Fresh Start Borders will provide you with a Starter Pack via your support worker if you have previously been homeless and are moving into your first permanent tenancy in the Scottish Borders.
However, if you are homeless or threatened with homelessness, please contact
Scottish Borders Council Homelessness Services at:
Paton Street, Galashiels TD1 3AS
Tel: 01896 661385 or Freephone: 0800 3761138
Learn more about SBC Homelessness Services – click here
For emergency out of hours Social Work Services call: 01896 752111
Shelter have a free housing advice helpline: 0808 800 4444.
Shelter doesn’t provide accommodation, but their advisers may be able to help you sort out somewhere to stay in the short term, for example in a hostel, a nightshelter or a refuge, and can offer you advice on finding somewhere more permanent.