Renfrewshire Council

Homelessness

How to reach the Homeless Services

If you are currently homeless and would like to reach the Homeless Services during our office hours (see below), please contact us on 0300 300 0222 or visit our offices. 

Both our Abercorn Street and George Street offices are open Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 4.45pm and Friday 8.45 to 3.55pm, and anyone is free to drop in. No appointment is necessary, but we can agree an appointment time if you prefer. Our Housing Options Adviser will also assess your support needs and make any appropriate referrals to our housing support services if needed. 

If you require any assistance outside our office hours, please contact our emergency service on 0800 121 4466. This is a free phone number from BT landlines, but other phone providers may charge for these calls.

The Abercorn Street Service

Our team at Abercorn Street helps and supports anyone in Renfrewshire who is in housing need, requires help to avoid becoming homeless, or is looking for advice and practical assistance. 

This office is based at 15 Abercorn Street, Paisley, PA3 4AA.

For further information or an informal chat, you can reach the Abercorn Street team by:

The George Street Service

Our team at George Street helps and supports anyone under 25 in Renfrewshire who is dealing with a housing problem, needs help to avoid becoming homeless, or is looking for advice and practical assistance to set up a tenancy for the first time

This office is based at 31/33 George Street, Paisley, PA1 2JY.

For further information or an informal chat, you can reach the George Street team by:

Other specialist agencies include:

Renfrewshire Women's Aid

Renfrewshire Women's Aid can offer accommodation to women and their children who are homeless because of domestic abuse. They also offer free confidential support and information for all women in any way worried about domestic abuse.

There office is based at Violet House, Violet Street, Paisley, PA1 1AP. You can contact them by phone (0800 025 7603) and you can also visit the Renfrewshire Women's Aid website.

Renfrewshire Advice Works

Renfrewshire Advice Works can provide advice and assistance to help you increase your income. 

Paisley Threads

Paisley Threads supports young people and parents up to the age of 21 who are homeless or threatened with homelessness. Please visit the Barnardos website for further information or email paisley.threads@barnardos.org.uk.