Breathing Space

Breathing space is a free, confidential phone service for anyone in Scotland experiencing low mood, depression or anxiety.

CEA Cinema card

The CEA Card is a national card scheme developed for UK cinemas by the UK Cinema Association (UKCA), formerly the Cinema Exhibitors’ Association (CEA). The CEA Card allows you to obtain ONE free ticket for the person who is accompanying you to enable you to visit the cinema. Currently people who receive one of the following benefits are eligible:

  1. Disability Living Allowance (DLA);
  2. Attendance Allowance (AA);
  3. Blind Persons Registration;
  4. Personal Independence Payment (PIP); and
  5. Armed Forces Independence Payment (AFIP).

Citizens’ Advice Glasgow

At Glasgow Central Citizens’ Advice Bureau, we focus on our clients as individuals. We will give you free, confidential, impartial and independent information and advice and we will work with you to help resolve issues.

Disability Rights UK

This link tells you about the timeline for the benefit and welfare changes announced in the Budget 2015.


Provide money advice services. They offer free and confidential advice about: debts, savings, banking, benefits & budgeting


G-HEAT has been established to provide independent advice on energy related issues to householders on a face to face basis, in their homes, and assist in Glasgow City Council’s strategic aim of eliminating Fuel Poverty.

Glasgow Association of Mental Health

Glasgow Association for Mental Health (GAMH) is an independent charity registered in Scotland. We promote the mental health and wellbeing of people and their communities; providing more than 2000 hours of community based support every week to people in Glasgow.

Glasgow Care Foundation

We provide urgent, essential support such as basic household items or grants to those in need where such support is not available through local authorities or other agencies. This helps maintain homes and prevent family break up; assisting the sick, elderly and disabled to live independently.

Glasgow Libraries – DigI-PALS

Glasgow Libraries are using their position at the heart of the community to create opportunities for citizens to engage with computer, smart phone and tablet basics in free, one-to-one sessions in libraries right across the city.From Monday (25th January), 15 Digi-PALS will be stationed at 14 of the city’s libraries, and Penilee Community Centre, dedicating over 50 hours each week to helping Glaswegians get to grips with everything from switching on a PC to uploading photographs from a digital camera; sending a text to downloading an e-book.  The link below gives up to date information about how to use the service:

Home Energy Scotland

With a network of advice centres throughout Scotland, Home Energy Scotland’s expert advisors offer free, impartial advice to householders, community groups, private sector landlords, local authorities, housing associations and businesses.

Advice is offered on energy saving, renewable energy, sustainable transport, waste prevention and more.You can get in touch with Home Energy Scotland for free by calling 0808 808 2282 or by requesting a call back. Home Energy Scotland is a Scottish Government programme managed by Energy Saving Trust.


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Jobs & Business Glasgow

At Jobs & Business Glasgow, we have specialist employability services for unemployed youth (16-19), unemployed adults and for those requiring additional support with childcare and health and wellbeing. We can also provide access to a range of training and learning opportunities.



Navigate at Glasgow Homelessness Network (GHN)

At Navigate we know that it can sometimes be easier to solve a problem with the help of someone who has had a similar experience. Having someone who knows what it’s like can really help navigate difficult issues like housing and benefits. Navigate puts local people in touch with other local people to help them solve a problem or worry about their housing or benefits. Navigate Volunteers aren’t paid. They are passionate about helping others work through their housing problems and find their way through the maze of welfare benefits.



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We provide housing and support services to tenants and owners in the Springburn, Balornock, Possilpark and Parkhouse areas of North Glasgow. Our website will provide you with information about the services we offer as well as the latest news and what’s happening in your community.  Tenants and owners can make payments and report repairs on the site.


Positive Action in Housing

We are a Scottish based charity with a global reach, working with people, communities and non-profit organisations to enable everyone to have an equal chance to live, work and grow, free from poverty, homelessness or racism.

We offer free advice, information and practical support in order to help rebuild and stabilise lives. We pro-actively welcome refugees in Europe and those seeking asylum from war torn countries.



Prince’s Trust

Our programmes give young people the practical and financial support they need to stabilise their lives. We help develop key skills, confidence and motivation, enabling young people to move into work, education or training.

Queens Cross Housing Association

We’re a community-based housing association of 4,500 households in north west Glasgow.

Radiant & Brighter

We work with everyone who is willing to make a positive difference in their lives whether indigenous or immigrant.


Reaching out to the financially excluded in Glasgow

Scotcash works to address financial exclusion in Glasgow, by providing affordable loans, access to bank and savings accounts and debt advice. It operates in aresa that experience high levels of deprivation.




Whatever you’re going through, call us free any time, from any phone on 116 123.

We’re here round the clock, every single day of the year.

We support anyone who needs us through 201 branches across the UK and Republic of Ireland.

We know our service can help people before it’s too late.

Scotland’s Financial Health Service

Working together with various stakeholders from the financial advice and support sector, the Scottish Government has developed this website to provide a one stop shop for those who have money problems or are seeking general help with their financial worries.  We are an impartial website and do not provide advice directly but our aim is to signpost those in need to the most appropriate area of support, ranging from debt solutions, borrowing, managing your money or general welfare concerns.



Scottish Association for Mental Health

One in four people in Scotland will have a mental health problem at some point in their life. This means that you may know someone with a mental health problem, or maybe you’re worried about your own mental health.

At SAMH we believe there is no health without mental health. We’re here to provide help, information and support; to campaign on behalf of people with mental health problems and to raise money to fund our vital work. We’re here for everyone, and we’re here for you.



Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF)

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Find out about the stop smoking services and support in your area, what they offer and how to get in touch with them – with our help and support you can successfully give up smoking and become smokefree.  You can do it – we can help!!


Southside Housing Association

We are committed to working with our customers to improve our homes and communities.



The Spark

We are The Spark and we help make relationships work. Our services provide you with the support you need – whatever your relationship, whenever you need it, and wherever you are in Scotland. Talk to us online, over the phone, or face-to-face in your local area.




Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

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