Homelessness

Listed below are some organisations / support groups that provide information and advice about mental health.
Although the information was originally collected for use within the Linlithgow community we hope the list could be useful to others.

For further information on any of the organisations - just follow the website link/s or where there are no website links available email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Bethany Christian Trust This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Supports homeless and vulnerable people in Scotland to find, equip and maintain a home within their local community. As well as meeting housing needs, they provide support to individuals and families to help them tackle long-term homelessness problems including addictions, debt, lack of furniture, unemployment and social isolation.

CrossReachThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Social care and support service by the Church of Scotland. Available to all people in Scotland.

Falkirk Council Homeless Persons Unit 

Advice for all in temporary furnished accommodation for those in priority need. For more information e-mail us at the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Get Connected 

A free, confidential and multi-issue helpline service for young people under 25 who need help with a wide range of issues including homelessness, self harm, bullying and drugs., but don’t know where to turn.

Refuge National Crisis Line 24hour

Supports women and children through a range of services, including refuges, independent advocacy, community outreach and culturally specific services. 24-hour National Domestic Violence Freephone Helpline 0808 2000 247

Scottish Churches Housing Agency

Helping people who are homeless. Email available through website.

Scottish Women’s Aid 

Women’s Aid network that supports women, children and young people who have experienced domestic abuse across Scotland. These include safe refuge accommodation, information and support.

Shelter England

Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing.

Shelter Scotland

Shelter is a charity that works to alleviate the distress caused by homelessness and bad housing. Provides housing advice on: homelessness; finding a place to live; renting rights; eviction and repossession; repairs and bad conditions; families and neighbours.

United Christian Broadcasting (UCB) PrayerlineThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Telephone and email contact that will pray with you / for you to bring God into the equation of your life.

West Lothian Council Homeless Team

Gives assistance in the case of homelessness. Out of hours emergencies. Also hostel for up to 21 years old. For information about homelessness services within West Lothian access West Lothian Council's website and look under H within the A - Z services.