Support Organisations & Useful Numbers

During the school closures, we hope this directory of organisations and contact details may provide some support:

Community Advice and Support
FARE Scotland  

A Glasgow-based charity who are working in partnership with Glasgow City Council and a various local charities and suppliers to provide food and provisions to thousands of families and senior citizens in need.

https://www.facebook.com/FAREGLASGOW/ 0141 771 9151
Partnership Action for Continuing Employment (PACE) 

 

Supporting people facing redundancy or who have been recently made redundant – free, confidential advice available.

https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/redundancy-help-scotland

 

0800 917 8000

 

One Parent Family Scotland 

 

Coronavirus Emergency Energy Funding available

https://opfs.org.uk/coronavirus-emergency-energy-fund/
Citizens Advice Scotland 

 

Support with a range of issues, including accessing benefits. They can be contacted on their free confidential helpline or via their website.

https://www.cas.org.uk/ 0800 085 7145
The Scottish Refugee Council  https://www.scottishrefugeecouncil.org.uk/ covid-19/ 0141 223 7979

Glasgow City Council:

Anti-Social Behaviour www.glasgow.gov.uk/asb 0800 0273 901
Lighting Faults www.glasgow.gov.uk/roads 0800 373 635
Report a problem with Rats or Mice www.glasgow.gov.uk/pestcontrol 0141 287 1059
Report Environmental Issue www.glasgow.gov.ukenvtaskforce 0141 287 1058
Discarded Needle Removal www.glasgow.gov.uk/recycling 0141 287 9700
Report Faults on Public Roads www.glasgow.gov.uk/roads 0141 373 635
Dead Animal Uplift www.glasgow.gov.uk/recycling 0141 287 9700
Request Additional Domestic Waste Bin www.glasgow.gov.uk/recycling 0141 287 9700
Bulky Waste Collection www.glasgow.gov.uk/bulkywaste 0141 287 9700
Motorway and Trunk Road Faults 0800 0281 414
Sewage on Public Roads or Footpaths 0800 0778 778

 

Charitable Organisations

Bike For Good www.bikeforgood.org.uk 0141 248 5409
British Heart Foundation www.bhf.org.uk 0141 413 4024
Emmaus Glasgow www.emmaus.org.uk/glasgow 0141 353 3903
Home Comforts www.gha.org.uk/ways-we-can-help/at-home/home-comforts 0141 274 7025
Merry Go-Round www.merrygoroundglasgow.co.uk 0141 423 2299
Glasgow NW Foodbank – Trussell Trust 07787 334 012

 

Shelter Scotland 808 800 4444

 

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Samaritans

Confidential support for people experiencing feelings of distress or despair.

https://www.samaritans.org/?nation=scotland 116 123
Anxiety UK

Charity providing support if you have been diagnosed with an anxiety condition.

www.anxietyuk.org.uk

 

03444 775 774 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm)
Bipolar UK

A charity helping people living with manic depression or bipolar disorder.

www.bipolaruk.org.uk
Breathing Space Scotland

 

Breathing Space is a free, confidential phone and web based service for people in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

https://breathingspace.scot/ 0800 83 85 87
CALM

CALM is the Campaign Against Living Miserably, for men aged 15 to 35.

www.thecalmzone.net 0800 58 58 58 (daily, 5pm to midnight)
Men’s Health Forum

 

www.menshealthforum.org.uk

 

Mental Health Foundation

 

www.mentalhealth.org.uk
Mind  

www.mind.org.uk

0300 123 3393 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm)

 

No Panic

Voluntary charity offering support for sufferers of panic attacks and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD). Offers a course to help overcome your phobia or OCD.

 

www.nopanic.org.uk Phone: 0844 967 4848 (daily, 10am to 10pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge

 

LGBT Helpline Scotland https://www.lgbthealth.org.uk/services-support/helpline/ 0300 123 2523

 

OCD Action

Support for people with OCD. Includes information on treatment and online resources.

 

www.ocdaction.org.uk Phone: 0845 390 6232 (Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm). Calls cost 5p per minute plus your phone provider’s Access Charge

 

OCD UK

A charity run by people with OCD, for people with OCD. Includes facts, news and treatments.

 

www.ocduk.org

 

Phone: 0333 212 7890 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm)

 

SANE

Emotional support, information and guidance for people affected by mental illness, their families and carers.

 

www.sane.org.uk/support 0300 304 7000 (daily, 4.30pm to 10.30pm)
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