SUPPORT & EMERGENCY SERVICES 2017-03-14T15:50:38+00:00
West of Scotland Regional Equality Council, 39 Napiershall Street, 0141 337 6626
WSREC is the largest of Scotland’s four Regional Equality Councils. We work with established minority ethnic communities, new migrants, refugees and asylumseekers across all protected characteristics, and champion diversity by working across communities, challenging issues like sectarianism and hate crime.
Good Morning Service, www.goodmorningservice.co.uk, 0141 336 7766
Connected – Safer – Valued – 365 Days. Free telephone befriending calls to check all is well and for a blether. When a call remains unanswered the charity will try to locate you and will then alert next of kin or the emergency services to a potential problem. For people 60+ years across Glasgow City Council area.
Cook ‘n’ Care, 0141 336 6991
As part of Possobilities, Cook ‘n’ Care provides a hot home-made meal delivery service for vulnerable, elderly & disabled people in their homes throughout the north of Glasgow. Feel free to give us a call on 0141 336 6991 or drop in to see us at 74 Closeburn Street, Mon-Fri 09:00-15:00.
The North Glasgow Steamie, 0141 336 6991
This established community laundry service has been especially designed for individuals looking for some extra help – perhaps due to illness, disability or other circumstances. Take a load off your mind and give us a call on 0141 336 6991 or drop in to see us at 74 Closeburn Street,Mon-Fri 08:00-16:00.
Macmillan Information & Support Service, 0141 287 2999
If you’re affected by cancer, you can now pop in to your local library for information and support. At Glasgow Libraries we offer anyone affected by cancer  including patients, carers and friends a free, confidential service with access to high quality information and support in a relaxed, comfortable environment in their local community. This support includes access to benefits advice, complementary therapies and physical activity classes. For more information, call0141 287 2999.
Revive MS Support, 0141 946 3344
We are an independent charitable organisation which provides care, support and practical assistance for people with Multiple Scleroses, their families, carers, and friends. Our centre in Maryhill offers treatment and advice from a multi-disciplinary team of professional staff who have many years of experience working with this client group.
Ruchill Furniture, 89 Chapel Street, Glasgow, G20 9BD, 0141 945 2746
Ruchill Furniture is a community managed enterprise, open to the public. It collects unwanted, yet reusable household furniture and redistributes them (at low cost) to disadvantaged families within Glasgow.
Police Scotland – Keeping People Safe, 1380 Maryhill Road, G20 9TX, Tel No: 101 or Emergency: 999
www.Scotland.Police.uk , Facebook: www.facebook.com/policescotland , Twitter: www.twitter.com/maryhillpolice PC Peter Glancey, Performance Support,Maryhill Police Office, 1380 Maryhill Road, G20 9TX. Tel No: 0141 532 3898 Email: peter.glancey@scotland.pnn.police.uk
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
To arrange a FREE Home Fire Safety Visit and FREE smoke alarm for you, or someone you know who may be at risk from fire, call 0800 0731 999, text FIRE to 80800 or visit http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/. You can also contact Maryhill Community Fire Station on 0141 946 2223.
Maryhill & Possilpark Citizens Advice Bureau, 25 Avenuepark Street, G20 8TS, 0141 948 0204
The Citizens Advice service provides free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on the rights & responsibilities. The Bureau is open from 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday and provides a generalist advice and information service. For more specific advice call 0141 948 0204.
Maryhill Integration Network, Maryhill Community Centre, 35 Avenuepark Street, G20 8TS, 0141 946 9106, admin@maryhillintegration.co.uk
Bringing communities together serving and integrating asylum seekers, refugees and the local community.Provided are ESOL classes, advice and support, signposting and referrals. Office Open Mon-Fri 10:30-16:30.
Quarriers North West Carers’ Centre, 308-310 Maryhill Road, G20 7YE, 0141 331 9420, Mon-Thu 09:00-17:00, Fri 09:00-16:00
The support is for carers who are, without payment, looking after a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour who could not manage without help, because of an illness (including mental illness), addiction, frailty or disability (both physical and learning disabilities). We cover postcodes: G1, G2, G3, G4, G11, G12,G20, G21, G22 and G23.
Common Wheel, 77 Chapel Street, G20 9BD, 0141 946 0777
Meaningful activity for people with mental health problems through bicycle mechanics. Also sales and repairs for the public.We do music too. www.commonwheel.org.uk
The Place (Faith in Throughcare), St Matthews Centre, 200 Balmore Road,G22 6LJ Mon, Thurs & fri 12:00-15:30,
07495 942 373 OR 07470 617 395
The Place, as part of Faith in Throughcare, recruits and trains volunteers to deliver support and mentorship for people returning to their communities throughout North Glasgow after a short term prison sentence.
Social Work – Local Advice Services
Glasgow Advice & Information Network 0808 801 1011, www.gain4u.org.uk
Crisis & School Grants 0141 276 1177
Shelter Scotland’s Housing Problems Advice Service 0808 800 4444
Glasgow Home Energy Advice Team (G-heat) 0808 092 9002
Young Scot Card – Discounts for Young People 0808 801 0338
North West Glasgow Carers Centre 0141 959 9871
Glasgow City Council 0141 287 2000
Social Care Direct (Social Work) 0141 287 0555
North West Casework Team (Homelessness) 0141 276 6169
Travel Card Unit 0141 333 3211
Disabled Car Parking Permits 0141 287 4578
Glasgow NW Foodbank, Blawarthill Parish Church, Millbrix Ave,G14 0EP 07787 334 012 www.glasgownw.foodbank.org.uk Tues, Fri 12-2pm
Storehouse Foodbank 4 Linden street,G11 1DQ 0141 237 1370 Saturday 10-12noon and Wed 1.30pm -3pm