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South Lanarkshire

Find out about the projects we fund which can provide money, housing and welfare advice in South Lanarkshire.

Local money advice projects




Motherwell and Wishaw CAB – Money Advice for Addiewell Prisoners and Families Project

Connecting families in Lanarkshire affected by imprisonment in HMP Addiewell to expert debt and money advice. Families with a relative currently serving a sentence in, or, has recently been released from HMP Addiewell can obtain one to one assistance to resolve debt problems and attend family education workshops in HMP Addiewell visitor centre.



Local welfare advice projects




South Lanarkshire Council - Claims, mandatory reconsiderations and direct lodgement of appeals - preparation project

This project helps people to provide all the evidence and information they require at the beginning of the benefit claims process. Its aim is to reduce stress on people by avoiding appeals.

Mandatory Reconsideration Team, Money Matters Advice Service, Brandon Gate, 1 Leechlee Road

01698 453 203


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Regional/National money advice projects people in South Lanarkshire can access




Stepchange - Debt Advice and Welfare Reform Project

This national project helps people who are affected by debt and connected welfare benefit changes. DAS  accredited advisers are able to help people with complex debt issues

33 Bothwell Street , Glasgow, G2 6NL 
0800 138 1111


Deaf Action Money Advice Project

People with hearing difficulties across Scotland receive debt and money advice via PC and Webcam using BSL. Face-to-face advice is available to people with hearing difficulties in Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian.

Albany St, Edinburgh, Midlothian EH1 3QY
0131 556 3128

Parkhead CAB – Integrated Debt advice and Support Hub: HMP Barlinnie Families with a relative entering or leaving HMP Barlinnie can receive short-term help to stabile the family finances and resolve any crisis debt matters, and also long-term support and advice on budgeting and financial planning through group and one to one sessions.

1361 Gallowgate, Glasgow, G31 4DN

0141 550 5907



The Action Group - Knowing Your Stuff Assists people with learning disabilities by giving information and advice on money and debt issues through one-to-advice sessions and workshops.

57 Albion Gardens, Edinburgh EH7 5QY

0131 475 2315


Regional welfare advice projects people in South Lanarkshire can access




Scottish Women's Rights Centre Provides information, advice and representation on civil issues to women affected by gender based violence.

08088 010 789
(Runs every Wednesday 1.30pm-4.30pm)


08, Feb, 2018

Non-solicitor vacancies on the Civil Legal Aid Quality Assurance Committee

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30, Jan, 2018

Research with people who have received criminal legal assistance

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12, Jan, 2018

Glasgow City Council v SLAB judicial review case

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10, Jan, 2018

Police station duty fees and anticipated call rates.

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08, Jan, 2018

Police station arrangements from 25 January 2018

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