Last updated: 21/04/2022
For information and advice on housing issues.
Helpline: 0808 800 4444 Mon – Fri, 9am – 5pm
Citizens Advice Bureaux
Give information and advice on a range of issues including welfare benefits, debt and local support services.
Helpline: 0800 028 1456
Visit Citizens Advice Scotland for details of your nearest bureau.
Local Council Welfare Rights Officers
Each local council employs officers who give benefit information, advice and support. Contact your local council for details.
0808 808 4000 Mon – Fri, 9am – 8pm and Sat, 9.30am – 1pm
Scottish Welfare Fund
Families in need or crisis may be able to get financial or practical support from this service. Contact your local council for details of the help available and how to apply.
Domestic Abuse and Forced Marriage Helpline Scotland: 0800 027 1234 available 24/7