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Support for Govanhill Residents Affected by the War in Ukraine


Українці мешканці Govanhill, звертайтеся до нас. Зробимо все, щоб допомогти вам. Ми розуміємо українську мову.

Ukrainian and other residents of Govanhill affected by the crisis/war can contact Govanhill Housing Association, we will do our best to help. We can communicate in Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and English. Please share this information with anyone who may need it.

Wsparcie dostępne jest również dla polskich mieszkańców Govanhill, którzy czują się dotknięci konfliktem zbrojnym.

If you would like to talk to us in your mother tongue or need any kind of support, we can signpost to a variety of services in Glasgow and beyond.

Please contact: Marzanna Antoniak, Community Connector, Thriving Places Govanhill

Tel: 079 7589 4393, Email:

Useful resources

Home Office Helplines and Immigration Advice (please note these are in English only):

If you are an immediate family member of a British National normally living in Ukraine with your British National family member, you should call the dedicated Home Office line 0300 3032785  – select option 1. This option is now available 24 hours a day 7 days a week. This is a free phone number, but network charges may still apply.

If you are a Ukrainian National in the UK and need assistance, please contact UKVI: Telephone: 0300 3032785 – select option 2. Lines are open Monday to Thursday (excluding bank holidays), 9am to 4:45pm and Friday (excluding bank holidays), 9am to 4:30pm. This is a free phone number, but network charges may still apply.

Southside Immigration Ltd | Facebook are a Govanhill based Immigration Advice Service who are offering free initial consultations to Ukrainian Nationals and their families throughout March. They can be contacted on 07561 171 462.

Counselling and Mental Health Support

Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH) is an independent Scottish charity that provides community-based support to people in Glasgow. 0141 552 5592

Breathing Space is a free confidential phoneline for anyone in Scotland feeling low, anxious or depressed. Open Monday-Thursday 6pm – 2am, Friday 6pm – Monday 6am

0800 83 85 87

Wellbeing Services Glasgow South provides psychologists, cognitive-behavioural therapists, specialist mental health practitioners, a guided self-help worker and helpful administration staff. Free for patients registered with a GP in the Southside of Glasgow.

0141 232 2555

The Samaritans offer free, confidential advice 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call 116 123 or email

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