Projects and locations
Housing and General Court Department
Fleming House, 134 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, G3 6ST
Telephone: 0141 353 3354 or freephone 0800316 8450
The Housing and General Court Department has six solicitors and a paralegal experienced in the field of housing, preventing homelessness, general social welfare law and employment law, based at Fleming House, Glasgow. This office provides services for those living or working anywhere in Glasgow as well as the surrounding area. Staff travel or provide representation in all courts and tribunals functioning in that area.
Services from Fleming House are particularly aimed at clients living or working in the central, north and north west areas of Glasgow, however, it should be noted that anyone from anywhere in Glasgow or the surrounding area can call at one of the Fleming House drop-ins or telephone for an appointment.
North Glasgow Advice Centre
1169 Royston Road, Glasgow, G33 1EY
Telephone: 0141 770 7869
North Glasgow Advice Centre is a service provided by Legal Services Agency and Glasgow Central Citizens Advice Bureau. LSA has a solicitor and legal secretary at NGAC. The centre provides free comprehensive and independent impartial advice and representation on a wide variety of matters. Main topics dealt with are money advice, state benefits, employment rights, consumer problems, housing and homelessness, including defended landlord and tenant eviction and defended mortgage arrears cases.
North Glasgow Advice Centre’s services are aimed at local residents particularly living in the north east of Glasgow.
People living or working in the north east of Glasgow may attend services at Fleming House, Glasgow as well as North Glasgow Advice Centre.
Access is by way of drop-ins or telephoning for an appointment.
Preventing Homelessness Project
LSA’s Preventing Homelessness Project aims to help those facing loss of their home anywhere in Glasgow. Among other services, it provides tenants, homeowners and members of their family with advice and representing in all relevant courts and tribunals. It also deals with homelessness law, including the rights and circumstances of rough sleepers.
Access is by way of free drop-in surgeries at Fleming House every day of the week or by telephoning for an appointment.
The project also has surgeries at Maryhill and Possilpark CABx.
The project also provides a free helpdesk and free representation at Glasgow Sheriff Court Eviction Court on Wednesday for landlord and tenant cases and for homeowners threatened with mortgage repossession on Fridays.
Inverclyde Housing Rights Project
9 Sir Michael Street, Greenock, PA15 1PQ
Telephone: 01475 725665
Inverclyde Housing Rights Project is a specialist service providing advice and representation to all those living and working in the Inverclyde area on housing issues.
The project provides free advice and representation on defended landlord and tenant evictions (both public and private sector), defended mortgage repossession/mortgage arrears cases, as well all aspects of homelessness rights.
In addition, the project advises on a wide range of housing related issues, including houses with multiple occupation, private sector rights, claims for compensation, disrepair, unlawful eviction and related matters.
The project works closely with other organisations in Inverclyde in order to ensure that those with debt, benefit or employment problems obtain appropriate specialist advice and representation in these areas too.