GETTING HELP

Phone LSA during normal office hours for information about our services; drop-in times; and/or to make an appointment:

Mental Health Legal Representation Project (Strathclyde): 0141 353 3354 or Freephone 0800 316 8450.  
Advice and representation for people with mental illness, dementia or acquired brain injury or their carers anywhere in West/Central Scotland .

Mental Health Legal Representation Project (Edinburgh and the Lothians):
0131 228 9993.
Advice for people with mental illness, dementia or acquired brain injury or their carers anywhere in Edinburgh and the Lothians.

Young Persons` Project:
0141 353 3354 or Freephone 0800 316 8450
Legal advice for refugee and migrant children and young people in Scotland

Women`s Project: 0141 353 3354
Legal advice for refugee and migrant women and children anywhere in Scotland who have experienced gender-based violence.

LSA at North Glasgow Advice Centre: 0141 770 7869
Legal advice and representation for clients with a social welfare, housing or homelessness problem, including defended landlord and tenant eviction and defended mortgage arrears` cases and related matters.

Housing and General Court Department (Fleming House, Glasgow): 0141 353 3354 or Freephone 0800 316 8450
The department provides a wide range of advice and representation in the social welfare law field, including defended landlord and tenant eviction, defended mortgage repossession, homelessness and a wide range of related matters.

Preventing Homelessness Project (advice desks at Glasgow Sheriff Court to prevent eviction and mortgage repossession and general homelessness): 0141 353 3354 or Freephone 0800 316 8450

Specialist advice lines:

Mental health, dementia and incapacity law:

  • For people in West Central Scotland: LSA Mental Health Legal Representation Project (Strathclyde): Tuesday 11am-1pm: 0141 353 3354
  • For people in Edinburgh and the Lothians: LSA Mental Health Legal Representation Project (Edinburgh and the Lothians)Wednesday 2-4pm: 0131 228 9993

Asylum-seeking, refugee, migrant women, young people and children anywhere in Scotland: LSA Women and Young Persons` Department: Tuesday 2-4pm 0141 353 3354 or freephone 0800 316 8450

Housing rights in Greenock, Port Glasgow and Inverclyde: LSA Inverlcyde Housing Rights Project: (residents of Inverclyde only): office hours on 01475 725 665

Advice for people living in the North East/Royston area of Glasgow: (homelessness, housing problems, defended landlord and tenant eviction, mortgage arrears and employment rights): North Glasgow Advice Centre on 0141 770 7869

Other sources of help/advice:

Citizens Advice Bureaux

Glasgow Central CAB: 0141 552 5556

Glasgow Advice and Information Network, GAIN Helpline: 0808 801 1011