow G42 8QZ
Food bank and daily free meals available at Glasgow Gurdwara, 37 Albert Drive
Affordable baby and children’s items plus breastfeeding and parenting support