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Cost of Living Help

The cost of living crisis is making life harder for many families in our community.  If you require assistance in accessing benefits or other sources of additional income we have a dedicated service to support you. 

In addition to our FISO a number of other organisations are available to help you.  In school, our Family Liaison Offciers are also on hand to help.  If you would like some advice they can becontacted on 0141 582 0260, option 3. 


Glasgow Helps helpline

Anyone experiencing any difficulties and in need of advice and guidance on a range of issues can contact Glasgow Helps

Homeless services.  

0141 276 1185


Glasgow NE Foodbank

Our foodbank operates on a referral system. Once you have been issued with a voucher, you can exchange this for a minimum of three days of emergency food at your nearest foodbank centre.

Our normal opening hours are

Monday 1pm - 3pm 

Wednesday 10.30am - 12.30pm 

Friday 1pm.- 3pm 

Contact us to confirm festive opening hours

t: 07951749363 or 07951749373


FARE Scotland

FARE provide a service that ensures no child goes without. This year with the cost of living crisis and the fuel crisis there are more young people and families in need. Referrals can be submitted from local Housing Associations, Police, Social work and other Community organisations.

0141 771 9151


Ruchazie Food Pantry

435 Gartloch Road, Glasgow

0141 237 4900

Open to all residents of Glasgow – no referral process, walk in welcome


Shettleston Community Growing Project

Starting from Monday 12th December the Community Fridge will be open from 5pm - 6pm on Mondays and Fridays

07879 333846


Homeless Project Scotland

We provide hot meals 7 days a week under central station throughout Xmas and New Year  We also have an outreach service for people in need

0800 014 7160


Mental health services at NHS 24

Anyone can experience mental health issues, at any point in their life, and the rising cost of living can have a major impact. You don’t have to deal with these problems alone. NHS 24 mental health services are available to everyone in Scotland. The services we offer include listening, offering advice, and guiding you to further help if required.

Phone NHS 24 on 111 if you're:

·         feeling distressed

·         in a state of despair

·         suicidal

·         in need of emotional support 

For an emergency ambulance phone 999.